St Helena to Ascension Day 5 - Every passage has an almost there

Martin and Elizabeth Bevan
Mon 13 Feb 2017 04:30

Position                    08:58.08 S 013:29.50 W

Date                          2359 (UTC) Sunday 12 February 2017

Distance run             in 24hrs 141nm over the ground, 135nm through the water

Passage total            630nm over the ground, 605nm through the water

Distance to go          84nm

Planned distance      St Helena to Ascension 705nm


As we continue our steady of slow progress everything indicates that we should arrive in Ascension during daylight hours tomorrow.  The WetterWelt forecast gave rather more wind than happened but at least our daily run is up on yesterday.  Any temptation to help the wind with a little diesel is tempered by what is to come on the next passage.