Position 07 57.46S 118 58.02W
Passage To Hiva Oa in the Marquesas Islands Day 15
We left Puerto Ayora Galapagos Island heading for Hiva Oa in the Marquesas Islands at 08.00 am local time UTC (GMT) - 6 hours on Sunday the 18 Mach 2012.
Day 15 Distance to go, 1194 miles.
Log reading now at noon 13655
Distance travelled noon to noon over the ground was 134 miles, through the water 134 miles.
Noon to Noon report on the 1st April 12
We have managed to sail a full 24 hours, and the wind has been more consistent over the last 24 hours. We are now travelling at 5 to 6 knots.
The sea state is now moderate.
Only a few flying fish and sea birds, but not much else.
I have had another day off fishing, so STILL No fish yet!!!
Karacool set off with us, and her position is South of us but now about 24 miles ahead of us.
Camelot set off on Tuesday and is now 413 miles behind us.
Marita 3 set off on Tuesday and is now ? miles (no position report today) miles behind us.
Cordelia an American boat we met on Saturday night before we left, has now left the net as their reception and transition is so poor that they cannot hear anybody any more.
Next report on the 2nd April.
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