Passage to Debut, Indonesia - Day 2

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Steve & Chris
Tue 18 Jul 2017 13:29
09:16.737S 138:34.442E

Tuesday 18th July 2017

24-hour run: 86 nmiles
Total distance run: 234 nm

Not many nmiles covered today, mainly because we spent 14 of the last 24
hours in one place, trapped by a fishing net. We were making good speed
under twin headsails around 1700 yesterday afternoon, 75 nmiles south of the
Papua New Guinea coast, when we heard some
strange noises coming from below. Then we stopped dead in the water. A
look over the side confirmed our suspicions, that we had run into a fishing

To cut a long story short, we were unable to get free before dark, and had
to stay put until morning, when thankfully we were able to get on our way
again. Needless to say, neither of us was at all impressed.