Steady Progress

Where Next?
Bob Williams
Wed 12 Dec 2012 03:08
Noon Position: 38 36.5 S 142 23.9 E
Course: West Speed: 3 knots
Wind: East sou' east F2 slight breeze
Weather: sunny and mild
Day's Run: 144 Nm
The last 24 hours have been uneventful. We continued to make good progress overnight for a total day's run of 144 nm. Given that we have been little more than drifting in light airs for much of the morning, that is pretty good. The wind is picking up a little now and we are making a very comfortable four knots.
Now that I am back in mobile broadband range I can add some photos.  Technology!
Mainsail repair - herringbone stitch:
Bass Strait Oil Field – rough:
Bass Strait Oil Field – calm:
A ship going the other way:
Closer up:
I am glad the wind was behind us.
All is well.