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Date: 06 May 2018 19:34:56
Title: Day 23 - Tatt av vinden - 1800 UTC - Land in sight!

Position:  10:24.3 S 138:32.9 W

COG: 280

SOG: 4.0

Current: 0.7 kn , 305 gr

Sea temperature: 27.8

Waves: 0.5 - 1 m

Wind: 2 ENE

Sailed last 24 hours: 91

Distance to Fatu Hiva (Hanavave): 14 nm

Weather: OK nice. Many showers last night, cleansed the boat for salt. Sailed with poled out genoa yesterday, only the genoa last night.

ETA: 1200 Marquesas time. (21:30 UTC)

Tried, but no contact with Alutia on SSB this morning.

0515 ship time (1415 UTC): Fatu Hiva on radar. Distance: 20 nm.

0550 ship time: Land in sight!

0620 ship time: sunrise.

0645 ship time wake up for the crew, to experience land in sight.

0700 (1600 UTC) New ship time: 0630 = Marquesas time (=UTC-0930)

No more night watches for some days.

Now the curtesy flag shall be hoisted.

Everything is well on board.


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