33:18.0N 43:58.0W - Tatt av vinden 1200 UTC 210509

Tatt av vinden
Bjørn Larsen
Thu 21 May 2009 12:58
Position:33:18.0N 043:58.0W - Tatt av vinden 1200 UTC 210509
COG/SOG/Motor: 30-35/ 6,5/ 0 h last 24 hours
Wind last two hours: 16-20 kn 130 degrees
Squalls/max wind: Max wind 25 kn. Heavy showers.
Pressure: 1015 mb.
Clouds: Nimbostratus and some cumulus
Weather/wind/sea last 24h: Heavy showers yesterday. Rain more or less
through the night. Wind 18 - 25 kn 100-130 degrees. In the morning the
weather has improved.
Waveheight: 1,5m.
GC distance to Horta: 809 nm. GC course to Horta: 63 degrees
Sailed last 24 hours: 129 nM.
Life on board: Not very comfortable. The night had too little sleep. It was
dark and wet too close to the wind, but we manage. Could not keep our
intended course though. The course vaied between 005 and 040, mostly around