POSITION REPORT ON SATURDAY 3 MARCH 2018
The Alba Chronicles
Sat 3 Mar 2018 09:50
POSITION REPORT ON SATURDAY 3 MARCH 2018 AT 0700
So far we've done 885 miles with 915 miles to go to Jacaré, Brazil. We did 130 miles in the last 24 hours. We have 10% cloud cover and 10-15 knot ESE winds. We’re sailing wing-on-wing doing 5 to 6 knots with a 1 metre swell. Here's what we did yesterday and overnight.
2 March 2018 St Helena to Brazil (Day 7)
Groundhog Day. Beautiful fluffy clouds all day. Steady breeze in the morning - sailing at 4 to 5 knots. Wind picked up in afternoon - increased our speed to 5 to 6 knots. Gybed main to port. Wind dropped a bit at midnight, so back to 4 to 5 knots boat speed. A beautiful full moonlit night.