At 1510 utc today, at 40 deg 20 min S and 01 deg 05 min E, 297.5 miles covered in past 24 hours, Great American III passed north of a point of
by Eric Wallischecke, US Merchant Marine Academy Although Skipper Rich refers to the land that he is passing as “invisible”, I think it really is the ocean that is invisible. A
38/36N 5/21W, staysail, 3 reefs, 12 kts, surges to 22 kts, 301.6 miles in last 24 hours. Had two exciting experiences in the last 24 hours. Last night, at 0230z, with
1400z, 36/45S 11/18 W, 296.2 nautical miles sailed in last 24 hours, 11.9 kts, surges to 20, staysail and 2 reefs in the main, 25-30kts wind, clear skies. Trying to
Received new coordinates for Kerguelen ice gate. Last night had a development. Normally, at 12+ knots, we have a low hum in the keel. At about midnight, suddenly there was a
Reacher and full main, trimming corner of the S. Atlantic high. After the doldrums, I figured that things would revert to normal (since the doldrums are so abnormal and unpredictable).
The boat goes well and the skipper also. The boat structure has a wave-focusing physic into the cabin, when the bow pounds down, the cabin, after a slighly delay, sledgehammers