Day’s Run-September 13th, 2023

Day’s Run – September 13, 2023

Date: 13 September 2023

Sailing from: Mangareva

Bound towards: Tahiti

Noon position: 17°52.8’S 148°15.9’W

Course: SWxW1/2W

Speed: 5.5 knots

Wind force and direction: Force 5 ESE

Seas/swell: 4 SE

Barometer: 1020 Steady

Sky: 7/8 cu, stcu

Water temperature: 78°F

Distance made good in 24 hours: 133nm

Passage log: 900nm

Voyage log: 9007nm

Distance to next port: 73.6nm

Sails set: Inner jib, Fore Upper topsail, Fore Lower topsail, Fore sail, Main topmast staysail, Main Upper topsail, Main Lower topsail.

Remarks: Passed Mehetia at 3nm this morning . A tall lonely chunk of volcaninc rock of an island sticking out pf the sea some 50 miles east of Tahiti. We are sailing SW then we wore around to NW to head for the north side of Tahiti. We have a pilot ccoming aboard tomorrow AM to take us into Papeete. Big seas.

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