The Captain's Log

Picton Castle Captain and his crew post of their travels around the world.

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Captain’s Log – Scorpio

May 16, 2024; 136 miles off Georgetown, Guyana, South America At 0400 a starry night overhead, for a change. With no moon the sky reveals …

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Day’s Run – May 16, 2024

Date:  16 May 2024Sailing from: St. HelenaBound towards: Grenada, West IndiesNoon position: 08°55.0’N 057°04.8′ WCourse: NWxNSpeed: 4.5 knotsWind force and direction: Force 3 NESeas/swell: 2m …

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Day’s Run – May 15, 2024

Date:  15 May 2024 Sailing from: St. Helena Bound towards: Grenada, West IndiesNoon position: 07°55.9’N 055°31.8′ WCourse: NW 1/2 NSpeed: 6.7 knotsWind force and direction: …

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Captain’s Log – Rain, and Plenty of It

May 15, 2024, 0647. The Picton Castle is about 105 miles north of Paramaribo, Suriname. At 07-41N / 055-02W and 480 miles from Grenada. It has been …

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Day’s Run – May 14, 2024

Date:  14 May 2024Sailing from: St. HelenaBound towards: Grenada, West IndiesNoon position: 06°37.4’N 053°09′ WCourse: NW 1/2 NSpeed: 6.5 knotsWind force and direction: Force 2 …

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Day’s Run – May 13, 2024

Date: 13 May 2024Sailing from: St. HelenaBound towards: Grenada, West IndiesNoon position: 05°06.2’N 051°01.7′ WCourse: NWxW 1/2 WSpeed: 6 knotsWind force and direction: Force 5 …

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Day’s Run – May 12, 2024

Date:  12 May 2024Sailing from: St. HelenaBound towards: Grenada, West IndiesNoon position: 03°48.1’N 049°00.9′ WCourse: NNWSpeed: 5.1 knotsWind force and direction: Force 4 ENESeas/swell: 2m …

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Day’s Run – May 11, 2024

Date:  11 May 2024Sailing from: St. HelenaBound towards: Grenada, West IndiesNoon position: 02°30.6’N 047°26.5′ WCourse: NxW 1/2 WSpeed: 5.6 knotsWind force and direction: Force 2 …

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Day’s Run – May 10, 2024

Date: 10 May 2024Sailing from: St. HelenaBound towards: Grenada, West IndiesNoon position: 01°19.7’N 045°34.7′ WCourse: NxW 1/2 WSpeed: 5.7 knotsWind force and direction: Force 4 …

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Captain’s Log – The Line, Getting Close

0430 May 9, 2024: Picton Castle at 0 degrees – 44 minutes South and 045 degrees – 15 minutes West, about 100 miles off the coast of …

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