We sailed out of Fanning at 11:00 UTC today, 5/15, bound for Suwarrow Island, 1,000 miles SSW of here. Expecting 8 days under way at 125 miles per day. Not overdue until 5/28.
We are motor sailing into light SE wind. Expecting it to strengthen to 10-12 knots by tomorrow and it will continue to clock more easterly and eventually be on the beam. Wind may lighten or die before we reach Suwarrow and we only have enough fuel to motor for 48 hours so there is a chance we may be becalmed for a day or two.
All is well and the conditions are extremely pleasant. Hatches open pleasant.
Talk to you all later. Have a great weekend!
03 39.9 N
159 25.6 W
5.0 KTS SOG
4.0 KTS WIND ESE
1.5 METER SEAS