DATE: Friday, 3 June, 2016, 16:30 PM Atlantic
SY Visions of Johanna Bermuda to Dingle, Ireland Crossing Day 7 post #2
North Atlantic Ocean
Position: 40 54.3 N/46 28.7W
SOG 8.0 knots; COG 068 mag
TWS 23.9 kn ; TWD: 341 mag
Current situation: Wind started backing to the NNW at 1300 hours, and engine went off. Wind has continued to back and build, now 21-25 kn, G 20. We are now moving with a vengeance, double reefed main and staysail, close reaching 63 degrees AWA, mostly averaging over 8 knots. We are making tracks to the north as planned.
We should pass this evenings WP around 19:30 this evening, and expect these winds to hold through the night. If any more wind is forecast, then we will need a third reef. Conditions should begin to ease tomorrow.
All is well on-board.
Bill Strassberg and crew, SY Visions of Johanna
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