Randall Reeves

Variable Trades, More of Same

27 Nov

Day 30 Noon Position: 17 54.92S 127 11 22W Course/Speed: SSW 5 Wind: E 15 Sail: Working jib, full Bar: 1020 Sea: E 10 Sky: Squalls Cabin Temp: 85  Water Temp: 80  Miles last 24-hours: 139  Miles since departure: 3891 Difficult few days. Giant squalls, one after the other, still the norm, making wind, Read More...

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Lightning

26 Nov

Day 29 Noon Position: 15 43.97S  126 58.95 Course/Speed: S 6 Wind: E 10 – 20+ Sail: You name it; I done it. Bar: 1019 Sea: E to 11 Sky: Squalls Cabin Temp: 86 Water Temp: 80 Miles last 24-hours: 154 Miles since departure: 3752 Frustrating bit of ocean, this. Inconsistency in wind and, Read More...

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Pirates

26 Nov

Day 28  Noon Position: 13 14.94S 126 51.02W  Course/Speed: SSE 6 Wind: E 15 but up and down 10 – 20 Sail: Various Bar: 1017 Sea: E 6, some rollers to 10…something brewing east. Sky: Cumulus, some thunderheads Cabin Temp: 86 Water Temp: 81 Miles last 24-hours: 153 Miles since departure: 3598 “Hey Monte,”, Read More...

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Thanksgiving and a note on Distance

25 Nov

Day 27 Noon Position: 11 10.43S  127 57.77W Course/Speed: SSE 6+ Wind: E 11 – 25 Sail: Double reefed jib, double reefed main; apparent wind about 70 degrees Bar: 1016 Sea: SE 6 – 8 Sky: Open, then squalls Cabin Temp: 87 Water Temp: 81 Miles last 24-hours: 153 Miles since departure: 3445 “Senior,”, Read More...

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Thanksgiving and a note on Distance

25 Nov

Day 27 Noon Position: 11 10.43S  127 57.77W Course/Speed: SSE 6+ Wind: E 11 – 25 Sail: Double reefed jib, double reefed main; apparent wind about 70 degrees Bar: 1016 Sea: SE 6 – 8 Sky: Open, then squalls Cabin Temp: 87 Water Temp: 81 Miles last 24-hours: 153 Miles since departure: 3445 “Senior,”, Read More...

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Happy Thanksgiving

23 Nov

Day 26  Noon Position: 8 19.58S 127 29.95W  Course/Speed: SE 5 – 6 Wind: ENE 10 – 12 Sail: All plain sail, close hauled to make some easting on this unusual wind. Bar: 1016 Sea: SE 3 Sky: Clear, then some squalls, then clear Cabin Temp: 85 Water Temp: 79 Miles last 24-hours: 142, Read More...

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Of Leaks and Knots

22 Nov

Day 25  Noon Position: 6 10.31S 128 12.99W  Course/Speed: SSE 6+ Wind: E 10 – 15 Sail: Working Jib full; Main, two reefs  Bar: 1017 Sea: SE to 6 Sky: Clear Cabin Temp: 86  Water Temp: 79 (note significantly higher then low 70s of last week. Interesting oceanography to explore there.) Miles last 24-hours:, Read More...

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