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Prabhakari

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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #105 on: May 25, 2018, 04:14:59 PM »
Just over half-way up East coast of Tasmanian.
Moon is moving from right to left. Still giving lots of lights. It is on port side. Or Larboard, if you prefer.
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #106 on: May 26, 2018, 12:48:49 AM »
Now close to the n.e. corner of Tasmania. Wind is good. Making 6.5 knots. Weather dry but overcast just now.
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #107 on: May 26, 2018, 04:34:06 AM »
I have got eight dolphins with me, four on each side of the prow. It is nice to see them swimming. >surfer<  the surfer is the closest Icon available to sailing.
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #108 on: May 26, 2018, 04:39:26 AM »
They are big compared to me
, and my wooden yacht.
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #109 on: May 26, 2018, 12:13:03 PM »
It is night again. Wanderer cleared Tasmania and is now on course for the Eastern coast of Australia.
Winds very light and Moon is shining in a clear sky; doing just over 1 knot at present. The dolphins have gone for now.
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #110 on: May 26, 2018, 09:00:14 PM »
Still no wind.

It is the same with the Catty Snork.
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #111 on: May 26, 2018, 10:34:13 PM »
Just heard a whale surface. the noise is loud and startling at first.
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« Reply #112 on: May 26, 2018, 10:36:04 PM »
It is huge and very close in front of my course.
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« Reply #113 on: May 26, 2018, 10:39:19 PM »
I am barely moving. If the whales surface below my yacht, they will sink me. It has happened to others.
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #114 on: May 27, 2018, 11:36:22 AM »
The wind has strengthened and the direction has shifted. Sailing away from the coast now. Another clear night with the Moon making all things silvery bright.
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #115 on: May 27, 2018, 11:43:33 AM »
Sydney is not that far. About 370 nm if I could sail straight there.
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #116 on: May 27, 2018, 10:15:52 PM »
THe Sun is just above the Horizon where Wanderer is. It is also true for Happyness as she is in the same waters.

Still heading outward towards the East. Doing 4.9 knots. Sky is clear but there is likely to be a bit of cloud as the day goes on.
There is more than 14200 feet of water under the keel.
More whales and dolphins are to be expected in these waters/
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #117 on: May 28, 2018, 12:08:46 AM »
The dolphins are back. four on each side of the yacht.   >cool<
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Re: Sailing yachts around the world.
« Reply #118 on: May 28, 2018, 12:21:54 AM »
My current position is:

S39.55
E150.44

Heading 334
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