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Friday, October 15, 2010

Oct 15, 2010-Dispatch #7 from Indian Ocean-

Day 15; 17.57.098S 68.47.467E

Sent from African Radio Connection; we're now close enough to Africa to connect with them.

Heading WSW at 7.5 knots reaching on port jibe with a #2 genoa and a second reef in the main. The wind is from 123 degrees at 19-20kts. Sun is shining and sky and ocean are blue. Sailing is good and very fast. A positive current is helping.

The wind came back and we're flying along. 182 miles in the last 24 hours and we have a good chance of getting in on Tuesday.

Fred & Judy & Pierre, SV Wings, Indian Ocean

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Anonymous richc said...

Sounds like you're flying ... nice 24 hour numbers. I hope it is all comfortable sailing from here on in.

I'm checking in with a group gathering on Madagascar's west coast getting ready for their jump to South Africa together. They are leaving either today or tomorrow for their leg south.

Enjoy your passage.

15 October, 2010 13:14  

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