Today's Report UPDATE (1400 JST)
At the time of his call, he was approx. 38 nm east and slightly north of the islands below Cape Horn. At a speed of 6 kts, he is expected to pass below the islands in 6 - 8 hours.
He reports no problems. He said the seas are "not bad" at 2.5 to 3.0 m. Winds were strong, as predicted by ClearPoint, and were expected to drop in about 3 hours into the mid teens to lower 20s. They will rise again into the low 30s in about 10 hours.
Iridium reception was a bit poorer, and wind noise was apparent, with Saito-san shouting to be heard.
Saito-san will call in his next position at 2000 JST.