June 6/10 0800 JST / 1400 local
13°30'N, 129°49'W (North Pacific Ocean)
Saito-san was greeted by two medium-size (16 and 18 cm) flying fish on the deck this morning, which he grilled up and washed down with a cold beer at lunch today. This is an occasional treat he receives gratis from the sea -- a bit bigger than usual, this time.
No problems reported under slightly weaker, favorable winds.
The distance remaining to Yokohama is now 19.5%.
Distance in last 24 hours: 114 nm over ground / 114 nm DMG
Total distance completed: 22,762 nm
To Yokohama: 5,438 nm
To Hawaii WP: 1,586 nm
Reported boat speed: 4.5 kts
Average boat speed: 4.8 kts
Average daily DMG over last 7 days: 116 nm
Weather: Clear, beautiful skies
Temperature: 26.0° C
Barometer: 1009 hPa (steady)
Wind (from): 10-14 kts, NE & ENE expected to be 14-16 kts NE over next 19 hrs