Day 613 [June 7/10] -- A 120-mile day as the winds improve

Today's Report
June 7/10 0800 JST / 1400 local

14°09'N, 131°45'W (North Pacific Ocean) 

Remaining distance to Yokohama finish:


The 24-hour period was the best in the past 7 days as winds were good, favorable, and constant out of NE and NNE at 13-19 kts. Seas have grown, at 2.5 meters, causing considerable rolling motion. 

No problems reported under stronger, favorable winds. Current remains weak, and while favorable, it's been no real help to the daily DMG.  

Distance in last 24 hours: 120 nm over ground / 120 nm DMG
Total distance completed: 22,882 nm
To Yokohama: 5,318 nm
To Hawaii WP: 1,466 nm
Heading: 280°
Reported boat speed: 5.5 kts
Average boat speed: 5.0 kts
Average daily DMG over last 7 days: 114 nm 
Weather: Overcast & cool
Temperature: 24.0° C
Barometer: 1010 hPa (rising slowly)
Wind (from): 11-19 kts, NE & ENE expected to be 16-18 kts NE over next 19 hrs
Waves: 2.5 m
Current (from): E at 0.3 kts (weak)
Engine: 0.0 hrs
Generator: 9.0 hrs
Sails: Genoa 80%, staysail 0%, mainsail 2-pt reef

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