June 15/10 0800 JST / 1400 local
Position: 17°49'N, 147°36'W (North Pacific Ocean)
Remaining distance to Yokohama finish: 15.7%
Assisted by an improved current, Saito-san saw a better DMG yesterday at 118 nm, as winds remained moderate out of the E and ENE at 11-15 kts. The current was slightly less than had been predicted, at 0.5 kts out of the SE and E, though still good for 10-12 miles toward Hawaii.
He has 665 nm remaining to reach his Hawaii stopover at Keehi Marina, averaging 111 nm a day over the past three days. Saito believes his ETA will be Monday, June 21, "in the morning."
Distance in last 24 hours: 119 nm over ground / 118 nm DMG
Total distance completed: 23,822 nm
To Yokohama: 4,462 nm
To Hawaii WP2: 665 nm
Reported boat speed: 4.5 kts
Average boat speed: 5.0 kts
Average daily DMG over last 3 days: 111 nm
Weather: Overcast, cool
Temperature: 23.0° C
Barometer: 1014 hPa
Wind (from): 11-15 kts, ENE, sometimes E, expected to be 13-16 kts ENE over next 19 hrs