Day Three in the South China Sea

John 10:07 HKT
past point no return. w 23k ne. t 24c. sea 3 – 4 m beam. cog 142 t. sog 7k.
laysan and crew ok. jib and main up. para vanes in water. john

Sea Update

3/1200-4/1600:ENE7-8
4/1600-5/0600:ENE8-10
5/0600-5/1200:ENE5-8
5/1200-arrival:ENE2-5

Wind Update

3/1200-4/1600:NE17-22
4/1600-5/0600:NE20-25
5/0600-5/1200:NE10-20
5/1200-arrival:ENE10 or less

GPS fix

Lat: N 18 28′ 15”
Long: E 117 15′ 17”
Time: 02:07:00 UTC
Date: 04-02-2011
Altitude: 0 m
Velocity: 0 km/h

Accuracy
Horiz: +/- 16 m
Vert: +/- 48 m

Black night black sea. Million stars and phosphor foam. Sails glow from nav lights. 183 miles to go. Est subic 1am local sunday. Will slow down for day arrival.

GPS fix

Lat: N 17 14′ 16”
Long: E 118 12′ 13”
Time: 14:45:30 UTC
Date: 04-02-2011
Altitude: -12 m
Velocity: 0 km/h

Accuracy
Horiz: +/- 24 m
Vert: +/- 64 m

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