Around The World Voyage : Commentary : Leg 2

February 10, 2002

Time sent: 19:56
Local Position: 04.43' North -- 079.48'East
Course: 268 degrees Magnetic
Speed: 8.4 knots
A great day - 207 miles over a 24 hour period.

Conditions as of 12:00 today:
Fuel aboard: 435 gallons 24 hour burn at 1,700 rpm with generator running constantly:
95 gallons
Distance made good - 24 hours: 207 nautical miles
Remaining distance to Maldives - 434
Remaining range at present speed: 947

Moving along at great speed with at least 1 knot of current. We take it where we can get it. All's well aboard ship today. Expecting to arrive in Maldives tomorrow.

 

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