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San Francisco to Hawaii, July 2003
Among the Islands, August 2003
Hawaii to San Francisco, August - September 2003

12-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  PDT North West Mag Naut Mi. Knots Deg    
          in 30 min        
  13:47               Passed under Golden Gate Bridge, reefed main & staysail
  16:30 37 28.70' 122 43.80' 223 3.5        
  17:00 37 26.80' 122 47.40' 222 3.5 12     Full main and jib
  17:30 37 24.30' 122 50.00' 205 3.2        
  18:00 37 21.70' 122 52.50' 203 3.3       Light fog
  19:00 37 15.70' 122 57.00' 198 3.4       Thicker fog, starting radar guard zone 5miles, 10minutes
  19:30 37 12.50' 122 54.70' 198 3.9        
  20:00 37 09.50' 123 02.60' 203 3.8        
  20:30 37 06.10' 123 05.00' 195 3.9       AWS 18-20 kt, reefed jim, double-reefed main
  21:00 37 02.80' 123 07.30' 195 3.8        
  21:30 37 59.70' 123 10.00' 200 3.8        
 
13-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  05:00 36 12.60' 123 37.60' 184 3.8 20     full jib, good visibility
  07:00 36 58.10' 123 44.20' 168          
  12:00 35 20.40' 124 04.60' 187 4.0       trip log 608, AWS 18 kt, AWA 90deg
  18:00 34 38.90' 124 35.40' 204 4.1 25 100    
  21:00 34 20.80' 124 54.40' 203 4.1 22 120    
 
14-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  00:00 34 03.30' 125 13.80' 209 3.8 21 120   full jib
  07:30 33 16.80' 125 54.40' 204 3.8 22   1020  
  12:00 32 51.30' 126 21.90' 209 3.8       24 hr gps = 187.4 nm, trip log 818, 24 hr log = 208 nm
 
15-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  02:00 31 44.30' 127 47.80' 211 3.4 18 120    
  00:00 31 15.30' 128 24.80' 216 3.7 16 120    
  12:00 30 59.60' 128 51.00' 215 3.2       24 hr gps = 168.7 nm, trip log 1013, 24 hr log = 195 nm
                  shook out main, now single reef. Stowed bow anchor
 
16-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  07:00 30 03.92' 131 06.36' 230 2.9       prev course up tp 255m. jibed jib to stbd, using pole, new course 210m
  07:30 30 01.51' 131 08.62' 206 3.1 17 160   unreefed main approx 04:00
  09:00 29 55.35' 131 17.19' 225 3.2 15 160   new waypoint @ N25d W135d, bearing 201m
  12:00 29 37.99' 131 22.34' 169 3.3       24 hr gps = 154 nm, trip log 1197, 24 hr log = 184 nm
  16:00 29 16.12' 131 37.27' 174 3.1 12 160 1020 under spinnaker only
  20:30 28 49.20' 131 37.56' 192 3.2 16 170   wing & wing, jib poled out to port, fullmain to stbd
 
17-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  05:00 28 04.04' 132 10.25' 200 3.3 13 170   wind dies & shifts occasionally, main slats in low wind
  06:00 27 55.88' 132 14.30' 206 3.2 13 170    
  08:00 27 49.26' 132 21.06' 196 2.9 16 170    
  12:00 27 31.23' 132 39.67' 220 3.2 14 166   24 hr gps = 144 nm, log 1350, 24 hr log = 163
  18:00 27 03.28' 133 05.26' 200 3.2 15 161    
  21:00 26 47.42' 133 17.19' 213 3.1 16 160    
 
18-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  06:00 25 57.85' 123 49.92' 192 3.5 14 160    
  09:00 25 38.94' 133 58.46' 193 3.6 18 160    
  12:00 25 19.69' 134 08.78' 191 3.4 17 160   24 hr gps = 154 nm, trip log 1535, 24 hr log = 185
  14:00 25 12.58' 134 19.19' 262 3.4 19 135   jibed over towards Maui, main & jib to port
  15:00 25 11.97' 134 26.40' 254 3.3 20 135    
  17:00 25 09.56' 134 41.03' 244 3.3 20 135    
  22:00 25 05.35' 135 18.69' 259 3.6 20 150   turning block for monitor broke, engine on, charging battery
 
19-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  00:00 25 03.70' 135 33.80' 244 3.5 23 140    
  03:00 24 59.40' 135 56.07' 241 3.5 20 140    
  08:00 24 54.54' 136 33.67' 268 3.6 16 150    
  12:00 24 51.67' 137 03.13' 253 3.4 18 150   24 hr gps = , trip log 1722, 24 hr log = 187
  15:30 24 51.79' 137 31.33' 259 3.9 20 150   2nd reef in main
  18:00 24 51.68' 137 51.78' 254 3.7 25 140    
  21:00 24 49.95' 138 16.28' 255 3.8 25 130    
 
20-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  00:00 24 51.54' 138 41.58' 264 3.8 25 140   gusts > 32 kts
  06:00 24 56.79' 139 29.46' 268 3.7 23 140    
  10:00 24 52.01' 139 59.78' 243 3.6 25 170   partial clouds
  12:00 24 49.15' 140 15.19' 248 3.6 24 170   24 hr gps = , trip log 1922, 24 hr log = 200
  18:00 24 40.86' 141 01.62' 246 3.5        
  22:00 24 34.48' 141 31.42' 247 3.4 20 160   Andrew has 1st watch, 7.7 kt through water
 
21-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  04:00 24 27.54' 142 15.08' 248 3.3 22 160    
  09:00 24 22.47' 142 54.01' 253 3.3 26 160    
  10:00 24 18.47' 143 05.60' 239 3.2 20 160    
  12:00 24 17.53' 143 12.65' 254 3.4 18 160   24 hr gps = 164, log 2106, 24 hr log = 184
  15:45 24 14.41' 143 38.39' 242 3.3 12     2nd reef in main, to stbd, jib poled port, engine on, running watermaker
  17:00 24 12.30' 143 46.63' 243 3.6       engine off, watermaker off
  21:00 24 02.73' 144 13.28' 234 3.2 22 165    
 
22-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  06:00 23 48.49' 145 11.63' 278 3.2 17 160   winds variable
  09:00 23 51.29' 145 32.33' 268 2.7 15 160 1016  
  12:00 23 49.31' 145 51.35' 253 2.5       24 hr gps = 147 nm, log 2275, 24 hr log = 169 nm
  14:30 23 52.36' 146 04.14' 245 2.5       under power, 1800 rpm. Spinnaker up, then no wind
  17:00         13     engine off, spinnaker up
  18:00 23 45.61' 146 22.09' 222 3.2 16 170   B&G autopilot on
  20:00 23 39.69' 146 35.04' 240 3.4 15 175    
  22:00 23 37.64' 146 47.31' 237 2.3 13 160   spinnaker down, jib poled stbd, pole extension line broken
 
23-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  00:00               full main, jib stbd on short pole, broad reach light winds
  09:00 23 01.95' 147 31.63' 240 2.9 16 170   spinnaker to stbd, other sales down
  12:00 22 54.13' 147 52.02' 239 2.9 13 170   24 hr gps = 124 nm, log 2423, 24 hr log = 148
  18:00 22 41.14' 148 34.39' 245 3.4 14 165    
 
24-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  09:30 21 33.25' 150 05.00' 253 2.8       jibed spinnaker to port, ran B&G auto all night
  12:00 21 32.86' 150 25.17' 255 3.6       24 hr gps = 163 nm, log 2608, 24 hr log = 185 nm
  16:00 21 29.45' 150 53.29' 262 3.2        
  21:00 21 31.32' 151 23.96' 261 3.5        
 
25-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  05:00 21 38.09' 152 23.04' 252 3.3        
  09:30 21 43.44' 152 56.00' 277 3.6     1016  
  11:30 21 46.22' 153 09.75' 264 3.2 14 165    
  11:45               auto fire exting shut down engine, NTF. Restarted, all OK, engine off now
  12:00 21 21.46' 153 13.18' 263 3.2 16 170   24 hr gps = , log 2787, 24 hr log = 179 nm
 
26-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  11:00 21 26.63' 156 07.28' 220 3.7 25 130   doused spinnaker, main 1 reef, jib to stbd, heading for Maui / Molokai channel
  12:00 21 21.46' 156 13.60' 219 3.9 27 115   24 hr gps = 169.5 nm, log 2980, 24 hr log = 193 nm
  18:00 20 53.64' 156 41.40'           at anchor, Mala Wharf, log = 3026
 
27-Jul Time Latitude Longitude CMG DMG TWS TWA Barom Comment
  12:30 20 52.46' 156 41.18'           at Lahaina on LYC mooring ball #7