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July 9, 2006

VALIS – More Photos

Here is a picture of Ville, steering by compass. When the spinnaker is up we have to steer very carefully to keep it flying. By the way, we have *no* idea who was steering at the time of the rip, so you should not infer anything from this photo (nor from this disclaimer). About our […]


VALIS – July 9 Google Earth file

Attached is the trackfile for the previous 24 hours (more or less). We had a very nice run of 179 nautical miles from 9:00AM yesterday to 9:00AM today. We need to keep up this pace! -Paul valis-jul09.kmz


VALIS – July 9

Greetings from VALIS on the high seas! Our position at 2:37 PM PDT is: Latitude 29 deg 14 min North, Longitude 136 deg 19 min West. We are sailing towards Hawaii at about 8 knots in 13 knot winds. Today after the morning race position reports (a radio schedule where all vessels in the race […]