Thursday, July 4, 2013

Entered Torres Strait


We've entered the Torres Strait about a half hour behind our predicted time. We will turn SW in three miles. Weather is unsettled with rain on and off. Passed, or been passed by, three vessels overnight. The last one was the 500 meter M/V Helene Rickmers - an enormous green container ship. Her Captain agreed to pass the word to oncoming vessels that we are n the straits heading west.

Family is waking up. It's nine in the morning local time and folks are hungry.

So far so good.

9 14.961 S
143 52.973 E


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