• Ana

2017-08-15 Cadiz, Spain > Gibraltar

Time zone UTC + 0.00

Local hour (Spain) + 1.00

Local hour (Gibraltar) + 2.00

04.10 - Departure from Puerto Sherry in Cadiz

Coordinates 36.º34’520N 006.º15’702W

Heading: 265 degrees

Wind speed: Force 1

Wind direction: South East

Cloud coverage: Clear

Visibility: Good

Sea state: Calm

Wicked Levante winds have settled down, enough to motor all the way to Gibraltar.

07.00 - Lots of fishing boats none on AIS

Coordinates 36.º21’433N 006.º18’463W

Heading: 160 degrees

Wind speed: Force 3

Wind direction: South East

Cloud coverage: Clear

Visibility: Good

Sea state: Ripples

09.40 - Autopilot turned 180 degrees

Coordinates 36.º06’993N 006.º06’259W

Heading: 091 degrees

Wind speed: Force 4

Wind direction: South East

Cloud coverage: Clear

Visibility: Good

Sea state: Ripples


14.30 - Rounding Tarifa

Coordinates 35.º59’760N 005.º36’810W

Heading: 098 degrees

Wind speed: Force 6

Wind direction: South East

Cloud coverage: Clear

Visibility: Good

Sea state: Large wavelets

Got a visitor from some flying fish and a dude doing windsurf came super fast out of nowhere and don’t think he saw us until he got quite close. We both waved goodbye.

14.45 - Autopilot Error

Coordinates 35.º59’877N 005.º34’691W

Heading: 074 degrees

Wind speed: Force 5

Wind direction: South East

Cloud coverage: Clear

Visibility: Good

Sea state: Ripples

Error message on autopilot reads: “UNEXPECTED SOFTWARE RESET”, glad there’s one of us always on watch.

17.30 - Arrival to Gibraltar

Total hours of the trip: 11h

Total hours motoring: 5.30h

Total hours motor-sailing: 5.30h

#Spain #Gibraltar

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