• Ana

2018-08-29 Palinuro > Vulcano Island, Italy

Time zone UTC + 0.00

Local hour (Italy) + 2.00

09.00 - Departure from Palinuro

Coordinates 40º04’081N 015.º37’772E

Wind speed: 3.3 knots

Wind direction: 40 degrees from port

Water temp: 40 C

Barometer: 1015 atm

Cloud coverage: 10%

Visibility: 90%

Sea state: calm

SOG: 5.3 knots

09.20 - Hoisting Mainsail

Coordinates 40º03’092N 015.º37’071E

Wind speed: 3.3 knots

Wind direction: 40 degrees from port

Water temp: 40 C

Barometer: 1014 atm

Cloud coverage: 10%

Visibility: 90%

Sea state: calm

SOG: 5.3 knots

09.55 - Unfurl Genoa

Coordinates 39.º59’728N 015.º35’800E

Heading: 155 degrees

Wind speed: 12.5 knots

Wind direction: 80 degrees from starboard

Water temp: 40 C

Barometer: 1013 atm

Cloud coverage: 10%

Visibility: 90%

Sea state: calm

SOG: 8 knots


11.00 - Furl Genoa, we are not racing

Coordinates 39.º52’982N 015.º34’371E

Heading: 200 degrees

Wind speed: 16.5 knots

Wind direction: 85 degrees from starboard

Water temp: 40 C

Barometer: 1012 atm

Cloud coverage: 10%

Visibility: 90%

Sea state: light chop

SOG: 4 knots

13.00 - Wind still not according to forecast

Coordinates 39.º44’580N 015.º33’529E

Heading: 185 degrees

Wind speed: 15 knots

Wind direction: 100 degrees from starboard

Water temp: 40 C

Barometer: 1011 atm

Cloud coverage: 10%

Visibility: 90%

Sea state: light chop

SOG: 4.3 knots

14.50 - Genoa and mainsail

Coordinates 39.º34’434N 015.º31’578E

Heading: 200 degrees

Wind speed: 10 knots

Wind direction: 90 degrees from starboard

Water temp: 40 C

Barometer: 1009 atm

Cloud coverage: 10%

Visibility: 90%

Sea state: calm

SOG: 5.6 knots

16.30 - Land oh! I can see a Volcano!

Coordinates 39.º25’951N 015.º27’927E

Heading: 205 degrees

Wind speed: 4.5 knots

Wind direction: 100 degrees from starboard

Water temp: 40 C

Barometer: 1009 atm

Cloud coverage: 10%

Visibility: 90%

Sea state: calm

SOG: 5.9 knots

We can see Stromboli volcano!

01.00 - Rounding Stromboli

Coordinates 38.º40’873N 015.º03’768E

Heading: 210 degrees

Wind speed: 3.5 knots

Water temp: 38.4 C

Cloud coverage: 10%

Visibility: 90%

Sea state: calm

SOG: 5.4 knots

04.40 - Arrival to Vulcano Island

Coordinates 38.º24’967N 014.º57’723E

Anchorage is quite deep and smells like rotten eggs.

Total hours of the trip: 20.5h

Distance: 118nm

#Italy

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