• Ana

2019-06-03&04 Sarandë, Albania > Bar, Montenegro

Time zone UTC + 0.00

Local hour (Albania and Montenegro) + 2.00

06.30 - Departure from Sarande

Coordinates 39º52’361N 20º00’609E

Heading: 200 degrees

Wind speed: 2.5 knots

Wind direction: 60 degrees from port

Barometer: 1013 atm

Cloud coverage: 80%

Visibility: 90%

Sea state: calm

06.50 - Mainsail and a drizzle

Coordinates 39º52’957N 19º58’825E

Heading: 280 degrees

Wind speed: 4.7 knots

Wind direction: 160 degrees from port

Barometer: 1013 atm

Cloud coverage: 100%

Visibility: 70%

Sea state: calm

SOG: 5.7 knots

Seems like all our passages are marked by rain and this one was no different!

07.50 - Genoa and Mainsail

Coordinates 39º54’472N 19º53’060E

Heading: 320 degrees

Wind speed: 8 knots

Wind direction: 130 degrees from port

Barometer: 1014 atm

Cloud coverage: 100%

Visibility: 60%

Sea state: calm

SOG: 3.9 knots

19.15 - Mainsail and Engine

Coordinates 40º42’055N 19º12’284E

Heading: 355 degrees

Wind speed: 9 knots

Wind direction: its all over the place

Cloud coverage: 100%

Visibility: 70%

Sea state: calm

SOG: 5.7 knots

The landscape in Albania is just amazing, huge mountains right by the sea and very few constructions to be seen.

07.30 - Genoa and Mainsail

Coordinates 41º47’961N 19º05’665E

Heading: 320 degrees

Wind speed: 8 knots

Wind direction: 70 degrees from starboard

Barometer: 1014 atm

Cloud coverage: 70%

Visibility: 70%

Sea state: calm

SOG: 5.2 knots

14.00 - Arrival to Bar

Coordinates 42º07’906N 19º03’608E

After insistingly calling the harbour master on channel 16 and 11 we decided to call the marina on the radio and request assistance contacting the harbour master for permission to enter the port for formalities. Following the Marina advise we proceeded to the customs dock and worked hard to dock The Dream in a commercial dock not suitable for us.

2 hours taking care of formalities back and forward and we left to our first anchorage.

Total hours of the trip: 31h30

Total hours sailing: 9h30

Total hours motoring: 6h

Total hours motor-sailing: 16h

Maximum Speed Over Ground: 7.7knots

Distance: 157nm


#Albania #Montenegro

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