Monthly Archives: Jan 2013

Monday January 21st 2013

Latitude: 31,24,30S Longitude: 50,25,36W Course: 216 degrees Speed: 20.2 knots Status: Day 17 – at sea Notes: At around 9.00am today there was 6/8ths cloud cover, winds were ESE force 6, the temperature was 23C, or 73F, with a moderate … Continue reading

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Sunday January 20th 2013

Latitude: 25,5,6S Longitude: 44,52,42W Course: 214 degrees Speed: 19.5 knots Status: Day 16 – at sea Notes: After a busy day yesterday, I took it fairly easy. I even decided to miss choir practice – I should be able to … Continue reading

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Saturday January 19th 2013

Latitude: 22,51,13S Longitude: 43,13,44W Course: 0 Speed: 0 Status: Day 15 – docked, Rio de Janeiro Notes: I was up at just before 7.00am local time, 9.00am UK time, to watch as the ship sailed in to Rio de Janeiro. … Continue reading

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Friday January 18th 2013

Latitude: 19,31,0S Longitude: 39,2,6W Course: 204 degrees Speed: 21.6 knots Status: Day 14 – at sea Notes: As you might expect, it is still very warm – but humidity levels are up also. I believe that the cricket practice on … Continue reading

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Thursday January 17th 2013

Latitude: 12,58,7S Longitude: 38,30,43W Course: 0 Speed: 0 Status: Day 13 – docked, Salvador Notes: Even at 7.30M it was around 79f, which is probably 26c! After breakfast I went ashore for an hour or so. It happened to be … Continue reading

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Wednesday January 16th 2013

Latitude: 10,37,36S Longitude: 36,5,6W Course: 220 degrees Speed: 11.7 knots Status: Day 12 – at sea Notes: I attended a party on the aft area of deck 9 last night, it didn’t start until 9.30pm. There was music, dancing, bright … Continue reading

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Tuesday January 15th 2013

Latitude: 8,2,52S Longitude: 34,52,4W Course: 0 Speed: 0 Status: Day 11 – docked, Recife Notes: We arrived at around 6.30am local time, 9.30am London time. Over the next hour I watched and took photos, it was fascinating to see. I … Continue reading

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Monday January 14th 2013

Latitude: 1,58,42S Longitude: 31,54,0W Course: 205 degrees Speed: 19.3 knots Status: Day 10 – at sea Notes: We crossed the Equator at around 2.00am local time, or 4.00am UK time. In keeping with an old tradition, there was an article … Continue reading

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Sunday January 13th 2013

Latitude: 4,38,0N Longitude: 28,50,42W Course: 205 degrees Speed: 18.4 knots Status: Day 9 – at sea Notes: Our clocks went back a further hour at 2:00am, so we are now two hours behind London time. This morning is definitely warmer, … Continue reading

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Saturday January 12th 2013

Latitude: 10,58,24N Longitude: 25,53,18W Course: 204 degrees Speed: 15.1knots Status: Day 8 – at sea Notes: This was a glorious day, with sunshine, calm seas, really lovely. We passed through the Cape Verde island group and saw the top of … Continue reading

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