Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sunday March 31st 2013

Latitude: 8,59,36N Longitude: 79,35,18W Course: 225 degrees Speed: 0.3 knots Status: Day 86 – Traversing the Panama Canal Notes: Arcadia started through at around 8.00am, guided through each lock by ‘mules’, the name given to the trains that help pull … Continue reading

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Saturday March 30th 2013

Latitude: 8,48,36N Longitude: 84,54,36W Course: 122 degrees Speed: 21.1 knots Status: Day 85 – at sea Notes: It never ceases to amaze me how the sea conditions can change, sometimes in a short time. The captain had warned that Thursday … Continue reading

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Friday March 29th 2013

Latitude: 13,5,6N Longitude: 91,47,12W Course: 122 degrees Speed: 21.4 knots Status: Day 84 – at sea Notes: Arcadia is currently off the coast of Guatemala, the weather is good although a little windy. At 8.00am temperatures were 28C, 82F. It … Continue reading

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Thursday March 28th 2013

Latitude: 15,45,12N Longitude: 96,7,48W Course: 0 degrees Speed: 0 knots Status: Day 83 – Docked, Huatalco, Mexico Notes: A lovely hot day, clear skies, bright sunshine! But at this latitude and location, that is perfectly normal! The next event on … Continue reading

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Wednesday March 27th 2013

Latitude: 17,35,30N Longitude: 102,29,48W Course: 113 degrees Speed: 18.6 knots Status: Day 82 – at sea Notes: Arcadia is catching up with UK time as we head closer to Southampton. At mid-day today the ship’s clocks went forward one hour, … Continue reading

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Tuesday March 26th 2013

Latitude: 21,49,12N Longitude: 109,21,6W Course: 124 degrees Speed: 19.6 knots Status: Day 81 – at sea Notes: A quiet, relaxing day for me with a lovely calm sea, sunshine but not too hot. I managed to sleep quite well last … Continue reading

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Monday March 25th 2013

Latitude: 27,16,48N Longitude: 115,10,30W Course: 142 degrees Speed: 19.8 knots Status: Day 80 – at sea Notes: Arcadia is heading towards our next port of call in Mexico. The weather is good, the seas calm and everybody, including me, is … Continue reading

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Sunday March 24th 2013

Latitude: 33,51,30N Longitude: 120,58,12W Course: 153 degrees Speed: 21.1 knots Status: Day 79 – at sea Notes: After a much needed and restful sleep, I am feeling better. My cold has about gone and the cough I usually get is … Continue reading

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Saturday March 23rd 2013

Latitude: 37,48,30N Longitude: 122,24,24W Course: 0 degrees Speed: 0 knots Status: Day 78 – Docked, San Francisco Notes: A much better day for me. Overnight I caught up on some sleep and today I met up with some friends who, … Continue reading

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Friday March 22nd 2013

Latitude: 37,48,30N Longitude: 122,24,24W Course: 0 degrees Speed: 0 knots Status: Day 77 – Docked, San Francisco Notes: Well, I can tell you that the ship’s third officer was correct – last night the sea was indeed a great deal … Continue reading

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