Monthly Archives: April 2013

Monday April 15th 2013

Latitude: Changeable! Longitude: Changeable! Course: North, then East Speed: Variable Status: After an easy disembarkation yesterday it was a good idea for me to stay overnight in Southampton. The next stage of this adventure was by train, back to Leicester … Continue reading

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Sunday April 14th 2013

Latitude: 50,54,18N Longitude: 1,25,42W Course: 0 degrees Speed: 0 knots Status: Day 100 – Docked, Southampton Notes: Arcadia was securely docked by 7.00am and those passengers capable of carrying their own luggage were allowed to disembark. The rest of us … Continue reading

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Saturday April 13th 2013

Latitude: 48,17,24N Longitude: 7,34,12W Course: 55 degrees Speed: 16 knots Status: Day 99 – at sea Notes: By mid-day today, Arcadia was about forty miles south of the Lizard. Unfortunately, weather conditions meant that there wasn’t much to see as … Continue reading

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Friday April 12th 2013

Latitude: 44,24,42N Longitude: 15,15,30W Course: 52 degrees Speed: 16.4 knots Status: Day 98 – at sea Notes: It was overcast first thing, with temperatures continuing to slowly fall – at 8.00am it was 13C, 55F. Dropping gradually like this does … Continue reading

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Thursday April 11th 2013

Latitude: 39,51,24N Longitude: 22,16,12W Course: 42 degrees Speed: 15.4 knots Status: Day 97 – at sea Notes: I have been successfully immigrated! To save time when Arcadia reaches Southampton, a UK Immigration officer came aboard at Ponta Delgada and will … Continue reading

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Wednesday April 10th 2013

Latitude: 37,44,12N Longitude: 25,39,42W Course: 0 degrees Speed: 0 knots Status: Day 96 – Docked, Ponta Delgada Notes: Arcadia was docked by around 7.30am. It is raining at the moment and seeing the green grass, wet roads and lower temperatures … Continue reading

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Tuesday April 9th 2013

Latitude: 34,25,30N Longitude: 32,11,24W Course: 59 degrees Speed: 18.2 knots Status: Day 95 – at sea Notes: At 8.00am the sky was overcast, the wind was south-westerly force 6, the temperature was 18C, 64F and there was a moderate sea … Continue reading

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Monday April 8th 2013

Latitude: 30,9,42N Longitude: 39,15,36W Course: 53 degrees Speed: 18.4 knots Status: Day 94 – at sea Notes: It is clear that we are moving in a north-easterly direction, as early morning temperatures are definitely dropping. Today at around 8.00am it … Continue reading

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Sunday April 7th 2013

Latitude: 25,32,0N Longitude: 45,45,12W Course: 47 degrees Speed: 18.4 knots Status: Day 93 – at sea Notes: A bright, sunny day with the outside temperature at 8.00am already at 22C, 72F. I am happy that Arcadia is moving gradually towards … Continue reading

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Saturday April 6th 2013

Latitude: 20,54,36N Longitude: 51,26,36W Course: 47 degrees Speed: 17.5 knots Status: Day 92 – at sea Notes: The last time I was in this area of latitude was January 10th, and I have travelled quite a few miles since then. … Continue reading

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