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    Re: Silicon Sea: Leg 76
    From: Michael Wescott
    Date: 2001 Jul 10, 10:07 EDT

    > On 9 Jul 2001, at 14:06, Michael Wescott wrote:
    >
    > > > We then motor to the Isla Flamenco and anchor at(08d 55.2'N 79d 31.6'W) to
    > > > do the final trip planning, servicing, and provisioning the boat. We will
    > > > motor from our anchorage to abeam the Light at Isla San Jose(08d 10.5'N 079d
    > > > 15.0'W). Speed 8.3 Kts. Our departure is planned for sunrise on 24/06/2001.
    [...]
    > > > 5) To the nearest tenth of a day, what are the total days enroute from our
    > > >    anchorage at Isla Flamenco to the Southwest coast of Hawaii as our plan
    > > >    is layed out? Sailing Speed 9.5 Kts, motoring Speed is 8.3 Kts:
    > > >
    > > >     Isla Flamenco (08d 55.2'N 79d 31.6'W)
    > > >     Isla San Jose Light(08d 10.5'N 079d 15.0'W)
    > > >     Mid-Ocean Point(MOP) at (03d 00.0'N  110d 00.0'W)
    > > >     Southwest coast of Hawaii(19d 30.0'N 154d 45.0'W)
    > > > -- ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > >
    > > For planning purposes we'll use the longest (Rhumb Line) and slowest (8.3
    > > knot, 199.2 nmi/day).
    > >
    > > Leg 1:   47.7
    > > Leg 2: 1861.9
    > > Leg 3: 2820.2
    > > =============
    > > Total  4729.8 which is 23.7 days
    >
    > Planning wise OK. Q5 asked for 9.5 Kts.
    Q5 doesn't say which to use. And the preamble, does specify motoring for the
    first leg.
    <PRE>
    --
            Mike Wescott
            Wescott_Mike{at}XXX.XXX
    </PRE>
    

       
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