Update from HF Sked at 15:00 on 13/02/2020

Arbutus continuing up the Red Sea to Masawa. Southerlies kicked in for them this afternoon. Sunny Spells is 190 miles from Djibouti. Strong easterly winds, up to 30 knots and seas in the 2.0 to 3.0m range. Acalephe is 70 miles east of Sunny Spells, with similar wind and seas. Acalephe and Sunny Spells were both contacted by a Japanese Navy surveillance aircraft today and invited to ?call me if you need assistance?.

Position 12° 32.322′ N 46° 17.361′ E
COG 257T
SOG 5.8kt

Lat 12.538700: Lon 46.289350

DAY 13: Wind and Rain

166 miles for 24 h. Wind has been a pretty constant 15 to 20 knots from ENE since midnight. With only the├┐#3├┐headsail and a little push from the current we are making a solid 6.5 knots towards Djibouti. At this pace we will arrive during daylight on Saturday 15/02/2020.

Position 12° 51.671′ N 47° 36.042′ E
COG 248T
SOG 6.2kt
Log 9,600 nm
Engine 215.0 h

Lat 12.861183: Lon 47.600700