Landfall on the Horizon - Hiva Oa . 14/03/2018
The World ARC Fleet 2018 are only days away from finishing the longest leg of their circumnavigation.The fleet will have sailed approximately 2980 nautical miles, makinglandfall in one of the most picturesque places in the world, Hiva Oa, Marquesas.The weather has been remarkable, as Dave on SY Mischief said: ‘The first 2 days at sea have gone well with over 300 miles covered across the tropical convergence zone or doldrums as I know them. Everyone is settling into the watch system and we are back to eating like kings and queens again. There was meant to be very little wind and we expecting to motor most of the way but we have only had the engine on for half an hour so far. In fact it was going so well this afternoon with the spinnaker up doing 8knts’During any blue water passage there... Click here for more info..