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25º 31.002' N111º 3.9' WPakia tea22.04.2019; wind 0 kts; at Anchor at Aqua Verde; beautiful spot but busy - 18 boats; migration of boats to the north in full swing; Baja California, Mexico 27 days  agoShow

23º 28.698' N109º 17.298' WPakia tea19.02.2018 6:00 LT; speed 3 kts, motoring, CoG 350°; wind 0 kts; perfect sailing conditions until midnight, then the wind dropped, now completely calm - beautiful clear morning; bound for La Paz, Mexico 2 months  agoShow

22º 5.298' N108º 51.102' WPakia tea18.02.2018 6:00 LT; speed 5,5 kts, CoG 350°; wind 12 kts WNW; fine sailing through the night, perfect wind now - finally some good progress, probably not for very long according to forecast but right now we're happy :-) bound for La Paz, Mexico 2 months  agoShow

21º 7.602' N109º 5.1' WPakia tea17.02.2018 6:00 LT; speed 2,5 kts, CoG 30°; wind 4-6 kts WNW; still waiting for the wind to pick up, motoring through the night but sailing now; bound for La Paz, Mexico 2 months  agoShow

20º 18.402' N109º 3.9' WPakia tea16.02.2018 6:00 LT; speed 2,5 kts, CoG 15°; wind 4-6 kts ENE; slow going, motoring / motorsailing all night against 1 - 1,5 knots of current and light winds; oh well, at least we're not going backwards :-) bound for La Paz, Mexico 2 months  agoShow

19º 35.802' N109º 1.902' WPakia tea15.02.2018 6:00 LT; speed 3,5 kts, CoG 310°; wind 4-8 kts NNW-NNE; slowly making our way north against light and variable winds, some motoring during the night but now we're sailing again; looks like it's gonna be a long passage; bound for La Paz, Mexico 2 months  agoShow

19º 1.698' N109º 47.4' WPakia tea14.02.2018 6:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 75°; wind 8-14 kts NNE; time to head back after a fantastic month diving Islas Revillagigedo. What a unique and stunning place! But we are craving some fresh fruit so - hasta la vista; bound for La Paz, Mexico 2 months  agoShow

19º 5.802' N110º 55.002' WPakia tea11.02.2018 6:00 LT; speed 3,5 kts, CoG 205°; wind 8-10 kts N; after a fine day and a dive with Silky Shark and Hammerhead at stunning Isla Sun Benedicto we left at midnight, bound for Isla Socorro - we'll be back! Islas Revillagigedo, Mexico 3 months  agoShow

19º 18.0' N110º 49.5' WPakia tea10.02.2018 6:00 LT; speed 2 kts, CoG 130°; wind 2-4 kts N; fine sailing until now, just lost our wind off the Island of San Benedicto (wanted to sail to Socorro) - jumping dolphins in the dark right next to Pakia tea, maybe they are telling us to stay for a while? Islas Revillagigedo, Mexico 3 months  agoShow

20º 34.602' N110º 29.4' WPakia tea09.02.2018 6:00 LT; speed 2 kts, CoG 193°; wind 2-4 kts NNW; moving very slowly but don't feel like motoring yet - hoping for the wind to pick up a little today; bound for Islas Revillagigedo, Mexico 3 months  agoShow

21º 49.2' N110º 4.698' WPakia tea08.02.2018 6:00 LT; speed 7 kts, CoG 195°; wind 18-20 kts NNW; slow start from Cabo San Lucas yesterday but now we're surfing along; fine sailing, bound for Islas Revillagigedos, Mexico 3 months  agoShow

24º 8.43' N109º 49.002' WPakia tea27. 12.2018; at anchor south of Isla Cerralvo, beautiful anchorage and calm in current Northwesterlies; had a splashy but fast upwind night-sail from Cabo Pulmo, tacking against 15 to 20 knots from the Northwest; bound for La Paz, Baja California, Mexico5 months  agoShow

23º 22.872' N109º 25.362' WPakia tea25.12.2018; at anchor at Bahia Los Frailes, Cabo Pulmo Marine Park after a fantstic sail from Los Cabos with very rare southerly winds; no scuba diving without a guide here and actually also no snorkeling; Marine Park is working, awesome fish Biomass and beautiful coral! bound for La Paz, Baja California, Mexico 5 months  agoShow

22º 53.49' N109º 53.64' WPakia tea24.12.2018; at anchor for short stop in super-busy Bay of Cabo San Lucas; two large Cruise ships, glass bottom boats, jetskis all want to celebrate christmas with us :-); bound for La Paz, Baja California, Mexico5 months  agoShow

23º 1.098' N110º 14.502' WPakia tea23.12.2018 6:00 LT; speed 3 kts, CoG 125°; wind 0-3 kts NW; good sailing yesterday but no wind at the moment, motoring; fantastic sunrise over Cabo San Lucas, 23 miles to go for first stop on Baja California; bound for La Paz, Baja California, Mexico 5 months  agoShow

23º 55.998' N111º 32.598' WPakia tea22.12.2018 6:00 LT; speed 2 kts, CoG 127°; wind 0-3 kts NW; hardly any wind, bit of motoring in the night, now we are trying the spinnaker - slow going but should be in Cabo San Lucas for Christmas; bound for La Paz, Baja California, Mexico 5 months  agoShow

24º 48.198' N112º 39.0' WPakia tea21.12.2018 6:00 LT; speed 3 kts, CoG 140°; wind 3-4 kts NE; beautiful sailing yesterday, very little wind during night but still moving - our old "new" 100 $ spinnaker doing a good job; bound for La Paz, Baja California, Mexico 5 months  agoShow

25º 46.2' N113º 48.3' WPakia tea20.12.2018 6:00 LT; speed 7,5 kts, CoG 133°; wind 13 kts NE; very fine sailing, getting warmer and warmer :-) making good progress; calm forecast, let's hope the wind stays with us for a while; bound for La Paz, Baja California, Mexico 5 months  agoShow

27º 49.302' N115º 57.6' WPakia tea19.12.2018 6:00 LT; speed 9 kts, CoG 141°; wind 15 kts NE; impressive swell yesterday, long and rolling, nice surfing :-) better wind angle now so we are racing along, making the best of the wind while it lasts; bound for La Paz, Baja California, Mexico 5 months  agoShow

30º 11.802' N116º 36.198' WPakia tea18.12.2018 6:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 165°; wind 12 kts NW; finally under way again - going south, looking for warmer weather; clearing into Mexico at Ensenada yesterday relatively quick and easy; did not get port clearance because of small craft warning - we went anyway, perfect conditions for us :-) bound for La Paz, Baja California, Mexico 5 months  agoShow

31º 50.502' N116º 37.698' WPakia tea17.12.2018; at anchor just outside of Ensenada Breakwaterfor; going into the harbor with dinghy for checking into Mexico; went without major trouble but Port Captain didn't want us to leave because of small craft warning - we went anyway, perfect conditions for us :-) bound for La Paz, Baja California, Mexico5 months  agoShow

32º 43.572' N117º 11.13' WPakia tea29.8.2018-16.12.2018; 3,5 months San Diego (with break in Austria) coming to an end - time to get going again after way too much shopping, San Diego has been great but December here is just too cold for us; bound for La Paz, Mexico5 months  agoShow

34º 3.318' N120º 21.498' WPakia tea12.08.2018 20:00 LT; at anchor, Cuyler Harbor, San Miguel Island California; WE DID IT! Safely arrived after 26 days and what a gorgeous place our first anchorage is; usually it's rough here, cold and foggy, we got calm, sunny and warm weather; been a busy day cleaning the boat, playing on the beach, watching elephant seals, hiking to the ranger station and meeting friendly people; Fantastic welcome to California; 9 months  agoShow

34º 6.798' N120º 32.202' WPakia tea11.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 103°; wind 15 kts WNW; not quite there, yet; had less wind than we had hoped for so of course we are arriving in the dark; we decided to head for the anchorage nevertheless; the fog has lifted, it's a nice and clear night, good wind that will hopefully let us sail all the way to the anchorage so we don't have to worry about kelp in the propeller and with radar, chart plotter and google earth charts we should be able to find a nice and quiet spot for the night; 11 nm to go to Cuyler Harbor, San Miguel Island; 9 months  agoShow

34º 31.002' N122º 51.9' WPakia tea10.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6.5 kts, CoG 101°; wind 12 kts NNE; near perfect sailing conditions, gentle wind on the beam, just strong enough, very little waves; but we find it hard to enjoy, 16°C water and 18°C air temperature are just not enough for us tropic birds ;-) Well, we'll just try to remember what sailing in Croatia in spring was like - it's been a while ... 130 nm to go to Cuyler Harbor, San Miguel Island; 9 months  agoShow

35º 1.902' N126º 9.498' WPakia tea09.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6.5 kts, CoG 100°; wind 12 kts NE; wohooo, we're sailing again; found wind and the California current today; water temperature dropped to 18°C, it's foggy, wet and cold and there's lots of big ship traffic; very glad about ais and radar at the moment; 290 nm to go; 9 months  agoShow

35º 22.5' N128º 24.498' WPakia tea08.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 3 kts, CoG 99°; wind 2-4 kts ENE; still motoring, calm and mostly overcast day but cleared up in the evening which gave us a gorgeous sunset; some wind should arrive tomorrow morning so hopefully we'll soon be sailing again; 400 nm to go; 9 months  agoShow

35º 35.802' N129º 51.702' WPakia tea07.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 3 kts, CoG 99°; wind zero, nada, nema ništa, goa koana; ok, we opted for c) today (see yesterday for explanation); instead of waiting three days we are motoring at breakneck speed of 3 kts; beautiful sunny weather, though, saves generator time; even went for a little swim after lunch - 20°C, probably the coldest water Keanu has ever felt; 470 nm to go; 9 months  agoShow

35º 45.6' N131º 12.6' WPakia tea06.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 3 kts, CoG 98°; wind SSW 4-6 kts; very fine sailing all day, overcast but no rain and gentle wind directly on the beam; we're now moving into a calm high pressure area; should we a) wait for the N-wind in 2-3 days? b) try to slip through with tiny puffs of wind from various directions? c) cheat and use the engines? we'll see ;-) 540 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

36º 4.302' N134º 21.702' WPakia tea05.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 8 kts, CoG 95°; wind SW 16-18 kts; surfing the frontal system - awesome; last 24 hours we sailed 196 nautical miles - should have set the main to get to 200 ;-) we managed to stay ahead of rain and squalls, mostly sunny weather and great sailing conditions; front behind us is slowing down now, barometer rising; 700 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

36º 20.4' N138º 22.002' WPakia tea04.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 7,5 kts, CoG 93°; wind SW 18-20 kts; wohoo, we're flying :-) with Foresail and Jib alone, dropped the main in the morning, surfing at 15 knots is very hard on the autopilot; fine sailing conditions and mostly fine weather, no rain and no squalls so far; barometer still dropping ... ca. 900 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

36º 26.7' N141º 31.902' WPakia tea03.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 4,5 kts, CoG 90°; wind SW 8-9 kts; beautiful, sunny sailing day; with a bit of luck we will manage to stay ahead of the front and in windy but sunny weather; ca. 1050 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

36º 37.098' N143º 29.202' WPakia tea02.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 3 kts, CoG 90°; wind S 4-5 kts; slowest day so far but sunny and warm; first wind of the frontal system should arrive tomorrow morning, "Pakia tea" feels like a surfer waiting for a wave - should we start paddling yet? ca. 1200 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

36º 44.4' N144º 18.102' WPakia tea01.08.2018 20:00 LT; speed 3 kts, CoG 130°; wind NE 5-6 kts; we're near the center of a high pressure area, very little wind but surprisingly steady; slow but steady progress, very relaxing time in the North Pacific; tomorrow should be even slower and from Friday on there should be wind - maybe quite a lot ... ca. 1250 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

37º 25.698' N145º 56.202' WPakia tea31.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 120°; wind NE 8-10 kts; we're actually moving again, wohoo; seems the wind had a look at the forecast after all :-) nice, easy sailing, nearly in the right direction; ca. 1350 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

38º 24.702' N147º 21.102' WPakia tea30.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 2 kts, CoG 125°; wind NE 3 kts; we're creeping along, slowly making our way southeast; forecast says we should have some wind but actual weather apparently didn't look at the forecast ;-) no problem, at least we're not going backwards... ca. 1450 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

39º 9.702' N147º 39.702' WPakia tea29.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 3 kts, CoG 160°; wind SE 6 kts; another sunny, relaxing day in the North Pacific, slow progress as expected; with a bit of luck this is our northernmost position and we don't have to sail to even colder waters until we reach the coast (knock on wood); 1348 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatross flies, ca. 1500 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

38º 29.202' N148º 47.502' WPakia tea28.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 4 kts, CoG 050°; wind SSE 7-10 kts; nice, easy and slow sailing, we are close hauled again; trying to get us into a good position to ride the southern fringe of the frontal system due to arrive next Friday - it might sweep us all the way to California :-) climbed the Foremast today to replace broken jib halyard block and check lights; tricolor navigation light's gone, jerking movement broke socket and wires - but anchor light is working ... 1399 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies, ca. 1600 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

37º 30.498' N150º 28.5' WPakia tea27.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 012°; wind SSE 8-10 kts; oops, here's the correct position for today; beautiful, gentle sailing day again, light wind but good progress; some interesting weather routing ahead with calm forecast where we wanted to sail and then storm front approaching with more than twice our speed ... maybe time to start tacking again, since we seem to like it so much? We'll wait for the forecast tomorrow, there's still some time to decide; 1480 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies, ca. 1700 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

35º 20.502' N150º 52.602' WPakia tea27.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 012°; wind SSE 8-10 kts; beautiful, gentle sailing day again, light wind but good progress; some interesting weather routing ahead with calm forecast where we wanted to sail and then storm front approaching with more than twice our speed ... maybe time to start tacking again, since we seem to like it so much? We'll wait for the forecast tomorrow, there's still some time to decide; 1480 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies, ca. 1700 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

35º 20.502' N150º 52.602' WPakia tea26.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 000°; wind SE 8-10 kts; another great sailing day going north, lots of sunshine and light but just enough wind; extra plus: we get to see one of the great sights of our time - sailing right into the "Great Pacific garbage patch"; Plastic pieces from bottles to crates to drums are getting more frequent, we started taking samples to see for ourselves just how much micro plastic there is drifting close to the surface; 1507 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies, ca. 1800 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

32º 57.3' N150º 31.398' WPakia tea25.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 7 kts, CoG 350°; wind E 12-14 kts; OK, change of plans; weather forecast is telling us there is a good chance for a nice weather window to the north of us that would let us slip around a small portion of the N-Pacific high; actual sailing with wind from a good direction as opposed to endless tacking into light trade winds; so we decided to dig out the warm clothes and head north; today was picture perfect sailing day, keep fingers crossed for more like this :-) 1511 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies (we've seen one today), ca. 1900 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

30º 37.002' N150º 27.498' WPakia tea24.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 25°; wind E 10-12 kts; slow progress as "Pakia tea" is having a hard time upwind in light winds; but hey, we're in no hurry, it's fine sailing, a small Tuna was riding our bow wave today and there's swarms of little flying fish; also lots of floating plastic...; 1540 nm to San Miguel Island as the Tropic bird flies, ca. 2250 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

30º 43.698' N151º 25.098' WPakia tea23.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 140°; wind ENE 10-20 kts; we are working our way upwind against moderate and squally trade winds; using wind shifts, we are averaging about 70 miles against the wind each day, not too bad; 1587 nm to San Miguel Island as the Tropic bird flies, ca. 2350 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

29º 40.5' N152º 30.702' WPakia tea22.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 20°; wind E 16 kts; today was opposite to yesterday - fine sailing through the night and morning, squalls and drizzly, overcast weather in the afternoon; but poppy cake for coffee time and mahimahi for dinner; life is good :-) 1658 nm to San Miguel Island as the Tropic bird flies, ca. 2500 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

27º 53.598' N153º 5.598' WPakia tea21.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 125°; wind ENE 16 kts; wind shifts and squalls up to 30 kts in the night and until noon, quite a bit of work; wind more steady since then, good progress; 1724 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies, ca. 2600 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

29º 5.4' N154º 39.3' WPakia tea20.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 130°; wind ENE 14 kts; tacked this morning to use the wind shift to the N; we decided to stay south of the N-Pacific high in warmer, sunnier weather, tacking against constant gentle trade winds instead of sailing way up north through calm into overcast, cold weather to maybe find westerly winds; 1797 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies, ca. 2800 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

28º 55.2' N156º 18.0' WPakia tea19.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 13°; wind E 16 kts; fine sunny sailing day; enough wind to get good angle close hauled but not too much; trying to make up our mind if we should tack S of N-Pacific high or go up N; 1867 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies, 3000-3500 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

26º 44.502' N157º 26.502' WPakia tea18.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 30°; wind ESE 16 kts; grey and overcast all day but gorgeous sunset; good wind and good progress, waves quite high but getting more regular; 1970 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies, 3000-4000 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

24º 51.702' N158º 42.198' WPakia tea17.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6,5 kts, CoG 10°; wind ENE 18 kts; fine sailing day, waves more regular; Red Footed Boobie is hitching a ride on our Anchor. 2077 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies, 3000-4000 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

22º 48.3' N159º 24.0' WPakia tea16.07.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6,5 kts, CoG 15°; wind E 18 kts; bye bye Hawaii, malama nui, we're off for California! Pretty rough start as expected but OK. 2165 nm to San Miguel Island as the Albatros flies, 3000-4000 nm to sail; 10 months  agoShow

20º 0.798' N155º 49.8' WPakia tea30.05.2018 16:00 LT; wind E 10 kts; at anchor off Waiulaula Point, Big Island, Hawaii; waiting to cross over to Maui after fantastic Volcano- and other experiences on Big Island;12 months  agoShow

19º 43.8' N155º 3.702' WPakia tea03.05.2018 13:00 LT; wind NE 5 kts; safely arrived at Hilo, Hawaii after a nearly perfect passage and a little less than 2 weeks; already checked in, very friendly and efficient customs officials - looking forward to explore Big Island! about 1 year  agoShow

19º 3.498' N154º 19.002' WPakia tea02.05.2018 20:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 323°; wind NE 12 kts; nearly there! Slowing down to make landfall in the morning - we want to see Big Island before we anchor; 63 nm to go to Hilo, Hawaii; about 1 year  agoShow

17º 3.498' N152º 45.0' WPakia tea01.05.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 323°; wind E 10 kts; another relaxing and fine sailing day; following the ancient migration route from Marquesas to Hawaii when Polynesians first sailed here on Pakia tea's great-great-great-...-grandmums; 211 nm to go to Hilo, Hawaii; about 1 year  agoShow

14º 56.502' N151º 6.798' WPakia tea30.04.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6,5 kts, CoG 324°; wind E 12 kts; beautiful sailing day again - smooth seas with long, rolling swell; since over 24 hours we have a new crew member: Bob the Boobie. He is mostly responsible for Guano production... 370 nm to go to Hilo, Hawaii; about 1 year  agoShow

12º 55.302' N149º 34.5' WPakia tea29.04.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6,5 kts, CoG 324°; wind ESE 14 kts; another fine day out in the Pacific Ocean; we're now in the area where strong northeasterly trade winds are common so we should have pretty rough conditions - what we do have is what Pakia tea likes best - light to moderate winds from slightly aft of the beam; thank you King Neptune, you'll get some more rum and chocolate! 520 nm to go to Hilo, Hawaii; about 1 year  agoShow

10º 46.698' N147º 58.602' WPakia tea28.04.2018 19:30 LT; speed 6,5 kts, CoG 324°; wind E 14 kts; it seems we've slipped through the ITZC without a single squall :-) last night was pretty rough with very confused waves smashing against the lee hull and breaking between the hulls; during day and until now sweet sailing, fine weather, good progress; 680 nm to go to Hilo, Hawaii; about 1 year  agoShow

8º 42.9' N146º 27.798' WPakia tea27.04.2018 19:30 LT; speed 7 kts, CoG 324°; wind E 16 kts; still no convergence activity, lots of sun and constant trade winds, good sailing, swell a little higher (2-3m) and quite confused but we won't complain... it's extremely hot and humid, sun is nearly 90° at noon; 835 nm to go to Hilo, Hawaii; about 1 year  agoShow

6º 25.8' N144º 50.298' WPakia tea26.04.2018 20:00 LT; speed 8 kts, CoG 325°; wind ESE 15 kts; we are lucky so far - the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) is quite stable at the moment; some squalls in the distance but for us so far only blue skies and perfect sailing conditions; maybe time to give King Neptune some chocolate and ask him to keep conditions just like this ;-) 1000 nm to go to Hilo, Hawaii; about 1 year  agoShow

4º 8.502' N143º 12.798' WPakia tea24.04.2018 20:00 LT; speed 7,5 kts, CoG 325°; wind ESE 14 kts; another fine sailing day with lots of sunshine and fluffy trade wind clouds; now entering the area, where statistically the convergence zone between northern and southern trade winds should be - with squally weather and thunderstorms; we'll see what the next days will bring... 1170 nm to go to Hilo, Hawaii; about 1 year  agoShow

2º 4.998' N141º 45.3' WPakia tea24.04.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6,5 kts, CoG 325°; wind ESE 12 kts; we crossed the Equator again last night, for the 4th time already - back on the northern hemisphere! Keanu spotted a 4m shark right next to Pakia tea today, no idea what species; perfect sailing conditions and fine weather; 1322 nm to go to Hilo, Hawaii; about 1 year  agoShow

0º 9.102' S140º 15.3' WPakia tea23.04.2018 20:00 LT; speed 7 kts, CoG 345°; wind E 14 kts; relaxing sailing day with wind 10-12 knots from the perfect direction and fine weather; wind has picked up in the evening now were raciong through the night at 7-9 knots :-) 1515 nm to go to Hilo, Hawaii; about 1 year  agoShow

2º 28.2' S139º 36.798' WPakia tea22.04.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6.5 kts, CoG 0°; wind SE 12 kts; conditions have calmed down nicely, smooth sailing, good progress; weather variable, sunny, sometimes a little overcast with slight rain showers, just enough to wash the salt off the deck; bound for Hilo, Hawaii; 1700 nm to go; about 1 year  agoShow

4º 58.8' S139º 34.002' WPakia tea21.04.2018 20:00 LT; speed 7.5 kts, CoG 0°; wind SE 15 kts; waves have smoothed out, we can comfortably do 7-8 knots now under full sail, fine weather, great sailing :-) bound for Hilo, Hawaii; 1840 nm to go; about 1 year  agoShow

7º 18.702' S139º 37.002' WPakia tea20.04.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 0°; wind E 15 kts; waves are chaotic and steep so a lot of splashing and we are getting pretty wet, but very fine weather and good progress; we carry small sails with only headsail and two reefs in foresail, no main; bound for Hilo, Hawaii; 1980 nm to go; about 1 year  agoShow

9º 48.498' S139º 1.998' WPakia tea19.04.2018 20:00 LT; speed 6.5 kts, CoG 350°; wind E 18 kts; bouncy and splashy start of our passage to Hawaii; Hiva Oa creates gusty wind and chaotic waves but hey - after a year in French Polynesia we're off to Hawaii! What a fantastic place - we'll be back; about 1 year  agoShow

10º 27.9' S138º 40.098' WPakia tea08.03.2018 19:00 LT; wind E gusty 10-30 kts; safely arrived and at anchor off Hanavave ("Virgin Bay"); spectacular welcome with grand scenery, a playful pod of Dolphins and a rainbow; Fatu Hiva, Marquesas, French Polynesia; about 1 year  agoShow

13º 26.202' S137º 49.302' WPakia tea07.03.2018 18:00 LT; speed 7 kts, CoG 343°; wind E 15 kts; a bit rough, cross seas with 2m swell from N and E but good progress; bound for Fatu Hiva, Marquesas, French Polynesia; 180 miles to go; about 1 year  agoShow

16º 4.302' S136º 0.0' WPakia tea06.03.2018 18:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 343°; wind E 12 kts; very fine sailing - relaxing day on the Pacific Ocean; bound for Fatu Hiva, Marquesas, French Polynesia; 349 miles to go; about 1 year  agoShow

18º 10.8' S136º 19.698' WPakia tea05.03.2018 18:00 LT; speed 5,5 kts, CoG 343°; wind ENE 11 kts; good progress and fine sailing conditions; isolated rainy squalls up to 25 kts; bound for Fatu Hiva, Marquesas, French Polynesia; 483 miles to go; about 1 year  agoShow

20º 19.602' S135º 44.4' WPakia tea04.03.2018 18:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 346°; wind ENE 9 kts; Wind and waves are calming down, good weather, fine and smooth sailing; bound for Fatu Hiva, Marquesas, French Polynesia; 613 miles to go; about 1 year  agoShow

22º 31.8' S135º 9.702' WPakia tea03.03.2018 18:00 LT; speed 6.5 kts, CoG 347°; wind E 13 kts; sad to leave our "home" for 3 months, the Gambier Islands, but looking forward to explore the Marquesas; bound for Fatu Hiva, Marquesas, French Polynesia; 750 miles to go; about 1 year  agoShow

23º 9.0' S135º 3.402' WPakia tea07.12.2017 22:00 LT; wind NE 10 kts; safely arrived and anchored at beautiful Onemea Bay, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia; wind was too easterly, couldn't fetch the west pass, had to tack 7 miles against the wind so entered Lagoon in the dark; no problem, with satellite images, radar and our old track; over 1 year  agoShow

22º 47.7' S136º 19.5' WPakia tea07.12.2017 6:00 LT; speed 6.5 kts, CoG 105°; wind NE 12 kts; confused seas, bumpy roller coaster ride but fine wind and weather, no squalls; wind angle is goog, we should be able to fetch the west pass; bound for Gambier Islands, French Polynesia; 73 miles to go; over 1 year  agoShow

22º 3.702' S138º 51.702' WPakia tea06.12.2017 6:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 115°; wind ENE 10 kts; beautiful sailing yesterday and all night, making good progress; now wind a bit too easterly but should shift to NE later today; bound for Gambier Islands, French Polynesia; 220 miles to go; over 1 year  agoShow

20º 55.998' S140º 59.502' WPakia tea05.12.2017 6:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 130°; wind ENE 8 kts; light winds, shifting between E and ENE - difficult angle, should we go N or S of Muroroa? Don't want to pass too close to nuclear testing site; bound for Gambier Islands, French Polynesia; 355 miles to go; over 1 year  agoShow

19º 56.4' S142º 26.202' WPakia tea04.11.2017 5:00 LT; speed 4 kts, CoG 130°; wind ENE 8 kts; spectacular bright full moon night, relaxed sailing; wind has calmed down, slow sailing but for the first time we are pointing the right direction; bound for Gambier Islands, French Polynesia; 460 miles to go; over 1 year  agoShow

18º 31.398' S143º 40.2' WPakia tea03.11.2017 5:00 LT; speed 5,5 kts, CoG 153°; wind E 12 kts; wind and waves calmed down, sky has cleared, sailing a lot more comfortable; still waiting for a wind shift to NE... 560 miles to go as the Frigate bird flies; over 1 year  agoShow

17º 43.998' S144º 51.798' WPakia tea02.11.2017 5:00 LT; speed 5,5 kts, CoG 152°; wind E 17 kts; underway again, bound for beautiful Gambier Islands! Hoping for a wind shift to NE but forecast not looking too good - we'll get there eventually ... 640 miles to go as the Boobie flies; over 1 year  agoShow

16º 13.542' S145º 33.438' WPakia tea11.11.2017 11:11 LT; Wind NE, 8 kts; at anchor in front of Pakokota Yacht Service, Fakarava - best Internet in Tuamotus so far, getting some Homepage jobs done; looking forward to diving the south pass again!over 1 year  agoShow

15º 33.534' S146º 14.568' WPakia tea12.09.2017 12:00 LT; Wind SE, 15 kts; at anchor in front of "Apataki Carenage", waiting for our first haul out in 4 years. "Pakia tea" is looking forward to some well deserved TLC. Boatjobs in Paradise :-)over 1 year  agoShow

16º 53.502' S144º 51.402' WPakia tea18.06.2017 13:00 LT; Wind NE, 6 kts; on selfmade mooring, Tahanea Lagoon, "C-Reef"; out through Makemo W-pass yesterday at high tide and in through Tahanea middle pass today at rising tide, 1kn inflowing current - both under sail, no problem; found another paradise :-) <BR/> almost 2 years  agoShow

16º 37.638' S143º 34.308' WPakia tea05.06.2017 9:15 LT; Wind ENE, 12 kts; safely arrived at Makemo Village, perfect timing for the east pass, our first Tuamotu pass, so no problem; short stop for lunch and snorkeling yesterday at Tekokota; night was quite sleepless with clocking winds, rain and calms - just to remind us that passages are not always as relaxing as this one until then :-) <BR/> almost 2 years  agoShow

17º 37.8' S142º 11.202' WPakia tea04.06.2017 6:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 311°; Wind ENE, 10 kts; very relaxing day yesterday, spent the afternoon adrift in total calm; wind now gradually increasing, fine weather, smooth sailing; 102 miles to go to Makemo; <BR/> almost 2 years  agoShow

18º 23.202' S141º 10.998' WPakia tea03.06.2017 6:00 LT; speed 3 kts, CoG 309°; Wind E, 7 kts; slow progress but hey, we're sailing :-); 175 miles to go, we're planning to be in Makemo Monday morning at low tide; <BR/> almost 2 years  agoShow

19º 24.6' S139º 52.8' WPakia tea02.06.2017 6:00 LT; speed 5 kts, CoG 309°; Wind E, 11 kts; good progress so far, now the wind is dropping as expected; fine weather, 270 miles to go to Makemo; <BR/> almost 2 years  agoShow

20º 53.7' S137º 56.802' WPakia tea01.06.2017 6:00 LT; speed 5.5 kts, CoG 308°; Wind SE, 14 kts; beautiful sailing day and night; wind a little less than forecast; bound for Makemo, Tuamotus; <BR/> almost 2 years  agoShow

22º 15.198' S136º 8.202' WPakia tea31.05.2017 6:00 LT; speed 6 kts, CoG 308°; Wind SE, 20 kts; bye bye Gambier - what a beautiful archipelago, we'll be back! fine trade wind sailing, pretty large following seas, no squalls; bound for Makemo, Tuamotus <BR/> almost 2 years  agoShow

23º 7.032' S134º 57.96' WPakia tea13.05.2017 18:00 LT: Wind: NE, 5 kts; safely at anchor at Port Rikitea, Mangareva, Gambier, French Polynesia; wohooooo, we made it :-) It's incredibly quiet - looking forward to a good night's sleep ... <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

22º 57.702' S134º 20.1' WPakia tea13.05.2017 6:00 LT: Wind: NE, 17 kts; Nearly there! Less than 35 miles to go to waypoint Gambier North; we had a fine run from Oeno (apart from a few squalls well over 30 kts) and expect to arrive at Rikitea sometime in the afternoon; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

23º 37.998' S131º 39.702' WPakia tea12.05.2017 6:00 LT: Wind: NE, 15 kts; left the little Paradise Oeno (fluffy Tropicbird chicks, breeding Petrels, Frigate birds and Boobies) yesterday evening; N swell made the anchorage very rolly and difficult to go ashore; on our way again towards Gambier, French Polynesia; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

23º 54.438' S130º 44.532' WPakia tea10.05.2017 17:00 LT: Wind: NE, 8 kts; anchored at 20m on Sand to the north of Oeno Atoll; turquoise lagoon, palm trees waving gently in the wind, haven't seen such a beautiful sight since Chagos :-) we're stopping a day or two to let the disturbance pass and wait for favourable wind; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

23º 59.598' S129º 38.802' WPakia tea10.05.2017 6:00 LT: 7 kts, CoG 275°; Wind: NE, 15 kts; quick sailing through beautiful bright moonshine; wind is forecast to shift to the NW and drop; looking forwartd to a stopover at Oeno to wait for wind shifting back to NE; bound for Gambier, French Polynesia; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

24º 14.802' S126º 59.898' WPakia tea09.05.2017 6:00 LT: 6.5 kts, CoG 276°; Wind: NE, 14kts; yesterday was holiday :-) sunshine and little wind - now back to good speed; we were thinking about stopping over at Pitcairn, but the forecast looks a bit too rough for our taste - we'll see ...; bound for Gambier, French Polynesia; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

24º 25.098' S125º 2.1' WPakia tea08.05.2017 6:00 LT: 4,5kts, CoG 275°; Wind: NE, 8kts; just perfect sailing day and night the last 24 hours, now the wind has dropped - but is supposed to pick up again; just passed Ducie, the first south sea atoll, but decided not to stop but make use of the good wind and try to arrive before the next front; bound for Gambier, French Polynesia; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

24º 36.498' S122º 32.7' WPakia tea07.05.2017 6:00 LT: 6kts, CoG 274°; Wind: ENE, 15kts; slow sailing yesterday, averaging less than 4 knots; now we've got perfect conditions, fine wind, smooth sea, clear sky :-) bound for Gambier, French Polynesia; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

24º 50.502' S120º 57.702' WPakia tea06.05.2017 6:00 LT: 4.5kts, CoG 275°; Wind: ENE, 9kts; fast sailing in confused waves yesterday, squalls all around - we managed to dodge them all :-) then we lost the wind completely at sunset; sailing nice and slow again since midnight; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

25º 7.8' S119º 4.038' WPakia tea05.05.2017 6:00 LT: 6.5kts, CoG 274°; Wind: ENE, 15kts; a few degrees make all the difference - yesterday wobbling along before the wind, today making good speed at a nice broad reach; now hoping for fair weather for Tom's birthday party :-) <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

25º 15.102' S116º 44.298' WPakia tea04.05.2017 6:00 LT: 3kts, CoG 273°; Wind: E, 10kts; 54 miles in 24 hours - we are flying :-) Wind is picking up a little now but from right behind, so stll slow but relaxed sailing; some rain clouds creeping up on us; bound for Gambier, French Polynesia; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

25º 7.098' S115º 45.498' WPakia tea03.05.2017 5:00 LT: 0.2kts, CoG 0°; Wind: S, 2kts; beautiful, tranquil morning, the Pacific Ocean living up to it's name; what a difference to yesterday morning, with squalls close to 40 knots and rain, when the front passed :-); we'll be drifting and waiting for wind which is expected to pick up in a day or so; bound for Gambier, French Polynesia; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

24º 39.6' S114º 46.902' WPakia tea02.05.2017 5:00 LT: 7kts, CoG 270°; Wind: ENE, 18kts; slow sailing day followed by fast sailing night - wohooo :-) wind expected to shift further to the north and then west as low approaches, directly on our nose... we'll probably head southeast or heave to, depending on strength and forecast; bound for Gambier, French Polynesia; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

24º 46.902' S112º 37.8' WPakia tea01.05.2017 6:00 LT: 4.5kts, CoG 270°; Wind: ESE, 10kts; fine sailing the last 24 hours, sea has smoothed out and wind calmed down - perfect to get our sea legs back; now progress rather slow with wind from dead behind; bound for Gambier, French Polynesia; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

25º 21.798' S110º 33.6' WPakia tea30.04.2017 6:00 LT: 6kts, CoG 320°; Wind: SSE, 18kts; we're on the road again :-) bound for Gambier Islands; has been a windy start with around 25 kts during the night (max. 35 kts) and impressive waves of about 4m; but no problem, fine weather after front had passed; <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

27º 10.602' S109º 23.898' WPakia tea27.04.2017 18:00 LT: Wind: ENE, 10kts; relocated to Vinapu Anchorage, Rapa Nui, sheltering from strong northwesterly wind expected tomorrow; when frontal system passes on saturday, wind is expected to shift to the south and we will sail off for Gambier!about 2 years  agoShow

27º 8.52' S109º 26.082' WPakia tea24.04.2017 12:30 LT: Wind: NE, 15kts; safely arrived and anchored at Hanga Roa, Rapa nui - wohoooo! Greeted by the fragrance of mediterranean herbs, soft green hills and volcanic craters as well as friendly and efficient officials; so efficient, that our limes are all gone - no Caipirinha today ... ;-) <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

26º 40.2' S109º 1.002' WPakia tea24.04.2017 6:00 LT: 6kts, CoG 222°; Wind: NE, 15kts; Spinnaker halyard works fine with the jib :-) Landfall expected soon! <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

24º 49.998' S107º 19.002' WPakia tea23.04.2017 6:00 LT: 5kts, CoG 220°; Wind: E, 16kts; near perfect sailing conditions, fine run of 170nm in 24h - until block of Jib Halyard broke ... now under Foresail alone, Tom has to get up the mast, yuppieh .. only 175nm to Easter Island! <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

22º 48.6' S105º 25.902' WPakia tea22.04.2017 6:00 LT: 6.5kt, CoG 219°; Wind: ENE, 16kt; speeding up again :-) fine sailing conditions <BR/> about 2 years  agoShow

20º 57.3' S103º 49.602' WPakia tea21.04.2017 6:00 LT: 4.5kt, CoG 219°; Wind: ENE, 9kt; we've slowed down, wind has dropped; so what, it's nice and relaxed sailing - we've got time :-); less than 500 nm to go to Easter Island! about 2 years  agoShow

19º 36.0' S102º 40.698' WPakia tea20.04.2017 6:00 LT: 6kt, CoG 218°; Wind: ENE, 14kt; sweet sailing and beautiful weather all day and night, now a little morning squall; about 2 years  agoShow

17º 46.398' S101º 9.0' WPakia tea19.04.2017 6:00 LT: 5kt, CoG 217°; Wind: NE, 12kt; bound for Rapa nui; yesterday, after a little squall, wind has backed to the ENE and dropped to 8-12 knots - what a difference, holiday-sailing :-) about 2 years  agoShow

16º 4.002' S99º 46.398' WPakia tea18.04.2017 6:00 LT: 6.5kt, CoG 217°; Wind: E, 18kt; bound for Rapa nui; fine, wet, bumpy sailing - we're starting to get used to it; good progress toward Easter Island; about 2 years  agoShow

13º 59.202' S98º 9.198' WPakia tea17.04.2017 6:00 LT: 6.5kt, CoG 217°; Wind: E, 18kt; bound for Rapa nui; beautiful starlit night, wind slowly backing to the east; lets hope it stays there, makes for a smoother ride; about 2 years  agoShow

12º 0.3' S96º 39.102' WPakia tea16.04.2017 6:00 LT: 6.5kt, CoG 216°; Wind: SE, 20kt; bound for Rapa nui; Happy Easter everyone! Wind has picked up, overcast, quite a rough ride - lets hope we don't break all the easter eggs :-) about 2 years  agoShow

10º 7.302' S95º 14.502' WPakia tea15.04.2017 6:00 LT: 6kt, 215°; Wind: ESE, 16kt; bound for Rapa nui; fine weather, perfect trade wind conditions, fluffy clouds march like sheep across the sky, beautiful sunrise :-) about 2 years  agoShow

8º 17.898' S93º 54.9' WPakia tea14.04.2017 6:00 LT: 5kt, 215°; Wind: ESE, 16kt; bound for Rapa nui; fine weather, found consistent trade winds; but nasty cross seas - we're under jib and double reefed foresail alone to slow down; about 2 years  agoShow

6º 15.702' S92º 37.998' WPakia tea13.04.2017 6:00 LT: 5kt, 200°; Wind: ESE, 12kt; bound for Rapa nui; grizzly skies and confused sea - but at least there's wind ;-) two reefs in main and foresail for comfort; about 2 years  agoShow

4º 16.602' S91º 36.6' WPakia tea12.04.2017 6:00 LT: 5kt, 191°; Wind: E, 7kt; bound for Rapa nui; relaxed, bright sailing night, later overcast and a couple of showers to clean the boat ;-) about 2 years  agoShow

1º 58.602' S91º 0.798' WPakia tea11.04.2017 6:00 LT: 5.5kt, 208°; Wind: ESE, 7kt; on our way again - not sure, where we are going :-) Rapa nui? Pitcairn? Gambier? Time and wind will show; fine sailing through a marvellous full moon night; about 2 years  agoShow

0º 57.858' S90º 57.738' WPakia tea01.04.2017: Puerto Villamil, Isla Isabela; beautiful and relatively quiet anchorage at Galapagos Islands; Baby Sharks, Turtles, Manta Rays, Blue footed Boobies :-)about 2 years  agoShow

0º 44.898' S90º 18.402' WPakia tea05.03.2017 15:00 LT: Academy Bay, Puerto Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz; looking forward to more adventures in fabulous Galapagos Islands;about 2 years  agoShow

0º 53.808' S89º 36.948' WPakia tea17.02.2017 18:00 LT: safely at anchor Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, greeted by friendly officials and even friendlier Sea Lions; hull under water inspected, ship fumigated; Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands; about 2 years  agoShow

0º 43.2' S89º 13.8' WPakia tea17.02.2017 6:00 LT: 1kt, 247°; Wind: E, 2kt; spectacular landfall - sunrise at scenic Punta Pitt - breaching Mobulas, Mantas, lots of birds; now sailing slowly towards Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos about 2 years  agoShow

0º 20.7' S89º 1.398' WPakia tea16.02.2017 18:00 LT: 2.5kt, 225°; Wind: E, 3kt; busy day - hove to from 10.00 to 17.00 to clean the hull - now Pakia tea is clean and shiny, ready for Galapagos; bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

0º 3.102' N88º 31.602' WPakia tea16.02.2017 6:00 LT: 5kt, 228°; Wind: ENE, 7kt; quiet sailing night with good progress - we'll heave too shortly to clean the hull before arrival; bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

0º 30.702' N87º 54.402' WPakia tea15.02.2017 18:00 LT: 4.5kt, 228°; Wind: ENE, 7kt; another fine sailing day; first Swallow tailed Gull from Galapagos in the morning, some Petrels and Boobies; bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

1º 10.8' N87º 11.802' WPakia tea15.02.2017 6:00 LT: 4kt, 230°; Wind: E, 6kt; quiet, nice sailing night, sky ahead looks overcast; bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

1º 54.198' N86º 22.5' WPakia tea14.02.2017 18:00 LT: 6kt, 230°; Wind: ENE, 10kt; very fine sailing day, pod of dolphins hunting and breaching :-) bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

2º 35.4' N85º 36.702' WPakia tea14.02.2017 6:00 LT: 3.5kt, 230°; Wind: ENE, 6kt; very little wind but we're still moving :-) bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

3º 9.9' N84º 54.198' WPakia tea13.02.2017 18:00 LT: 4.5kt, 230°; Wind: ENE, 9kt; relaxed sailing; first small clouds - approaching ITCZ? bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

3º 55.002' N84º 12.198' WPakia tea13.02.2017 6:00 LT: 5kt, 220°; Wind: E, 9kt; fine sailing; passing right between Cocos and Malpelo Islands, visiting neither - what a shame, we might have to come back ...; bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

4º 29.502' N83º 49.398' WPakia tea12.02.2017 18:00 LT: 3.5kt, 200°; Wind: NE, 8kt; another beautiful sailing day - wind not too strong :-); bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

5º 16.398' N83º 24.102' WPakia tea12.02.2017 6:00 LT: 5kt, 207°; Wind: NE, 10kt; fine sailing - not a cloud in the sky; bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

5º 57.9' N83º 2.898' WPakia tea11.02.2017 18:00 LT: 2.5kt, 200°; Wind: NE, 4kt; good progress so far - calmed down for dinner; bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

6º 44.598' N82º 25.098' WPakia tea11.02.2017 06:00 LT: 7kt, 200°; off into the great big Pacific Ocean! Full Moon and fresh breeze; bound for Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos over 2 years  agoShow

8º 12.93' N82º 12.378' WPakia tea26.01.2017 8:00 LT: at Anchor at Boca Chica, Chiriqui, Panama; nice and sheltered but sometimes strong catabatic winds during daytime and strong current during spring tidesover 2 years  agoShow

7º 59.568' N82º 1.902' WPakia tea12.01.2017 8:00 LT: at Anchor at beautiful Isla Cavada, Islas Secas, Panama over 2 years  agoShow

7º 30.9' N81º 22.002' WPakia tea11.01.2017 18:00 LT: 6kt, 310°; fine sailing, close hauled towards Boca Chica, Pedregal, Panama; love our new sails :-) over 2 years  agoShow

8º 6.798' N79º 47.4' WPakia tea10.01.2017 10:00 LT: 6kt, 195°; finally under way again, fine downwind sailing and clear skies; bound for Boca Chica, Pedregal, Panama over 2 years  agoShow

8º 47.784' N79º 33.036' WPakia tea01.12.2016 16:00 LT: at Mooring, Taboga Island, Panamaover 2 years  agoShow

8º 15.558' N79º 7.998' WPakia tea01.11.2016 16:00 LT: at Anchor, Ensenada de Bodega, Isla San Jose, Las Perlas, Panama; had a nice sail from Isla Canas - ok wind, just slight rain and no thunder :-) over 2 years  agoShow

7º 25.77' N80º 15.96' WPakia tea25.10.2016 16:00 LT: at Anchor, Isla Canas Lagoon, Panama; perfectly sheltered anchorage - we seem to like risky approaches - only recommendable in calm conditions if your boat draws 1m or less ... over 2 years  agoShow

8º 13.002' N79º 6.498' WPakia tea23.10.2016 17:00 LT: at Anchor, San Jose, Islas Las Perlas, Panama; beautiful Pearl Islands :-) - saw last Humpback Whales of the season; waiting for wind to head for Isla Canas at the mainland over 2 years  agoShow

8º 56.148' N79º 33.312' WPakia tea27.9.2016 17:30 LT: at mooring, Balboa Yacht Club, Panama; successful Panama Canal transit - Pacific Ocean, here we come!!! over 2 years  agoShow

9º 21.9' N79º 53.586' WPakia tea12.9.2016 15:00 LT: at anchor, Club Nautico, Colon, Panamaover 2 years  agoShow

9º 33.462' N79º 39.822' WPakia tea9.9.2016 12:00 LT: at anchor, Porto Bello, Panamaover 2 years  agoShow

9º 36.642' N79º 36.498' WPakia tea8.7.2016 12:00 LT: at mooring, Panamarina, Panama; Pakia tea's home for the next two months :-) almost 3 years  agoShow

9º 30.672' N78º 37.08' WPakia tea9.4.2016 11:00 LT: safely at anchor, Coco Bandero Cays, Kuna Yala, Panama; glad and happy we're here - 6600 miles in 2,5 months is quite a bit of sailing; thank you trade winds and Atlantic Ocean - it was a fantastic passage - and what a paradise we've found here! about 3 years  agoShow

10º 36.3' N77º 20.898' WPakia tea8.4.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Kuna Yala, Panama; course: 228°; speed: 6 kts; cloudy for the first time since a longe time - but good wind, not too strong - 100 miles to go! about 3 years  agoShow

12º 3.3' N75º 28.398' WPakia tea7.4.2016 18:50:30 LT: bound for Kuna Yala, Panama; course: 236°; speed: 6 kts; HALFWAY POINT! We've sailed half way around the world, wohoooooo :-) <BR/>easternmost longitude: 104° 31,6' E: Teluk Teluran, Pulau Aur, Malaysia - 180° westward - current longitude: 75° 28,4' W about 3 years  agoShow

12º 30.0' N72º 56.898' WPakia tea6.4.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Kuna Yala, Panama; course: 265°; speed: 6 kts; fine sailing, good progress; wind is increasing, now under foresail alone; we're giving Cartagena a wide berth, seems to be a lot windier closer to the coast of Colombia so we stay far out at sea; about 3 years  agoShow

12º 37.902' N70º 23.898' WPakia tea5.4.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Kuna Yala, Panama; course: 270°; speed: 6 kts; past ABC-Islands, little adverse current during day, decreasing now; fine comfortable sailing! about 3 years  agoShow

12º 15.9' N68º 8.1' WPakia tea4.4.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Kuna Yala, Panama; course: 284°; speed: 5.5 kts; relaxed wing-on-wing sailing after a couple of wonderful days at Aves Barlovento - what a special place! about 3 years  agoShow

11º 56.79' N67º 25.872' WPakia tea31.3.2016 09:00 LT: at anchor, Isla Sur, Aves de Barlovento, Venezuela; stop for a little rest and bird watching on our way to Panama; thousands of Boobies in the Mangrove trees, Frigate Birds, Pelicans, ... fantastic place. about 3 years  agoShow

12º 0.798' N66º 19.902' WPakia tea29.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Kuna Yala, Panama; course: 271°; speed: 5.5 kts; fine sailing conditions, 25 knots of wind from the east - we have to reduce sail so we don't arrive at Aves during the night; about 3 years  agoShow

11º 39.198' N63º 49.5' WPakia tea28.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Kuna Yala, Panama; course: 301°; speed: 7.5 kts; Note to myself: no matter how many dolphins, do NOT use the video camera without a housing when the boat is doing 10 knots! (camera survived, but only just ...) about 3 years  agoShow

10º 53.1' N62º 10.902' WPakia tea28.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Kuna Yala, Panama; course: 284°; speed: 5.5 kts; on the "road" again - for the first time completely on our own. Tom's parents on "Felix" stayed in Trinidad, all our friends we've been in touch with since leaving Thailand are sailing different routes. New friends and adventures ahead :-) about 3 years  agoShow

10º 42.102' N61º 39.798' WPakia tea20.3.2016 18:00 LT: Safely arrived and at anchor, Scotland Bay, Trinidad; wonderfully sheltered and "quiet" - apart from Speedboats, Jetskis and Reggae-Music :-); we'll sleep well, anyway ... about 3 years  agoShow

10º 10.398' N59º 43.5' WPakia tea19.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 296°; speed: 5.5 kts; lots of sun and fine sailing - now dark squall clouds behind; let's hope the last night at sea before Trinidad stays fine ... about 3 years  agoShow

8º 55.302' N57º 19.698' WPakia tea18.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 299°; speed: 6.5 kts; confused waves are a little uncomfortable but we don't complain :-) - another beautiful day on the Atlantic Ocean! about 3 years  agoShow

7º 36.6' N54º 51.0' WPakia tea17.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 299°; speed: 6.5 kts; sunshine, light but constant trade winds, favourable current - life is good :-) about 3 years  agoShow

6º 8.4' N52º 9.798' WPakia tea16.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 299°; speed: 8 kts; 2 knots of favourable current and perfect sailing conditions - not so easy to slow down, so we plan to arrive Sunday evening :-) about 3 years  agoShow

4º 44.7' N49º 36.6' WPakia tea15.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 299°; speed: 6.5 kts; bumpy, confused waves - reduced sail to slow down, also we don't want to arrive on the weekend, officials charge overtime ... about 3 years  agoShow

3º 23.598' N47º 10.002' WPakia tea14.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 299°; speed: 7.5 kts; found Guyana - current again after a few days of adverse current and confused waves; smooth and fast sailing now :-) less than 1000 miles to go! about 3 years  agoShow

1º 56.1' N44º 34.098' WPakia tea13.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 299°; speed: 8.5 kts; quiet day with very little wind but picked up now - speeding along at up to 10 knots :-) about 3 years  agoShow

0º 47.502' N42º 28.902' WPakia tea12.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 300°; speed: 6 kts; on the northern hemisphere again - after exactly 11 months; hundreds of flying fish today and our first SPERMWHALE! about 3 years  agoShow

0º 23.898' S40º 28.098' WPakia tea11.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 300°; speed: 6 kts; weatherforecast is wrong - there should be rain and hardly any wind - we've got sunshine and a fine breeze :-) - let's hope it stays like that! about 3 years  agoShow

1º 41.802' S38º 9.102' WPakia tea10.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 299°; speed: 6 kts; we've reached the ITCZ ("doldrums") - impressive cumulonimbus clouds forming but so far only light rainsqualls and fair winds about 3 years  agoShow

2º 41.202' S36º 10.302' WPakia tea9.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 297°; speed: 5.5 kts; light winds from behind but good progress - Guyana current is giving us an extra knot; about 3 years  agoShow

3º 42.3' S34º 7.5' WPakia tea8.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 297°; speed: 6 kts; passed close by Atol das Rocas - no permit, Research vessel at anchor and Navy Vessel close by - so no snorkeling for us ... about 3 years  agoShow

4º 49.002' S32º 5.4' WPakia tea7.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 295°; speed: 6 kts; less rain and better wind than expected - awesome :-) about 3 years  agoShow

5º 24.6' S29º 52.902' WPakia tea6.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 285°; speed: 5.5 kts; beautiful sailing - lots of Boobies today :-) about 3 years  agoShow

5º 59.7' S27º 35.598' WPakia tea5.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 284°; speed: 5.5 kts; Dolphins today! Our first pod of 20+ spotted Dolphins riding Pakia tea's bow :-) about 3 years  agoShow

6º 28.098' S25º 27.798' WPakia tea4.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 272°; speed: 6 kts; chaotic waves and countercurrent today - are we back in the Indian Ocean? But fine wind - no complaints ... about 3 years  agoShow

6º 33.198' S22º 33.3' WPakia tea3.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 272°; speed: 7 kts; course change to stay south of ITCZ (google :-)) about 3 years  agoShow

6º 51.102' S19º 51.102' WPakia tea2.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 281°; speed: 6.5 kts; another fine sailing day - lots of small flying fish about 3 years  agoShow

7º 21.198' S17º 18.9' WPakia tea1.3.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 281°; speed: 6.5 kts; beautiful sailing day, good progress - only 2900 nautical miles to go ;-) about 3 years  agoShow

7º 46.698' S15º 7.2' WPakia tea29.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Trinidad; course: 281°; speed: 5 kts; on the road again :-); Ascension was great! Wait for the pics! about 3 years  agoShow

7º 55.302' S14º 24.702' WPakia tea15.2.2016 8:00 LT: safely at anchor, Clarence Bay, Ascension Island; nice volcanic scenery and gentle swell on the anchorage after the most relaxing passage we had so far; over 3 years  agoShow

8º 52.098' S13º 31.398' WPakia tea14.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 315°; speed: 6 kts; another sunny, uneventful day in the trade winds - which is good :-) over 3 years  agoShow

10º 32.802' S11º 48.798' WPakia tea13.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 315°; speed: 5.5 kts; forecast rain didn't show up yet - another fine day of blue water sailing :-) over 3 years  agoShow

12º 7.698' S10º 11.298' WPakia tea12.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 315°; speed: 5.5 kts; morning overcast and a little rain, afternoon perfectly fine sunny sailing; over 3 years  agoShow

13º 43.5' S8º 30.498' WPakia tea11.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 314°; speed: 5.5 kts; radio connection getting worse - so only one daily position report from now on; over 3 years  agoShow

15º 12.3' S6º 54.798' WPakia tea10.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 313°; speed: 5.5 kts; another fine day on the deep blue; over 3 years  agoShow

15º 58.398' S6º 2.598' WPakia tea10.2.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 313°; speed: 5.5 kts; just passed St. Helena Island - bye bye Felix, see you soon! over 3 years  agoShow

16º 42.498' S5º 13.698' WPakia tea9.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 313°; speed: 5.5 kts; day a little squally and overcast, now clear again over 3 years  agoShow

17º 28.2' S4º 22.602' WPakia tea9.2.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 313°; speed: 5.5 kts; beautiful clear dark sky this night - perfect for stargazing :-) over 3 years  agoShow

18º 15.6' S3º 28.602' WPakia tea8.2.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 312°; speed: 5.5 kts; over 3 years  agoShow

19º 2.202' S2º 34.698' WPakia tea8.2.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 312°; speed: 6.5 kts; wind picking up, 20 kts now - fine sailing! over 3 years  agoShow

19º 48.0' S1º 41.202' WPakia tea7.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 312°; speed: 5 kts; good wind but from dead behind - so we're rather slow but very comfortable, like a rocking chair ... over 3 years  agoShow

20º 30.102' S0º 51.6' WPakia tea7.2.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 312°; speed: 4.5 kts; short, heavy rain shower in the night - Pakia tea clean :-) over 3 years  agoShow

21º 11.898' S0º 1.698' WPakia tea6.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 311°; speed: 5.5 kts; Autopilot engine fixed - wohoooo :-) over 3 years  agoShow

21º 51.198' S0º 46.002' EPakia tea6.2.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 311°; speed: 5 kts; some Autopilot problems - see if we can fix it ... over 3 years  agoShow

22º 27.798' S1º 31.5' EPakia tea5.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 311°; speed: 4 kts; calm day, motoring for 7 hours but now sailing again :-) over 3 years  agoShow

22º 49.8' S1º 58.902' EPakia tea5.2.2016 7:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 310°; speed: 3 kts; very little wind, slow progress, but we're not in a hurry ... over 3 years  agoShow

23º 17.7' S2º 33.702' EPakia tea4.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 310°; speed: 3.5 kts; Mahi Mahi for dinner ;-) over 3 years  agoShow

23º 49.002' S3º 15.0' EPakia tea4.2.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 310°; speed: 5 kts; over 3 years  agoShow

24º 22.098' S4º 0.198' EPakia tea3.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 310°; speed: 3.5 kts; wind is dropping, slowing down - but very fine weather; over 3 years  agoShow

24º 57.3' S4º 46.8' EPakia tea3.2.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 309°; speed: 6 kts; :-) over 3 years  agoShow

25º 41.202' S5º 45.702' EPakia tea2.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 309°; speed: 5.5 kts; another glorious day on the Atlantic Ocean; over 3 years  agoShow

26º 15.0' S6º 31.2' EPakia tea2.2.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 310°; speed: 6 kts; quiet night, fine sailing; over 3 years  agoShow

27º 7.698' S7º 42.3' EPakia tea1.2.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 309°; speed: 8 kts; excellent sailing - South Atlantic Ocean is good to us so far :-) over 3 years  agoShow

28º 1.698' S8º 58.098' EPakia tea1.2.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 309°; speed: 6 kts; fine quiet night again; over 3 years  agoShow

28º 44.802' S10º 1.302' EPakia tea31.1.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 307°; speed: 7 kts; another beautiful sailing day, sunny and a little less wind than before; over 3 years  agoShow

29º 25.002' S11º 4.998' EPakia tea31.1.2016 6:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 305°; speed: 6.5 kts; quiet night, no other ships, fine sailing; over 3 years  agoShow

30º 14.4' S12º 24.6' EPakia tea30.1.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 305°; speed: 7 kts; beautiful sailing day again; sorry, wrong position report in the morning ... over 3 years  agoShow

31º 51.102' S15º 6.3' EPakia tea29.1.2016 18:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 305°; speed: 8 kts; beautiful sailing day - and the water is blue and warm again (23°C)! over 3 years  agoShow

32º 33.3' S16º 17.298' EPakia tea29.1.2016 6:30 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 305°; speed: 5 kts; windy night, averaging 11 kts boatspeed for 5 hours :-) over 3 years  agoShow

33º 24.0' S17º 42.402' EPakia tea28.1.2016 19:00 LT: bound for Ascension; course: 305°; speed: 6.5 kts; beautiful sunny sailing day with light winds from the SW over 3 years  agoShow

33º 48.102' S18º 22.902' EPakia tea25.1.2016 15:00 LT: at anchor off Robben Island, waiting for weather window to leave SA! over 3 years  agoShow

34º 21.798' S18º 30.498' EPakia tea25.1.2016 3:30 LT: round Cape of Good Hope! Cloudy, calm full moon night. over 3 years  agoShow

34º 11.052' S18º 25.506' EPakia tea12.1.2016 9:00 LT: safely on Mooring in Simonstown - thank's to the help of Spilly and Godfrey! Mooring in 30 Knots of wind isn't easy with our engines ...over 3 years  agoShow

34º 20.4' S18º 49.5' EPakia tea11.1.2016 11:00 LT: safely arrived at False Bay, Pringle Bay - stop for the night to arrive in Simonstown early next morning - blowing hard!over 3 years  agoShow

34º 52.998' S19º 59.502' EPakia tea10.1.2016 18:00 LT: round Cape Agulhas; bye, bye Indian Ocean - hello Atlantic Ocean! Bound for Simons Town, South Africa; beautiful sailing day. over 3 years  agoShow

34º 20.202' S22º 8.298' EPakia tea9.1.2016 19:45 LT: bound for Simons Town, South Africa; beautiful sailing day - not a lot of wind but more to come ... over 3 years  agoShow

34º 2.598' S23º 2.298' EPakia tea30.12.2015 13:00 LT: safely arrived at Knysna, South Africa; fantastic run from Richards Bay, new speed record - 255 nm in 24 hours! over 3 years  agoShow

34º 22.698' S24º 46.998' EPakia tea29.12.2015 18:00 LT: bound for Knysna, South Africa; beautiful sailing day! Lots of Gannets over 3 years  agoShow

34º 30.0' S25º 57.0' EPakia tea29.12.2015 6:00 LT: bound for Knysna, South Africa; speed: 11 knots over 3 years  agoShow

34º 13.5' S27º 16.5' EPakia tea28.12.2015 16:30 UTC: bound for Knysna, South Africa; speed: 4 Knots - no Wind, drifting with current over 3 years  agoShow

30º 49.002' S30º 37.5' EPakia tea27.12.2015 16:00 UTC: bound for Knysna, South Africa; <BR/>speed: 11 Knots - found the Agulhas current :-) over 3 years  agoShow

29º 43.2' S31º 26.4' EPakia tea27.12.2015 6:00 UTC: finally on our way again :-) <BR/>bound for Knysna, South Africa over 3 years  agoShow

28º 47.7' S32º 4.8' EPakia tea01.11.2015, 07:00: safely arrived at Tuzi Gazi Marina, Richards Bay South Africa; also been very lucky through the southerly Storm 2.-3.11.over 3 years  agoShow

27º 11.4' S34º 4.398' EPakia tea30.10.2015, 16:30 UTC: bound for Richards Bay, South Africa; squally in the morning but settled now - nice sailing :-) over 3 years  agoShow

25º 1.698' S35º 37.098' EPakia tea29.10. 13.30 UTC: bound for Richards Bay, South Africa; finally found the Agulhas current; 2-3 knts+ :-) over 3 years  agoShow

23º 47.388' S35º 31.188' EPakia tea25.10.2015, 17:00 UTC: at anchor, Ponta de Barra, Inhambane, Mozambique; weather stop; strong southerly wind forecast for next two days over 3 years  agoShow

21º 54.0' S35º 34.998' EPakia tea24.10.2015 14:30 UTC: bound for Richards Bay, South Africa; on the road again after a relaxing stop at Bazaruto over 3 years  agoShow

21º 39.0' S35º 26.1' EPakia tea19.10.2015, 16:45 UTC: at anchor, Bazaruto, Mozambique; weather stop before we move on towards Richards Bay over 3 years  agoShow

20º 40.002' S37º 1.002' EPakia tea18.10.2015, 13:30 UTC: bound for Richards Bay, South Africa - weather stop tomorrow at Bazaruto, Mozambique over 3 years  agoShow

19º 30.498' S39º 10.002' EPakia tea17.10.2015, 13:30 UTC: bound for Richards Bay, South Africa - day 4; fine upwind sailing but strange adverse current back again ... over 3 years  agoShow

17º 52.998' S40º 34.998' EPakia tea16.10.2015, 13:30 UTC: bound for Richards Bay, South Africa - day 3; perfect sailing conditions but strange adverse current ... over 3 years  agoShow

16º 16.998' S43º 40.998' EPakia tea14.10.2015, 13:30 UTC: bound for Richards Bay, South Africa; beautiful sailing so far! over 3 years  agoShow

16º 1.998' S45º 23.4' EPakia tea13.10.2015, 10:00 UTC: at anchor in Baly Bay, Madagascar; waiting for a weather window to head into Mozambique Channel for South Africa over 3 years  agoShow

15º 13.998' S46º 57.9' EPakia tea11.10.2015, 10:00 UTC: at anchor for a short stop to wait out the western breeze, Mahajamba Bay, Madagascar over 3 years  agoShow

14º 53.502' S47º 19.902' EPakia tea7.10.2015, 9:45 UTC: at anchor, Maramba Bay, Madagascar over 3 years  agoShow

11º 31.368' S47º 22.2' EPakia tea02.10.2015, 17:00 UTC: at anchor, Ile du Lys, Glorioso Islands over 3 years  agoShow


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