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Triple Solo Sailor
Follow for daily 'updates' on Jon Sanders' triple circumnavigation of the world May 1986 - March 1988, with original logbook information, photos and videos.
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Triple Solo Sailor 12h
Day 550 Change clock at noon + 1 hour to GMT - 3 hours (Falkland Islands time)
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Triple Solo Sailor 13h
Day 550. Loc: 54°27.3S, 60°26W, water temp: 5.7°C, wind: 20N, cabin temp: 10.5°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 22
Day 549 Thanks to the diabolical hurricane the other day a rusty tin turned up in the shambles of the aft cabin a…
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 22
Day 549 Gale by day, flop sails by night. I hope I can clear the eastern side of Estados before the next gale be…
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 22
Day 549. Loc: 55°14S, 63°36W, water temp: 5.7°C, wind: 35N, cabin temp: 14°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 21
Day 548. Loc: 56°22.5S, 66°20.9W, water temp: 5.7°C, wind: 30-45WSW, cabin temp: 13.5°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 20
Day 547. Loc: 56°44S, 69°37.7W, water temp: 5.6°C, wind: 25-30W, cabin temp: 16°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 19
Day 546 The yacht just fell off the worst wave with a loud crash & bang for the whole voyage.
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 19
Day 546 Broke wind vane. Sent everything across the cabin plus water down the vent.
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 19
Day 546 Terrible hurricane gale. Knock down.
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 19
Day 546. Loc: 56°12.1S, 70°24.6W, wind: 45-60NW, cloud cover: 8/8, barometer: 1001
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 18
Day 545 That was the roughest conditions this voyage that I have managed to a celestial sight.
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 18
Day 545. Loc: 55°45.4S, 73°39.3W, water temp: 6.7°C, wind: 40-45W, cabin temp: 10.5°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 17
Day 544 Rough. Lots of small dolphins showing the way. Very cold on one's hands reefing and unreeling the mainsai…
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 17
Day 544. Loc: 54°24.5S, 77°6W, water temp: 6.3°C, wind: 30WSW, cabin temp: 12.5°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 16
Day 543. Loc: 53°32.6S, 80°58W, water temp: 6.7°C, wind: 25-30WNW, cabin temp: 15°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 15
Day 542. Loc: 52°40.5S, 84°5.5W, water temp: 7.3°C, wind: 25-30WNW, cabin temp: 15°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 14
Day 541 One does not expect to be out of wind on the Chilean side, but out of wind I am. My US Pilot chart says 0…
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 14
Day 541. Loc: 52°25.3S, 84°48.5W, water temp: 7.2°C, wind: 5WNW, cabin temp: 14°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Nov 13
Day 540. Loc: 52°10.9S, 88°3.8W, water temp: 6.9°C, wind: 25-30NW, cabin temp: 11°C
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