Saturday, June 20, 2009

Saturday Morning Update

Here is Freedom's position about daybreak Saturday morning.

Jun 20
05:07 EDT / 41.1766N 71.1376W
2.8 kts / SSW / 631.6 nm

Looks like the entire fleet is staying west of the rhumb line at this point, and everyone is plagued by light winds. There are much more technical definitions, but essentially, the Rhumb Line it the straight line from Marion to Bermuda. And yes, in this case it leads you directly to the Rum.

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If you are stuck inside this weekend, due to rain, you can make your own chart and plot Freedom's progress!

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