9/10/14 0600 Dist. 145 mi. Winds LT SE Seas: 2'-3'
We slowed down for 3 days due to current off shore. Eta will be afternoon on 15th.
Agent may want us to wait for 16 am Dwaine
9/11/14 0600 Dist. 140 mi. Winds LT N Seas: 1'-2'
9/12/14 0600 Dist. 136 mi. Winds LT NW Seas: 2'
It's really nice out here. Nice to get by the active storm area to our north. Dwaine
9/13/14 0600 Dist. 120 mi. Winds NW Seas: 1'
9/14/14 0600 Dist. 120 mi. Winds SW 10 Seas: 2'-3'
9/15/14 0600 Dist. 74 mi. Winds Variable Seas: 2'-3'
Adjusted route to arrive on schedule. Dwaine
9/16/14 Click PANAMA on map above.
9/17/14 06.00 Finished W/fueling ops @2120 9/16/2014…
Preparing to Reconnect W/ Constellation. Dwaine.
9/17/14 20.00 Corbin Foss Reconnected Tow to Constellation. Standing by anchored on our tow gear while waiting for the Second Tug "Rachel" to sort out tow winch repairs. Tow winch was repaired.
Both tugs will tow Constellation. Click "Panama" on map above for details.
9/17/14 25.55 U/W from Balboa, Panama anchorage for Valparaiso, Chile
*Running Slow until we get into deeper water to let out more tow wire*
Dist. 13nm Winds NW 10-15 Seas: 2'-3' W/2nd Tug Rachel
9/18/14 0600 Dist. 80.7nm. Winds Nly 5-10 Seas: Nly 1' Swl 3' W/2nd Tug Rachel
9/19/14 0600 Dist. 152.3nm. Winds SW 10-15 Seas: SSW 3'-4' W/2nd Tug Rachel
We are 1000' plus Forward of 2nd tug. They have a lot of leeway to follow our lead but do need to pay
attention. Their draft is less with less tow wire so their gear is much shallower than ours. Dwaine
9/20/14 0600 Dist. 134.2nm Winds Sly 15 Seas: Sly 3'-4' W/2nd Tug Rachel
9/21/14 0600 Dist. 132.3nm Winds SW 10 Seas: SW 2'-3' W/2nd Tug Rachel
Crossed Equator in forenoon, being due east of Galapagos Islands - See map above.
Was the 3 Polly Wogs aboard Corbin Foss initiated to become Shellbacks?
9/22/14 0600 Dist. 131.4nm Winds SSW 15 Seas: SSW 3'-4' W/2nd Tug Rachel
9/23/14 0600 Dist. 130.9nm Winds Sly 20-25 Seas: Sly 5'-6' W/2nd Tug Rachel
Southerly wind and seas are slowing us down some. Tow is riding really well, as are the tugs. Dwaine
9/24/14 0600 Dist. 118.7nm Winds SSE 10-15 Seas: Sly 4'-6' W/2nd Tug Rachel
*Changes to route; 61nm subtracted from total distance to go.* Dwaine
9/25/14 0600 Dist. 111.2nm Winds Sly -15 Seas: Sly 5'-8' W/2nd Tug Rachel
9/26/14 0600 Dist. 120.7nm Winds SSE -15 Seas: Sly 5'-8' W/2nd Tug Rachel
9/27/14 0600 Dist. 116.6nm Winds SE -15 Seas: Sly 4'-8' W/2nd Tug Rachel
9/28/14 0600 Dist. 102.4nm Winds Sly -10 Seas: Sly 3'-5' W/2nd Tug Rachel
Standing By in Callao Anchorage, awaiting arrival of on coming crew.
Capt Jon Larson Aboard @ 0840. Capt Dwaine Whitney off tug @0925
Cleared for Departure, U/W for Valparaiso @ 0950
DIST TO Valparaiso: 1246.5nm ETA: 10/8/2014