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Easter Island – A non-visit, reinforced trades and tuna

26:52.70S 111:29.00W – 1000 nm East of Pitcairn

Easter Island in benign conditions

Easter Island in benign conditions

Excuse the typos we are bouncing a bit! We have a few events to report on this week; a close cruise past Isla Sala y Gomez, a tuna feast and a non-visit to Easter Island.
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Searching for the South East trade winds

Isla Robinson Crusoe; in our wake

Isla Robinson Crusoe; in our wake
Friday 26th February 2016
27:32.00S 089:44.5W - 1000 miles east of Easter Island

There is not a lot to report this week, we are at sea heading in the general direction of Easter Island, Rapa Nui or Isla de Pascua; take you pick of the names. We departed Isla Robinson Crusoe on the 20th February.

The distance over the direct or great circle route to Easter Island from Isla Robinson Crusoe is about 1650 miles but we can’t go that way due to the way the wind blows; our route will ultimately cover about 1800 miles. Read more ›



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