Dec 08 2010
Latest position and report
33.31.32S 017.05.93E 70.5Nm to go … all well low on fuel and little wind hopefully 0000 arrival 8th. Clive
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Please be kind and keep your replies short.Sea Dragon team is really pressing hard now. It is amazing- and absolutely normal – that after almost a month and thousands of miles the team is now counting down hours and close range distances. Welcome back!
The specific challenge they are facing is light winds right now, but incoming ship reports over the VHF and our own weather data indicating high winds on apporoach. Best we can tell this is a weather system- passing ahead to the east. Winds are compressing against the Cape Town coastline and accellerating. Looks like it will just clear out ahead of them…or maybe not…
You can see it on the weather graphic below-