Ship's Log

From Monday, March 23 until today

Anchored at Isla Mujeres, Mexico

S/V Seefalke anchored at Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Voyage from Isla Mujeres, Mexico to Cancun, Mexico and back to Isla Mujeres
Voyage Day No. 2020/15/01
Sea Area: Caribbean Sea, Bahia Mujeres

Ship’s Time: UTC-5
Sunrise: – – Sunset: –
Watch System: no

00:00 Position: 21º15’N 086º45’W (anchorage Isla Mujeres)
24:00 Position: 21º15’N 086º45’W (anchorage Isla Mujeres)

TimeEvent
01:15weigh anchor, motor on, pilotage Isla Mujeres
02:00ENE 3, sea 1 m, 1018 HPa, air: 26ºC, pilotage to Cancun
03:00drop anchor at 21º10,9’N 086º48,3’W, motor off, launch dinghy
03:40Tom on board, weigh anchor, motor on, pilotage Cancun
04:00ENE 4-5, sea 1 m, 1018 HPa, air: 26ºC, pilotage to Isla Mujeres
05:30drop anchor at 21º14,8’N 086º44,7’W Isla Mujeres, motor off
ResourceOldChangeNew
Diesel332 l– 13 l319 l
Water
Mileage786,6 nm+ 12,8 nm799,4 nm
Motor3.191,9 h+ 3,8 h3.195,7 h

From Monday, March 16, 2020 until March 21, 2020

Anchored at Isla Mujeres, Mexico

  • Ship’s time changed to UTC-5.
S/V Seefalke anchored at Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Voyage from Havana, Cuba to Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Voyage Day No. 2020/14/04
Sea Area: Caribbean Sea, Yukatan Channel

Ship’s Time: UTC-4
Sunrise: 07:54 – Sunset: 19:54
Watch System: solo sail

00:00 Position: 21º38’N 086º06’W
24:00 Position: 21º15’N 086º45’W (anchorage Isla Mujeres)

TimeEvent
genoa, main, mizzen, motor off
02:00ESE 4, sea 1 m, 1018 HPa, air 26ºC, 2/8, HDG 215, COG 260, SOG 2,2 kts
04:00ENE 3-4, sea 1 m, 1017 HPa, air 26ºC, 2/8, HDG 195, COG 235, SOG 1,8 kts
06:00ENE 3, sea 1 m, 1017 HPa, air 25ºC, 2/8, HDG 205, COG 220, SOG 1,5 kts
06:10motor on
07:54sunrise
08:00ENE 3-4, sea 1 m, 1018 HPa, air 25ºC, 4/8, HDG 205, COG 235, SOG 2,6 kts
09:45hoist courtesy flag Mexico
10:00ENE 4, sea 1 m, 1019 HPa, air 28ºC, 0/8, HDG 205, COG 230, SOG 3,0 kts
10:10motor off
11:00motor on
12:00E 4, sea 1 m, 1020 HPa, air 30ºC, 2/8, HDG 230, COG 235, SOG 3,3 kts, motor off
14:00ENE 3-4, sea 1 m, 1020 HPa, air 32ºC, 6/8, HDG 220, COG 225, SOG 3,4 kts
14:50LAND-HO
16:00ENE 3, sea 1 m, 1018 HPa, air 31ºC, 4/8, HDG 230, COG 235, SOG 3,4 kts
16:30strike genoa, pilotage
18:00ENE 4, 1017 HPa, 2/8, drop anchor
18:30weigh anchor (too close to neighbor), 2nd try
19:00drop anchor at 21º15’N 086º45’W
ResourceOldChangeNew
Diesel350 l– 18 l332 l
Water196 l-3 l193 l
Mileage738,5 nm48,1 nm786,6 nm
Motor3.186,0 h5,9 h3.191,9 h

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Voyage from Havana, Cuba to Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Voyage Day No. 2020/13/03
Sea Area: Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Guanahacabibes, Caribbean Sea, Yukatan Channel

Ship’s Time: UTC-4
Sunrise: 07:49 – Sunset: 19:48
Watch System: solo sail

00:00 Position: 22º18’N 084º43’W
24:00 Position: 21º38’N 086º06’W

TimeEvent
genoa, mizzen, motor off
02:00ENE 4, sea 1-2 m, 1019 HPa, air 25ºC, 0/8, HDG 250, COG 250, SOG 3,9 kts
04:00ENE 4, sea 1-2 m, 1018 HPa, air 25ºC, 0/8, HDG 250, COG 245, SOG 4,1 kts
06:00ENE 4-5, sea 1-2 m, 1018 HPa, air 25ºC, 0/8, HDG 240, COG 245, SOG 4,6 kts
07:49sunrise
08:00E 5-6, sea 2 m, 1018 HPa, air 25ºC, 0/8, HDG 240, COG 240, SOG 5,2 kts
10:00E 5-6, sea 2-3 m, 1019 HPa, air 26ºC, 0/8, HDG 235, COG 240, SOG 4,6 kts
12:00E 5, sea 3 m, 1020 HPa, air 29ºC, 0/8, HDG 225, COG 240, SOG 4,1 kts
12:45set mizzen stay sail
14:00ESE 5, sea 2-3 m, 1019 HPa, air 30ºC, 0/8, HDG 225, COG 235, SOG 3,8 kts
16:00ESE 5, sea 2-3 m, 1018 HPa, air 30ºC, 2/8, HDG 230, COG 240, SOG 4,1 kts
18:00SE 4, sea 2 m, 1017 HPa, air 28ºC, water 27ºC, 2/8, HDG 215, COG 240, SOG 3,2 kts
19:48sunset
20:00SE 4, sea 1-2 m, 1018 HPa, air 27ºC, 2/8, HDG 230, COG 280, SOG 2,4 kts
20:20strike mizzen stay sail, set main sail
22:00SE 3-4, sea 1-2 m, 1019 HPa, air 26ºC, 0/8, HDG 220, COG 270, SOG 2,4 kts
24:00ESE 3-4, sea 1 m, 1019 HPa, air 26ºC, 0/8, HDG 215, COG 255, SOG 2,4 kts
ResourceOldChangeNew
Diesel350 l350 l
Water198 l-2 l196 l
Mileage649,5 nm89,0 nm738,5 nm
Motor3.186,0 h3186,0 h

Friday, March 13, 2020

Voyage from Havana, Cuba to Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Voyage Day No. 2020/12/02
Sea Area: Gulf of Mexico, Straits of Florida

Ship’s Time: UTC-4
Sunrise: 07:43 – Sunset: 19:41
Watch System: solo sail

00:00 Position: 23º05’N 083º12’W
24:00 Position: 22º18’N 084º43’W

TimeEvent
00:10sails shifted to stbd
02:00wind: ESE 4, sea: 1-2 m, pressure: 1015 HPa, air temp: 24ºC, clouds: 2/8, HDG: 250, COG: 255, SOG: 3,6 kts
04:00wind: ESE 4, sea: 1-2 m, pressure: 1015 HPa, air temp: 23ºC, clouds: 4/8, HDG: 250, COG: 250, SOG: 4,8 kts
06:00wind: ESE 3-4, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1015 HPa, air temp: 23ºC, clouds: 2/8, HDG: 260, COG: 260, SOG: 3,3 kts
07:43sunrise
08:00wind: ESE 3-4, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1017 HPa, air temp: 23ºC, clouds: 2/8, HDG: 245, COG: 245, SOG: 3,8 kts
10:00wind: ESE 3, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1018 HPa, air temp: 27ºC, clouds: 0/8, HDG: 245, COG: 245, SOG: 3,4 kts
10:10mizzen stay sail set
10:30radio con with S/V Monark IV (CAD) headed to Key West
12:00wind: ENE 2, sea: < 1 m, pressure: 1018 HPa, air temp: 29ºC, water temp: 27ºC, clouds: 0/8, HDG: 245, COG: 245, SOG: 2,8 kts
12:15strike mizzen stay sail
12:35shift mizzen and genoa to bb, shift jib to stbd
12:45radio con with S/V Windfall (SWE) headed to Isla Mujeres with anchorage stops along the Cuban coast
14:00wind: NE 3-4, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1017 HPa, air temp: 31ºC, clouds: 2/8, HDG: 250, COG: 245, SOG: 3,8 kts
15:20strike jib
16:00wind: NE 5, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1016 HPa, air temp: 27ºC, clouds: 2/8, HDG: 245, COG: 245, SOG: 5,0 kts
18:00wind: NE 5, sea: 1-2 m, pressure: 1016 HPa, air temp: 27ºC, water temp: 26ºC, HDG: 250, COG: 250, SOG: 5,4 kts
19:15set jib (bb)
19:41sunset
20:00wind: NE 5, sea: 1-2 m, pressure: 1017 HPa, air temp: 26ºC, clouds: 2/8, HDG: 220, COG: 220, SOG: 5,5 kts
20:20strike jib, shift genoa and mizzen to stbd
22:00NE 4-5, sea: 1-2 m, 1017 HPa, air: 25ºC, 2/8, HDG: 230, COG: 230, SOG: 5,1 kts
24:00ENE 4, sea: 1 m, 1018 HPa, air: 25ºC, 2/8, HDG: 230, COG: 230, SOG: 3,3 kts
ResourceOldChangeNew
Diesel350 l350 l
Water200 l-2 l198 l
Mileage550,4 nm99,1 nm649,5 nm
Motor3.186,0 h3.186,0 h

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Voyage from Havana, Cuba to Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Voyage Day No. 2020/11/01
Sea Area: Gulf of Mexico, Straits of Florida

Ship’s Time: UTC-4 (Time changed in Cuba.)
Sunrise: 07:42 – Sunset: 19:39
Watch System: solo sail

00:00 Position: Marina Hemingway, Havana, Cuba
24:00 Position: 23º05’N 083º12’W

TimeEvent
12:00wind: NE 4, sea: -, pressure: -, air temp: -, clouds: 8/8, shower, COG: -, SOG: –
13:30move to customs pier, clearing out
14:00wind: NE 4-5, sea: -, pressure: -, air temp: -, clouds: 4/8
15:30cleared for departure, motor on, pilotage
16:00wind: NE 4-5, sea: 1-2 m, pressure: 1013 HPa, air temp: 26ºC, HDG: 270º, COG: 270º, SOG: 4,0 kts, genoa and mizzen set, motor off
18:00wind: NE 5, sea: 2 m, pressure: 1013 HPa, air temp: 26ºC, water temp: 26ºC, HDG: 270º, COG: 270º, SOG: 5,0 kts
20:00wind: ENE 4, sea: 2 m, pressure: 1014 HPa, air temp: 25ºC, HDG: 270º, COG: 275º, SOG: 4,7 kts
22:00wind: ENE 4, sea: 2 m, pressure: 1015 HPa, air temp: 25ºC, HDG: 280º, COG: 280º, SOG: 4,3 kts
24:00wind: E 4, sea: 1-2 m, pressure: 1016 Hpa, air temp: 25ºC, HDG: 290º, COG: 295º, SOG: 4,4 kts
ResourceOldChangeNew
Diesel352 l-2 l350 l
Water200 l0 l200 l
Mileage509,7 nm40,7 nm550,4 nm
Motor3.184,9 h1,1 h3.186,0 h

Wednesday, March 04, 2020 until Wednesday March 11, 2020

Docked at Marina Hemingway, Havana, Cuba

  • Ship’s time changed to UTC-4
  • Passenger signed off
S/V Seefalke docked at Marina Hemingway, Havana, Cuba

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Voyage from Varadero, Cuba to Havana, Cuba
Voyage Day No. 2020/10/02
Sea Area: Gulf of Mexico, Straits of Florida

Ship’s Time: UTC-5
Sunrise: 06:47 – Sunset: 18:30
Watch System: solo sail

00:00 Position: 23º23’N 081º41’W
24:00 Position: Marina Hemingway, Havana, Cuba

TimeEvent
02:00wind: SE 4, sea: 2 m, pressure: 1015 HPa, air temp: 23ºC, clouds: 2/8, COG: 260º, SOG: 3,0 kts, genoa 1/3 and main first reef, motor off
03:00reef out genoa 3/3 and main
04:00wind: SE 3, sea: 1-2 m, pressure: 1015 HPa, air temp: 23ºC, clouds: 2/8, COG: 260º, SOG: 2,7 kts
06:00wind: SE 3-4, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1016 HPa, air temp: 23ºC, clouds: 0/8, COG: 260º, SOG: 3,1 kts
06:40set mizzen
06:47sunrise
08:00wind: SE 3, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1016 HPa, air temp: 24ºC, clouds: 2/8, COG: 260º, SOG: 3,9 kts
10:00wind: SE 3, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1016 HPa, air temp: 29ºC, clouds: 0/8, COG: 260º, SOG: 4,1 kts
12:00wind: SE 3, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1014 HPa, air temp: 32ºC, sea temp: 25ºC, clouds: 2/8, COG: 245º, SOG: 3,5 kts
14:00wind: SE 3-4, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1013 HPa, air temp: 32ºC, clouds: 4/8, COG: 265º, SOG: 3,2 kts
14:45approach safe water buoy, strike genoa, main, mizzen, motor on
15:45docked alongside customs pier, clearing in, boarded by customs
16:00wind: SE 3, sea: 0 m, air temp: 32ºC, clouds: 4/8
16:45transit to assigned slip
17:00safely docked alongside assigned slip in Marina Hemingway, Havana, Cuba
17:30check in with harbor master, boarded by customs veterinarian
ResourceOldChangeNew
Diesel354 l-2 l352 l
Water179 l-7 l172 l
Mileage456,9 nm+52,8 nm509,7 nm
Motor3.183,6 h+1,2 h3.184,9 h

Monday, March 02, 2020

Voyage from Varadero, Cuba to Havana, Cuba
Voyage Day No. 2020/09/01
Sea Area: North Atlantic Ocean, Straits of Florida

Ship’s Time: UTC-5
Sunrise: 06:45 – Sunset: 18:28
Watch System: solo sail

00:00 Position: Marina Gaviota, Varadero, Cuba
24:00 Position: 23º23’N 081º41’W

TimeEvent
new passenger on board
12:00wind: E 4, sea: 0 m, pressure: 1018 HPa, air temp: 25ºC, clouds: 0/8
12:20motor on, moving from slip to customs pier
12:30motor off, docked alongside customs pier, checking out
13:20cruising permit and crew list issued, boarded by immigration, cleared for departure, motor on, departure, pilotage
14:00wind: ENE 4-5, sea 0 m, pressure: 1017 HPa, air temp: 28ºC, sea temp: 22ºC, clouds 0/8
15:10set main first reef, set genoa, motor off, set heading 300º/COG 300º
16:00wind: E 4-5, sea: 1 m, pressure: 1015 HPa, air temp: 28ºC, sea temp: 22ºC, clouds: 2/8, COG: 300º
18:00wind: E 4-5, sea: 1-2 m, pressure: 1016 HPa, air temp: 25ºC, clouds: 6/8, COG: 290º, SOG: 5,0 kts
18:28sunset
20:00wind: ESE 4-5, sea: 2 m, pressure: 1017 HPa, air temp: 25ºC, clouds: 2/8, COG: 320º, SOG: 4,5 kts
20:30shift sails to stbd, reef genoa to 1/3, new heading: 260º
22:00wind: ESE 5, sea: 2 m, pressure: 1018 HPa, air temp: 24ºC, clouds: 4/8, COG: 260º, SOG: 3,8 kts
24:00wind: ESE 5, sea: 2 m, pressure: 1016 HPa, air temp: 24ºC, clouds: 4/8, COG: 260º, SOG: 3,8 kts
ResourceOldChangeNew
Diesel364 l-10 l354 l
Water179 l-0 l179 l
Mileage412,7 nm+44,2 nm456,9 nm
Motor3.181,7 h+1,9 h3.183,6 h