Thursday, 30 May 2013

TRIP PLANNING may2013

3200 nm(6000 km) to RODRIUGES
.280nm putri to Belitung island-via Singapore strait,then south via ruing strait.get diesel.
300NM to SUNDA STRAIT,start of indian ocean
600 NM to COCOS KEELING ISLANDS.Plan stop a few days-rest,recreation,refuel,reprovision
2000NM to RODRIUGES.Want to get there in june before tradewinds and swell get worse.
plan 10 weeks in 3 Mascarene islands.
so 2 weeks in rodriuges
300nm to Mauritius.say 4 weeks there.
90 nm to REUNION (FRENCH).say 4 weeks there.a
then decide which way to Sth Africa-maybe via MADAGASCAR.
Plan get there October,and capetown by December.

reading lots of BLOGS-esp TAGISH,CATS PAW & SAL DARAGO.
SEA BUNNY DROP BOX NOTES
NOONSITE
PILOT BOOKS-INDIAN OCEAN CROSSING,EAST AFRICA

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