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Old 11-12-2007, 22:22   #16
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Location: Thailand,Philippines,HK on the boat
Boat: supercraft,Bill Dixon.61ft ,,,n
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Originally Posted by Kanani View Post
Great circle route should get you a litte farther N than that and cut off quite a few miles. It should also take you over the top of the Pacific High. You sure don't want to get stuck in the middle of that thing unless you carry an awful lot of fuel. I think you'd need to get up to at least 35N at about 160W.

I am a little surprised. That's only about a 7000 mile passage. Maybe 60 days or less.

What kind of boat?
Its a 61 Bill Dixon Supercraft I bought 6yrs ago in Austraila If all worked out well in a perfect world its 6100 miles and at 9kts could be as fast as 23 days......But we know we dont live in a perfect world so I am thinking more like 30-32 days The only reason I am choosing a little more south before I get stuck in the middle is because the wave heights are considerably smaller and the wind speeds avg approx 10-25kts....I am more the relaxed slow type ...This path is at the bottom of all 3 w.w. and stream................RM

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