Where's SV Nereida?

After a two-year wait, 76-year-old Jeanne Socrates is making another attempt
at the world record for a solo around-the-world unassisted circumnavigation,
without touching land, by the oldest person, man or woman.
Jeanne expects this to be a seven-and-a-half-month effort and hopes to reach Cape Horn
around Christmas. She keeps a daily blog on her website:

2018 Nov 8th - CHECK News - Victoria sailor, 76, crosses equator on attempt to set new world record ..... more news

Position check every 30 minutes, last checked November 15 at 11:20 pm

Current Status - Out of AIS range, shown at last reported position. - Destination - Victoria

Miles Speed in Knots
Last Total Last Max Avg
57 5,639 5.5 7.4 5.20

Last log entry - Thu Nov 15 2018 12:00 GMT-07 (PDT)
"Lots of rain squalls around - SOG and COG highly variable!"

When out of AIS range (away from shore) updates are twice a day by Jeanne using

Info: AIS data is by VHF radio with a range of 15-60 nautical miles, there will be 'Out of Range' periods when far from populated areas.

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Blue The ship is underway.
Purple The ship is stopped or at anchor.
Gold The ship is moored.
Red The ship has been stopped for more than 14 days.
White The ship is not being reported by AIS, shown at last reported position.

Wind forecast for current Nereida position at -23.524, -125.677

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S/V Nereida

2018 Sept 30th - Times Colonist - Solo sailor, 76, ready for another attempt at round-the-world journey

2018 Sept 29th - CHECK News - 76-year-old woman to make fourth attempt to be oldest person to sail solo around the world

2017 Oct 2nd - Yachting and Boating World - Jeanne Socrates forced to abandon record attempt after a fall

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