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.
She keeps a daily blog on her website:

2019 Mar 5th - CHECK News - Victoria sailor attempting to set new world record one month behind schedule because of stormy weather ..... more news

Updates are twice a day by Jeanne using

Nautical Miles Speed in Knots
Last Total Last Max Avg
87 23,194 5.5 7.9 4.16

Last log entry - Sun May 19 2019 11:33 GMT-07 (PDT)
"90ml off SW NZ coast"

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Wind forecast for current Nereida position at -44.294, 165.364

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S/V Nereida

2018 Dec 31st - CBC News - ‘Just hanging on’: 76-year-old sailor hits milestone in race for round-the-world record

2018 Dec 23rd - Times Colonist - Sailor, 76, clears big milestone in round-the-world journey

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

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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Where's Jean-Jacques Savin?

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Jean-Jacques Savin: a man, a barrel and a bottle of wine

Jean-Jacques Savin

On Dec 26th 2018, Jean-Jacques Savin a Frenchman, began a journey across the Atlantic Ocean, departing
from near El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands. Uncertain of where he will land, he packed accordingly
with Foie Gras and wine in his under 75 square foot barrel made of plywood that is orange and coated with resin.

Updates are once a day by Jean-Jacques

Last log entry - Wed May 08 2019 10:28 PM GMT-07

Nautical Miles
Last Total
237 4597

"Maybe Barbados, although I would really like it to be a French island
like Martinique or Guadaloupe," he joked. "That would be easier for the paperwork
and for bringing the barrel back."

French Caribbean
Miles To Island
141 Barbados
121 Guadeloupe
16 Martinique
256 Saint Barts
272 Saint Martin

Wind forecast for current Jean-Jacques Savin position at 14.60195, -61.0585

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