YOTREPS: YES TIME: 2012/10/24 02:12 LATITUDE: 12-25.23S LONGITUDE: 052-43.48E COURSE: 266T SPEED: 5.5 MARINE: YES WIND_SPEED: 11 WIND_DIR: SE WAVE_HT: 0.0M WAVE_PER: 0 SWELL_DIR: SSE SWELL_HT: 1.5M SWELL_PER: 8 CLOUDS: 40% VISIBILITY: 15 BARO: 1014.4 AIR_TEMP: 25.0C COMMENT: Beach House -En-ROUTE- Chagos to Madagascar. Day 7 – 160 miles (195 to go to the top).

Wind has dropped significantly, we\’ll most likely put the spinnaker up today to insure arrival during daylight tomorrow. An unexpected current slowed us markedly yesterday. C\’est la vie!

Watching a low pressure system to our NNE. Looks like it will develop, then fizzle into the East Coast of Kenya/Tanzania…. New blog up soon….www.svbeachhouse.com