Daily Position Report 6.25 – as sent to Racers


Daily report. 6 25 18
News:  Mouton Noir has dropped, Elizabeth Ann has dropped. Libra has 
dropped out. Iris' tracker is online. Please listen on 16 and SSB 4 mHz 
primary channel at check in time.
Back up comm boat:  Bill Meanly is suggestion from RC.
You are all looking good, lots of eyes watching.

Crazy Rhythm,36.72,-125.74,06:12
Crinan II,35.9,-127.28,0451
Dark Horse, 36.9,-125,28,0618
Double Espresso,35.84,-127.2,0719
Elizabeth Ann, 38.07,-123.06,0928, retired
Iris,  36.40,-125.44,0512
Jacqueline, 36.46,-125.88,0731
Libra,37.86,-122.87,0752, retired
Morning Star,37.00,-124.74,0442
Mouton Noir, 37.80, -122.34, retired
Night Mare, 36.16,-126.92,0756
Owl, 36.52,-125.47,0711
Passages, 35.75,-126.71,0539
Rainbow, 35.96,-126.38,0612
Riff Rider, 36.00,-128.23,0716

Evening Radio Roll Call report from MORNING STAR

Dolfin 36 08 x 127 27
Iris 35 41 x 127 13
Rainbow 35 09 x 127 30
Dark Horse 36 09 x 126 46
Morning Star 36 02 x 126 00

Rainbow lost autopilot this morning; Morning Star lost autopilot last evening; both are proceeding under wind vane. No one had news of/from other racers.
At 6/26/2018 02:24 (utc) our position was 36°01.62’N 126°01.34’W

Retirements & Status Updates; LIBRA, MOUTON NOIR & ELIZABETH ANN

LIBRA – After Repairing his autopilot overnight, Gregory has elected not to restart his race this year. LIBRA is at her slip in Sausalito.

MOUTON NOIR – Michael has returned to port with a broken comms computer and water ingress into the forward compartment. Hopefully, Michael & Susan will join us in Kauai.

ELIZABETH ANN – Reported as retired and heading for Bodega Bay. He’s still on the tracker; Gary appears to have decided to ride the southerly winds north toward home.