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Hiro Maru: July 3 17:38

42 42.428N 041 13.755W

Beautiful sailing today average +9kts. Spotted sailing drone at a bearing of 135 degrees M at range of 150 yards. Bright International Orange. First time to see one in the wild. Kite up and anticipate flying it all night.

Hiro Maru out.

Hiro Maru: July 1 16:56

39 41'N 049 51'W

11 kts SOG 9.6 kts BSP Winds at 17kts and building. Low pressure arriving slower than predicted. Boat is moving very nicely, 1 Reef in Main and flying Jib Top. Tonight's dinner and tomorrow's dinner currently being prepared. Second reef going in now.

Hiro Maru out.

Hiro Maru : July 1

39 41'N 049 51'W

+10 kts SOG +9kts BSP Winds at 17kts and building
Low pressure arriving slower than predicted.
Boat is moving very nicely, Reefed main with Jib Top.
Tonight's dinner and tomorrow's dinner currently being prepared.

Hiro Maru out

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