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Date: Sunday, August 20, 2000
Time: 1900 EDT

We get underway from Apponagansett Bay anchorage under sail at 0603 for a day of sailing in Rhode Island Sound and Buzzards Bay under 'four lowers.'

Winds are NW'ly with very clear conditions and crisp cool air.

You can see the overall track in the lower chart image for the two days of sailing and detail tacking into the NW'ly breeze off Padanarum on the approach to New Bedford for arrival alongside 1555.

Wind: NW Force 4
Visibility: Excellent

Captain: Willi Bank
Program Coordinator: Crista Mellican

We would like to thank Lotus and IBM for donation of software, hardware and funding to enable regular electronic updates from the ship.

NOAA Chart is provided courtesy of Maptech using Cruising Navigator 4.3 and grabbing the image using Grabit Pro 6.02.

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Schooner Ernestina
New Bedford State Pier, P.O. Box 2010, New Bedford, MA 02741-2010
phone 508.992.4900 -- fax 508.984.7719

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