Author Archives: Ian McHenry

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Princeton ’05

West Coast Sipora to Bengkulu, Sumatra

Date: 13 March 2011 | Time Start: 0000 Finish: 14 March 2011 1200 | From: West Coast Sipora To: Bengkulu, Sumatra| Eng Hrs Start: 2060.5 Finish: 2091.0 | Avg RPMs: 2500 | Weather/Seas: 1m+ swell, rainy, some squalls A squall … Continue reading

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Teluk Dalam to Teluk Lagundri, Nias

Date: 3 March 2011 | Time Start: 1000 Finish: 1130 | From: Teluk Dalam, Nias To: Teluk Lagundri, Nias| Eng Hrs Start: 2016.8 Finish: 2018.3 | Avg RPMs: 2500 | Weather/Seas: Sunny day, easy swell Uneventful. Took dad on first … Continue reading

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Sibolga to Teluk Dalam, Nias

Date: 28 February 2011 | Time Start: 1445 Finish: 0657 (1/03/2011) | From: Sibolga To: Teluk Dalam, Nias| Eng Hrs Start: 2000.7 Finish: 2016.8 | Avg RPMs: 2500-2300 | Weather/Seas: Rain storm last night. Cloudy and warm for passage. Calm … Continue reading

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Pulau Baleh to Sibolga

Date: 15 February 2011 | Time Start: 1330 Finish: 0630 (16/02/2011) | From: Pulau Baleh To: Sibolga | Eng Hrs Start: 1983.6. Finish: 2000.0 | Avg RPMs: 2700; 2500 after 3 hrs | Weather/Seas: Little wind until offshore breeze in … Continue reading

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Pulau Bangkaru to Pulau Baleh, Banyaks

Date: 14 February 2011 | Time Start: 1024 Finish: 1600 | From: Teluk Brassi, Pulau Bangkaru, Banyaks To: Pulau Baleh | Eng Hrs Start: 1978.1 Finish:1983.6 | Avg RPMs: 2700 | Weather/Seas: Early clouds cleared. 11 kts wind from N. … Continue reading

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Pulau Tuangku to Pulau Bangkaru, Banyaks

Date: 13 February 2011 | Time Start: 1100 Finish: 1700 | From: Teluk Dalam, Pulau Tuangku, Banyaks To: Teluk Brassi, Pulau Bangkaru | Eng Hrs Start: 1974.0 Finish:1978.1 | Avg RPMs: 2700 | Weather/Seas: Hot, sunny. No wind, calm seas. … Continue reading

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West Coast Sumatra to Pulau Tuangku, Banyaks

Date: 12 February 2011 | Time Start: — Finish: 1800 | From: Off W. Coast Sumatra To: Teluk Dalam, Pulau Tuangku, Banyaks | Eng Hrs Start: 1958.3 Finish:1974.0 | Avg RPMs: 2700 | Weather/Seas: Calms with lightning, single short rain … Continue reading

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Iboih to West Coast Sumatra

Date: 10 February 2011 | Time Start: 1800 Finish: — | From: Iboih, Pulau Weh To: Off W. Coast Sumatra | Eng Hrs Start: 1932.7 Finish: 1958.3 | Avg RPMs: 2700 | Weather/Seas: Calms seas, mostly no wind w/ brief … Continue reading

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Little Nicobar to Sabang

28 January 2011 | Eng hrs: 1889.0 – 1926.0 | 2,400 RPM Painful slog against consistent 1.3kts of current. Engine is groaning every time we smash into 3 waves in a row, bringing our speed through the water down to … Continue reading

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Barren Island to Laccam Harbour

15 Jan 2011 | Start: 1220, Finish: 2323 | Eng hrs: 1859.0 – 1861.3 | Avg RPM: 2,400 | Conditions: About 1m seas, 10-15 kts wind consistent from NE, sunny Woke up at 6:30, waiting for 9:30 so the light … Continue reading

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