Hikianalia Update | May 24, 2015

The Polynesian voyaging canoe Hikianalia is on a 2,400 mile journey from Aotearoa to Hawaiʻi. Crewmembers will be sending frequent updates so that educators and students can track her progress in conjunction with the Worldwide Voyage Tracking Map

Catherine FullerWritten by Cat Fuller

Navigator: Cat Fuller
Time period: Sunset
Speed: 5 knots
Direction: Nāleo
Distance traveled along reference course: 179 nautical miles
Distance/ Direction from reference course: ½ mile East of Haka course. * Shift to Haka Koʻolau at 6pm hard to maintain Haka course. Using setting sun on beam, gives 2 house variation.
Estimated position (Lat./Long.): 13º South
Wind direction/ strength: ʻĀina Koʻolau at 15 knots
Dominant swell direction/ height: ʻĀina Koʻolau 4-5 feet
Other swells: Lā Koʻolau
Clouds: 20 % sky coverage. Type: Cumulus
Color of sky at sunrise/ sunset: Orange, yellow
Swell used: ʻĀina Koʻolau
Sun Dec./ House: 21ºN ʻĀina Koʻolau
Moon Dec./ House: 12ºN Lā Koʻolau
Moon phase: ʻOlekūkahi

Please help keep us sailing for future generations. All contributions make a difference for our voyage. Mahalo nui loa!

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