Saito Challenge 8 Waypoints

Great Capes Route —
Australia, South Africa, South America

Saito Challenge 8 Waypoints
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Waypoint Location Distance (nm) Days to Waypoint* Total Distance (nm) Departure
10/02/08
0 (Start)
Kenzaki Lighthouse, near Yokohama
     
10/02/08

10/30/08
Solomon Islands, South Pacific
2,800
28
2,800
10/30/08

11/16/08
Sydney, Australia (repair stopover, 6 days)
1,500
17
4,300
11/24/08

11/30/08 3
Hobart, Tasmania (repair stopover, 7 days)
700
6
5,000
12/07/08

12/22/08 4
Cape Leeuwin, S. Australia (repair stopover, Fremantle 2 days)
1,500
18
6,500
12/28/08

01/23/09
Indian Ocean, midway to S. Africa
2,700
23
9200
1/20/09

02/13/09 6
Cape of Good Hope, S. Africa / Cape Town (repair stopover, 6 days)
2,900
22
12,100
2/19/09

02/19/09 7 020W midway between S. Africa & S. America
2,078
19
14,178
3/10/09

03/10/09 8 Cape Horn, S. America (repair & winter stopover, 6 months)
2,078
27
16,256
4/10/09

10/15/09
9
Humboldt Current, west of Chile
525
4
16,781
 

 
10
Entering the Horse Latitudes
2,400
20
19,181
 
11
Fiji, South Pacific
2,900
24
22,081
 
12
Equator
1,600
13
23,681
 
(Finish)
Kenzaki Lighthouse, near Yokohama
2,700
23
26,381

* "Days to Waypoint" assumes 120 nm/day. Green indicates distances actually completed, with actual No. of days it took for that leg.

 

LEG 1
Yokohama to WP1 near Solomon Islands (2,800 nm)

LEG 2 WP1 Solomon Islands to WP2 Sydney (1,500 nm)

LEG 3
WP2 Sydney to WP3 Hobart (700 nm)

LEG 4
WP3 Hobart to WP4 Cape Leeuwin (1,500 nm)

LEG 5
WP4 Cape Leeuwin to WP5 Mid Indian Ocean (2,700 nm)

LEG 6
WP5 Mid Indian Ocean to WP6 Cape of Good Hope (Cape Town) (2,900 nm)

LEG 7
WP6 Cape of Good Hope to WP7 Mid S. Atlantic Ocean (2,078 nm)

LEG 8
WP8 Mid S. Atlantic Ocean to Cape Horn, Argentina & Chile (2,078 nm)