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ITCZ Rainbow

11 October 2008
Richard
One of the nice things about the ITCZ (Intertropical Convergence Zone, an area of calms, squalls, variable winds and rain) is the number of rainbows you see. Sailing thru the ITCZ is more work than in most places, as you need to frequently set, reef and douse sails. We hope to be out of the ITCZ and into the Southeast Trade Winds in another day or two.
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Vessel Name: Issuma
Vessel Make/Model: Damien II, 15m/50' steel staysail schooner with lifting keel
Extra: Designed for Antarctica. Built in France by META in 1981. Draft 1.3m/4.5' with keel up, 3.2m/10.5' with keel down. More details at http://www.issuma.com/rhudson/issumaboat/IssumaDetails.htm
Home Page: http://www.issuma.com/rhudson/
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Survey pictures taken of Shekin V
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Created 29 April 2008