AGX Position and Status Report

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Adrian and Barrabas are working through a series of storms and searching for an anchorage. The current position is further East than shown on the map above (approximately three green dots back). The current destination is marked on the Admiralty pilot as ‘position doubtful’.

To: Western Arctic Marine Operations HQ
Cc: Russian Ice Breaker; Russian Ice Breaker (MSCO)
Subject: Barrabas

Duty Office – West Marine Ops

Position report from sailing yacht Barrabas

15th Aug 1037 UCT

Position 74.07 N 121.00 E
Speed 3.5 knots
Course 235
Proceeding under sail

Barometric Pressure 1000
Sea Temperature 7.5 degrees C
Wind SE 17 knots
Sea State Smooth
Wave height 1-2 foot
Ice No ice

Regards,

Adrian Flanagan

NOTE: Heading towards Ostrov Leykina 74.05 N 120.25 E to look for
anchorage.

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To: Western Arctic Marine Operations HQ
Cc: Russian Ice Breaker; Russian Ice Breaker (MSCO)
Subject: Barrabas

Duty Office – West Marine Ops

Position report from sailing yacht Barrabas

13th Aug 1125 UCT

Position 74.10 N 116.52 E
Speed 3.0 knots
Course 148
Proceeding under sail 3.0

Barometric Pressure 1013
Sea Temperature 3 degrees C
Wind SW 16 knots
Sea State Smooth
Wave height 1 foot
Ice Drift ice

Regards,

Adrian Flanagan

NOTE: Unable to make anchorage at Bukhta Marii Pronchischevoy (75.31 N 113.38E). Pack ice 50 nm offshore. Heading back towards Anabar Bay.

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To: Western Arctic Marine Operations HQ
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Subject: Barrabas

Duty Office – West Marine Ops

Position report from sailing yacht Barrabas

12th Aug 0606 UCT

Position 74.14 N 117.52 E
Speed 6.0 knots
Course 305
Proceeding under sail

Barometric Pressure 1003
Sea Temperature 5.5 degrees C
Wind SSW 20 knots
Sea State Moderate /rough
Wave height 4-6 foot
Ice No ice

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Regards,

Adrian Flanagan

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To: Western Arctic Marine Operations HQ
Cc: Russian Ice Breaker; Russian Ice Breaker (MSCO)
Subject: Barrabas

Duty Office – West Marine Ops

Position report from sailing yacht Barrabas

11th Aug 0912 UCT

Position 74.16 N 125.00 E
Speed 6.0 knots
Course 270
Proceeding under sail

Barometric Pressure 1016
Sea Temperature 6.0 degrees C
Wind SSW 20 knots
Sea State Moderate
Wave height 2-3 foot
Ice No ice

Regards,

Adrian Flanagan

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To: Western Arctic Marine Operations HQ
Cc: Russian Ice Breaker; Russian Ice Breaker (MSCO)
Subject: Barrabas

Duty Office – West Marine Ops

Position report from sailing yacht Barrabas

10th Aug 0807 UCT

Position 73.43 N 129.44 E
Speed 3.0 knots
Course 355
Proceeding under engine and sail

Barometric Pressure 1018
Sea Temperature 6.0 degrees C
Wind W / WNW 20 knots
Sea State Moderate /rough
Wave height 4-6 foot
Ice No ice

Regards,

Adrian Flanagan

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To: Western Arctic Marine Operations HQ
Cc: Russian Ice Breaker; Russian Ice Breaker (MSCO)
Subject: Barrabas

Duty Office – West Marine Ops

Position report from sailing yacht Barrabas

8th Aug 1442 UCT

Position 72.56 N 132.47 E
Speed 3.4 knots
Course 270
Proceeding under engine

Barometric Pressure 1018
Sea Temperature 5.5 degrees C
Wind W / WNW 15 knots
Sea State Smooth/moderate
Wave height 1-3 foot
Ice No ice

Regards,

Adrian Flanagan

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To: Western Arctic Marine Operations HQ
Cc: Russian Ice Breaker

Subject: Barrabas

Duty Office – West Marine Ops

Position report from sailing yacht Barrabas

8th Aug 0502 UCT

Position 72.58 N 134.16 E
Speed 3.0 knots
Course 275
Proceeding under sail

Barometric Pressure 1017
Sea Temperature 5.5 degrees C
Wind W / WNW 12 knots
Sea State Smooth
Wave height 1-2 foot
Ice No ice

Regards,

Adrian Flanagan

 

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To: Western Arctic Marine Operations HQ
Cc: Russian Ice Breaker; Russian Ice Breaker (MSCO)
Subject: Barrabas

Duty Office – West Marine Ops

Position report from sailing yacht Barrabas

7th Aug 0620 UCT

Position 73.34 N 137.11 E
Speed 3.0 knots
Course 220

Proceeding under sail

Barometric Pressure 1013
Sea Temperature 4.0 degrees C
Wind W 25 knots
Sea State Moderate
Wave height 4 feet
Ice No ice

Regards,

Adrian Flanagan