Underway to New Zealand

It is now just after 1:00 am Nov. 7, local time. We left
Nuku’alofa 11 hours ago. In the end, Risho Maru and Yara did
not leave with us and are still in Nuku’alofa. The sea is very
calm and winds are light at about 9 knots out of the ENE, slowly
shifting east. We are motorsailing at about 6 knots with the
engine running at very low rpms. Our current position is
S 21 degrees 46.477 minutes, W 175 degrees 51.090 minutes at
0112 local time 7 Nov or 1212 UTC 6 Nov. Our course is 202
degrees magnetic.