Saturday, 14 May 2022

14th May 2022



Shakedown Cruise 2022
11:02 - 14:07 14/05/2022

Distance: 13.4 NM
Duration: 03:05:50
Recorded time: 03:05:50
Idle time: 00:00:00

Average speed: 4 Kt
Top speed: 8 Kt

Device: HMD Global Nokia 6.1
Recorded with Mariner GPS Dashboard
https://watchandnavy.com/rams-mariner
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14 May 2022
Crew Onboard: Ray, Annette, Andy & Anita
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Manual entry at 11:03

Position: 51°17'32" N, 0°30'45" E
Heading: 32° NE
Elapsed time: 0h 00
Elapsed distance: 0 NM

Engine: On
Elapsed time: 0h 00

Weather: Scattered clouds
Temperature: 17.1 °C (Feels like 16.4 °C)
Wind: 2.6 Kt / 174° S
Cloud coverage: 50%
Visibility: 5 NM
Humidity: 58%
Pressure: 1018 hPa

Notes: 
Departed Allington Marina on a tidal shakedown cruise. Leaving the non-tidal Medway through Allington Lock and heading down river against the incoming tide. Running for approx. 1.25 hours then turning and heading back upriver against the turning ebbing tide. 
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Manual entry at 11:15

Position: 51°17'43" N, 0°30'16" E
Heading: 212° SW
Elapsed time: 0h 12
Elapsed distance: 0.4 NM

Engine: On
Elapsed time: 0h 12

Weather: Scattered clouds
Temperature: 17.1 °C (Feels like 16.4 °C)
Wind: 2.6 Kt / 174° S
Cloud coverage: 50%
Visibility: 5 NM
Humidity: 58%
Pressure: 1018 hPa

Notes: 
Passed through Allington Lock onto the tidal section heading downriver.
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Manual entry at 12:31

Position: 51°21'26" N, 0°27'8" E
Heading: 138° SE
Elapsed time: 1h 28
Elapsed distance: 6.6 NM

Engine: On
Elapsed time: 1h 28

Weather: Clear sky
Temperature: 22 °C (Feels like 21 °C)
Wind: 2.6 Kt / 174° S
Cloud coverage: 10%
Visibility: 5 NM
Humidity: 58%
Pressure: 1018 hPa

Notes: 
Turned at Wouldham (Elmshaven Marina) and after a short break headed back up river, now against the ebbing tide.
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Manual entry at 13:52

Position: 51°18'5" N, 0°28'53" E
Heading: 100° E
Elapsed time: 2h 36
Elapsed distance: 11.9 NM

Engine: On
Elapsed time: 2h 49

Weather: Clear sky
Temperature: 23 °C (Feels like 23 °C)
Wind: 2.6 Kt / 174° S
Cloud coverage: 0%
Visibility: 5 NM
Humidity: 58%
Pressure: 1018 hPa

Notes: 
Called Allington Lock on CH 80. Advising of approach to lock, advised to hold to let a vessel out of the lock.
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Manual entry at 13:59

Position: 51°17'43" N, 0°30'16" E
Heading: 17° N
Elapsed time: 2h 50
Elapsed distance: 13 NM

Engine: On
Elapsed time: 2h 55

Weather: Clear sky
Temperature: 23 °C (Feels like 23 °C)
Wind: 2.6 Kt / 174° S
Cloud coverage: 0%
Visibility: 5 NM
Humidity: 58%
Pressure: 1018 hPa

Notes: 
Passed through Allington Lock heading upriver to our marina.
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Manual entry at 14:07

Position: 51°17'33" N, 0°30'45" E
Heading: 212° SW
Elapsed time: 3h 05
Elapsed distance: 13.4 NM

Engine: Off
Elapsed time: 3h 04
Fuel State: 252.66 - 22.50 = 230.15 Ltrs remaining.

Weather: Scattered clouds
Temperature: 23 °C (Feels like 23 °C)
Wind: 2.6 Kt / 174° S
Cloud coverage: 0%
Visibility: 5 NM
Humidity: 58%
Pressure: 1018 hPa

Notes: 
Arrived back in home berth after a great run out giving the engines a good work up and run out.
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Some of the crew (Annette & Andy) taking time out from deck duties.

Anita takes her turn at the helm.