Sunday, 5 June 2022

Memorial and Jubilee Cruise


Memorial and Jubilee Cruise
11:12 - 12:52 04/06/2022

Distance: 3.6 NM
Duration: 01:40:37
Recorded time: 01:17:26
Idle time: 00:23:11

Average speed: 3 Kt
Top speed: 5 Kt

Device: HMD Global Nokia 3.1
Recorded with Mariner GPS Dashboard
https://watchandnavy.com/rams-mariner
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04 Jun 2022
Crew: Ray, Annette, Cymantha, Stewart, Andy & Anita
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Manual entry at 11:13

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

Engine: On
Elapsed time: 0h 00

Weather: Overcast clouds
Temperature: 14.6 °C (Feels like 13.8 °C)
Wind: 5.2 Kt / 83° E
Cloud coverage: 98%
Visibility: 5 NM
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 1017 hPa

Notes: Depart Allington Marina heading upriver for Maidstone to prepare for a joint memorial and jubilee cruise back down river. The memorial part of the cruise will be to salute two well known river personalities who have recently passed. The jubilee part is to mark the Queen's 70 years on the throne. 
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Manual entry at 11:39

Position: 51°16'29" N, 0°31'3" E
Heading: 0° N
Elapsed time: 0h 26
Elapsed distance: 1.4 NM

Engine: Off
Elapsed time: 0h 26

Weather: Overcast clouds
Temperature: 14.6 °C (Feels like 13.8 °C)
Wind: 8 Kt / 83° E
Cloud coverage: 98%
Visibility: 5 NM
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 1017 hPa

Notes: Arrived Maidstone with many other vessels from all along the river, most berths occupied so boats had to raft, we moored on the West side against the wall. At midday all boats sounded their horns in a long blast in salute to the Queen. 
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Manual entry at 12:07

Position: 51°16'27" N, 0°31'3" 
Heading: 192° S
Elapsed time: 0h 54
Elapsed distance: 1.5 NM

Engine: On
Elapsed time: 0h 26

Weather: Overcast clouds
Temperature: 14.6 °C (Feels like 13.8 °C)
Wind: 8 Kt / 83° E
Cloud coverage: 98%
Visibility: 5 NM
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 1017 hPa

Notes: Departed from Maidstone heading down river led by the Allington Belle. Counted some 36 boats in all, most dressed overall, a grand flotilla.
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Manual entry at 12:52

Position: 51°17'32" N, 0°30'45" E
Heading: 0° N
Elapsed time: 1h 39
Elapsed distance: 3.6 NM

Engine: Off
Elapsed time: 1h 17
Fuel: 230.15 - 9.6 = 220.55 Ltrs remaining.

Weather: Overcast clouds
Temperature: 14.6 °C (Feels like 13.8 °C)
Wind: 11 Kt / 83° E
Cloud coverage: 98%
Visibility: 5 NM
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 1017 hPa

Notes: The flotilla turned at Allington Lock before dispersing to their various marinas and moorings. We returned to Allington Marina. Cruise completed.
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