Jeanne, the sailing grandmother is becalmed.


Jeanne, the sailing grandmother is becalmed near the mouth of the Straits of Juan de Fuca.

I am watching her on
Look for the purple icon for the yacht Nereida. She has a weak transmitter. Her icon disappears at times. It is NOT necessarily her sinking. Just keep checking back and she will come back as she gets closer to a shore based monitoring station.

Sailing is often a lesson in patience and delayed gratification. This is a tiny example.—almost-almost-almost-a-great-record-breaker/111627


Added 20 July 2013
More info on:
I read the post for Aug 04July 14th, 3:50. It has many links to news videos about her. (The calendar to the right will show you when she has posted.)

See also:

There was a longer post earlier in the blog if you have no idea what I am talking about. It is at


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