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Navigating with MotionX

Doing all the navigation with MotionX. My iPhone 4 has great battery life, a fantastic screen, a much more accurate GPS sensor and is always on my pocket in it’s protective waterproof case.  

Pegasus-MotionX, Pac Cup 2010 – Position Update 3

Philippe uses MotionX-GPS HD on the iPad and is sharing their latest position: Name: Position Update 003 Date: Jul 12, 2010 2:00 am Map: Google Maps iPhone/iPad Map: Maps Application Current Speed: 15.2 kts Current Course: 241ºM Distance since last update: 99.1 nautical miles Distance to Finish: 1,875 nm Bearing to Finish: 233ºM Location: Latitude:…

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Wind is coming!

Gale coming… We are headed West, on this 96 hour forecast, at roughly the latitude of San Francisco. So in the next couple of days we expect to get into more and more wind, until we find too much wind. This is going to be an epic ride. Until the we are relentlessly focusing on…

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Watching carefully, ships go by. Still whale weather.

In our second day. No sleep in the last 32 hours, trying to find every breath of wind that Eol and Posseidon are will to send our way, watching ships go by… And avoiding them carefully. Easy in the daylight. More challenging in the pitch black night with the new Moon and the fog.  …

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Pegasus-MotionX, Pac Cup 2010 – Position Update 2

Philippe uses MotionX-GPS HD on the iPad and is sharing their latest position: Name: Position Update 002 Date: Jul 11, 2010 2:00 pm Map: Google Maps iPhone/iPad Map: Maps Application Current Speed: 1.5 kts Current Course: 345ºM Distance since last update: 64.5 nautical miles Distance to Finish: 1,973 nm Bearing to Finish: 235ºM Location: Latitude:…

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Night encounters: Dolphins, Whales and …

It’s been an amazing night. Daybreak is right here. Dense fog. Very close encounters: Whales. Large ones and then suddenly out of nowhere our much larger competitor “Limit” with over 12 crew. Here they are, when we thought that they would be gone. David finding Goliath. No slingshot, just elegantly ghosting past them. We’re pretty…

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Pegasus-MotionX, Pac Cup 2010 – Position Update 1

Philippe uses MotionX-GPS HD on the iPad and is sharing their latest position: Name: Position Update 001 Date: Jul 11, 2010 2:00 am Map: Google Maps iPhone/iPad Map: Maps Application Current Speed: 2.5 kts Current Course: 345ºM Distance to Finish: 2,036 nm Bearing to Finish: 236ºM Location: Latitude: 37º 58′ 15″ N Longitude: 123º 17′…

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