Jerome Rand on W32 Mighty Sparrow Takes a rogue wave in Mid-Atlantic

  • November 22, 2022 1:46 PM
    Message # 12999095

    Per messages from Jerome, he got hit by a rogue wave northeast of Bermuda. 
    Keel in the air, mast submerged. 
    He is OK and heading to Bermuda. 
    He was in week two of doing a Atlantic figure eight. 
    Here are his latest messages:

    Latest fix:

    Jerome Rand

    Nov 22, 202212:59:45 PM


    Track Name: Track Summary

    Speed: 4.37 mph Course: WSW
    Elevation: -45.51 ft. Batt: Normal
    Lat: 35.755230 Lon: -59.991660

    I've never been so confused in my life as when I woke up this morning! So many things to fix and clean. Engine works, sails work and mongo works, to Bermuda!

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    Yesterday at 11:58 AM

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    The mast made the dip ok somehow. Just a random giant wave with perfect timing. I was down below and lucky I didn't get hurt. Game plan come soon. 

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    Yesterday at 11:57 AM

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    Huge knockdown last night, ripped away the solar, gallows, and dodger. Long story short, sparrows keel was in the sky! Scary but I am Sparrow are safe,



  • November 23, 2022 4:28 AM
    Reply # 12999669 on 12999095

    Hope all is going well and will be following here and praying Jerome and Sparrow a safe return. 

  • November 23, 2022 9:56 AM
    Reply # 12999957 on 12999095

    The latest update:

    Track Points

    Nov 23, 2022 7:21 AM 
    Well the weather seems to be closing in and I don't feel like racing to Bermuda against what's coming. We now sail South, go Sparrow GO!

    Speed: 6.91 mph

    Course: SE

    Elevation: 1.05 ft.

    Batt: Normal

    Lat: 35.305113

    Lon: -61.119755

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