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post #6 of Old 02-06-2012
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Originally Posted by killarney_sailor View Post
A final thought, going to Banaba is pretty much exactly to windward, so even though it is not so far in terms of distance it would be a fairly rugged trip.
According to Kiribati, prevailing winds in the area are northeasterly from April to October, but westerly the rest of the year. So in principle if a boat was willing to pick them up from Nauru during the westerlies, it could continue on to Kiribati afterwards.

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