Fri Aug 17 19:33 2018 NZST
Run: 6.1nm (11km)
22 20.693s 166 15.116e

probably one of the best surfs I?ve had :-) beautiful spot over lush coral with no wind and nice company. All is well after a very long surf absence...

Fri Aug 17 9:21 2018 NZST
Run: 4.9nm (8.9km)
22 15.666s 166 13.384e

Anchored ilot mbe kouen . A small atoll big enough for a beach tennis game and hamish got in a kite session yesterday. This morning super calm and blue turquoise colours gleaming around us.

Thu Aug 16 13:45 2018 NZST
Run: 2.7nm (4.9km)
22 17.713s 166 17.396e

Anchored ilot signal. Really nice snorkel with plenty fish. Cool walk round island and Sup paddle inside the eastern lagoon. Lots of turtles!

Wed Aug 15 17:21 2018 NZST
Run: 70.4nm (127.4km)
22 19.392s 166 19.108e

Anchored in Ile Nge, this place got it all. Close to a surf break, great for kiting, lots of fishes and coral to snorkel around. Thumps up for this place

Mon Aug 13 15:48 2018 NZST
Run: 61.9nm (112km)
21 18.873s 166 28.541e

Cleared into Noumea. Our fridge got a new life with nice food and French wine! A strong SW tonight so anchored in Uere for the night.

Thu Aug 9 3:03 2018 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 71.7nm (129.8km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 124.7nm
21 22.919s 167 26.061e

passage towards Noumea. Flat water and dream sailing night. Havannha passage round noon with the incoming current.

Wed Aug 8 13:15 2018 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 113.8nm (206km)
Avg: 9.7knts
24hr: 232.4nm
20 24.461s 167 48.937e

passage towards Noumea. Great 24 hr run of 155 miles in near perfect conditions, flat water 10-15 knots eased sheets.

Flying! Looks like a great passage guys...Enjoy New Cal, not long now by the looks of things! P&S
Wed Aug 8 1:30 2018 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 83.4nm (151km)
18 46.670s 168 04.135e

passage towards Noumea. Stars fill up the sky, gentle breeze from East and making great progress.

Mon Jul 30 12:27 2018 NZST
Run: 13.1nm (23.7km)
17 34.686s 168 12.428e

Anchored in this beautiful little lagoon on Lelepe island. Looking forward to snorkeling and SUP.

Fri Jul 27 16:36 2018 NZST
Run: 7.9nm (14.3km)
17 31.164s 168 23.789e

anchored next to kakula island again and hope to kite surf next few days. Beautiful day snorkeling the small entrance to Havannha harbour.

Looks like a fantastic spot for kiting. You guys look like you're having an awesome time there, may it continue! Safe trip to New Cal and hope to see you there late September.
Mon Jul 23 12:21 2018 NZST
Run: 7.7nm (13.9km)
17 33.093s 168 16.899e

anchored in Havanna Harbour. Will stay here for a week exploring by walking and biking. Admin work to be done and some maintenance on the boat.

Fri Jul 20 18:45 2018 NZST
Run: 8.4nm (15.2km)
Avg: 56knts
24hr: 1344nm
17 31.580s 168 23.753e

anchored next to the ruined resort on Kailua island. Cyclone Pam in 2015 really smashed up these places. Fantastic anchorage, friendly village and great fresh food street markets. Awesome snorkeling and kiting. Did a really nice bike round island...It?s got is all.

Fri Jul 20 18:36 2018 NZST
Run: 13.6nm (24.6km)
17 25.536s 168 19.556e

Moved 8 miles north to the end of Nguni island and tomorrow we plan to walk summit which is 600 meters. Our friend Nancy lived here for 2years with the peace core. We have instructions from her to gather a few things and say hi to her old world.

Wed Jul 18 7:18 2018 NZST
Run: 68nm (123.1km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 105.6nm
17 34.699s 168 12.874e

Anchored in A great spot with clear water over white sand. Great track to other side lagoon.

Wed Jul 18 7:18 2018 NZST
Run: 2.7nm (4.9km)
17 36.355s 168 14.612e

After a couple nights in vila re stocking and watching World Cup final, what a party! We headed for Havana harbour and anchored off a new housing area. Explored up the nearby river on sups. Great snorkling off the entrance.

Tue Jul 17 15:51 2018 NZST
Run: 31.4nm (56.8km)
16 35.753s 168 09.670e

Epi island for a night stopover to Port Vila. Looks like a lovely place so we need to get back here one day.

Thu Jul 12 21:33 2018 NZST
Run: 33nm (59.7km)
Avg: 165knts
24hr: 3960nm
16 8.587s 168 06.977e

Anchored in Ranon. Great to see the red glow of both volcano craters at night. Watched the world cup football ashore this morning and then walked up towards ash field. Brought a carving in Ranvetlam village.

Thu Jul 12 21:21 2018 NZST
15 39.931s 168 07.073e

Anchored in Bwathnapne on Pentacost island. We arrived early and had a great day walking 10 km. All the people we meet were so incredible friendly and nice. We anchored in front of the river in 8 meters good holding.

Wed Jul 11 7:24 2018 NZST
Run: 20nm (36.2km)
15 39.931s 168 07.073e

Anchored in Bwathnapne on Pentacost island. We arrived early and had a great day walking 10 km. All the people we meet were so incredible friendly and nice. We anchored in front of the river in 8 meters good holding.

Sun Jul 8 20:24 2018 NZST
Run: 12.1nm (21.9km)
15 22.584s 168 7.971e

Anchored in Asanvari bay on Marco island. This is a stunning place, white sand, lush tropical backdrop and a big waterfall next to the boat. The village is the most beautiful village we seen. Tonight we ate laplap with some locals by the waterfall. We can hear the volcano booming in the background.

Fri Jul 6 11:42 2018 NZST
Run: 0.5nm (0.9km)
15 16.900s 167 58.768e

Anchored, moved round to Lolowai Bay and crossed over the reef with half a meter under our keel at half tide. Beautiful secure harbour and no swell.

Thu Jul 5 17:21 2018 NZST
Run: 49.7nm (90km)
15 16.613s 167 58.492e

Anchored, looks like whangaroa north arm.... beautiful. Tough sail here with everything from zero to 30 knots and 50 to 120 degrees. Worth it though :-)

Wed Jul 4 18:33 2018 NZST
Run: 5.7nm (10.3km)
15 26.569s 167 14.972e

Anchored next to the abandoned wharf from WW2.we have seen such allot of evidence from this era round here.

Wed Jul 4 13:45 2018 NZST
Run: 8.7nm (15.7km)
15 22.713s 167 11.699e

Anchored in the first lagoon. Very beautiful.

Mon Jul 2 14:33 2018 NZST
Run: 10126.1nm (18328.2km)
Avg: 152.8knts
24hr: 3668.3nm
15 29.598s 167 14.924e

Anchored in Palukulo bay, one of the best stops we?ve been to. Great beaches, lagoons, coral and roads to exercise on,happy camper.

Fri Jun 29 20:18 2018 NZST
Run: 10052.8nm (18195.6km)
Avg: 192.2knts
24hr: 4613.1nm

Anchored opposite Luganville at Aore resort. A few more yachts here which is nice. Went in to the market for fresh food. Dinner out tonight, Santo beef burger..yum

Wed Jun 27 16:00 2018 NZST
Run: 39.9nm (72.2km)
16 36.691s 167 10.517e

Fantastic anchorage and awesome friendly resort called ratua. Non profit Balinese style with proceeds given to local schools. Awesome coral next to boat, great walks!

Mon Jun 25 17:18 2018 NZST
Run: 24.7nm (44.7km)
16 06.545s 167 28.297e

well up in the harbour, bit of a wind hole here.

Sun Jun 24 15:30 2018 NZST
Run: 14.9nm (27km)
16 20.450s 167 45.240e

anchored in a beautiful bay with clear deep blue water

Sun Jun 24 7:51 2018 NZST
Run: 4.4nm (8km)
16 32.460s 167 50.149e

stopped here in this beautiful anchorage round a cluster of islands. Great kite surf spot on a sand bar nearby. Big surf rolling in so decided not to attempt going into the village bay nearby.

Sat Jun 23 15:03 2018 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 5260.9nm (9522.2km)
Avg: 841.7knts
24hr: 20201.9nm
16 32.115s 167 46.192e

Anchored and still at last :-)

Sat Jun 23 8:48 2018 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 5210nm (9430.1km)
Avg: 420.2knts
24hr: 10083.9nm
17 08.796s 1687 57.8642e

on an overnight passage to Malakula. Watched the fire dancers at mele then dinner and off. Great trade wind sailing with 15-20 and the half moon till 1 am. Stars to reach out and touch! Dawn full of volcanic peaks.

Fri Jun 22 20:24 2018 NZST
Run: 4.8nm (8.7km)
17 41.580s 168 15.895e

Anchored at Mele island . Felt a big earthquake today and the boat vibrated and we heard a huge rumble. Fire dancing ashore tonight.

Thu Jun 21 20:45 2018 NZST
Run: 56.3nm (101.9km)
17 44.727s 168 18.748e

We arrived in Port Villa 4 days ago. We really enjoying this place and making the most of the town and it?s people.

Sun Jun 17 8:21 2018 NZST
Speed: 7.6knts
Run: 121nm (219km)
Avg: 8.3knts
24hr: 199.6nm
18 33.396s 168 13.617e

Did a 171 Mike?s 24 hour run. Great sailing conditions out here. Looking forward to put anchor down in a afternoon.

Sat Jun 16 17:48 2018 NZST
Speed: 7.4knts
Run: 76.8nm (139km)
Avg: 3knts
24hr: 71.6nm
20 17.827s 168 01.702e

Great sailing conditions out here. All good onboard enjoying a short passage towards Port Vila

Fri Jun 15 16:03 2018 NZST
Run: 13.2nm (23.9km)
21 24.015s 167 53.469e

Anchored in north Mare island . Beautiful clear water and limestone cliff all around with loads of big and small caves.

Thu Jun 14 17:00 2018 NZST
Run: 70.6nm (127.8km)
Avg: 2.6knts
24hr: 61.5nm
21 35.327s 167 51.464e

Anchored in Mare island in the Loyalties. Clear water, limestone cliff and caves by a little white beach. Great 8 hour sail here for a stop over .

Wed Jun 13 13:27 2018 NZST
Run: 42.5nm (76.9km)
22 15.586s 167 01.642e

Anchored in Bauer de Tare just north of Havana?s passage . We waiting for wind to start our passage tonVanuatu. This is a beautiful little place through a narrow reef entrance.

Thu Jun 7 17:30 2018 NZST

potential for a big local storm so set sail back to proney Bay. Beautiful sail arriving at dusk into casy island. Great run walk in am then moved deeper into bay to du carenage which is a hurricane hole.

You will enjoy the walks and maybe it's time to get the bikes out!
Tue Jun 5 21:03 2018 NZST

Anchored in Kuta bay by the white long beach. Today we biked around the whole Island around 50km. Biking is such a great way to explore more of an island.

Sun Jun 3 17:54 2018 NZST
Run: 4.3nm (7.8km)
22 41.169s 167 30.368e

moved to the southern lagoon of port de vao after an early morning Sup paddle over some stunning coral reef. Beautiful secluded anchorage down here and great beach combing.

Sun Jun 3 11:57 2018 NZST
Run: 39nm (70.6km)
22 39.765s 167 26.631e

beautiful bay de kanumera, arrived here after a lovely sail. Had an evening run on the beach. The night sky was stunning with stars very bright and then the moon rise later.

Thu May 31 19:06 2018 NZST
Run: 22.4nm (40.5km)
22 22.899s 166 54.869e

bonne anse is a beautiful sheltered bay with a great walk up to lighthouse.

Wed May 30 16:27 2018 NZST
Run: 11nm (19.9km)
22 18.253s 166 34.491e

stop off on way to pines. Beautiful islands, nice walks, easy LW beach access.

Mon May 28 18:39 2018 NZST
Run: 28nm (50.7km)
22 19.726s 166 24.322e

Back in Ilot Maitre. Strong winds and heavy rain showers. Used all the xtra water for washing up clothes and wind for kiting.....or Hamish did....I?m still gearing up to have try again from last year.

Sat May 26 18:12 2018 NZST
Run: 24.1nm (43.6km)
22 21.596s 166 50.506e

We are in Proney Inlet. Last night we did a walk to the lighthouse, and today we moved to Casey island a couple of miles into the bay. Lovely little island with a story about the dog who lived here alone. He loved to show the island to people, and made sure they followed him around. Unfortunately he died last year.

Thu May 24 10:24 2018 NZST
Run: 10.5nm (19km)
22 42.426s 166 48.585e

Anchored in Ilot Ua about 5 miles from the outer reef. The classic coral atoll with beautiful coral drop off just inshore of boat. Have not seen another boat in couple days. Great swimming inside the reef over white lagoon sand. Maybe get the kite out today? Fingers crossed.....

Wed May 23 11:12 2018 NZST
Run: 6.9nm (12.5km)
22 33.305s 166 47.858e

Anchored in Ilot Mato . Nice little island surrounded by reefs to snorkel around. Stunning set set.

Tue May 22 8:54 2018 NZST
Run: 25.4nm (46km)
22 27.398s 166 46.736e

Anchored in Ile Ouen with another kiwi yachts? Nice walk to the top with great views

Sun May 20 14:21 2018 NZST
Run: 2.7nm (4.9km)
22 19.972s 166 24.322e

Anchored in Ilot Matre . Nice place for marine life and kite surfing

Thu May 17 7:57 2018 NZST
Speed: 4.4knts
Run: 166.3nm (301km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 168.4nm
22 17.664s 166 23.933e

Made it to New Caledonia, good passage, a bit slow but fun. Now motoring into Port Mosell with yellow flag up!

Hi Guys, nice to see you are having a cruisey trip! Nearly there to the next Paradise Island. Lots of love from us xxxx

‘Bon’ to hear you have arrived safely. Now for a good night’s sleep, and then a fresh baguette or 3.

Well done guys! Fun and boring is how we'd like to have all passages :)
Wed May 16 8:15 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.9knts
Run: 165.2nm (299km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107.9nm
23 36.649s 164 12.658e

last night the ses was calm, so we deciderat to stop and just drift. It was great and we had a nice dinner and a sleep. The wind got up at 4am , so now we sailing again.

Mon May 14 19:30 2018 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 157.2nm (284.5km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 152.7nm
24 45.277s 161 54.645e

we had to motor for a while. Did some boat work and enjoying the flat sea. Back sailing now

Sun May 13 18:48 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 182.6nm (330.5km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 159.9nm
25 45.000s 159 38.923e

Very nice mellow sailing day today, it?s peaceful and magical out here. Motor sailing now with little wind.

Sat May 12 15:24 2018 NZST
Speed: 6.4knts
Run: 180.6nm (326.9km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170.3nm
26 49.969s 156 57.60e

Great sailing with clear skies. Up on deck listening to good music , sipping tea

Fri May 11 13:57 2018 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 49.7nm (90km)
27 43.267s 154 11.660e

Polled out with two reefs in main and a little jib, 20-25 knots and sunshine. Lots of shipping!

Thu May 10 8:12 2018 NZST
Run: 97.8nm (177km)
27 56.980s 153 25.407e

Anchored in Southport ,surrounded by city lights. Planning to leave tonight or tomorrow

Safe sailing to fabulous New Cal. Take good care of each other, and we look forward to following your track as you sail from one beautiful anchorage to another.
Sun May 6 14:48 2018 NZST
Speed: 6.8knts
Run: 264.4nm (478.6km)
29 21.882s 153 24.635e

Left Yamba after 2 weeks. Sailing towards Southport. Taking it slowly so we will arrive in daylight

Mon Feb 12 20:15 2018 NZDT
Speed: >knts

very snug little harbour with close proximity to shops and resturant.

Sat Feb 10 10:51 2018 NZDT
Speed: >knts

moved over to this wonderful spot right in the middle of a national park. The whitest beaches in NSW and walking tracks galore. Will stay a few days.

Sat Feb 10 10:45 2018 NZDT

Really fast sail 90 miles south from Sydney. Winds from NNE and building to 30 knots. Approaching Jervis bay we had 55 knots over the deck with wind over headlands. Found this fantastic spot with no wind for a great nights sleep.
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