Always Saturday

Sun Sep 27 15:59 2015 NZDT
Speed:
5.2
knts
GPS: 04 52.75S 130 43.56E
Run: 1208.3nm (2187km)
Weather: percent cloud cover, Wind 12 E Bar at 5:53 PM 8/2/2015 utc our position was 0452.75'S 13043.56'E SOG 5.2 COG298T WIND E DIR 12

all is well


Tue Jul 7 8:16 2015 NZST
Speed:
0.2
knts
GPS: 14 39.62S 145 27.02E
Run: 368.6nm (667.2km)
Weather: percent cloud cover, Wind 12 E Bar at 8:09 PM 7/6/2015 utc our position was 1439.62'S 14527.02'E SOG 0.2 COG249T WIND E DIR 12

all is well


Sat Jun 20 6:27 2015 NZST
Speed:
6.0
knts
GPS: 18 44.02S 149 02.66E
Run: 112.6nm (203.8km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107.9nm
Weather: 20 percent cloud cover, Wind 20 sse Bar 1015 at 1:52 PM 6/19/2015 utc our position was 18°44.02'S 149°02.66'E SOG 6.0 COG274T WIND E DIR 12 Have decided to clear in Townsville. Authorities notified. Awaiting approval. Thanks

all is well


Fri Jun 19 5:24 2015 NZST
Speed:
2.5
knts
GPS: 18 56.54S 150 45.08E
Run: 64.7nm (117.1km)
Avg: 3knts
24hr: 71.4nm
Weather: 10 percent cloud cover, Wind 8 to 10 knots E Bar 1014 at 5:10 PM 6/18/2015 utc our position was 18°56.54'S 150°45.08'E SOG 2.5 COG297T WIND E DIR 12 We have reefed down to kill almost 2 days so that we will arrive in Cairns on Monday am. Expect to clean some grounds and investigate why our SSB is not working optimally. Thank you David and Patricia for you care and help in making this a relatively worry free passage. You both do a great job! Ron and Nancy on Always Saturday

all is well


Thu Jun 18 7:39 2015 NZST
Speed:
3.3
knts
GPS: 19 18S 151 40E
Run: 2.5nm (4.5km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 143.2nm
Weather: 7SE but var, 1015 steady, 50%cc, no precip

will time arrival for monday as too expensive in the weekend. Quarantine charge $380 between 8am and 4.30pm, double after hours and triple after midnight. Huge fines for anchoring prior ro check in


Thu Jun 18 7:14 2015 NZST
Speed:
3.9
knts
GPS: 19 18.84S 151 42.13E
Run: 109.5nm (198.2km)
Avg: 4.3knts
24hr: 103.5nm
Weather: 50 percent cloud cover, Wind 7-8kts SE Bar 1015 and steady seas less than one meter at 6:50 PM 6/17/2015 utc our positition was 19°18.84'S 151°42.13'E SOG 3.9 COG289T WIND South last night now se. Have decided to continue to Cairns and with little wind will probably not arrive until Monday. Last night swell and no wind were uncomfortable and lied ahull for a few hours waiting for a night breeze which finally came. We await with glee the new front!

all is well


Wed Jun 17 5:51 2015 NZST
Speed:
6.1
knts
GPS: 19 51.01S 153 17.08E
Run: 200.2nm (362.4km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 176.6nm
Weather: ? ? percent cloud cover, Wind 20 ESE Bar 1015 (dropping) at 5:36 PM 6/16/2015 utc our position was 19°51.01'S 153°17.08'E SOG 6.1 COG292T WIND E DIR 12

all is well


Tue Jun 16 2:39 2015 NZST
Speed:
7.3
knts
GPS: 20 54.00S 156 09.83E
Run: 149.5nm (270.6km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 179.3nm
Weather: 10 percent cloud cover, Wind 16 ESE Bar 1018.5 at 2:21 PM 6/15/2015 utc our position was 20°54.00'S 156°09.83'E SOG 7.3 COG293T

all is well


Mon Jun 15 6:38 2015 NZST
Speed:
6.6
knts
GPS: 21 41.02S 158 19.69E
Run: 364.7nm (660.1km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 179.5nm
Weather: 20% cloud cover, Wind 12 E Bar 1018 at 6:27 PM 6/14/2015

all is well


Sat Jun 13 5:52 2015 NZST
Speed:
8.0
knts
GPS: 22 16s 163 59e
Run: 157.1nm (284.4km)
Avg: 3.4knts
24hr: 81.5nm
Weather: mostly clear sky, SE 20 to 25 kts,no rain since Noumea time 0430 13.06.15

Thu Jun 11 7:37 2015 NZST
GPS: 22 16.617s 166 26.396e
Weather: 7e, rainy, 90-100%cc 1019

leaving tomorrow for cairns


Fri Jun 5 7:44 2015 NZST
GPS: 22 16.617s 166 26.396e
Weather: o/c, 90%cc, no rain, 5-10wind, 1018

Thu Jun 4 7:37 2015 NZST
GPS: 22 16.617s 166 26.396e
Run: 108nm (195.5km)
Weather: blue sky, no wind

Mon Jun 1 7:51 2015 NZST
GPS: 20 42.849s 166 26.180e
Weather: 30%cc Cu cloud, no rain, 7E 1017

heading to IsledePins today


Fri May 29 8:02 2015 NZST
GPS: 20 42.849s 166 26.180e
Weather: 10SE 1020,

heading to Isle de ppins and may get winds for this early next week. Lucky!


Wed May 27 7:34 2015 NZST
GPS: 20 42.849s 166 26.180e
Run: 148.9nm (269.5km)
Weather: 9%cc, 13SE, 1020, few rain showers

all well - as it would be in Beautiful Ovea! GHR wishes we were there!


Tue May 5 7:37 2015 NZST
GPS: 22 39.43044s 167 26.37486e
Run: 15.1nm (27.3km)
Weather: 25kts and occ rain

arrived! resting


Mon May 4 7:19 2015 NZST
Speed:
5.8
knts
GPS: 22 51S 167 33E
Run: 334.5nm (605.4km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 168nm
Weather: 50%cc, 15-17ene, 1.5mseas, no precip

15m to go


Sat May 2 7:32 2015 NZST
Speed:
5.5
knts
GPS: 26 18S 171 17E
Run: 158.3nm (286.5km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 157.2nm

2m seas, 20E, some convection, 80%cc


Fri May 1 7:22 2015 NZST
Speed:
5
knts
GPS: 28 31S 171 56E
Run: 34.5nm (62.4km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.9nm
Weather: se10 confused seas, 20%cc

all well. Still heading north with about 422 nm to go. ETA Tuesday.


Fri May 1 1:22 2015 NZST
GPS: 28 57S 172 13E
Run: 452.7nm (819.4km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 105.8nm
Weather: 8 10knts S 1.5m swell from the s 20% cloud cover.

Rolly night, light southerly winds approx 8 10 kts.



ETA MAY 4 OR MAY 5 NOUMEA

Sun Apr 26 18:38 2015 NZST
GPS: 35 18s 174 07e
Run: 167.6nm (303.4km)

Getting ready to depart Opua and checking to make sure email works


Sat Nov 8 8:48 2014 NZDT
Speed:
4
knts
GPS: 32 53S 174 21E
Run: 274.9nm (497.6km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.2nm
Weather: se15, 1.5m swell

in sunday afternoon


Thu Nov 6 8:42 2014 NZDT
Speed:
5.5
knts
GPS: 28 56S 174 54E
Run: 140nm (253.4km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 139.8nm
Weather: 30%cc, SSE18

Wed Nov 5 8:39 2014 NZDT
Speed:
6
knts
GPS: 27 07S 175 55E
Run: 78nm (141.2km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 161.8nm
Weather: 2-3kts var wind so motorsailing

Tue Nov 4 21:05 2014 NZDT
Speed:
6.1
knts
GPS: 26 00S 176 06E
Run: 91.1nm (164.9km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 182nm
Weather: 50 percent clouds 12 kts ene 1 m seas 1940 hours 11/04

Tue Nov 4 9:04 2014 NZDT
Speed:
7.6
knts
GPS: 24 41S 176 09E
Run: 471.1nm (852.7km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107.6nm
Weather: 14E

5 days more to Opua


Fri Oct 31 0:00 2014 NZDT
GPS: 17 55S 175 16E
Run: 194.2nm (351.5km)

Departing 01 Nov 2014 approx 0800 Destination Opua


Fri May 23 7:34 2014 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: great

just thru the pass and will be checking in later


Thu May 22 7:35 2014 NZST
Speed:
7
knts
GPS: 19 0S 178 0E
Run: 194.7nm (352.4km)
Avg: 8.4knts
24hr: 201.5nm
Weather: SE20 swell 2m

flew spinnaker yesterday


Wed May 21 8:24 2014 NZST
GPS: 21 27S 179 29E
Weather: sw10-11 2mswell ssw 20%cl

will get wind shift early tomorrow to se. radio bad and GHR needs relay info


Thu May 15 7:35 2014 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: 80-90% cl

In Minerva with total of 4 boats


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