Always Saturday

Always Saturday

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

all is well


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

all is well


Sat Jun 20 6:27 2015 NZST
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 112.6nm (203.8km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107.9nm
18 44.02S 149 02.66E
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: 2.5knts
Run: 64.7nm (117.1km)
Avg: 3knts
24hr: 71.4nm
18 56.54S 150 45.08E
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: 3.3knts
Run: 2.5nm (4.5km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 143.2nm
19 18S 151 40E
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: 3.9knts
Run: 109.5nm (198.2km)
Avg: 4.3knts
24hr: 103.5nm
19 18.84S 151 42.13E
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: 6.1knts
Run: 200.2nm (362.4km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 176.6nm
19 51.01S 153 17.08E
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: 7.3knts
Run: 149.5nm (270.6km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 179.3nm
20 54.00S 156 09.83E
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: 6.6knts
Run: 364.7nm (660.1km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 179.5nm
21 41.02S 158 19.69E
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: 8.0knts
Run: 157.1nm (284.4km)
Avg: 3.4knts
24hr: 81.5nm
22 16s 163 59e
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
22 16.617s 166 26.396e
Weather: 7e, rainy, 90-100%cc 1019

leaving tomorrow for cairns


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

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

Mon Jun 1 7:51 2015 NZST
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
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
Run: 148.9nm (269.5km)
20 42.849s 166 26.180e
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
Run: 15.1nm (27.3km)
22 39.43044s 167 26.37486e
Weather: 25kts and occ rain

arrived! resting


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

15m to go


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

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


Fri May 1 7:22 2015 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 34.5nm (62.4km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.9nm
28 31S 171 56E
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
Run: 452.7nm (819.4km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 105.8nm
28 57S 172 13E
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
Run: 167.6nm (303.4km)
35 18s 174 07e

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


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

in sunday afternoon


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

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

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

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

5 days more to Opua


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

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: 7knts
Run: 194.7nm (352.4km)
Avg: 8.4knts
24hr: 201.5nm
19 0S 178 0E
Weather: SE20 swell 2m

flew spinnaker yesterday


Wed May 21 8:24 2014 NZST
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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