Sat May 26 7:03 2018 NZST
GPS: 17 58S 177 10E
Run: 164.9nm (298.5km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.1nm
Weather: No wind all night had to motor to get here

All good. thanks for help on passage

Fri May 25 6:47 2018 NZST
GPS: 20 21S 177 04E
Run: 158.3nm (286.5km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 164.4nm
Weather: wind SE 15-17 clouds 100%, seas1m

Finally trades 6pm last night. 80nm in 12hrs. ETA Denarau SAT.

Thu May 24 7:40 2018 NZST
GPS: 22 38S 176 52E
Run: 149.9nm (271.3km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 150.4nm
Weather: wind 12 S seas 1m clouds 50% with big bank to N

Just turned off engine Aft 11 hrs motor. ETA Nadi Sat

Wed May 23 7:45 2018 NZST
GPS: 24 48S 176 46E
Run: 142.8nm (258.5km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 139.6nm
Weather: 10-22 SW Seas 1m clear skies apart from cloud bank to the no

Is there wind shift back to SE?

Tue May 22 7:12 2018 NZST
GPS: 26 52S 176 45E
Run: 144nm (260.6km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 146.5nm
Weather: 5E 10-12 E seas

5E 10-12 E seas <1m 100% cloud

Mon May 21 7:36 2018 NZST
GPS: 28 56S 176 27E
Run: 273.5nm (495km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 136.6nm
Weather: 5-10kts E.

All good. Will try asymetric spinnaker.

Sat May 19 7:33 2018 NZST
GPS: 32 53S 176 10E
Run: 107.3nm (194.2km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107.7nm
Weather: no seas, 5-8WNW

motored all night but sailing now - GHRadio morning sked

Fri May 18 7:38 2018 NZST
GPS: 34 20S 175 30E
Run: 117.1nm (212km)
Weather: wind 10-12kts SW seas

all good. Will put pole out after coffee and head more NNE

Sat Apr 28 17:54 2018 NZST
GPS: 35 43.54S 174 19.26E
Run: 30.5nm (55.2km)
Weather: Rain to day

Current at Riverside Drive Marina in Whangarei prepping Anahata to leave.

Just finished painting the antifouling and hope to get in the water on monday or week. NZ visa runs out on the 10 May.

Sat Nov 11 12:26 2017 NZDT
GPS: 35 19S 174 07E
Run: 28.6nm (51.8km)

Safely tied up at Bay of Islands marina. Arrived yesterday at 10am. Thank you Gulf Harbour for support and info on the way. Very relieved to get in before the storm.

Fri Nov 10 7:33 2017 NZDT
GPS: 34 59S 174 25E
Run: 138.7nm (251km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 140.4nm

Thanks you for the help during this drama filled trip.9nm from None Pin at 0545 this morning.

Thu Nov 9 7:50 2017 NZDT
GPS: 33 25S 175 56E
Run: 93.8nm (169.8km)
Avg: 4knts
24hr: 95.2nm
Weather: wind 25++ SE seas 2M

all good Opua 135nm ETA 3-6am

Wed Nov 8 8:11 2017 NZDT
GPS: 32 05S 176 14E
Run: 172nm (311.3km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 169.9nm
Weather: 17N

talked about the need for easting until the front comes

Tue Nov 7 7:53 2017 NZDT
GPS: 29 49S 175 02E
Run: 122.1nm (221km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 124.2nm
Weather: Wind ESE 13-15 kts

29 49S 175 02E Wind ESE 13-15 kts SOG 5.5kts COG 171T seas 1m. Trying get easting in today before front tomorrow. Target 33S 176E

Mon Nov 6 8:17 2017 NZDT
GPS: 28 07S 175 35E
Run: 74.3nm (134.5km)
Avg: 4knts
24hr: 95.5nm
Weather: E less than 5,

all well. Nothing has broken for 24hours!

Sun Nov 5 13:38 2017 NZDT
GPS: 27 03S 175 26E
Run: 201.4nm (364.5km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 164.8nm

via InReach. Tube on monitor paddle sheared at bolts on tube. Must have hit something. (These are designed to give way). have affected repair. All good.

Sat Nov 4 8:18 2017 NZDT
GPS: 24 11S 176 01E
Run: 172.4nm (312km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 173.8nm
Weather: 15-20NE

radio still not great but with help from Aradonna we got it.

Fri Nov 3 8:30 2017 NZDT
GPS: 21 43S 176 25E
Run: 20.8nm (37.6km)
Avg: 13.7knts
24hr: 329.6nm

Via Margarita relay. and from david via InReach Found problem with steering. Last link of chain to swage cable broke. and from David Will try and repair this morning. Boat self steering by herself.

Later . Steering problem fixed. 3 links in steering chain broke. had to shorten it by 8 inches and extended cable to quadrant using dynema line. While down below in lazzarette David foubd a bad SSB connection so we should hear him tomorrow. Speed now up to 7.5

Fri Nov 3 6:59 2017 NZDT
GPS: 21 25S 176 24E
Run: 159.8nm (289.2km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170nm

Lost steerage steering cable in pedestal broke. Will try fix in morning

Thu Nov 2 8:26 2017 NZDT
GPS: 19 09S 176 53E
Run: 100.7nm (182.3km)
Weather: 20E

via relay from pilgrim. All well on board but I am worried about the radio TX quality

Sat Oct 28 8:03 2017 NZDT
GPS: 17 46.277s 177 22.811e
Run: 1.5nm (2.7km)

picked up mooring in denarau for monitor repair.

Sat Oct 28 7:47 2017 NZDT
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Monitor wind self steering broke just before I was due to leave Denarau for NZ. Having it repaired on Monday. Will reassess weather window at that time.

Thu Oct 26 15:58 2017 NZDT
GPS: 17 45S 177 23E
Run: 8.1nm (14.7km)

final preparation of Anahata as i prepare to depart tomorrow friday from Denarau, fiji to Opua, NZ. will be sailing solo on this trip.

Sat Oct 21 8:57 2017 NZDT
GPS: 17 38S 177 23E
Run: 205.4nm (371.8km)
Weather: 0

at anchor in Saweni bay prepping the boat for sail to NZ.

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Wed Aug 16 7:35 2017 NZST
GPS: 16 54S 179 36W
Run: 91.2nm (165.1km)
Weather: 5SW, no seas, 100%cc

Fri Aug 4 7:35 2017 NZST
GPS: 15 41S 179 04W
Run: 78.1nm (141.4km)
Weather: 10-15se, less than 1m swell, 90%cc

left Wallis 1pm yesterday and on passage back to Fiji

Wed Aug 2 7:32 2017 NZST
GPS: 14 44S 178 26W
Run: 158.6nm (287.1km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 159.1nm
Weather: 18ESE

wonderful sail overnight and 30m to go to Futuna

Tue Aug 1 7:37 2017 NZST
GPS: 16 34S 179 52W
Run: 199.2nm (360.6km)
Weather: little wind at the moment

just north of Taveuni on way to Futuna.

Tue Jun 14 17:38 2016 NZST
5.8 kts
Weather: se6

all is well. Thanks Monty & Margy

Thu May 12 8:30 2016 NZST
GPS: 17 45.51S 177 23.23E
Run: 523.8nm (948.1km)

Anchored outside Port Denarau working with Sea Mercy, getting material ready to head out to Makogai in about a week. All good.

Sat Nov 28 8:46 2015 NZDT
GPS: 13 20.139s 176 13.367w
Run: 5nm (9.1km)
Avg: 10.3knts
24hr: 247.8nm
Weather: 20-25kn S 100% cloud View the location or send a reply to David Hartman: 8d464e-740a-4816-8d2a-af3f9a9a2bd2& David Hartman sent this message from: Lat -13.335675 Lon -176.222763 Do not reply directly to this message. This message was sent to you using the DeLorme inReach two-way satellite communicator with GPS. To learn more, visit

anchored Waiting for crew from Fiji

Sat Nov 28 8:16 2015 NZDT
GPS: 13 17.22s 176 10.07w
Run: 398.1nm (720.6km)
Avg: 3.3knts
24hr: 79.8nm
Weather: 15-18SSW

waiting for crew before continuing to Kiribatti and the Marshalls. Close to the TD so listened to wx forecast carefully!

Mon Nov 23 8:36 2015 NZDT
GPS: 18 39.403s 173 59.975w

hoping to leave midday to Wallis . Frustrating 5 day wait for fuel View the location or send a reply to David Hartman: David Hartman sent this message from: Lat -18.656695 Lon -173.982882 Do not reply directly to this message.

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