We arrived at about 1500 yesterday after a 6 day passage from Isle of Pines. No rain or squalls and generally light favorable winds the whole trip until one strong gusty squall in the Bay of Islands. Welcome to New Zealand! Very nice here today though.
We are about 44nm from our waypoint at the Bay of Islands and if this wind holds we should reach the waypoint around 1300. Maybe even clear in this afternoon! All is well on board.
We are about 200nm from the Bay of Islands and hope to arrive in Opua tomorrow night. At current speed we should be nearing North Cape tomorrow morning. Still have fine weather this morning And all is well on board.
Fine weather with wind on the quarter and long swell. All is well on board.
We had a nice sail yesterday. The wind came around to on the nose overnight. We also seem to have found a strong current against so slow going this morning. Fine weather though and all is well aboard.
We have been motorsailing for 2 days in fine weather and easy seas. All is well on board.
Easy sailing with light breeze and clear skies. All is well on board.
Leaving Isle of Pines in an hour or so. Looks like a lot of motoring. Hope to arrive on Wednesday after the weather system clears out.
Anchored at Isle of Pines and planning to leave either later today or tomorrow for the sail down to Opua.
Arrived earlier today and anchored in Baie Ire on Ile Ouen. A good night rest and we will go on to Noumea to clear in tomorrow. All is well after the quick 2 day passage.
Left Port Vila yesterday morning now 35nm ENE of Lifou. 115nm to Havannah Channel entrance. We plan to reach there tomorrow AM to catch the flood tide. Blue sky, Blue sea gentle breeze and easy sea. All is very well here!?
At anchor in Revolieu Bay on Epi. A nice sail yesterday afternoon from Port Vila. All is well on board.
On the mooring in Port Vila. Light showers this morning. Warm showers on shore though! We got a temporary clearance in Port Resolution and will run around to Customs and Immigration here this AM. All is well on board.
Left Dillon?s Bay on Erromango early this AM and on the way to Port Vila. Current wind and speed should get us to Port Vila by late afternoon today. All is well on board.
Conditions still good in the anchorage. A little roll but not uncomfortable. The seas outside the anchorage look pretty rough though. Some rain squalls passed through during the evening, but not until after the crew returned from the volcano. All is well aboard.
Arrived yesterday afternoon in Port Resolution after a quick downwind sail from Anatom. Good conditions in the anchorage. Waiting for customs to come over from Lenakel. All is well on board.
arrived at Aneityum yesterday. Had a pleasant swim in warm water and crew enjoyed a run ashore. Preparing to leave for Port Resolution this morning. All is well aboard!
Approaching Amalghowhat on Aneityum. Plan to spend the night and head out to Port Resolution tomorrow. Large short period seas from different directions all afternoon yesterday, improved this morning. When do David and Patricia start the morning broadcast? All is well on board.
Tacking downwind toward Aneityum to decide whether to continue on to Tanna. If the swell is still large and easterly Tanna may not be good? Nice weather with the seas more moderate than yesterdays washing machine of large waves! If conditions continue we can reach Tanna by tomorrow afternoon. All is well on board.
Light wind overnight is filling in this morning with seas building out of the east. We are expecting the seas to be a bit rough by tomorrow with the wind on the stern. All is well open board.
Another pretty morning. The wind backed and softened a bit this morning. All is well on board.
A beautiful morning with clear skies and light winds. Sailing wing and wing. Getting warmer above the 30 degree latitude line. All is well aboard.
Sea was a bit rough yesterday but more settled and pleasant this morning. A few small rain squalls around as well. All is well on board.
Left Opua around noon yesterday and are off to a good start. Easy sailing with reefed main.All is well on board.
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