Another Adventure

Thu Sep 19 17:54 2019 NZST
Speed:
0.0kn
knts
GPS: 22 24.265S 166 48.277E
Run: 147.4nm (266.8km)
Avg: 4.8knts
24hr: 114.3nm
Weather: wind 8kn SE,70%cc, baro1029, sea flat in anchorage

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.


Wed Sep 18 10:57 2019 NZST
Speed:
6.0kn
knts
GPS: 20 30.332S 167 50.808E
Run: 261.7nm (473.7km)
Weather: wind 10kn ESE,10%cc, no baro, sea E 1.4m

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!?


Fri May 24 7:12 2019 NZST
Speed:
0.0kn
knts
GPS: 16 43.757S 168 08.707E
Run: 71nm (128.5km)
Weather: wind 8kn NE,20%cc, baro 1014, sea flat in anchorage

At anchor in Revolieu Bay on Epi. A nice sail yesterday afternoon from Port Vila. All is well on board.


Tue May 7 7:24 2019 NZST
Speed:
0.0kn
knts
GPS: 17 44.650S 168 18.759E
Run: 59.8nm (108.2km)
Avg: 2.6knts
24hr: 61.2nm
Weather: wind 2kn ESE,90%cc, baro 1011, sea flat in anchorage

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.


Mon May 6 7:57 2019 NZST
Speed:
7.0kn
knts
GPS: 18 27.592S 168 49.402E
Run: 85.7nm (155.1km)
Weather: wind 23-26kn ESE,30%cc, baro 1012, sea 2-2.5m E

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.


Fri May 3 7:15 2019 NZST
Speed:
0.0kn
knts
GPS: 19 31.470S 169 29.817E
Weather: wind 10-12kn SE,10%cc, baro 1017, seas flat in anchorage

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.


Thu May 2 7:57 2019 NZST
Speed:
0.0kn
knts
GPS: 19 31.471S 169 29.822E
Run: 52.5nm (95km)
Weather: wind 10-12kn SE,50%cc, baro 1017, seas flat in anchorage

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.


Wed May 1 6:33 2019 NZST
Speed:
0.0kn
knts
GPS: 20 14.224S 169 46.738E
Run: 13.4nm (24.3km)
Weather: wind 12-18kn SSE,80%cc, baro 1015, seas flat in anchorage

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!


Tue Apr 30 10:57 2019 NZST
Speed:
5.8kn
knts
GPS: 20 23.830S 169 39.673E
Run: 130.8nm (236.7km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 135.3nm
Weather: wind 14-18kn SSE,40%cc, baro 1016, seas 1.5-2m E&SE

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.


Mon Apr 29 11:45 2019 NZST
Speed:
6.5kn
knts
GPS: 22 12.907S 170 13.506E
Run: 171.6nm (310.6km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 159.3nm
Weather: wind 14-18kn ESE,40%cc, baro 1019.seas 1.5-2m SE

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.


Sun Apr 28 9:54 2019 NZST
Speed:
7.0kn
knts
GPS: 24 34.083S 171 05.356E
Run: 154.3nm (279.3km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 158.3nm
Weather: wind 14-18kn ESE,50%cc, baro 1019.seas 2m E

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.


Sat Apr 27 10:30 2019 NZST
Speed:
6.2kn
knts
GPS: 26 47.756S 171 14.431E
Run: 159.3nm (288.3km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 166.2nm
Weather: wind 10-12kn E,20%cc, baro 1019.seas 1m ESE

Another pretty morning. The wind backed and softened a bit this morning. All is well on board.


Fri Apr 26 11:30 2019 NZST
Speed:
4.8kn
knts
GPS: 29 04.717S 171 36.348E
Run: 144.1nm (260.8km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.5nm
Weather: wind 10-12kn SSE,10%cc, baro 1021.seas 1m SE

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.


Thu Apr 25 10:21 2019 NZST
Speed:
5.8kn
knts
GPS: 30 59.537S 172 33.653E
Run: 167.9nm (303.9km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 173.7nm
Weather: wind 10-15kn SSW ,80%cc, baro 1020.seas 1m SW

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.


Wed Apr 24 11:09 2019 NZST
Speed:
5.9kn
knts
GPS: 33 17.817S 173 28.106E
Run: 144.3nm (261.2km)
Weather: wind 15-20kn SSW ,40%cc, baro 1020.3,seas 3m SW

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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