anchored at Namena Island on route to Savusavu
anchored at Nananui-Thake Island, north Viti Levu, still enjoying fabulous kite boarding
anchored at Nananui-Thake Island, north Viti Levu, enjoying kite boarding while the SE trades last.
anchored at Nananui-Thaka Island, north Viti Levu, enjoying kite boarding while the SE trades last.
anchored at Nasava Bay, northeast Viti Levu, heading to Nananui-Ra Island today.
had excellent sail yesterday from Namena Island to historic town of Levuka, on Ovalu Island.
still enjoying spectacular snorkeling at Save a Tack pass, here on Namena Island. May leave later today or tomorrow.
anchored on SW Vanua Levu after passage from Nananu-i Thake yesterday in light northerly winds; heading to Namena MPA today
anchored at Nananu-i Thake on the northern coast of Viti Levu; great kiteboarding yesterday and hoping for more today, but the wind shut down at 0330 after blowing 15-20 for most of the night
anchored at Momi Bay, proceeding to customs clearance at Vuda Pt. marina this morning
a beautiful sailing day yesterday, following the wind as it veered to NE; blissful sunset reach in 4 knot NE; motor on at 2200 when wind shut down; motoring at low rpms and preparing for spin set with morning light as the SE breeze begins to fill in
all well on board
anchored at North Minerva Reef, we plan to depart later today for Fiji
anchored at North Minerva Reef
Light wind, close hauled sailing yesterday to North Minerva Reef, occasionally motorsailing when the wind backed so we could time arrival for late afternoon; now anchored
Motorsailed yesterday, then wind came up at 0300 for delightful beat/close reach towards North Minerva Reef
Good sailing yesterday under spinnaker and then main and jib after dark. Wind backed to NE and lightened at 0300. Now motoring at low rpms.
sailed until 10 p.m., then motored at low rpm; preparing to raise spinnaker with first light
we had a fast, close reach to the Kermadecs, where we are anchored and awaiting favorable winds for Fiji
making easterly towards 175 W; sailing at 40 to 45 degrees to the apparent wind in 1.5 meter seas
making easterly towards 175 W; sailing at 30 to 35 degrees to the apparent wind in light seas; slow passage, but safe and sweet light air sailing; hoping forecasted northerlies develop tomorrow to enable us to sail close to 61 degrees to our waypoint before heading NNW to Fiji
motoring in variable 2 knot breeze and 1/2 meter SE swell; great spinnaker reach yesterday and sailing through much of night. Making easting and likely to bear off closer to 90 degrees if morning weather check shows that is more favorable for sailing E to get NW angle on Fiji
motoring in light SSE breeze and 1 meter SE swell; departed Opua Tuesday 1400 bound for Fiji; making easting in hopes of avoiding worst of northerlies; preparing to fly the spinnaker in morning light
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