Sat Nov 10 18:27 2018 NZDT
Speed: 0knts
Run: 138.9nm (251.4km)
Avg: 3.5knts
24hr: 83.9nm
35 19S 174 07E
Weather: 10-15 S, 1015

Arrived safely in Opua, Bay of Islands early hours of this morning. All good. Now enjoying the after-passage relaxation! Sent from my iPhone

Fri Nov 9 2:42 2018 NZDT
Speed: 5.6knts
Run: 161.6nm (292.5km)
Avg: 8.7knts
24hr: 209.4nm
33 38S 172 47E
Weather: 16 kt, N, 1014mb

All good on board. Looking forward to arriving in NZ.

Thu Nov 8 8:10 2018 NZDT
Run: 2.3nm (4.2km)
32 04S 170 43E

Discussing whether to go into opua where eta would be friday evening, rather than marsden on Saturday morning. Stay tuned!

Thu Nov 8 4:12 2018 NZDT
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 100.1nm (181.2km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156nm
32 03s 170 41e
Weather: 13-18 kt, N, 1016

Sailing at last! The wind came up at 16.00. Making great progress on calm seas under a starry sky.

Wed Nov 7 12:48 2018 NZDT
Speed: 7.0knts
Run: 96.2nm (174.1km)
Avg: 19.2knts
24hr: 460.5nm
31 07S 169 23E
Weather: 6-8 kt, N, 1017

Still motoring. Looks like we?ll get sailing wind later today.

Wed Nov 7 7:47 2018 NZDT
Speed: 5.5msknts
Run: 86.6nm (156.7km)
Avg: 4.1knts
24hr: 98.5nm
30 13S 168 09E
Weather: swells easing to 1-2m. Wind 0-5kt N. 90% cloud cover. 1017mb.

All good onboard, aside from a water maker issue, but made better by being our Italian food day, expertly prepared by our crew buddy Dan. Thanks Tom & Diane

Tue Nov 6 10:40 2018 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 459.5nm (831.7km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 126nm
29 18S 167 10E
Weather: NNE3-7, 1018, 5%

arriving Saturday am marsden Cove. Front comes thru Friday night and saturday but not strong. Very good radio signal but tough to hear at their end. Maybe engine is on..

Fri Nov 2 19:08 2018 NZDT
22 39.410s 167 26.323e
Weather: 40percent cloud cover. Occasional light showers. Wind ESE 10-15kt. 1020mb

Planning to depart Saturday morning for Marsden Cove NZ.

Wishing you guys a safe passage! We will be keeping an eye on you from ID!
Wed Oct 31 22:15 2018 NZDT
Run: 69nm (124.9km)
22 39.400s 167 26.330e

Anchored at Kuto, Ile des Pins. Considering the options for our departure date to NZ.

Mon Oct 22 17:50 2018 NZDT
Run: 1.4nm (2.5km)
22 16.6S 166 26.4E
Weather: ENE 15-20kt. 30% cloud cover. 1012mb.

In Port Moselle marina waiting for a weather window to Marsden Cove NZ now that our crew have arrived.

Sun Oct 14 18:17 2018 NZDT
22 17.790s 166 25.965e
Weather: ESE 15-20 Knots, cloudy sky (100%)

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Sun Oct 14 18:16 2018 NZDT
Run: 103.7nm (187.7km)
22 17.792s 166 25.961e

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Mon Sep 24 17:26 2018 NZST
Run: 302.5nm (547.5km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 159.7nm
20 55S 167 04E
Weather: Wind SE 15-20kt. 20% cc

arrived in Lifou and will clear Customs tomorrow.

Sat Sep 22 19:59 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 407.7nm (737.9km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 124.1nm
19 17.5S 171 23.7E
Weather: Wind S 12-15kt. Swell 1-2m.

all well on board on way to lifou

Wed Sep 19 13:08 2018 NZST
Run: 14.5nm (26.2km)
17 46.449s 177 24.471e
Weather: Calm. Light rain this morning. Winds light and variable.

Checked out of Denarau today heading for Lifou.

Fri Jun 29 7:29 2018 NZST
Run: 20.4nm (36.9km)
17 46.272s 177 11.284e
Weather: 10 knots from SE. CC 50%, and bar 1014. All good!

We’re currently in Musket Cove, Fiji, having just said goodbye to our crew member who returns to the US tomorrow.

Sun Jun 24 20:04 2018 NZST
Run: 47.6nm (86.2km)
17 35.915s, 177 26.391e

arrived yesterday morning - Saturday

Ah ha! Finally got around to checking YIT and there you are. Glad to know you have arrived safely. Happy times.

Glad you've arrived safely. Sounds as if you had a good voyage, timed well to coincide with England's win. Looking forward to hearing from you. X
Sat Jun 23 9:03 2018 NZST
Run: 138.8nm (251.2km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 130.8nm
18 08S 176 59E
Weather: SSE20-25, 100%cc, 1011

currently on last reach to the Navula Reef passage about 15nm away! All good, looking forward to making the reef passage and then relax! Will update on arrival

Fri Jun 22 7:34 2018 NZST
Speed: 3.5knts
Run: 114.2nm (206.7km)
Avg: 4.8knts
24hr: 114.3nm
20 03S 176 21E
Weather: 95%cc, 1mS, 1011, light SSE

all well. great radio signal on Avalon

Thu Jun 21 7:35 2018 NZST
Run: 103.5nm (187.3km)
Avg: 4.3knts
24hr: 103.4nm
21 26S 175 23E
Weather: 100%cc, light rain, 10-15SE but gusts to 45 last night, 1010

230nm to Fiji so cheerful on board

Wed Jun 20 7:33 2018 NZST
Speed: 4.5mknts
Run: 111.8nm (202.4km)
Avg: 4.7knts
24hr: 111.7nm
22 55S 175 36E
Weather: E6-8, squally, 95%cc

all well

Tue Jun 19 7:31 2018 NZST
Run: 115.1nm (208.3km)
Avg: 4.8knts
24hr: 115.3nm
24 32S 175 40E
Weather: nne7-9

motor on and all is well

Mon Jun 18 7:34 2018 NZST
Run: 83.5nm (151.1km)
Avg: 6.2knts
24hr: 148.2nm
26 11.2S 175 52.9eE
Weather: blue sky, 7NNW, 1018

booming signal and good progress.

I am watching your progress and cheering you on from afar!

Keeping a keen eye on you! Hoping passage goes well. Fair winds friends :)

All looks good. Have you seen any more Dolphins, whales etc.? Watching your progress with interest.

Avalon, Hopefully the email address I sent to you worked for GHR. Fair winds the rest of the way, I hope! DBT
Sun Jun 17 18:03 2018 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 411.4nm (744.6km)
Avg: 5.5knts
24hr: 132.8nm
27 22.2S 175 36.6E
Weather: Winds 6-8 NNW/N, clear skies, 5% cloud cover, swells 0-.5m.

Enough wind today to sail for the past 3h and 4h yesterday pm. Otherwise careful motoring to conserve fuel. All good onboard. Eating and sleeping well! Hoping to hear more tomorrow morning. (PS GHRadio are not on air on Sundays!).

Thu Jun 14 15:43 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
33 12.532s 174 16.072e
Weather: SW 8-10kt. 30% cloud cover.

All well on board

Thu Jun 14 10:46 2018 NZST
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 32.9nm (59.5km)
Avg: 394.8knts
24hr: 9475.2nm
33 12.532s 174 16.072e
Weather: SSW 10kt. 20% cloud cover.

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Thu Jun 14 10:41 2018 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 0.6nm (1.1km)
33 40.920s 174 20.065e
Weather: Wind SSW 10kt. 20% cloud cover. All well on board.

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Wed Jun 13 12:01 2018 NZST
No position sent.

Departing Marsden noon today heading for Vuda

Wed Jun 13 7:11 2018 NZST
Run: 219.3nm (396.9km)
33 41.430s 174 20.236e

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Mon Jun 4 22:02 2018 NZST
36 50.668s 174 45.894e

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Mon Jun 4 21:57 2018 NZST
36 50.675s 174 45.891e
Weather: Rain!, Winds, E-NE 10-15

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Mon Jun 4 21:54 2018 NZST
36 50.673s 174 45.890e

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Mon Jun 4 21:51 2018 NZST
Run: 71.6nm (129.6km)
36 50.675s 174 45.892e

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