Avalon

Wed Oct 9 14:37 2019 NZDT
GPS: 17 46.343s 177 22.925e
Run: 243.7nm (441.1km)

In Denarau getting ready to sail to New Caledonia - hopefully early next week.


Tue Jul 16 8:00 2019 NZST
GPS: 17 13S 178 58W
Run: 3.2nm (5.8km)
Weather: light NE, 5% cloud, 1009 baro

Anchored off Daliconi village. On to the Bay of Islands today then Taveuni or Vanua Levu later in the week with S winds.


Fri Jul 12 8:06 2019 NZST
GPS: 17 11.06S 179 00.07W
Weather: 5knts SE, calm, 20% clouds, 1012 baro

Still in Bavatu Harbour. Lots of rain yesterday. Thinking of moving over the weekend when the weather clears.


Wed Jul 10 7:30 2019 NZST
GPS: 17 11.06S 179 00.07W
Run: 113.7nm (205.8km)
Weather: 0-5 knts S, calm, 80% high clouds, 1010baro

Anchored in Nabavatu Harbour, Vanua Balavu. The only boat here!


Mon Jun 24 11:21 2019 NZST
GPS: 16 46.70S 179 19.93E
Run: 123.2nm (223km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 143.5nm
Weather: 0-5 knots E, slight seas, 20% cloud cover, 1011 baro

Arrived safely in beautiful Savu Savu.


Sun Jun 23 14:45 2019 NZST
Speed:
6knts
knts
GPS: 18 33.5S 179 25.4E
Weather: 8-10 ENE, 1m seas, 10% cloud cover, 1011 baro

Great progress so far. Enjoying calmer seas and a beautiful morning. All well on board.


Sun Jun 23 7:00 2019 NZST
Speed:
6knts
knts
GPS: 18 33.5S 179 25.4E
Run: 187.1nm (338.7km)
Avg: 7.7knts
24hr: 185.9nm
Weather: 8-10 ENE, 1m seas, 10% cloud cover, 1011 baro

Great progress so far. Enjoying calmer seas and a beautiful morning. All well on board.


Sat Jun 22 6:51 2019 NZST
Speed:
8knts
knts
GPS: 21 15.5S 179 38.2E
Run: 189.1nm (342.3km)
Avg: 3.1knts
24hr: 74nm
Weather: 12-14knts ENE, 1-2m swells, 20% cloud cover, 1012 baro

Racing along in good wind


Wed Jun 19 17:30 2019 NZST
GPS: 23 38.02S 178 53.60W
Run: 192.8nm (349km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 140.2nm
Weather: 5-8knts NE, calm seas, 20% cloud cover, 1015 baro

Anchored at North Minerva reef. Enjoying the sunset over a cold beer. Looking forward to a couple of days R&R before continuing on to Fiji.


Tue Jun 18 8:30 2019 NZST
Speed:
5knts
knts
GPS: 26 04.3S 179 36.8E
Run: 136.5nm (247.1km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 154.5nm
Weather: 5-8knts E, 0.5-1m swells, 30% cloud cover, 1018 baro

Enjoying sunshine and warmer weather. All well on board.


Mon Jun 17 11:18 2019 NZST
Speed:
6knts
knts
GPS: 28 02.00S 179 52.00E
Run: 131.3nm (237.7km)
Avg: 6.2knts
24hr: 149.3nm
Weather: ESE 7-9kt. 1m seas, 10% clouds, 1017baro

Sailing. All good on board!


Sun Jun 16 14:12 2019 NZST
Speed:
6knts
knts
GPS: 29 34.7S 178 36.3E
Run: 154.6nm (279.8km)
Avg: 38.2knts
24hr: 916.1nm
Weather: 6-12knts SSW slight seas, 40% cloud cover, 1006 baro

Enjoying drier calmer weather.


Sun Jun 16 10:09 2019 NZST
Speed:
8knts
knts
GPS: 31 39.91S 177 40.27E
Weather: 15-20knts SW, 2-3m seas, 40% cloud cover, 1008 baro

came through some nasty squalls last night. Expecting more tonight before the weather calms down.


Sat Jun 15 14:42 2019 NZST
Speed:
8knts
knts
GPS: 31 39.91S 177 40.27E
Run: 215.3nm (389.7km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 178.8nm
Weather: 15-20knts WSW, 2-3m seas, 50% cloud cover, 1008 baro

came through some nasty squalls last night. Expecting more tonight before the weather calms down.


Fri Jun 14 9:48 2019 NZST
Speed:
6knts
knts
GPS: 34 25.16S 175 56.13E
Run: 109nm (197.3km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 165.3nm
Weather: 0-5knts S, swells 2m, 50% cloud cover, 1005 baro

motorsailing, all well on board


Fri May 17 11:04 2019 NZST
GPS: 35 50.203s 174 28.081e
Run: 41nm (74.2km)

At Marsden Cove Marina getting Avalon ready for passage in early June up to Savu Savu, Fiji, via Minerva Reef.


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