Avalon

Avalon

Sat Nov 10 18:27 2018 NZDT
Speed:
0
knts
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:
5.6
knts
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:
6.0
knts
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:
7.0
knts
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:
5.5ms
knts
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:
6
knts
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%)

Automated update from App.


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

Automated update from App.


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:
5.5
knts
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:
3.5
knts
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:
4.5m
knts
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:
5
knts
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:
5.5
knts
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:
6.0
knts
Run: 32.9nm (59.5km)
Avg: 394.8knts
24hr: 9475.2nm
33 12.532s 174 16.072e
Weather: SSW 10kt. 20% cloud cover.

Automated update from App.


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

Automated update from App.


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

Automated update from App.


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

Automated update from App.


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

Automated update from App.


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

Automated update from App.


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

Automated update from App.


Mon Nov 6 9:25 2017 NZDT
Run: 249.8nm (452.1km)
Avg: 5.1knts
24hr: 122.3nm
35 50.203s 174 28.134e

Arrived safely in Marsden Cove. All well on board. Welcomed by fireworks for Guy Fawkes night.


Sat Nov 4 8:23 2017 NZDT
Speed:
6.3
knts
Run: 181.9nm (329.2km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 182.5nm
32 17S 173 40E
Weather: 10NE, 1015

great progress.


Nearly there. You have made good progress.now I can see land on the map not just arrows going up and down. Xx

Hi Tom &Di Tracking you guys and look forward to catching up,again Happy sailing
Fri Nov 3 8:28 2017 NZDT
Speed:
7
knts
Run: 199.9nm (361.8km)
Avg: 8.3knts
24hr: 199.1nm
29 42S 173 05E
Weather: EE15, 100%cc, 1015

thanks to Pilgrim for relay


Thu Nov 2 8:22 2017 NZDT
Speed:
8.4
knts
Run: 299.4nm (541.9km)
Avg: 12.6knts
24hr: 301.6nm
26 49S 172 50E
Weather: ENE20, 40%cc, 1016

heard Tom today.


Wed Nov 1 8:33 2017 NZDT
Speed:
7.5
knts
Run: 100.5nm (181.9km)
Avg: 4.2knts
24hr: 100nm
23 03.6S 175 12.7E
Weather: 90%cc, sq, 20-25ene, 3m swell

all well. This via email from 360Blue


Tue Oct 31 8:25 2017 NZDT
Speed:
7
knts
Run: 156nm (282.4km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 159.4nm
21 42S 175 46E
Weather: 18-20ese, 20%cc

via tika relay.


Mon Oct 30 8:56 2017 NZDT
Speed:
6.5
knts
Run: 142.7nm (258.3km)
19 33S 176 30E
Weather: 100%cc, ese12-15, squaly

on passage to Marsden Cove


Tue Jun 6 13:15 2017 NZST
Run: 310.1nm (561.3km)
Avg: 4knts
24hr: 96.5nm
17 39.59S 177 22.59E

Arrived at Vuda Point, Fiji. All well.


Sat Jun 3 8:10 2017 NZST
Speed:
6
knts
Run: 137.5nm (248.9km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.8nm
21 33.7S 175 01.4E
Weather: 100%cc, SSE 10-12,

250 to Navula pass. The midnight front gave 25- 35g


Fri Jun 2 8:13 2017 NZST
Run: 91.4nm (165.4km)
Avg: 155.5knts
24hr: 3732nm
22 20S 177 0E

A big japanese fishing fleet is spread over 38nm east to west. Greater than 10 boats with no AIS.

Later, from Gulf Harbour Radio. This report, and others relating to fishing nets and garbage in the same area, was communicated to the nz RCC. From there it goes to an organisation called ITOC which has representatives from various nz government agencies such as Police, defence, Maritime nz, security Intelligence services, Immigration. Their job is intelligence gathering and they liase with similar overseas agencies. Maritime nz also is involved with MARPOL and through the back door can talk to the Japanese representative. Reports of this sort are important


Fri Jun 2 7:37 2017 NZST
Speed:
4.1
knts
Run: 102.2nm (185km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 104.9nm
23 12S 175 55E
Weather: NE10-12

good radio signal


Thu Jun 1 8:14 2017 NZST
Speed:
5
knts
Run: 109.5nm (198.2km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107.2nm
24 40.3S 175 45.9E
Weather: ene5-8

sailing again after lots of motoring


Wed May 31 7:43 2017 NZST
Speed:
5
knts
Run: 161.3nm (292km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 164.2nm
26 12S 175 18E
Weather: 50%cc, 3NNE

all ok


Tue May 30 8:08 2017 NZST
Speed:
5.5ms
knts
Run: 164.9nm (298.5km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 171.7nm
28 32S 175 19E
Weather: 10%cc, 5SW

I guess the engine is on.


Mon May 29 9:05 2017 NZST
Speed:
7
knts
Run: 342.1nm (619.2km)
30 55S 175 12E

Via relay and they seem to be enjoying the south east winds.


Sun Apr 30 21:37 2017 NZST
Run: 0.3nm (0.5km)
Avg: 16.6knts
24hr: 398.8nm
35 49.8S, 174 29.3E

Preparing for passage to Fiji in May


Sun Apr 30 21:36 2017 NZST
Run: 250.2nm (452.9km)
Avg: 3784.5knts
24hr: 90828.9nm
35 49.8S 174 29E

Sun Apr 30 21:32 2017 NZST
Run: 208.2nm (376.8km)
38 54.48798S 176 52.79297E

Preparing for passage to Fiji


Sat Nov 26 8:25 2016 NZDT
Run: 145.8nm (263.9km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 160.6nm
35 83.7S 174 46.9E

Arrived at Marsden Cove


Fri Nov 25 10:37 2016 NZDT
Run: 175.1nm (316.9km)
Avg: 9knts
24hr: 216.3nm
34 17.7S 174 32.7E

COG 160, SOG 8. Strong NE winds


Thu Nov 24 15:12 2016 NZDT
Run: 154nm (278.7km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 169.7nm
31 54.3S 173 32.4E

COG. 163, SOG. 7.9

Weather, NE 5-8 knots, 1/2m as swell. Blue sky with clouds forming ahead!


Wed Nov 23 17:25 2016 NZDT
Run: 48.2nm (87.2km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 129.2nm
29 43S 173 03E

COG 155T, SOG 6.5 knots. Winds and seas are down and now motoring through 1m swells and SE winds 4-7 knots.


Wed Nov 23 8:28 2016 NZDT
Speed:
6
knts
Run: 100.6nm (182.1km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 169.9nm
29 05.7S 172 41.3E
Weather: ese10-20,

420 to go. Friday arrival


Tue Nov 22 18:16 2016 NZDT
Run: 73.3nm (132.7km)
Avg: 109.9knts
24hr: 2636.6nm
27 42.6S 172 10.8E

COG: 175; SOG: 6.0. Wind: ESE 15-20 Swell: 3m + 1-2 m wind waves


Tue Nov 22 17:36 2016 NZDT
Run: 5.3nm (9.6km)
26 40.0S 172 23.5E

COG 175; SOG 6.5-7. Winds 15-20 ESE


Tue Nov 22 8:40 2016 NZDT
Speed:
6
knts
Run: 87.4nm (158.2km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 166.4nm
26 35.4S 172 24.1E
Weather: ese15-20g25, sw 2m swell

all well


Mon Nov 21 20:04 2016 NZDT
Run: 92.5nm (167.4km)
Avg: 8knts
24hr: 192.9nm
25 19.6S 172 20.05E

COG 175, SOG 7.7. Wind ESE 17-22, 2-4m swells


Mon Nov 21 8:33 2016 NZDT
Speed:
9
knts
Run: 182.6nm (330.5km)
Avg: 7.7knts
24hr: 183.6nm
24 01S 172 38E
Weather: SE15-20, sw swell, 95%cc

Sun Nov 20 8:41 2016 NZDT
Speed:
6
knts
Run: 75.5nm (136.7km)
Avg: 8.7knts
24hr: 208.4nm
21 42S 174 00.7E
Weather: ese15-20, 2-4m swell,

all well


Sun Nov 20 0:00 2016 NZDT
Run: 261nm (472.4km)
Avg: 17.1knts
24hr: 410.5nm
22 40.87S 173 29.6E

ESE winds 15-20+, swells 4-5m.


Sat Nov 19 8:44 2016 NZDT
Speed:
9
knts
Run: 143.7nm (260.1km)
19 20S 175 22E
Weather: SE20-25, SW swell 4-5m

heading to Marsden Cove


Fri May 20 7:39 2016 NZST
Speed:
7
knts
Run: 143.4nm (259.6km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 142.8nm
18 0S 177 03E

about 10nm sw of pas. Happy landfall


Thu May 19 7:32 2016 NZST
Speed:
9
knts
Run: 204.2nm (369.6km)
Avg: 8.5knts
24hr: 204.6nm
20 04S 176 51E
Weather: 15-25ESE,

Wed May 18 7:35 2016 NZST
Speed:
6
knts
Run: 145.5nm (263.4km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 145.6nm
23 01S 176 40E
Weather: ESE12-15, 50%cc

squally conditions


Tue May 17 7:36 2016 NZST
Speed:
5
knts
Run: 195.5nm (353.9km)
Avg: 8.1knts
24hr: 195.2nm
25 07S 176 30E
Weather: light SSE 6-8

all well


Mon May 16 7:33 2016 NZST
Run: 374.9nm (678.6km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 187.3nm
27 0S 178 51E
Weather: 8NW, nice conditions now. All well

Sat May 14 7:31 2016 NZST
Speed:
6ms
knts
31 37S 175 35E
Weather: clear, no wind

great radio signal


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