Tue Sep 15 8:44 2015 NZST
Run: 5.3nm (9.6km)
27 27.440S 153 11.440E

Have moved around to RQYS at Manly. Very welcoming and we will be based here for a while meeting up with old friends and exploring the Brisbane area

Sat Sep 12 21:43 2015 NZST
Run: 116.1nm (210.1km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 162.5nm
27 26.693s 153 06.322e

Arrived safely in Brisbane and tied up on the Q dock just in time for sundowners!

Sat Sep 12 4:34 2015 NZST
Run: 263.1nm (476.2km)
Avg: 9.7knts
24hr: 233.7nm
26 29s 154 39e
Weather: SE 15 some squalls 30% cc 1026

Still making great progress and just 75 nm to our landfall waypoint at the entrance to Moreton Bay. We have an intermittent autopilot issue so although not having to hand steer we are having to watch it very closely.

Fri Sep 11 1:33 2015 NZST
Run: 204.4nm (370km)
Avg: 8.5knts
24hr: 204.4nm
25 03s 158 34e
Weather: SSE 20-25 kn 30% cloud cover, some squalls

A lumpy bumpy day but we are rocketing along. All well on board. Could not hear GHR at all this morning, will try again Friday.

Hope the bumps have smoothed out. All well in Bristol Rhode Island, tho it is a very thundery, wet day. It is a beautiful place. Off to the NYYc this evening! Great to see where you are. LoL Mummy xxx
Thu Sep 10 1:33 2015 NZST
Run: 174nm (314.9km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 173.4nm
24 04s 161 38e
Weather: SW 8 knots Clear skies 1019

A beautiful starry night and we are making good progress but hoping the wind will continue to back around and the trade winds fill back in. All well on board.

Wed Sep 9 1:28 2015 NZST
Run: 147nm (266.1km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 106.7nm
23 10s 164 12e
Weather: ENE 15kn clear sky 1019

A lovely day of downwind sailing towards Brisbane. All's well on board.

Mon Sep 7 16:24 2015 NZST
Run: 8.4nm (15.2km)
22 19.448S 166 19.027E

Planning to depart towards Brisbane tomorrow early doors(Tuesday.). Last minute preparation of banana pancakes for passage snacking currently in hand!

not sure if you seen or heard but halfpenny and webb out of RWC - both injured against Italy - whoops!

Wishing you both calm seas and great sailing. Take care, safe travels and we hope to see you guys again soon! love Debs & Marty xx

Of course it is an early doors departure. Its just the way you roll. Good job I'm not on board! And no mention of gin on board as part of the provisions. Safe passage, new adventures and full steam

Bon voyage, and enjoy Australia. Will we see you back in NZ?
Fri Aug 28 10:43 2015 NZST
Run: 24nm (43.4km)
22 17.159S 166 26.494E

Back in Noumea to prepare for the trip on towards Australiia. Just waiting for a good forecast for the off.

Wed Aug 19 10:32 2015 NZST
Run: 19.3nm (34.9km)
22 25.733S 166 47.016E

Mon Aug 17 0:00 2015 NZST
Run: 40.4nm (73.1km)
22 42.390S 166 48.480E

Fri Aug 14 0:00 2015 NZST
Run: 45.9nm (83.1km)
22 39.547S 167 26.401E

Thu Aug 13 0:00 2015 NZST
Run: 103.3nm (187km)
22 05.000S 167 05.000E

Tue Aug 4 16:18 2015 NZST
Run: 1.2nm (2.2km)
20 42.473S 166 27.251E

Thu Jul 30 7:38 2015 NZST
20 42.849s 166 26.180e
Weather: SE20 gusting higher, 90%cc, 1017, shwrs overnight

Fri Jul 24 8:09 2015 NZST
20 42.849s 166 26.180e
Weather: lovely, Easterly 15kts, 20% cloud cover and a lovely sun rise

Thu Jul 16 7:35 2015 NZST
Run: 149.1nm (269.9km)
20 42.849s 166 26.180e
Weather: SSE14, 100%cc, shws o/n, 1015 steady

5 nm from beautiful Ouvea

Mon Jul 6 15:56 2015 NZST
Run: 69.1nm (125.1km)
22 39.547S 167 26.401E

Anchored in Kuto Bay on the lovely Isle des Pins

Tue Jun 30 7:36 2015 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: SE20, 95%cc

Baie de prony and sick of the wind

Mon Jun 29 7:39 2015 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: 50%cc, 15-20SE

protected in baie de Prony. Waiting to get to Isle de Pins

Fri Jun 12 7:30 2015 NZST
Run: 9.7nm (17.6km)
22 16.599S 166 26.473E

Safely tucked up in Port Moselle Marina. Arrived just before the rain and squalls set in....hoping the sun comes out today!.

Thu Jun 11 7:33 2015 NZST
Run: 181.2nm (328km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 178.8nm
22 25s 166 26e
Weather: E 18 knots 50% cloud cover occasional showers

Inside the Boulari Pass and heading towards Port Moselle. All well on board and looking forward to cafe au lait et croissants.

Wed Jun 10 7:14 2015 NZST
Run: 197.5nm (357.5km)
Avg: 8.2knts
24hr: 196.4nm
24 40s 167 54e
Weather: ESE 18knots 20% cloud cover mixed swell 2 to 3m

Making good progress, 154 nm to Boulari pass. Quite rolly with occasional large swell from S. All well on board.

Tue Jun 9 7:06 2015 NZST
Run: 211.8nm (383.4km)
Avg: 9knts
24hr: 216.6nm
27 06s 169 34e
Weather: SE 15 knots 100% cloud cover showers 1,5 m swell

All well on board. 320nm to Boulari Pass

Mon Jun 8 7:38 2015 NZST
Run: 34.6nm (62.6km)
Avg: 71.1knts
24hr: 1705.3nm
29 54S 170 59E
Weather: se20,

all going well

Mon Jun 8 7:09 2015 NZST
Run: 188nm (340.3km)
Avg: 8knts
24hr: 191.5nm
29 24s 170 59e
Weather: SE 20 knots 30% cloud cover clearing 2 m swell

A bit rolly but making good progress. All well on board.

Sun Jun 7 7:35 2015 NZST
Run: 320.9nm (580.8km)
Avg: 13.3knts
24hr: 318.5nm
31 56s 172 08e
Weather: SE 12kn 100% cloud cover 1.5m swell from SW.

Still motor sailing but making good progress....all well on board.

Hope all going well, tracking you with interest. will drop you a proper email tomorrow
Sat Jun 6 7:24 2015 NZST
Run: 63.9nm (115.7km)
Avg: 2.9knts
24hr: 69.8nm
36 22s 173 48e
Weather: W 8 knots, scattered cloud, northerly swell less than 1m

Motor sailing, we had a lovely quiet moonlight night and are hoping we find a little more breeze with the daylight. All well on board.

Fri Jun 5 9:26 2015 NZST
Run: 4.4nm (8km)
36 47.960s 174 49.025e
Weather: 10 knots SW, Cloudy with showers

Have cleared customs and are on our way towards New Caledonia. 3 POB. Just passing Rangitoto and pointing northwards. Very much looking forward to the thermometer rising and to stripping off some of these layers.

All ready to head off!
All ready to head off!
Wed Jun 3 17:15 2015 NZST
Run: 0.9nm (1.6km)
36 50.601s 174 45.593e
Weather: 25 kn NNW heavy rain

Ready to go and hoping to get away before the weekend.

Sat May 30 9:56 2015 NZST
36 50s 174 45e

Moored in Viaduct Harbour Marina Auckland preparing for departure towards New Cal when the forecast looks more helpful.

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