Thu Dec 5 21:00 2019 NZDT
GPS: 35 18.8S 174 07.3E
Run: 564.2nm (1021.2km)
Avg: 4.3knts
24hr: 102.6nm
Weather: Calm and clear

Arrived Opua after an excellent passage from New Caledonia, via Norfolk Is. A beautiful late sunset and the distinctive NZ smell of sheep and honey, welcomed us. Total trip was 1047nm in 10 days.

Sat Nov 30 9:00 2019 NZDT
GPS: 29 01.1S 167 58.4E
Run: 475.6nm (860.8km)
Avg: 4.8knts
24hr: 115.3nm
Weather: Light E breeze; clear sky

The weather gods were kind and we dropped anchor in Cascade Bay, Norfolk Island at 0900. Our early morning arrival was met with lots of shoals of fish and swooping seabirds.   The next morning we continued on to New Zealand, delighted we had finally managed to visit this beautiful and isolated little island.

Tue Nov 26 6:00 2019 NZDT
GPS: 22 16.7S 166 25.9E
Run: 0.2nm (0.4km)
Weather: Wind E/SE 15-20. Mainly clear.

Departed Pt Moselle, New Caledonia for Opua, New Zealand. Hoping winds will permit a Norfolk Island brief visit or sail-past en-route.

Thu Oct 3 18:54 2019 NZDT
GPS: 22 16.845S 166 25.876E
Run: 901.7nm (1632.1km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 124.4nm
Weather: Light winds from SE. 50% cloud.

Sailed through Boulari Pass Nord by Amedee light at 0930. Pass to pass trip took 6 days 19 hrs. Apart from the jib sliding into the sea on the first night out, (and skillfully retrieved!) Barefoot had a good passage, with just the #4 jib on the solent stay (the mainsail was fine!).

Thu Sep 26 12:00 2019 NZST
GPS: 27 56.025S 153 25.999E
Run: 0.9nm (1.6km)
Weather: Fine; wind 15kt NE

After a long wait for a weather window for Fiji, Barefoot cleared the Goldcoast Seaway, Southport, Qld headed for New Caledonia. The temptation of French pastries and bagettes eventually won!

Tue Jul 9 11:22 2019 NZST
GPS: 27 56.611S 153 25.39E
Weather: Fine, calm

Barefoot has returned from summer in Tasmania and is in Southport preparing for departure; hopefully to Fiji, when weather permits.

Thu Nov 15 0:00 2018 NZDT
GPS: 27 56.641S 153 25.394E
Run: 637.2nm (1153.3km)
Avg: 3.8knts
24hr: 91nm
Weather: Wind light NE; clear

Arrived Southport, Queensland, Australia from Luganville, Vanuatu.

A very pleasant passage. Planning to sail down to Tasmania for summer.

Thu Nov 8 0:00 2018 NZDT
GPS: 19 57.626S 158 28.453E
Run: 646.5nm (1170.2km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.3nm
Weather: Wind E 10; clear

Anchored Chesterfield Reef, Pointe Sud, Ilot Loop for a brief passage break

Sun Nov 4 1:00 2018 NZDT
GPS: 15 36.714S 167 10.536E
Run: 6.1nm (11km)
Weather: Wind E 20-25; partly cloudy

Departed from Ratua Island, Vanuatu for Australia.

Very nice anchorage off the resort.

Strong current through Malo passage.

Tue Oct 23 1:00 2018 NZDT
GPS: 15 31.442S 167 09.95E
Run: 699.7nm (1266.5km)
Weather: Light E wind, clear

Arrived Luganville Bay, Vanuatu from Rotuma. Fast passage with wind and sea astern. Anchored off Beachfront Resort. Very accommodating of cruisers and convenient location.

Tue Oct 9 1:00 2018 NZDT
GPS: 12 29.254S 177 07.241E
Run: 293.5nm (531.2km)
Avg: 12.2knts
24hr: 293.5nm
Weather: wind E 10; sky clear

Arrived Oinafa Bay, Rotuma from Yasawa-I-rara. A beautiful anchorage and lush, green island.

Mon Oct 8 1:00 2018 NZDT
GPS: 16 42.66S 177 34.374E
Run: 116.6nm (211km)
Weather: Wind E 5-10, sunny

Departed Yasawa-I-Rara, Fiji for Rotuma Island.

The commencement of our passage from Fiji to Australia.

Sun Jun 24 17:52 2018 NZST
GPS: 16 46.643S 179 20.017E
Run: 1350.2nm (2443.9km)
Weather: Calm and rainy

Barefoot arrived in Savusavu from New Zealand on 30th May after a pleasant, slow passage with several days of calms. Now enjoying exploring Eastern Fiji. All's well on board.

Thu May 17 0:00 2018 NZST
GPS: 35 50.15S 174 30.43E
Run: 2.1nm (3.8km)
Weather: Wind SW 15

Departed Marsden Marina, Port Whangarei, New Zealand for Fiji

Thu Dec 1 2:00 2016 NZDT
GPS: 35 50.306S 174 28.152E
Run: 1003.9nm (1817.1km)
Avg: 3.3knts
24hr: 80.1nm

After a pleasant light-air passage from New Caledonia, Barefoot is now docked in Marsden Cove Marina, New Zealand.

Fri Nov 18 13:06 2016 NZDT
GPS: 22 39.57S 167 26.401E

At anchor, awaiting passage weather to NZ.

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