Blue Rodeo

Blue Rodeo

Wed Oct 8 7:44 2014 NZDT
Speed: 7.5knts
Run: 172.3nm (311.9km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170.2nm
Weather: 10-12 knts from NW 0% cloud cover baro 1020

89 miles from Bay of Islands, motor sailing and trying to beat front to Opua, wind just starting to build so should be sailing soon

Tue Oct 7 7:26 2014 NZDT
Speed: 4.5knts
Run: 179nm (324km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 180.5nm
Weather: 6 knts from SSE 20% cloud cover baro 1021 and rising

all is well on board, 239 miles from Opua, great sailing from 8am yesterday until 5am today but wind has now died, motor sailing again

Mon Oct 6 7:38 2014 NZDT
Speed: 4.5knts
Run: 149.1nm (269.9km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 154.7nm
Weather: 8-10 knts from SSW 80% cloud cover

slow going but all is well on board, 393 miles from Opua

Sun Oct 5 8:30 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 149.4nm (270.4km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 145.1nm
Weather: 14 knts from SSE 80% cloud cover

motorsailing into headwinds, all is well on board

Sat Oct 4 7:47 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5.0knts
Run: 127.2nm (230.2km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 127.7nm
Weather: 5 knts from SSE 70% cloud cover

motorsailing and aiming for 30s 170e, increasing long period swell from south, all is well

Fri Oct 3 7:53 2014 NZDT
Speed: 4.5knts
Run: 117nm (211.8km)
Weather: 15 knts from SSE 80% cloud cover

motorsailing into headwinds and aiming for 30s 170e, all is well

Sat Sep 27 6:51 2014 NZST
Run: 26.7nm (48.3km)
Weather: 8 knts from SW 5% cloud cover

Anchored at Ile Amadee), moving to Noumea today and watching for passage window to NZ next week

Mon Sep 22 6:57 2014 NZST
Run: 115.3nm (208.7km)
Weather: 15 knts from SSE 90% cloud cover

Anchored at Ilot Uatio (5 Islands), moving to Ile Ouen today and watching for passage window to NZ next weekend

Wed Sep 3 5:11 2014 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 62.5nm (113.1km)
Weather: 8 knts from NE 30% cloud cover

on overnight passage from Mare to Lifou...flat seas, pleasant saiing

Mon Sep 1 6:52 2014 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 81.3nm (147.2km)
Weather: 6 knts from ESE 100% cloud cover

anchored at Pede Bay on Mare Island in the Loyalties

Fri Aug 22 7:02 2014 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 66.7nm (120.7km)
Weather: 12-15 knts from SSE 1000% cloud cover

anchored at ilot brosse, wondering about weekend weather and sailing to loyalties next week

Sat Aug 2 6:10 2014 NZST
Speed: 4.5knts
Run: 166.5nm (301.4km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156.4nm
Weather: 9 knts from ENE 20% cloud cover

5 miles from Port Moselle gliding along waiting for sunrise

Fri Aug 1 4:37 2014 NZST
Speed: 8.0knts
Run: 212.8nm (385.2km)
Weather: 20-25 knts from ESE 20% cloud cover

on passage from Port Vila to Noumea, fast trip so far although a little bumpy, all is well on board

Mon Jul 28 6:28 2014 NZST
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 186.5nm (337.6km)
Weather: 16-18 knts from SE 10% cloud cover

on overnight passage from Batnevine, Pentecost to Port Vila, will be looking for a good weather window for passage to Noumea within next 5-10 days

Sat Jun 7 6:57 2014 NZST
Speed: naknts
Run: 47.8nm (86.5km)
Weather: 8-10knts from SE annoying wind swell inside bay 90% cloud cover

nice downwind run from Port Patrick to Port Resolution yesterday, unfortunately, a SE breeze during the night kept us beam-on to short-period wind swell wrapping into the bay, we have been rolling incessantly, after going ashore for a post-circumcision celebration this morning, we will head for Port Vila

Fri Jun 6 6:50 2014 NZST
Speed: naknts
Run: 18.5nm (33.5km)
Weather: 8-10knts from SE no swell inside reef 80% cloud cover occasional brief showers

anchored at Port Patrick (Anawawmet Bay) north side of Anatom, leaving today for Port Resolution on Tanna, all is well on board

Mon May 26 6:44 2014 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 345.4nm (625.2km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170.7nm
Weather: 8-10knts from SW-SE 1.0m swell from S 20% cloud cover

all is well on board, splendid sailing yesterday with east winds of 12-16knts, sunny skies and no precip, winds quit around 11pm with 50 miles to go, now motoring, Anatom ETA 0900 NZT, Gypsea Heart is in sight

Sat May 24 6:11 2014 NZST
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 144.6nm (261.7km)
Avg: 6.2knts
24hr: 148.4nm
Weather: 10-12knts from E 1.0m swell from S 100% cloud cover

all is well on board, motorsailing, wind direction variable, brief shower

Fri May 23 6:48 2014 NZST
Speed: 5.8knts
Run: 156.9nm (284km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 158.4nm
Weather: 12knts from S 1.0m swell from S 30% cloud cover

all is well on board, motorsailing

Thu May 22 7:02 2014 NZST
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 139.5nm (252.5km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 142.2nm
Weather: 15knts S 1.5m swell from SSE 90% cloud cover

it's starting to get warmer, all is well on board

Wed May 21 7:29 2014 NZST
Speed: 6.0knts
Weather: 8knts SSE 1.5m swell from SSE 20% cloud cover

motoring, all is well on board

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