Casteele

Casteele

Tue Apr 23 19:52 2019 NZST
Run: 6.2nm (11.2km)
Avg: 39knts
24hr: 936.5nm
35 16.398S 174 07.595E

Hanging out in Russell, cool wee town.


Tue Apr 23 19:42 2019 NZST
35 15.252S 174 14.028E

Sun Apr 21 16:55 2019 NZST
Run: 2.6nm (4.7km)
35 15.252S 174 14.027E

Waipiro Bay, hiding from the 20knt Northly that is coming tomorrow.


Sat Apr 20 18:30 2019 NZST
Run: 2.3nm (4.2km)
35 13.685S 174 16.008E

Finally made it to the Bay of Islands.

Great first anchorage, beautiful clear water and nice sandy beach.


Wed Apr 17 15:57 2019 NZST
Run: 28.7nm (51.9km)
35 14.973S 174 17.842E

Spent the day sailing up to Whangaruru, pretty rough seas, got smashed around a bit, only 10knts of wind and 1 1/2m of swell but punching into it the wrong way.


Tue Apr 16 17:26 2019 NZST
Run: 14.7nm (26.6km)
35 37.005S 174 32.125E
Weather: Sunny

Staying at Tutuaka for the night before heading to the Poor Knights tomorrow.


Tue Apr 16 8:16 2019 NZST
Run: 1.1nm (2km)
35 49.791S 174 31.487E

Moved bay to be able to go out for dinner with some new friends.


Mon Apr 15 11:22 2019 NZST
Run: 14.2nm (25.7km)
35 50.657S 174 31.917E

In Urquharts Bay


Thu Apr 11 10:33 2019 NZST
Run: 65.6nm (118.7km)
35 43.418S 174 19.562E
Weather: Raining at the moment :-(

Staying at the Whangarei Marina for a few days for some city life. Very cool place for yachties, easy to get around and marina right in town.


If you're mooching around Dockland 5, look out for a 40+ foot steel boat called Gruffalo on the hard.......... she belongs to my daughter and her partner.
Mon Apr 8 14:38 2019 NZST
36 10.324S 175 21.508E

Sun Apr 7 9:12 2019 NZST
Run: 2.4nm (4.3km)
36 10.322S 175 21.506E

Thu Apr 4 10:26 2019 NZDT
Run: 36.4nm (65.9km)
Avg: 36.4knts
24hr: 873.6nm
36 11.9548S 175 19.8418E

At a really cool bay called Smoke house bay which is a real treat for the sailors, hot showers, washing machines a pizza oven and fish smokers. Awesome!


Thu Apr 4 9:26 2019 NZDT
Run: 4.8nm (8.7km)
36 43.375S 175 24.366E
Weather: 15 knots SE, sunny

Heading to Great Barrier Island


I saw your tender floating off into the distance and tried to radio you up, but couldn't make contact.

Great to catch up in Long Bay, Coromandel. Pity about the weather but loved the time together
Thu Mar 28 7:01 2019 NZDT
Run: 10.7nm (19.4km)
36 46.079S 175 28.333E
Weather: Raining 2knots

Stayed in Coromandal bay last night, but to shallow, so moving around to Long bay.


Saw you from a great distance and then in Long Bay,.......... put the knockies on you as I thought it looked like Gruffalo from Napier....... then spoke briefly to you on the beach. (Tim McVeagh from Napier).
Wed Mar 27 10:31 2019 NZDT
Run: 35.8nm (64.8km)
36 36.911S 175 26.206E

Leaving Colville and heading to Long Bay


Mon Mar 25 8:41 2019 NZDT
Run: 12.6nm (22.8km)
36 26.432S 174 49.744E

Wed Mar 20 15:59 2019 NZDT
Run: 17nm (30.8km)
36 36.99008S 174 53.15783E
Weather: 4knots

Heading to Kawau Island again to do some bush walks


Hello there, just stalking you via the internet!! Lots of love, Auntie H.
Thu Mar 14 20:32 2019 NZDT
Run: 6.4nm (11.6km)
36 49.315S 175 03.246E

Wed Mar 13 21:29 2019 NZDT
Run: 3nm (5.4km)
36 47.240S 175 09.626E

In Man-o-war bay.

Had to wait a day for the winery to open so we can hit it tomorrow :-)


Wed Mar 13 11:08 2019 NZDT
Run: 0.8nm (1.4km)
36 44.717S 175 10.432E

Tue Mar 12 15:53 2019 NZDT
Run: 8.9nm (16.1km)
36 44.089S 175 09.993E

Mon Mar 11 21:39 2019 NZDT
Run: 14.2nm (25.7km)
36 46.683S 175 00.934E

Sweet anchorage on Oneroa Bay, leaving tomorrow to start a circumnavigation around Waiheke over the next week or so.


Thu Mar 7 21:38 2019 NZDT
Run: 6.9nm (12.5km)
36 49.273S 174 45.907E

Spent a week in Auckland where Paul did a Cat 1 first aid and sea survival course.


Fri Mar 1 12:14 2019 NZDT
Run: 22.4nm (40.5km)
Avg: 11.3knts
24hr: 270.3nm
36 43.670S 174 48.582E

Fri Mar 1 10:15 2019 NZDT
Run: 1.7nm (3.1km)
36 24.32390S 174 50.77015E
Weather: 17 knts, cloudy

Had a fantastic anchorage last night, in Shark bay, Kawau Bay, was like being on land, didn't move a bit. Heading to Auckland today, will take about 5 hours to sail there.


Thu Feb 28 19:21 2019 NZDT
Run: 9.7nm (17.6km)
36 25.503S 174 49.643E

Anchored at shark bay, lovely evening


Thu Feb 28 14:24 2019 NZDT
Run: 13.7nm (24.8km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 125.4nm
36 26.887S 175 00.005E

Thu Feb 28 11:47 2019 NZDT
Run: 17.3nm (31.3km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 147.3nm
36 27.657S 175 14.787E
Weather: 20kts wind,

Very rough


Thu Feb 28 8:58 2019 NZDT
Run: 10.9nm (19.7km)
Avg: 2.7knts
24hr: 65.8nm
36 30.453S 175 33.129E
Weather: Blowing 15knts

Thu Feb 28 5:00 2019 NZDT
Run: 16.9nm (30.6km)
36 36.375S 175 42.386E

Wed Feb 27 9:38 2019 NZDT
Run: 3.7nm (6.7km)
36 49.661S 175 50.035E

Wed Feb 27 7:00 2019 NZDT
Run: 19.6nm (35.5km)
36 52.830S 175 50.237E
Weather: Blue sky, no wind

Heading into hot water beach for a look.


Tue Feb 26 15:07 2019 NZDT
Run: 28.1nm (50.9km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 109nm
37 07.527S 176 00.896E

Tue Feb 26 8:56 2019 NZDT
Run: 9.9nm (17.9km)
37 31.061S 176 09.046E

Leaving Tauranga and heading to Auckland slowly.

Pretty rolly


Mon Feb 18 20:51 2019 NZDT
Run: 16.6nm (30km)
Avg: 2.9knts
24hr: 68.5nm
37 39.622S 176 10.012E

Mon Feb 18 15:03 2019 NZDT
Run: 18.6nm (33.7km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 161.9nm
37 35.228S 176 27.291E

Mon Feb 18 12:17 2019 NZDT
Run: 17.9nm (32.4km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 133.8nm
37 31.426S 176 47.050E
Weather: Blue sky

Heading to Tauranga. Looking forward to getting to the Marina, it's been a long 3 days with no wind.


Mon Feb 18 9:05 2019 NZDT
Run: 6.3nm (11.4km)
Avg: 3knts
24hr: 72.5nm
37 31.898S 177 06.667E

Mon Feb 18 7:00 2019 NZDT
Run: 63.5nm (114.9km)
Avg: 5knts
24hr: 120.3nm
37 30.906S 177 13.453E

Sun Feb 17 18:20 2019 NZDT
Run: 13.8nm (25km)
Avg: 1211.7knts
24hr: 29081nm
37 30.916S 178 22.919E

Sun Feb 17 18:19 2019 NZDT
Run: 9.9nm (17.9km)
Avg: 3.3knts
24hr: 79.7nm
37 36.248S 178 36.429E

Sun Feb 17 15:20 2019 NZDT
Run: 10.3nm (18.6km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 189.9nm
37 43.735S 178 41.724E

Sun Feb 17 14:02 2019 NZDT
Run: 20.5nm (37.1km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 157nm
37 52.651S 178 41.132E

Sun Feb 17 10:54 2019 NZDT
Run: 9.1nm (16.5km)
38 08.033S 178 29.824E

Sun Feb 17 2:00 2019 NZDT
Run: 9.8nm (17.7km)
38 14.955S 178 24.963E
Weather: Cloudy

Heading from Tolaga Bay to White Island.

Everyone good


Sat Feb 16 20:39 2019 NZDT
38 22.346S 178 19.517E

In Tolaga bay waiting for the 20k winds to pass


Fri Feb 15 15:28 2019 NZDT
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