Arrived back at Opua 1000 today, cleared, and back on our berth. Trip complete!
Arrived in the bay of Islands. welcome home. Motoring in and good timing
will be arriving tomorrow just before the front . great timing! 120 to go
At 1800Z 29/09/16
in the trough but it is light
At 1800Z 28/09/16
All well and reaching along on their passage from Norfolk
At 1500Z 27/09/16
Still in the reported Norfolk position and they hope to get ashore again today. Will consider wx before departing
anchored at Norfolk Island. All this based on a relay from Aus as I cannot hear them onthe 20m ham net. They have checked in and out with no charges and very friendly Officials.
Happy to be sailing. They are 20nm north of Norfolk Is where they will stop for a couple of days. More progress south next week.
may stop at Norfolk
could not hear us due engine on. Will update later with course and speed. they are one day out from Noumea on their way back to NZ
At Noumea preparing for our passage home. 20/09/16
Lifou with about a dozen other boats ready to check in with the rally.
Off Port Vila. Preparing for passage to Loyalties. Away in the morning
port Vila. vanuatu
Good progress to Tanna
had a good sleep in and anchored at Aneityum Arrived yesterday afternoon.
A beautiful day to arrive in Aneityum. Only 30 mn to go
Part of the 11 strong flotilla from Fiji to Aneityum Vanuatu. Weatherd the front with up to 35kts when they lift but conditions much improved. 180m to go at Tonys net time this morning - 9am NZ time
a glorious day in Saweni Bay. returning to Vuda Marina tomorrow and going with ICA rally to ANietium, checking out Friday from Fiji. Will keep flexible with the front coming
Navadra is Fiji. Back on the boat and enjoying the warm conditions from a lovely anchorage
On the way to Vudu soon to fly back to NZ for school holidays. Currently in Saweni Bay
Sounds a nice spot to be in the Mamamukus Fiji
about to raise anchor and go further north. Wind was 25kt yesterday so did not get where they wanted.
At anchor off Muscat Cove Fiji
20nm to Navula Pass. Rushed off the net to deal with a just caught mahimahi. What a great way to end a passage. Will be at Vuda Pt mid afternoon.
Left Minerva for Vuda Fiji and about 2-3 days out. Great signal from Phil on 20m, Tonys net
15/08/15 At anchor Nukubalauvu Bay, Qamea Is.
At anchor off Matei
Moved from Dakuniba to Viani Bay
Moved from Naidi to Dakuniba Harbour
Moved from Savusavu to Naidi Bay
Still at Savusavu - will be heading out to the Lau Group for 8 weeks in the next few days when the weather picks up a little.
Different Drummer ZM2706, NZ1218, KZ6611 On mooring, Savusavu, Fiji, for 2 weeks. 3 pob Date 16/07/2015 Time (UTC, 12 hr clock) 09:00 p.m. Lat 16°46.65'S Long 179°19.87'E
Different Drummer ZM2706, NZ1218, KZ6611 At anchor, Niuafo'ou, Tonga 3 pob
Different Drummer ZM2706, NZ1218, KZ6611 On passage Samoa to Fiji. 3 pob Departed Apia for Niuafo'ou and Savusavu
Different Drummer ZM2706, NZ1218, KZ6611 Cruising Samoa. 3 pob At marina, Apia Date 6/07/2015 Time (UTC, 12 hr clock) 18:00 p.m.
DIfferent Drummer arrived Apia, Western Samoa.
Different Drummer ZM2706, NZ1218, KZ6611 At anchor Suwarrow, Cook Islands. 3 pob
Aitutaki, Cook Islands, 9/06/15
Different Drummer ZM2706, NZ1218, KZ6611 On mooring at Palmerston Atoll, Cook Islands. 3 pob
DifferentDrummer arrived Avatiu Harbour, Rarotonga Fri 29 May (Thurs 28th, Cook Islands time). All's well.
Moored, Aviatiu Hr, Rarotonga
Drummer departed Bay of Islands Sunday morning, 17 May. Destination Rarotonga..
At Opua preparing for departure for Rarotonga
At Westhaven, preparing for departure. Possibly leaving for Opua on Tuesday.
In preparation for this season's offshore - Cooks, Samoa, and Fiji's Lau group.
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