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Finally made it down to Sydney, where we will be through the Holidays. Currently anchored in Blackwattle Bay, but will be moving around to various Anchorages during our stay.
Anchored in the Gold Coast Australia for a few days, then will continue working our way south along the coast to Sydney.
Cleared into Bundaberg Australia Sept 26th, stuck there a week for a biosecurity "timber inspection". Working our way slowly to Brisbane to pick up parts to hopefully fix oil leak on engine that showed up during passage from New Cal.
Hanging in Noumea New Caledonia, enjoying the French food, waiting on some boat parts, and applying for our Australian long stay visa.
good tp have a motor
about 300nm to Aneityum
After an unplanned stop in Opua for an engine issue, we are heading back out towards Vanuatu this afternoon
Docked at Marsden Cove, fuel up and clear out with customs first thing in the am, and then off to Vanuatu
Departing Whangarei for Marsden Cove, and then to Vanuatu, Aneityum
Cleared into Marsden Cove morning of Nov 21, then motored up to Whangarei into 30kt head winds, now at dock in Town Basin. Decent but bumpy passage, 8.5 days. All is well except missing radio antenna at top of mast.
Planning on clearing out of Vuda Marina this am, and heading for Marsden Cove NZ
In route to Fiji, down wind wing on wing port gybe west of rhumb line 26nm. Anticipate gybe to east in about 100 miles
At anchor Opua, preparing to depart for Fiji, initial test message
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