Freycinet II

Freycinet II

Wed Oct 11 16:54 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 10.5nm (19km)
Weather: E 8kts Baro 1012Hpa,CC 50%

On 11/10/2017 3:33 AM UTC this was our position,weather & status, Anchored at the spit,surfers Paradise,Peter Thanks for advice re power lines, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Tue Oct 10 17:18 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 31.3nm (56.7km)
Weather: SSE 14kts Baro 1012Hpa,CC 60%

On 10/10/2017 4:13 AM UTC this was our position,weather & status, Anchored at Tipplers on the Broadwater,Gold Coast,expect to be waiting on weather perhaps a week to head south, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Mon Oct 2 19:12 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 14nm (25.3km)
Weather: ENE 15kts Baro 1016Hpa,CC 60%

On 1/10/2017 11:18 PM UTC this was our position,weather & status, Berthed at Rivergate Marina 0800(AEST)Monday 2/10,Cleared Customs & Quarantine by 0900hrs, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Hi Doug and Sandy, See you have just arrived in Brisbane. We are housesitting in Mooloolaba for anokther 10 days. Are you up for visitors? Cheers Sue & Bryan Drummond
Mon Oct 2 8:34 2017 NZDT
Run: 74.9nm (135.6km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 139.1nm
Weather: 14E, 100%cc

motoring across Moreton Bay and will be at Customs dock in 2 hours. Happy Landfall from all your cruising friends.

Sun Oct 1 19:39 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5.9knts
Run: 67.1nm (121.5km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 172.2nm
Weather: ESE 20kts Baro 1016Hpa,CC 60%

On 1/10/2017 6:26 AM UTC this was our position,weather & status,sailing with reefed main alone to slow the boat,DTG 49nm (to NE Chn.),ETA customs Dock Rivergate Marina 0800(AEST)Monday 2/10,alls well aboard,Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Sun Oct 1 10:18 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 97.2nm (175.9km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 164.9nm
Weather: ESE 20kts Baro 1016Hpa,CC 60%

On 30/09/2017 9:11 PM UTC this was our position,weather & status,sailing fast,0.8 kt.adverse current, DTG 107nm (to NE Chn.),ETA customs Dock Rivergate Marina 0800(AEST)Monday 2/10,alls well aboard,Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Sat Sep 30 20:09 2017 NZDT
Speed: 4.6knts
Run: 53.8nm (97.4km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 134.5nm
Weather: SW 10kts Baro 1012Hpa,CC 40%

On 30/09/2017 7:04 AM UTC this was our position,weather & status,motor sailing, DTG 191nm (to NE Chn.),ETA customs Dock Early AM Monday 2/10,alls well aboard, AFL GF Booming in on ABC Radio,"Go Tigers" , Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Sat Sep 30 10:33 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6.1knts
Run: 15.6nm (28.2km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 187.2nm
Weather: WNW 13kts Baro 1016 Hpa,CC 10

On 29/09/2017 9:29 PM UTC this was our position,weather & status,sailing fast with Genoa & 1 reef in main,DTG 237nm (to NE Chn.),ETA customs Dock Early AM Monday 2/10, ,alls well aboard ,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Sat Sep 30 8:33 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5.9knts
Run: 81.2nm (147km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156.5nm
Weather: 20%cc, 10NW, 1013

All well and expecting the wind change East tomorrow.

Fri Sep 29 20:06 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6.2knts
Run: 62.4nm (112.9km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 155.2nm
Weather: NW 15kts Baro 1016 Hpa,CC Nil

On 29/09/2017 6:59 AM UTC this was our position,weather & status,sailing fast with Genoa & 1 reef in main,up to 1.5kt. adverse current, DTG 321nm (to NE Chn.),ETA customs Dock Early AM Monday 2/10, ,alls well aboard ,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Fri Sep 29 10:27 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6.9knts
Run: 15nm (27.2km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 189.2nm
Weather: NW 21kts Baro 1016 Hpa,CC 40%

On 28/09/2017 9:20 PM UTC this was our position,weather & status,sailing with Genoa & 1 reef in main, now tracking direct to BNE ETA Early AM Monday 2/10, possibly Sunday ,alls well aboard ,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Fri Sep 29 8:32 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6.8knts
Run: 84.6nm (153.1km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 162.5nm
Weather: 1014, 80%cc, 18NNW

All well. Good signal from Sandra

Thu Sep 28 20:03 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5.2knts
Run: 58nm (105km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 152.1nm
Weather: NNE 13kts Baro 1016 Hpa,CC 5%

On 28/09/2017 6:53 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status,sailing from 1600 hrs, Argo Bank WP(Amended to 23 32S 158 53E)ETA Local Noon(Z+11) Friday 29/9 ,ETA Brisbane Early AM Monday 2/10,alls well aboard ,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Thu Sep 28 10:54 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6.1knts
Run: 13.9nm (25.2km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 142.1nm
Weather: E 15kts Baro 1016 Hpa,CC 5%

On 27/09/2017 9:41 PM UTC this was our position, weather & status,motor sailing, poled out Genoa, ETA Argo Bank WP (23 23S 160 00E)2325hrs (local Z+11) 28/9 ,ETA Brisbane Early AM Monday 2/10,alls well aboard ,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Thu Sep 28 8:33 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 79nm (143km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 155.4nm
Weather: 15SE, 20%cc,

Talked to Sandra today. All is well and they are looking forward to arrival.

Wed Sep 27 20:21 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5.6knts
Run: 68.4nm (123.8km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 157.8nm
Weather: S 12kts Baro 1016 Hpa,CC Nil

On 27/09/2017 7:12 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status,motor sailing on a calm sea,wind has just swung to the south , ETA Argo Bank WP (23 23S 160 00E)2359hrs (local Z+11) 28/9 ,ETA Brisbane Early AM Monday 2/10,alls well aboard ,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Wed Sep 27 9:57 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5.6knts
Run: 97.7nm (176.8km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 155.8nm
Weather: SW 3kts Baro 1015 Hpa,CC 30%,

On 26/09/2017 8:50 PM UTC this was our position, weather & status,motor sailing on a calm sea,ETA Brisbane Early AM Monday 2/10,alls well aboard ,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Tue Sep 26 18:54 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 57.6nm (104.3km)
Weather: SE 11kts Baro 1015 Hpa,CC 30%,

On 26/09/2017 5:50 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status,tracking to WP at Argo Bank (23 23s, 160 00E) ETA 0100 (local time Z+ 11hrs.) Friday 29/9, ETA Brisbane Early AM Monday 2/10,alls well aboard ,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Mon Sep 25 19:06 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 0.8nm (1.4km)
Weather: ESE 15kts Baro 1015 Hpa,CC 20%,

On 25/09/2017 6:00 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, Port Moselle Marina , cleared customs ,ready to depart to Brisbane in the Morning , ETA Brisbane 2/10,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Sun Sep 10 15:51 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 33.8nm (61.2km)
Weather: SW 5kts Baro 1015 Hpa,CC 5%,

On 10/09/2017 3:44 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, safely anchored Bai de L'Orphilinat (Normea), waiting for approval to enter the Port Moselle Marina,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Hi! We are in Noumea at the moment; are you still around?
Fri Sep 8 19:18 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 69.1nm (125.1km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 142.1nm
Weather: E 5kts Baro 1015 Hpa,CC 25%, seas calm

On 8/09/2017 7:12 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, safely anchored at Port Boise New Caledonia,(check www.yit.nz),a beautiful bay surrounded by tall pine trees. It was a great passage from Lautoka,650 miles in just over 4 days, a special thanks to David at GHR who provided reassurance on our departure window. Patricia thanks also for your bright and cheery sked, All's well tonight,Regards Doug Sandra /Mum Dad

Fri Sep 8 7:37 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.4mknts
Run: 88.4nm (160km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 162.2nm
Weather: 13SE

Motoring to get to Havannah pass by 4pm. They will ancho overnightr, probably at Bonne Anse before moving up to Nouma

Thu Sep 7 18:33 2017 NZST
Speed: 5.6knts
Run: 69.6nm (126km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 152.5nm
Weather: ESE 10kts Baro 1015 Hpa,CC 50%, seas 0.5m ESE

On 7/09/2017 6:30 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, motor sailing ,DTG to go to Havannah Pass 128Nm, adverse current up to 1.5kts most of the day! ,ETA (in the Pass) say 1700hrs tomorrow Friday, still planning to anchor/moor in Bonne Anse (check www.YIT.nz),proceeding to Noumea Saturday morning,light conditions expected for remainder of passage, all's well onboard F2,Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Thu Sep 7 7:35 2017 NZST
Speed: 5.7mknts
Run: 87.1nm (157.7km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 166.6nm
Weather: 10SE, 1016

All well. Sandra/Mum on again. Motor on to keep to the plan in the lighter winds.

Wed Sep 6 19:03 2017 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 78nm (141.2km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.1nm
Weather: ESE 11kts Baro 1015 Hpa,CC (light)100%, showers in the area seas 0.5m ESE

On 6/09/2017 6:48 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, sailing with full main & Genoa ,DTG to go to Havannah Pass 266Nm, ETA late Friday PM , planning to anchor/moor in Bonne Anse,proceeding to Noumea Saturday morning,light conditions expected for remainder of passage, all's well onboard F2,Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Wed Sep 6 7:34 2017 NZST
Run: 121.7nm (220.3km)
Avg: 8.5knts
24hr: 204.6nm
Weather: 18SE, 80%cc, 1016

all well. Sandra reported today.

Tue Sep 5 17:18 2017 NZST
Speed: 7.9knts
Run: 83.1nm (150.4km)
Avg: 8.5knts
24hr: 204.7nm
Weather: SE 23kts Baro 1015 Hpa,CC (light) 50%, seas 1.5-2m,SSE

On 5/09/2017 5:10 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status,broad reaching with reefed main & Genoa,174nm for 24 hrs to 1500hrs local time,442 nm to go to Havannah Pass, ETA (TBC) late pm Friday 8/9,winds expected to back and moderate, all's well onboard F2, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Tue Sep 5 7:33 2017 NZST
Speed: 7.8knts
Run: 116.2nm (210.3km)
Avg: 8.2knts
24hr: 197.7nm
Weather: 20se

there wont be any grass on Freycinet when they arrive!

Mon Sep 4 17:27 2017 NZST
Speed: 7.4knts
Run: 38.2nm (69.1km)
Weather: SSE 23kts Baro 1015 Hpa,CC 10%, seas 1.5-2m,SSE

On 4/09/2017 5:24 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status,reaching with reefed main & Staysail , wind on the beam, fast sailing,on course,good first day ,all's well onboard F2, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Sat Sep 2 18:30 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 14.5nm (26.2km)
Weather: S 18kts Baro 1011 Hpa,CC 100%,ligh train from 1800 hrs

On 2/09/2017 6:28 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, berthed at Vuda Point Marina, customs booked for Monday 4/9 for outward clearance to Noumea , all's well onboard F2, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Sun Aug 27 19:54 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 14.5nm (26.2km)
Weather: WSW 8kts Baro 1014 Hpa,CC 0%,

On 27/08/2017 1:16 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, moored at Musket Cove, here for the week , ETD for Noumea 4th September , all's well onboard F2, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Sat Aug 12 17:06 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 11.1nm (20.1km)
Weather: SE 18kts Baro 1014 Hpa,CC 10%,

On 12/08/2017 4:57 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, alongside Vuda marina at 1030 local time, here for a week , all's well onboard F2, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Fri Aug 11 16:33 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 47.6nm (86.2km)
Weather: ENE 12kts Baro 1014 Hpa,CC 80%,

On 11/08/2017 4:30 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, safely anchored at Vitago Bay (4 Nm east of Lautoka), all's well on F2 Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Thu Aug 10 17:36 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 46.8nm (84.7km)
Weather: SSE 16kts Baro 1012 Hpa,CC 30%,

On 10/08/2017 3:54 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, safely anchored at Voli Voli Point, all's well on F2 Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Wed Aug 9 17:27 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Weather: ESE 12kts Baro 1013 Hpa,CC 90%,

On 9/08/2017 5:22 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, still at Koroinasolo, great farwell concert today for F2 at the primary school today ,heading towards Lautoka tommorow, all's well on F2 Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Sun Aug 6 16:42 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 10.1nm (18.3km)
Weather: SSE 25kts Baro 1015 Hpa,CC 0%,

On 6/08/2017 12:43 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, safely anchored back at Koroinasolo, here a few days, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Sat Aug 5 11:51 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.2knts
Run: 10.1nm (18.3km)
Weather: SE 15kts Baro 1011 Hpa,CC 20%,

On 4/08/2017 11:45 PM UTC this was our position, weather & status, Change of plans!, we have just anchored in Mbua Bay, decided we are better here with strong easterlies forecast Monday & Tuesday, we'll make our way around the south coast to Savu Savu as weather permits next week, all's well on board,good Internet here!!,talk soon Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Fri Aug 4 17:15 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.1knts
Weather: SE 12kts Baro 1011 Hpa,CC 0%,

On 4/08/2017 5:12 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, still anchored at Koroinasolo Village,"Early Childhood Education Week" concluded today with a concert by Kindergarten & primary school pupils ,we were allocated seats with the official party which was led by district Police Officers , the kids put on a great concert , the day concluded with a hot lunch, we will move east along the coast Tomorrow (Saturday) , we expect 25 kt SE winds next week ,should be OK anchored at Palmlea farms or Mali near Labasa, we have enjoyed our 10 days at Koroinasolo, all's well on board, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Thu Aug 3 17:42 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Weather: SE 10kts Baro 1011 Hpa,CC 10%,

On 3/08/2017 5:37 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, still anchored at Koroinasolo Village, last day tomorrow , will head east along the north coast Saturday, all's well on board, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Wed Aug 2 17:45 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Weather: ENE 5kts Baro 1011 Hpa,CC 75%, no rain

On 2/08/2017 5:41 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, still,anchored at Koroinasolo Village, decicided to stay on here a while, more Celebrations Friday for the end of "Kindergarten Week", all's well on board, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Tue Aug 1 17:45 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Weather: SE 25kts Gusts at 1200 hrs, currently 15 Kts, Baro 1013 Hpa,CC 0% currently

On 1/08/2017 5:38 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, still,anchored at Koroinasolo Village, school visit, amazing rendition of the "Kookaburra sits on the old gum tree" , sung as 3 part round , 6 bags of clothes from NZ distributed , all gratefully recived, all's well on board, Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Mon Jul 31 17:24 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.1knts
Weather: SE 15,Baro 1013 Hpa,CC 25%

On 31/07/2017 5:16 AM UTC this was our position, weather & status, still,anchored at Koroinasolo Village, this morning we celebrated the start of pre school week (National program) at the kindergarden, cup cakes and very sweet chocoalate milk for morning tea, a disney cartoon (Moana & Mawa) was projected onto a shaky cloth screen,it was enjoyed by all present. All the Parents attended , the Dads were seated around a huge Kava bowl. Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Thu Jul 27 19:18 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts

Wind SE 15 Knots. Baro 1013 Hpa.On 27/07/2017 7:10 AM UTC this was our position and status, anchored at Koroinasolo Village. What a day we've had !! We went ashore at 10AM after an impromptu servicing of the outboard , that cut out on the first try to get ashore , we did our sevu sevu , we soon learnt that there was a wedding going on in the village,it was the second day of celebrations, we renewed our acquaintance with "Millie" and her family, we met in 2013. She insisted we stay for the wedding lunch , first we joined the brides family as they carried their gifts to the couples new home in the Village. Lots of beautiful colorful dresses, singing dancing and of course lots of Kava, we were guest of honor , seated with the bridal party for lunch. Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Wed Jul 26 17:24 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 46.6nm (84.3km)

Wind SE 20 Knots. Baro 1012 Hpa.On 26/07/2017 5:16 AM UTC this was our position and status, safely anchored at 1615 hrs (local), Koroinasolo Village , here for a few days or a week , 4kg Mai Mai landed crossing Bligh waters today, BBQ'd along with cold white wine for dinner! all's well onboard , Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Tue Jul 25 17:06 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 28.6nm (51.8km)

Wind S 12 Knots. Baro 1011 .On 25/07/2017 4:59 AM UTC this was our position and status, safely anchored at 1630 hrs (local), Voli Voli Point , all's well onboard , Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Mon Jul 24 16:27 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 44.7nm (80.9km)

Wind NE 9 Knots. Baro 1012 .On 24/07/2017 4:23 AM UTC this was our position and status, safely anchored at 1600 hrs (local), 1 Nm SW of Vatia wharf , all's well onboard , further 25nm tomorrow to Voili Voil Point , Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Fri Jul 21 16:39 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 14.5nm (26.2km)

Wind N 15 Knots. Baro 1017 .On 21/07/2017 4:30 AM UTC this was our position and status, currently at Musket Cove Resort , we have had some help today making adjustement to our HF email , so hopefully you all receive this email, all's well board , Regards Doug Sandra/Mum Dad

Fri Jul 14 7:58 2017 NZST
Weather: Overcast , cloudy , about 24 deg C

Back onboard after a month at home , getting back to life onboard , shopping in Lautoka

Thu Jun 8 14:59 2017 NZST
Run: 100.4nm (181.7km)

Alongside Vuda Point Marina, returning to Australia for 4 weeks on June 11th , R Doug & Sandra

Sat Jun 3 20:19 2017 NZST
Run: 66.8nm (120.9km)
Avg: 5.5knts
24hr: 131.6nm

At 1800 NZST COG 358T, 6kts, wind 15 SSE, eta Navula Pass 0900 4/6. DTG 72nm. Alls well on board.

Hi,see you only had 72 NZ to go yesterday so probably arrived Fiji by now.Will email your land email.Ciao,B&K/NZ
Sat Jun 3 8:08 2017 NZST
Run: 75nm (135.8km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 151.7nm

130 miles to Navula Passage. ll well

Fri Jun 2 20:16 2017 NZST
Run: 67nm (121.3km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 133.6nm

At 1930 NZST COG 021T, 6.0kts, wind 9kts NNW, eta Lautoka 4/6. No issues all's well on board.

Fri Jun 2 8:14 2017 NZST
Speed: 5.9knts
Run: 89nm (161.1km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 186.4nm
Weather: 11NNE, 1013, cloudy

Lots of garbage in the water. 360Blue had to dodge a net. Japanese fishing fleet not leaving a clean wake.

Thu Jun 1 20:47 2017 NZST
Run: 162.3nm (293.8km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 158.7nm

Position at 1845 NZST, COG 025T, 6.5 kts, wind E 12.
ETA Lautoka 4/6. No issues, all's well on board.

Wed May 31 20:14 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 171.1nm (309.7km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 158nm

COG 025T, 6.5kts, Alls well. Having problems emailing, this is updated by Pamela from sat phone message at 1900hrs.

Tue May 30 18:15 2017 NZST
Speed: 4.6knts
Run: 278.1nm (503.4km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 161.2nm

At 6:01 AM (GMT) 30/05/2017 this was our position, wind 3kts from SE , seas glassy Calm ,Baro 1019 steady ,CC 20% scattered cumulus , sea temp 25 Deg C, ETA Lautoka Sunday 3rd June , Distance to go to Lautoka (Navula Pass) 604Nm. Alls well aboard , EMAIL ISSUES RESOLVED BY SHUTTING DOWN ENGINE , Regards Doug & Sandra

Mon May 29 0:51 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.2knts
Run: 120.1nm (217.4km)
Avg: 7.7knts
24hr: 185.4nm

At 12:39 PM (GMT) 28/05/2017 this was our position, wind 10kts from 260T , seas 0.6m W Swell ,Baro 1018 Rising,CC 10% , ETA Lautoka Monday 4th June , Motor Sailing on smooth seas, Distance to go to Lautoka (Navula Pass) 845Nm. Alls well aboard , Regards Doug & Sandra

Hi,Mon am ,we are very happy to see you going so well.Great WX window! B&K
Sun May 28 9:18 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.7knts
Run: 63.3nm (114.6km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 174.6nm

At 9:04 PM (GMT) 27/05/2017 this was our position, COG 008T, SOG 6.7Kts, wind 18kts from 260T WNW , seas 0.6m SW Swell ,Baro 1015 Rising ,ETA Lautoka Monday 4th June , Distance to go to Lautoka (Navula Pass 948Nm. Alls well aboard , Regards Doug & Sandra

Sun May 28 0:36 2017 NZST
Speed: 7.2knts
Run: 89.4nm (161.8km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153.8nm

At 12:26 PM (GMT) 27/05/2017 this was our position, COG 008T, SOG 7.3Kts, wind 15 WNW , seas 1.0 NE Swell , ETA Lautoka Monday 4th June , Distance to go to Lautoka (Navula Pass 1004Nm. Alls well aboard , Regards Doug & Sandra

Sat May 27 10:39 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts

At 9:19 PM (GMT) 25/05/2017 this was our position, just about to depart Marsden Cove Marina, change of destination due to weather forecast , ETA Lautoka Monday 4th June , Distance to go to Lautoka (Navula Pass 1081Nm. Alls well aboard , Regards Doug & Sandra

Fri May 26 9:12 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts

At 9:04 PM (GMT) 25/05/2017 this was our position, safely alongide Marsden Cove Marina (NZ Custons), preparing to depart for Port Vila Saturday 27/5, 1000hrs Local time, Distance to go to Port Vila 1130Nm. Alls well aboard , Regards Doug & Sandra

Thanks for your message, we are back in Melbourne , new Grandchildren to meet , back in Fiji July 12th , Always nice to hear from you , R Doug & Sandra

Have a good trip guys, we heading out tomorrow too. heading for fiji
Wed May 24 15:54 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 11.5nm (20.8km)

At 3:46 AM (GMT) 24/05/2017 this was our position, safely alongide Marsden Cove Marina (NZ Custons), preparing to depart for Port Vila, Vanuatu, departure on Saturday 27/5 now looks possible (TBC) , alls well aboard , Regards Doug & Sandra

All the best for your departure Saturday!
Fri May 19 15:54 2017 NZST
Run: 0.5nm (0.9km)

Departure to Port Vila delayed by weather , Earliest ETD , Friday 26th May , All's well on board, Regards Doug & Sandra

Sat May 13 14:45 2017 NZST

Greetings Sandra and Doug, I am keeping a close look at your adventures. I sailed yesterday , Wed Wonders, on Midnight Magic, Colin spoke highly of you both. Had a good sail withe Bernadette, finished 11th. Lovely conditions however ran out of wind later in the race. Be safe and enjoy all! Kind regards Brendan and Jude Campbell

We are back in Melbourne , call in if yo are passing , 19 Queens Square , R Doug , 0423 673 539
Fri May 5 9:12 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts

At 9:06 PM (GMT) 4/05/2017 this was our position, safely alongide Town Basin Marina Whangarei, preparing to depart for Port Vila, Vanuatu, earliest ETD 15/5 , alls well aboard , Regards Doug & Sandra

Wed Feb 22 18:17 2017 NZDT
Run: 14.2nm (25.7km)

Alongside Town Basin Marina, Whangarei,

Tue Feb 21 16:51 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.2knts
Run: 43.4nm (78.6km)

At 2:44 AM (GMT) 21/02/2017 this was our position, safely anchored Urquarts Bay , wind TO 20 Kts , good sail from Kawau today, should be alongside Town Basin Marina 1600 hrs tomorrow, F2 has run faultlessly last 3 weeks, return to Melbourne 1/3, alls well on F2, refer "Yachts in Transit" Website for our location, Regards Doug & Sandra /Mum & Dad

Mon Feb 20 17:36 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 43.2nm (78.2km)

At 3:41 AM (GMT) 20/02/2017 this was our position, safely anchored Bon Accord Harbour, cloudy E to 25kts, ETA Whangarei Wednesday 22/2, Melbourne 1/3, alls well on F2, refer "Yachts in Transit" Website for our location, Regards Doug & Sandra /Mum & Dad

Sun Feb 19 13:18 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 42.5nm (76.9km)

At 12:08 AM (GMT) 19/02/2017 this was our position, safely anchored Coromandel Harbour, cloudy light NE to 5kts, ETA Whangarei Wednesday 22/2, Melbourne 1/3, alls well on F2, Regards Doug & Sandra

Mon Feb 13 19:42 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 86.7nm (156.9km)

At 6:35 AM (GMT) 13/02/2017 this was our position, safely anchored at Bon Acorde Harbour Kawau , great sail, top speed 9.0Kts , max wind speed 32kts , demanding at times , no gear damage , rest day tomorrow, alls well on F2, Regards Doug & Sandra

Sat Feb 11 17:42 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 5.1nm (9.2km)

At 1:49 AM (GMT) 11/02/2017 this was our position, safely anchored Whangamumu harbour, weather fine , 24 deg C , 5Kt NE , heading towards AKL Monday on forecast 20KT NW, alls well on F2. Regards Doug & Sandra

Hi guys, Enjoy your time aboard...hope NZ summer is nice and settle. We are in Bermagui waiting...waiting...waiting for a break in the weather to sail to TAS...all is well aboard. Cheers, Sergio & Joanne
Tue Feb 7 13:54 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 5.1nm (9.2km)

At 12:38 AM (GMT) 7/02/2017 this was our position, safely anchored Opunga Bay , weather fine , 24 deg C , 5Kt NE , SE to 30 kts expected Wednesday night , well protected here, alls well on F2. Refer "Yachts in Transit" website for our location , Regards Doug & Sandra ,

Sun Feb 5 17:39 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 43.2nm (78.2km)

At 4:34 AM (GMT) 5/02/2017 this was our position, safely anchored Whangamumu Harbour , weather fine , 24 deg C , 5Kt NE , great snorkelling at Poor Knights Marine Reserve , no phone coverage her, alls well on F2.Regards Doug & Sandra

Thu Feb 2 15:18 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 14.3nm (25.9km)

At 2:13 AM (GMT) 2/02/2017 this was our position, safely anchored Urquarts Bay , Wind 10Kts NE, Regards Doug & Sandra

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