Mon Dec 11 21:57 2017 NZDT
Run: 7.2nm (13km)

Went through the shallow part of the Great Sandy Strait this afternoon at about 30 mins before high. Saw about 11ft as a minimum. Had current with us all the way.
Garry's Anchorage, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia

Sun Dec 10 19:30 2017 NZDT
Run: 10.4nm (18.8km)

South White Clifft, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia

Fri Dec 8 21:57 2017 NZDT
Run: 4.3nm (7.8km)

Kingfisher Resort, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia

Thu Dec 7 20:27 2017 NZDT
Run: 54.8nm (99.2km)

Big Woodie Island, Sandy Strait, Queensland

Sun Nov 5 19:06 2017 NZDT
Run: 149.8nm (271.1km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 129.3nm

Sitting the anchorage in front of Port of Bundaberg Marina, Australia Awaiting customs in the morning as they weren't available today..

Sat Nov 4 15:18 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6.7knts
Run: 154.3nm (279.3km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 154.3nm
Weather: 5knts E, .5m seas, 30% clouds, 1016 baro

We got in 33 hours of slow sailing that came to an end at 3am. Motoring, should arrive in Bundaberg tomorrow, Sunday mid-day

Fri Nov 3 15:18 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6.2knts
Run: 296.1nm (535.9km)
Avg: 6.2knts
24hr: 148.2nm
Weather: 10-14knts ESE, 1m SW seas, 30% clouds, 1015 baro

Finally some consistent wind. We've been sailing for the last 14 hours. Looks like a Sunday arrival in Bundaberg.

Wed Nov 1 15:21 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 828nm (1498.7km)
Avg: 27.1knts
24hr: 650.5nm
Weather: 5knts E, slight seas, 30% clouds, 1013 baro

Alternately between motoring at 6kts and sailing at 3 to 5 kts. The light winds are getting old.

Tue Oct 31 8:48 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5.9knts
Run: 863.1nm (1562.2km)
Avg: 36knts
24hr: 864.9nm
Weather: 5knts E, .5m seas, 20% clouds, 1014 baro

Enroute New Cal to Bundaberg. Slow night of sailing, started motor after sunrise.

Mon Oct 30 8:51 2017 NZDT
Run: 41.6nm (75.3km)
Weather: 9knts SE, slight seas, 20% clouds, 1015 baro

Illot Kouare in the South Lagoon New Cal. We are headed off this morning to Bundaberg.

Wed Oct 25 7:48 2017 NZDT
Run: 41.8nm (75.7km)
Weather: 16knts S, slight seas, 100% clouds, 1017 baro

Ile des Pins, Overcast and light rain. Waiting for weather to Bundaberg

Mon Oct 23 20:27 2017 NZDT
Run: 21.8nm (39.5km)
Weather: 4knts SW, no seas, 100%o clouds, 1014 baro

Illot Mato

Sun Oct 22 16:39 2017 NZDT
Run: 13.7nm (24.8km)
Weather: 5knts SE, slight seas, 20% clouds, 1012 baro

Ille Amedee, New Caledonia

Sun Oct 15 17:51 2017 NZDT
Run: 27.2nm (49.2km)

Noumea, New Caledonia Anchored 150 yards outside th eleagl anchoring spot in front of Port Moselle. The place overcrowded because of the ICA Rally get together. Hope to get clear-in in the morning.

Sat Oct 14 21:48 2017 NZDT
Run: 3.8nm (6.9km)
Weather: 10-15knts SE, slight seas, 20% clouds, 1016 baro

Bai de Kaoris, Baie de Prony, New Caledonia

Fri Oct 13 18:45 2017 NZDT
Run: 116nm (210km)
Avg: 3.9knts
24hr: 93.4nm

Ille Casy, Baie de Prony, New Caledonia On a park mooring. Waiting till Monday to clear in Customs

Thu Oct 12 12:57 2017 NZDT
Run: 225.6nm (408.3km)
Avg: 5.1knts
24hr: 123.2nm
Weather: (outside)22knts SE, 1m seas, 30% clouds, 1018 baro

Bai de Doking, Lifuo Island, Loyalties, New Caledonia Anchored i 49ft of water on a sand patch. Fast, kinda wet overnight run from Havannha Harbour, Vanuatu.

Tue Oct 10 17:00 2017 NZDT
Run: 5.9nm (10.7km)

Ai Creek, Havannah Harbour, Efate Island, Vanuatu Clear out of Port Vila. Heading to New Cal tomorrow

Mon Oct 9 20:30 2017 NZDT
Run: 5.5nm (10km)

Mele, Efate Island, Vanuatu

Sun Oct 8 12:09 2017 NZDT
Run: 10.2nm (18.5km)
Weather: 18knts SE, 1.5m seas, 40 clouds, 1015 baro (outside)

Back on mooring at Yacht World, Port Vila.
Took 25mins to get the chain and anchor unstuck in the Survivor anchorage this mooring.

Sat Oct 7 19:03 2017 NZDT
Run: 9.8nm (17.7km)

Survivor Beach, Efate, Vanuatu

Thu Oct 5 16:03 2017 NZDT
Run: 13.1nm (23.7km)
Weather: 18knts SE, slight seas, 40% clouds, 1015 baro (outside)

Esema Bay, Efate Island, Vanuatu

Sun Oct 1 20:00 2017 NZDT
Run: 87.6nm (158.6km)
Weather: 10-15knts SE, slight seas, minimal clouds, 1017 baro

Anchored in Port Vila, Efate Island, Vanuatu

Wed Sep 27 20:21 2017 NZDT
Run: 58.3nm (105.5km)

Dillion Bay, Erromango Island, Vanuatu

This Bay is now called William's Bay instead of Dillon's Bay, in honor of the missionary who was eaten here.
Thu Sep 21 11:15 2017 NZST
Run: 114.6nm (207.4km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 141nm
Weather: 5-10knts SE, slight seas, 30% clouds, 1018 baro

Port Resolution, Tanna Island, Vanuatu Waiting to clear customs with two other boats

Wed Sep 20 15:45 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 226.4nm (409.8km)
Avg: 8.2knts
24hr: 197.2nm
Weather: 10knts SE, slight seas, 20% clouds, 1015 baro

Enroute to Port Resolution, Vanuatu

Tue Sep 19 12:12 2017 NZST
Speed: 7.2knts
Run: 177.7nm (321.6km)
Weather: 17knts SE,

Enroute to Port Resolution, Vanuatu

Sat Sep 16 12:06 2017 NZST
Run: 13.7nm (24.8km)
Weather: 4knts SW, no clouds, 1017 baro

Musket Cove for a few days then clear out for Vanuatu on Monday

Thu Sep 14 13:00 2017 NZST
Run: 206.9nm (374.5km)
Avg: 5.1knts
24hr: 123.2nm

Denarau anchorage, Vite Levu, Fiji Sailed direct from Fulanga. Good downwind sail till the intense rain west of Beqa.

Tue Sep 12 20:42 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 77.1nm (139.6km)
Weather: 15knts SE, slight seas with 1.5m SW swell, 100% clouds, 1017 baro

enroute Fulanga to Beqa

Sun Sep 10 10:48 2017 NZST
Run: 1.9nm (3.4km)
Weather: 8knts SE, slight seas, 50% clouds, 1016 baro

Had a great potluck with the village yesterday near pass,Fulanga, Lau Group, Fiji

Tue Sep 5 18:39 2017 NZST
Run: 13.9nm (25.2km)
Weather: 20knts SE, 1m seas, 800% clouds, 1020 baro

Fulanga, Lau Group, Fiji SEvusevu done with the 96 year old chief.

Sat Sep 2 16:03 2017 NZST
Run: 1nm (1.8km)
Weather: 5knts SW, slight seas, 100% clouds, 1012 baro

Navutuiloma, Yasaga, Lau Group, Fiji Move over this side of island to get ready for SW blow. Anchored in nice little bay with 15ft.

Fri Sep 1 16:18 2017 NZST
Run: 183nm (331.2km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 177.8nm
Weather: 17knts NE, 1m seas, high clouds, 1012 baro

Navutuiloma, Yasaga, Lau Group, Fiji Good sail down today. Blowing a bit from the NE and a little rolly in anchorage.

Thu Aug 31 15:36 2017 NZST
Run: 161.4nm (292.1km)
Weather: 16knts ENE, 1m seas, 30% clouds, 1014 baro

Wainiyaba, Lakeba, Lau Group, Fiji Nice sail down in 15 - 20 ENE. Deep anchorage here.

Sat Aug 26 17:09 2017 NZST
Run: 3.3nm (6km)
Weather: 5knts NE, slight seas, 20% clouds, 1014 baro

NE anchorage, Mavana. Banuambalavu, Lau Group, Fiji

Thu Aug 24 16:15 2017 NZST
Run: 1.1nm (2km)
Weather: 12knts NE, slight seas, 30% clouds, 1014 baro

Bavatu Harbour. Banuambalavu, Lau Grup, Fiji Got a good snorkel in at the pass with Family Circus

Sun Aug 20 17:00 2017 NZST
Run: 83.9nm (151.9km)
Avg: 3.4knts
24hr: 82.7nm
Weather: 12knts NE, slight seas, 30% clouds, 1011 baro

Bay of Islands. Banuambalavu, Lau Grup, Fiji Best sail we've had in Fiji so far.

Sat Aug 19 16:39 2017 NZST
Run: 26.4nm (47.8km)
Weather: 10knts SE, slight seas, 100% clouds, 1011 baro

Nadilo Bay, Qamea Island, Fiji Off to Lau Group in the morning

Fri Aug 18 18:48 2017 NZST
Run: 21.4nm (38.7km)
Weather: 0knts SE, no clouds, 1015 baro

Albert Bay, Rambi Island

Wed Aug 16 17:21 2017 NZST
Run: 1.2nm (2.2km)
Weather: 5-15knts SE, slight seas, 100% clouds, rain now, 1011 baro

Viani Bay on one of Jack Fischers moorings. Snorkled the Cabbage Patch today with him.

Tue Aug 15 15:48 2017 NZST
Run: 41nm (74.2km)
Weather: 10knts NE, slight seas, 30% clouds, 1013 baro

Deveta Bay, Venua Levu, Fiji

Mon Aug 14 12:09 2017 NZST
Run: 1342.6nm (2430.1km)
Avg: 14.6knts
24hr: 350.2nm
Weather: 22knts SE(outside), 90% clouds, about to rain, 1016 baro

Cousteau anchorage, Venua Levu, Fiji

Thu Aug 10 16:09 2017 NZST
Speed: 5 (optional)knts
Run: 1322.2nm (2393.2km)
Avg: 53.5knts
24hr: 1284.7nm
Weather: 10knts SE (outside), slight seas, 10% clouds, 1015 baro

Savusavu, Venua Levu, Fiji Mooring #16 Coprashed

Wed Aug 9 15:27 2017 NZST
Run: 29.2nm (52.9km)
Weather: 15-25knts SE (outside), 1m seas, 70% clouds, 1015 baro

Nabouvalu, Venua Levu, Fiji Tucked behind ferry Spirit of Love

Sun Aug 6 15:00 2017 NZST
Run: 49.2nm (89.1km)
Weather: 20knts E, no clouds, 1016 baro

Cukuvou Harbour, Yadua Island, Fiji Bouncy motor sail across Bligh Waters

Sat Aug 5 15:42 2017 NZST
Run: 36.3nm (65.7km)
Weather: 4knts SE, 1014 baro

Tavua-Bay-Man or Toba Naloma, on way to Savusavu.

Sun May 28 15:06 2017 NZST
Run: 189.6nm (343.2km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.4nm
Weather: 5knts SW, no seas, 40% clouds, 1016 baro

On the quarantine buoy at Vuda Point awaiting a morning clear-in. And for us Yanks, the air is 80*F and the water is 84*

Say "Hello" to Simon, Maria, Niki, and those in the restaurant, Monika. Hell, such great people and some of them I've forgotten their names already. Loved that place. Marina was iffy, People heavenly!
Sat May 27 11:15 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.3 (optional)knts
Run: 102.7nm (185.9km)
Avg: 4knts
24hr: 95.4nm
Weather: 10knts W, slight seas, 100% clouds, 1017 baro

motoring in fairly heavy rain

Fri May 26 9:24 2017 NZST
Speed: 4 (optional)knts
Run: 181.6nm (328.7km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 166nm
Weather: 15knts N, 1m seas, 20% clouds, 1016 baro

Got headed. Gonna have to tack latter

Thu May 25 7:09 2017 NZST
Speed: 7.2 (optional)knts
Run: 181.5nm (328.5km)
Avg: 9.5knts
24hr: 228.1nm
Weather: 19knts ENE, 2m seas, 30% clouds, 1016 baro

nice close reaching

Wed May 24 12:03 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.7 (optional)knts
Run: 183.5nm (332.1km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 152.9nm
Weather: 20knts ESE, 2m seas, 20% clouds, 1019 baro

light squals to the SW

Tue May 23 7:15 2017 NZST
Speed: 1 (optional)knts
Run: 50.1nm (90.7km)
Avg: 3.5knts
24hr: 83.5nm
Weather: 20knts E, 1m seas, 90% clouds, 1024 baro

hove-to letting weather ahead dissipate

Mon May 22 16:51 2017 NZST
Speed: 7.7 (optional)knts
Run: 230.2nm (416.7km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 177.1nm
Weather: 16nts SE, .7m seas, 98% clouds, 1029 baro

Overcast, still cold but good sailing

Sun May 21 9:39 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.1knts
Run: 141.1nm (255.4km)
Weather: 20knts S, 1.5m seas, 75% clouds, 1026 baro

Enroute to Fiji. Fisrt night out was cold and rolly with winds gusting to 40kts.

Tue May 16 13:54 2017 NZST
Run: 2.8nm (5.1km)

In Opua marina planning to exit on Thursday morn.

I will be watching your crossing. Miss you guys. Love Maria and Captain Bill
Sun May 7 12:39 2017 NZST
Speed: 0 (optional)knts
Run: 45.9nm (83.1km)
Weather: 4knts N, no clouds, 1030 baro

Hanging in the Bay of Islands waiting for Cyclone Donna to wear out

Tue May 2 17:12 2017 NZST
Speed: 0 (optional)knts
Run: 154nm (278.7km)
Weather: 0knts SE, no clouds, 1024 baro

Heading Bay of Islands to awaut weather for passage to Fiji

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