Gracious Lady

Gracious Lady

Tue Sep 18 11:02 2018 NZST
Run: 141.5nm (256.1km)
27 57.0474S 153 25.3049E
Weather: Fine

At anchor

Fri Aug 31 11:53 2018 NZST
Run: 94.1nm (170.3km)
26 7.31930S 152 23.31328E

Great passage 800nm first 4 days then 200nm the next two into Bundaberg

6.5 days total easy sea all the way

Wed Aug 29 9:55 2018 NZST
Run: 768.9nm (1391.7km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 150.7nm
24 45.643s 152 23.25822e

arrived in Bundaberg.Thanks Patricia for your watch and info and David for the weather We will be here for a few weeks then down to the Gold Coast

Fri Aug 24 7:30 2018 NZST
Run: 198.3nm (358.9km)
Avg: 8.3knts
24hr: 198.6nm
18 54S 162 35E
Weather: 20SE,


Thu Aug 23 7:32 2018 NZST
Run: 206.6nm (373.9km)
18 02S 165 28E
Weather: 15SE, 1.5m seas

sounds really comfortable out there

Fri Jul 20 18:00 2018 NZST
Run: 9994nm (18089.1km)
Avg: 198775.7knts
24hr: 4770616.6nm
15 31.4360S 167 09.8249E
Weather: Fine

Just arrived back to Luganville from Torres and Banks islands

Fri Jul 20 17:57 2018 NZST
Run: 10118.7nm (18314.8km)
Avg: 18knts
24hr: 431.8nm
15 31.4366S 167 098243E
Weather: Fine

Just arrived back from Torres and Banks islands

Wed Jun 27 7:31 2018 NZST
Run: 137.8nm (249.4km)
13 32S 167 20E

In Ureparapara where there will be strong SE trades for almost a week so heading north will be fast! They will need a sheltered spot to anchor in.

Thu Jun 21 8:01 2018 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: 0% cloud and SE 15 knots Around 30 deg

We are at Avreas bay today and back to Sola Friday . Very large village here very friendly as well Will be going to Ureparparara Monday and Tuesday to Torres will be there for a couple of weeks if weather permitting

Thu Jun 14 9:04 2018 NZST
15 31.292s 167 10.940e
Weather: We have 100 % cloud no rain light SE

We will be heading to Orly Tomorrow and on to Sola Saturday 4 yachts here by the river mouth Lots of building work going on in Luganville atm. Poor radio conditions today.

Tue Jun 12 20:27 2018 NZST
Run: 1250.6nm (2263.6km)
Avg: 14.7knts
24hr: 353.5nm
15 31.292s 167 10.940e
Weather: A very hazy day visibility down to a few miles at times got

Arrived Luganville 5pm. no fish Will be leaving for the Banks Friday or Saturday

Sat Jun 9 7:33 2018 NZST
Run: 1142.6nm (2068.1km)
Avg: 58.4knts
24hr: 1402.3nm
19 48.055s 174 21.257w
Weather: 5%cc, light SE

leaving Havannah harbour and heading to Epi

Fri Jun 8 12:00 2018 NZST
Run: 230nm (416.3km)
Avg: 57.7knts
24hr: 1384.6nm
17 44.8723S 168 18.6682E
Weather: Overcast and showers humid

Leaving today to go to havanah harbour

Tomorrow on up to EPI and plan to be in Luganville by next Tuesday

Fri Jun 8 8:00 2018 NZST
Run: 230.1nm (416.5km)
Avg: 9.4knts
24hr: 225.9nm
20 27.97758S 166 16.74830E
Weather: Overcast and showers

Moving today to Havanah harbour

Tomorrow heading to EPI and plan to be At Santo next Tuesday

Thu Jun 7 7:34 2018 NZST
Run: 4993.8nm (9038.8km)
Avg: 840.3knts
24hr: 20166.6nm
17 44.80553s 168 18.69654e

We are safely anchored in port Villa now Will be heading in to Santo Saturday

Thu Jun 7 1:37 2018 NZST
Run: 10866nm (19667.5km)
Avg: 115051.8knts
24hr: 2761242.4nm
89 59.99985S 163 34.53314E

Thu Jun 7 1:31 2018 NZST
Run: 5910.8nm (10698.5km)
Avg: 329.1knts
24hr: 7897.9nm
17 448547S 166 18.6689E
Weather: Humid 28deg raining

We are now anchired in port villa all safe and sound

Wed Jun 6 7:34 2018 NZST
Run: 155.7nm (281.8km)
18 17S 168 53E
Weather: 5-7NE, 100%cc,

Showers overnight but dry now

Fri Jun 1 7:50 2018 NZST
Run: 203.6nm (368.5km)
Avg: 8.4knts
24hr: 202.1nm
20 32S 169 0E
Weather: nw5, 40%CC, CALM SEAS,

Close to Anietyum so will be anchored down and checking in later today. A nice calm approach. Cobalt also entering so they will have company

Thu May 31 7:40 2018 NZST
Run: 181.6nm (328.7km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 180.8nm
23 00S 170 44E
Weather: 15E, 60%cc, 1m se swell

all well

Wed May 30 7:33 2018 NZST
Run: 693.6nm (1255.4km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 168.3nm
25 34S 171 21E
Weather: 15SE, 17%cc, 1m S swell

all well

Sat May 26 4:41 2018 NZST
Run: 0.4nm (0.7km)
35 18.94799S 174 7.19577E
Weather: Windy and showers

Leaving for Aneityum Vanuatu today

Mon May 21 16:02 2018 NZST
Run: 11.1nm (20.1km)
35 18.74S 174 07.47E
Weather: Sunny

Waiting to clear customs in ipua

Wed Dec 2 21:42 2015 NZDT
Run: 372.4nm (674km)
Avg: 3.4knts
24hr: 81.7nm
35 9.19968s 174 9.43404e

Returned to enjoy the Gulf area over summer.

Sat Nov 28 8:15 2015 NZDT
Run: 147.1nm (266.3km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 146.3nm
30 17S 171 25E
Weather: 0 wind and clear skies, 0.5m swell

all well and looking forward to arrival soon

Fri Nov 27 8:07 2015 NZDT
Run: 143.5nm (259.7km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 145.2nm
28 17S 170 35E
Weather: E15, 50%cc, 1m SE seas

this wind wont hold unfortunately. ETA on the coast Mon/Tues

Thu Nov 26 8:24 2015 NZDT
Run: 154.4nm (279.5km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 154.9nm
26 22S 169 41E
Weather: 50%cc, 1m swell

thanks to Astarte for relays

Wed Nov 25 8:29 2015 NZDT
Run: 450.2nm (814.9km)
24 14S 168 57E
Weather: 15-18ese, 90%cc

Wed Nov 4 8:50 2015 NZDT
Run: 71.3nm (129.1km)
17 44.80553s 168 18.69654e
Weather: blue skies

radio check. Aways difficult from P Vila and he was barely readable here 1 x 1 but heard up in Puhoi at a less noisy location

Mon Oct 26 18:05 2015 NZDT
Run: 9124.7nm (16515.7km)
Avg: 322048.2knts
24hr: 7729157.6nm
16 43.656S 168 08.717E

Back in port villa now preparing loafer for the trip back to New Zealand watched the AB's win at the Melle beach bar had a huge screen set up on the beach in front of the bar with Loafer posing just behind at anchor about a 100 people there to watch the game then a party on the beach with much NZ music and dancing great morning
Mon Oct 26 18:03 2015 NZDT
Run: 9073.6nm (16423.2km)
Avg: 117.8knts
24hr: 2826.1nm
16 43.659S 168 08715E

anchored at Revoli

Fri Oct 23 13:00 2015 NZDT
Run: 4997.5nm (9045.5km)
Avg: 1126.7knts
24hr: 27040.6nm
17 41.546S 168 15.926E

anchored at hideaway island

Fri Oct 23 8:33 2015 NZDT
Run: 6946.1nm (12572.4km)
Avg: 26573.8knts
24hr: 637771.6nm
89 59.99984S 71 40.48828E

Fri Oct 23 8:18 2015 NZDT
Run: 6769.3nm (12252.4km)
Avg: 40.5knts
24hr: 972nm
17 41550S 168 15915E

Fri Oct 16 9:09 2015 NZDT
Run: 0.2nm (0.4km)
17 44.6650476S 168 18.748E

On a mooring starting to prepare for the passage back to New Zealand later in November
Tue Sep 15 7:34 2015 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: clear skies, no wind

in Havannah hbr. great signal to GHR after an antenna maintenance day

Sun Sep 6 8:19 2015 NZST
Run: 165.3nm (299.2km)
17 44.528S 168 18.725E

anchored restocking the boat and repairs

Thu Aug 20 9:24 2015 NZST
Run: 5.1nm (9.2km)
15 36.719S 167 10.580E

Fri Aug 14 12:07 2015 NZST
Run: 157.1nm (284.4km)
15 32.304S 167 10.727E

anchored at Aore resort

Fri Aug 7 9:24 2015 NZST
Run: 13.1nm (23.7km)
17 33.004S 168 16.973E


Tue Jul 21 15:59 2015 NZST
Run: 336.4nm (608.9km)
17 44.261s 168 18.542e
Weather: Wet and bouncy on route

Pleased to have arrived! Guess we will get trip details when they are rested!

Tue Jul 14 7:31 2015 NZST
No position sent.

Canal Wooden and leaving tomorrow for Ouvea

Fri Jul 10 15:12 2015 NZST
22 16.617s 166 26.396e

leaving Noumea next week for Vanuatu via Ouvea.

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