HAVEN

HAVEN

Mon Oct 16 7:57 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 6knts E calm very protected 6% cloud cover barometer 1009

great sail all the way came in through Navula passage around midnight and anchored in Momi Bay moving up to Vunda Point this morning. Beautiful sunny morning

Sat Oct 14 6:24 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5-6knts
Weather: 15knts E swell 1-1.5M ESE 95%cloud cover light rain no thunderstorms barometer 1010

great sailing wing on wing some stars, cloud and light rain overnight all well on board.

Fri Oct 13 6:06 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6-7knts
Weather: 12-20knts ESE, swell 1M SE 100% cloud cover lightly raining barometer 1011

beautiful nights sail some stars and moon for a brief time. Now lightly raining. All well on board. 415nm to go to Vunda Point Marina

Thu Oct 12 7:15 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 10-12knts SE calm protected here 100% cloud cover gently raining have had heavy falls during the night barometer 1013

clearing out of Tongatapu this morning and leaving for Fiji Vunda Point. Sophie left 3.00am in the pouring rain. Very wet dinghy ride to dock.

Wed Oct 4 7:57 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 11.9nm (21.5km)
Weather: 16knts SE choppy 95% cloud cover sun is trying to come out barometer 1019

motoring from Atata island to Tongatapu at UTC 18.30 great sail yesterday choppy swell but not as bad as had anticipated. all great on board

Tue Oct 3 6:39 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Weather: 14-18knts SE varying choppy swell half M or less SE still protected by reef and Islands, 15% cloud cover mainly in the Nth barometer 1019

left Haafeva early this am heading to Tongatapu 65nm to go to Pangaimoto Big Mummas anchorage Beautiful sunrise,

Mon Oct 2 7:18 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 8knts E slight Nth in it, calm, 3% cloud cover barometer 1017

beautiful sunrise about to move to Haafeva and leave early tomorrow for Tongatapu

Sun Oct 1 8:06 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 4-5knts E calm 50% scattered cloud barometer 1014

beautiful day yesterday,moving to another is today.

Sat Sep 30 7:24 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0 heading]0knts
Weather: 5knts SSW slight roll from SW beautiful sunny am 2% very scattered cloud barometer 1012

sun came out 10.00am yesterday am so had a magic day on bird island all nesting with eggs.

Fri Sep 29 8:06 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 8knts SSE, slight roll, 100% cloud cover, still raining,very grey am. barometer 1013

filling the water tanks, will have a lazy am and then move to another Is. Wind swang from NE back around to SSE now. Some heavy rain and quite a lot of lightning last night. good morning for a book and chats over coffee maybe some games

Wed Sep 27 7:27 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 8-10knts ESE, calm protected, 85% cloud cover. There is sun at the moment. barometer 1017

great sail yesterday. Anchored at Hafeva Island will head to Pangai or Foa today.

Tue Sep 26 7:00 2017 NZDT
Speed: 7-8knts
Run: 172.1nm (311.5km)
Weather: 17-20knts E with a little south, 1M choppy swell 95%cloud cover looks like rain ahead barometer 1018

on route from Nukalofa to Ha'pais. Will probably stop at Hafeva tonight if this wind continues. Beautiful beam reach sailing. 62nm to go to Hafeva

Mon Sep 25 7:15 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 5-7knts SSE calm 80%cloud cover barometer 1016

Just spent weekend anchored off Fukave is, beautiful. Picking Soph and Liv up tonight and leaving for Ha'pais after plane gets in about 3.00am

Sat Sep 23 7:03 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 4knts SSE calm 20% scattered cloud barometer 1015

great few days on Eua Island, heading around to Fukave island this am.

Tue Sep 19 6:48 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 3knts SSE very calm 1% cloud cover barometer 1016

Beautiful sunrise, very calm magic morning

Mon Sep 18 6:03 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 8knts ESE calm 5%cloud cover on the horizon barometer 1017

beautiful sunrise waiting for family to arrive next week then head back to Ha'pais

Sat Sep 9 6:33 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 5-10knts SSE calm proected here 70%cloud cover more in North scattered above. barometer 1014

rain this am calm night great day yesterday.

Thu Sep 7 6:39 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 12-16knts E, calm anchorage, protected 80%cloud cover cool night. barometer 1017

Back in the Ha'pais moving up to Foa Isand this morning after checking in.

Mon Sep 4 6:09 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 5knts SW calm 80%cloud cover. barometer 1013

heavy rain sat. night and yesterday. great for filling water tanks. picking up family late to night sailing back to Ha'pais tomorrow am

Fri Sep 1 6:36 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 8-13knts NE to ENE calm as protected here 100% cloud cover with light rain shower on and off barometer 1015

great sail yesterday wind 20knts ENE or less swell 1M or less with an occasional gentle swell from a larger wave.

Wed Aug 30 6:03 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 12-15knts ENE calm protected here slightly rolly 10% scattered cloud barometer 1018

lovely day yesterday snorkeling and running beautiful sunny morning

Tue Aug 29 6:30 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 10-15knts ENE calm protected slightly rolly 5% cloud cover barometer 1018

beautiful sunny morning

Sat Aug 26 6:57 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 7-14knts ENE sometimes more NE varying a lot, calm in here, 30%cloud cover scattered above mainly on horizon. barometer 1016

m calm here. Looking to head to tongatapu. Yesterday gribs looked best for Mon Today swell looks quieter today. Would David have a look at heading South to Tongatatapu over the next few days please? Thanks

Fri Aug 25 6:36 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 8-13knts ENE 98%cloud cover lighter above darker to the north calm protected in here barometer 1016

lovely day yesterday despite the rain, snorkeled the pass which was very good, the whales were singing in the background and played scrabble in the pm. moving today further South and looking to head to Tongatapu on sunday.

Thu Aug 24 7:12 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 10knts E calm protected here 100% cloud cover rain clouds raining now barometer 1015

another amazing whale spotting day and greathike around Uoleva then catching up with friends last night. Yet another rainy day today. Just have to snorkel in the rain.

Wed Aug 23 6:45 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 8-16knts ESE varying a lot cloud 99% cover trying to find more gaps rain cloud barometer 1015 not as cool as yesterday

heading down to Uoleva Is this morning was hoping for a sunny day to snorkel the east reef

Tue Aug 22 7:00 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 15-18 knts SES slight roll 97% cloud cover rain clouds cooler barometer 1013

perfect day yesterday and today rain.

Tue Aug 22 6:48 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 15-18knts slight roll 97% cloud cover rain clouds cooler barometer 1013

perfect day yesterday and today rain.

Mon Aug 21 6:42 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 10knts NE calm protected anchorage 5% cloud cover on horizon in Sth barometer 1012

beutiful sun rise lovely sail down sat. night started in gentle rain but soon turned into a starry night.

Sat Aug 19 7:00 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 8-12 knts ENE calm 70% low scattered cloud. Just for David no high wind the night before in Vavua especially around 5.00 am Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.

calm night beautiful anchorage ecit Hunga lagoon at high tide late pm and sailing to the Ha'pais

Fri Aug 18 6:54 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 3-5knts SE calm, 5% scattered cloud on horizon beautiful sunny day

beautiful sunrise this am. Enjoyed a rest during the rain reading, playing scrabble, and watching The Peking Battles Cape Horn and Deep Water about Donald Crowhurst. Great movie but what a sad story. Rare few days for haven.

Thu Aug 17 6:54 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 5-8knts w slight s in it sometimes, 100% rain cloud cover not raining now barometer 1009

rained most of the day and on and off during the night,wind picked up late pm and early night but not very strong. Very protected here.

Wed Aug 16 6:48 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 5knts E very calm and still 100% cloud cover all rain clouds. barometer 1014

calm rain set in last night has been falling steadily all morning, day for reading. maybe Sat to the Ha'Pais

Tue Aug 15 7:18 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 4knts E very calm 90%cloud cover warm barometer 1014

wind stopped during the night very light rain calm. great day hiking yesterday and SUP. Looking to head bacj to the Ha'pais. ?friday night.

Mon Aug 14 6:18 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts

light rain last night protected here calm

Sat Aug 12 7:30 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 11.5nm (20.8km)
Weather: 4knts SE calm protected here 10%scattered cloud cover barometer1016

calm no wind last night anchored off neifau beautiful morning

Fri Aug 11 6:33 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 16knts E calm in here 70%scattered cloud cover barometer 1017

light rain late yesterday pm and early hours of this am. moving this am. looking for a good time to head back to the Hapais.

Thu Aug 10 6:57 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 15-20knts E calm protected 40%scattered cloud barometer 1016

windy night but calm and protected in here

Tue Aug 8 7:09 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 18knts E calm 70%cloud cover,cool,barometer 1017

windy night but well protected here and calm Great walk into and out of Neiafu yesterday.

Sat Aug 5 6:51 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
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Weather: 3knts SSE some gusts all of 8knts 70%cloud cover light and broken above and south dark in the north very clam very protected here. barometer 1012

Having a wonderful time checking out the different anchorages. Enjoyed David's weather lesson yesterday

Sat Jul 29 6:51 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 8-10knts SES protected here 100%cloud cover raining lightly barometer 1015

great day cycling yesterday was hoping to go again today but looks like rain for a while. On mooring ball in Neiafu .

Thu Jul 27 6:30 2017 NZST
Speed: 4.5knts
Run: 73.6nm (133.2km)
Avg: 3.1knts
24hr: 74.5nm
Weather: 10-14knts SE calm 50% cloud cover scattered and light overhead warm beautiful morning barometer 1013

beautiful calm slow sail poled out overnight just coming in through the islands to Vavua. 8nm to go to Neifu

Wed Jul 26 6:48 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 4.8nm (8.7km)
Weather: 9knts SE 100%cloud cover light rain grey day barometer 1011

started raining last night stayed anchored off Ha'apai beach resort yesterday. Hope to leave for Vavua Thursday afternoon.

Tue Jul 25 7:00 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 6knts SWS calm 70%cloud cover very dark cloud south light above us barometer 1012

loving the Ha'apais calm night light rain overnight

Sat Jul 22 6:33 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 8knts SE calm 20%cloud cover beautiful sunny morning barometer 1015

pretty spot calm night warmest day so far

Fri Jul 21 6:57 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 3.4nm (6.2km)
Weather: 13-15knts NE no cloud cover beautiful sunny morning barometer 1016

anchored off Lifuka Pangai. Moving this morning probably to Tatafa Island 8nm south Vavua sometime next week

Thu Jul 20 6:48 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 10knts E calm sheltered 5%scattered cloud barometer 1016

calm night 2 great sunny days one at the agriculture show the other cycling to north end.

Tue Jul 18 6:45 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 9.3nm (16.8km)
Weather: 10-13knts E calm anchorage we are sheltered here. Wind much stronger on the other side of the island 50% cloud cover scattered above and looks as though it is clearing cool barometer rising 1018. I adjusted it the other day as reading way under and still not sure it is accurate yet.

beautiful sail here sunday spent 2 nights anchored off Uoleva. Beautiful walk around island and kayaking.

Sat Jul 15 6:39 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 14.7nm (26.6km)
Weather: 15-18knts SE calm at anchor 100% cloud cover overcast my new word. raining very lightly at present.

anchored off Upnukuhihifo Island rained on and off all day yesterday. Spent the day on the boat. Luckily walked around the island the pm before

Thu Jul 13 6:00 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 0.5nm (0.9km)
Weather: 4knts ENE calm 10%cloud cover more in the N

still anchored Ha'afeva

Wed Jul 12 6:21 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 24nm (43.4km)
Weather: 5knts SE calm 5%cloud cover Beautiful morning

great sail yesterday anchored off Ha'afeva

Tue Jul 11 6:33 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 10.9nm (19.7km)
Weather: 16knts S slight roll in anchorage 40% light cloud cover. sunny yesterday pm and wind swung SW for a while

anchored at Fonoifua moving today

Mon Jul 10 6:42 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 6knts SE cleared yesterday about midday sunny pm 50%light cloud cover this am

still at anchor Numuka Iki maybe going to Fonoifua Is.

Sat Jul 8 6:36 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: 15-20knts SE 100% cloud cover rain overnight

still anchored at Numuka Iki

Fri Jul 7 6:48 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 16.2nm (29.3km)
Weather: 15-20knts E 95%cloud cover, light above us dark clouds around horizon. Despite all the cloud yesterday no rain.

great sail yesterday from Kefelesia to Nomuka Iki. Protected anchorage,4 yachts here, good nights sleep

Thu Jul 6 6:51 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 51.1nm (92.5km)
Weather: 16knts ESE 95% cloud cover

anchored Kelefesia Is. gentle roll. moving on this am

Hi , good to see you onYIT , we are back on F2 next wed 12/7 , pretty chilly inMelbourne, We'll arrange asked in a week or 2 when we are out of the marina, r Doug & Sandra
Mon Jul 3 14:04 2017 NZST

anchored Big Mummas heading to ha'aips tomorrow

Sun Jul 2 20:09 2017 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 2.8nm (5.1km)
Weather: 10knts SE no swell 30%cloud cover

at anchor

Thu Jun 29 22:26 2017 NZST
Run: 1190.2nm (2154.3km)

Anchored near Big Mummas

Wed Jun 7 10:27 2017 NZST
Run: 784.5nm (1419.9km)

In Whangarei Town Basin Marina nearly ready to depart for Tonga with next weather window.

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