HAVEN

HAVEN

Wed Sep 19 11:30 2018 NZST
Speed:
0knts
knts
Run: 111.4nm (201.6km)
Avg: 3.9knts
24hr: 93.2nm
27 06S 153 06E
Weather: calm and sunny

arrived early this am very happy on board. tied up in brisbane river.


Tue Sep 18 6:48 2018 NZST
Speed:
6 knts
knts
Run: 195.7nm (354.2km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 186nm
26 36S 154 49E
Weather: 10-15knts SE swell 1 M SE cloud cover 2% bar 1021

great 24hours sailing. Now only 140nm to go. Should be in in the morning. All happy on board.


Mon Sep 17 5:33 2018 NZST
Speed:
7knts
knts
Run: 132.5nm (239.8km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 145.2nm
26 08S 157 56E
Weather: 20+knts SE swell 1-2M SE cloud cover30% bar 1015

motored most of yesterday in flat,calm seas sailed in WNW SE kicked in 3.30am lightning all around us. All well on board 310nm to go to Quarantine dock Brisbane river marina.


Sun Sep 16 7:39 2018 NZST
Speed:
6knts
knts
Run: 170.9nm (309.3km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 169.8nm
25 40S 160 00E
Weather: wind 0-5knts WSW Swell less than a M S cloud cover 10% bar 1014

beautiful stars and half moon calm seas, light breeze so motoring. In a hurry. All well on board 426nm to go.


Sat Sep 15 7:30 2018 NZST
Speed:
6knts
knts
Run: 157.6nm (285.3km)
Avg: 6.2knts
24hr: 148.3nm
25 03S 162 39E
Weather: wind light 5-7 S swell less than a M SSE cloud cover2% bar 1016

lovely starry night a few showers early on. Beautiful day downwind sailing. Lost the wind at 3.00am so motor on. Very calm seas. All well on board. 575nm to go.


Fri Sep 14 6:00 2018 NZST
Speed:
5.5knts
knts
Run: 143.5nm (259.7km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 146.6nm
24 37S 165 07E
Weather: 10-15knts E swell 1-2M ESE cloud cover varies stars then none no light rain for a few hours no stars now bar 1019

All well on board. At times beautiful starry night at times rain. No wind until mid pm and have been sailing along wing on wing since.


Thu Sep 13 6:30 2018 NZST
Speed:
5knts
knts
Run: 140nm (253.4km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 138.8nm
23 51S 167 14E
Weather: wind light predominately SE doing 360s at the moment swell 1-2M SE 40%cloud cover very variable bar 1019

motoring since lunchtime yesterday with brief period early this am sailing due to rain showers. All well on board.


Wed Sep 12 6:18 2018 NZST
Speed:
5 knts
knts
Run: 106.1nm (192km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 105.9nm
23 08S 169 18E
Weather: wind varying 10knts SSE swell 1M SE 15%cloud cover bar 1017

wind swung back to sth midday yesterday so turned to head for Brisbane. Beautiful sail with lots of stars overnight and about to have a beautiful sunrise. 955nm to go


Tue Sep 11 6:15 2018 NZST
Speed:
5knts
knts
Run: 109.6nm (198.4km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 106.7nm
22 30S 170 49E
Weather: 15-20knts SW feels as though the wind maybe dropping swell 1-2M SW 10& cloud cover bar 1013

Motored most of yesterday and switched it off around 6.00pm fiji time when the SW winds kicked in. We are slowly sailing Sth waiting for the SE winds which may not be until very late tonight. Beautiful starry night with only 1 light shower of rain. All veryhappy and well on board.


Mon Sep 10 5:36 2018 NZST
Speed:
5-6knts
knts
Run: 137.1nm (248.2km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 140nm
21 08S 171 41E
Weather: less than 5knts S swell less then 1M S 30% cloud cover bar 1015

starry night,beautiful sailing until midnight and then had to turn the motor on. May have 2 days of this which was predicted. All well on board.


Sun Sep 9 6:06 2018 NZST
Speed:
6-7knts
knts
Run: 157.5nm (285.1km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 160.2nm
19 45S 173 12E
Weather: 15-20knts SSE, 1-2M swell S, 10%cloud cover, bar 1014

Had to motor for a few hours last night as wind swung to nose and died. Sailing beautifully now. 1294nm to go. All well on board.


Sat Sep 8 6:30 2018 NZST
Speed:
5-6knts
knts
Run: 154.2nm (279.1km)
18 36S 175 17E
Weather: dropping was 20knts SSW now 15knts SSE (wind is my guess) swell 1-2M SSE 80%cloud cover and looks as though it is breaking up bar1013

departed Navular Passage Fiji at noon yesterday sailing directly to Brisbane entering Moreton Bay via the North and clearing customs up Brisbane River. 1429nm to go. good wind for sailing, had second reef and only half genoa out and still doing 7knts. overnight slightly rough with a few waves over the boat. sun just about to rise. All well on board. Great to be back in the water and on our way again.


Good to hear your are on your way again. Fair winds and kind seas.
Fri Aug 24 6:24 2018 NZST
Speed:
7knts
knts
Weather: 15-18kntsE (my guess) 1-2M SE swell,96%cloud cover, bar 1013

unfortunately turned back to sort a problem. All well on board. rained hard yesterday and light rain a lot of the night.

172nm to Vuda Point Marina


Thu Aug 23 8:15 2018 NZST
Speed:
5knts
knts
Run: 3.2nm (5.8km)
Avg: 4.8knts
24hr: 114.1nm
20 18S 173 45E
Weather: 10knts SE, 1M SE swell calm, 90%cloud cover, bar 1015

good progress over night wind just dropped so slowed. still 90% cloud cover. All well on board.


Thu Aug 23 7:34 2018 NZST
Speed:
5
knts
Run: 231nm (418.1km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 171.5nm
20 16S 173 47E
Weather: 90%cc, SE less than 10

wind has only just dropped. They had nice sailing overnight. Only 1220 nm to go to Southport


Wed Aug 22 6:12 2018 NZST
Speed:
5.5knts
knts
Weather: 12knts SW, (my guess)less than 1M SW, 30% cloud cover, bar. 1014

motored until midnight Fiji time then again for 1 hour early this now sailing. rained for 10 minutes early this am. looks as though all the rain is behind us now. calm night.


Tue Aug 21 23:15 2018 NZST
Speed:
5.8
knts
Run: 561.3nm (1016km)
18 17S 176 38E
Weather: 7knts NW (guess) calm sea very little swell, 70%cloud cover earlier in the night clear sky. bar 1013

left Vuda Point Marina after lunch and sailing directly to South Port QLD. Motor sailing at present the wind is trying to pick up. Our wind instrument unfortunately isn't working and it was new last year.


Mon Oct 16 7:57 2017 NZDT
Speed:
0
knts
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
knts
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
knts
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:
0
knts
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
knts
Run: 11.9nm (21.5km)
21 02s 175 15w
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
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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]0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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
knts
Run: 172.1nm (311.5km)
20 54s 175 08w
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
Weather: 3knts SSE very calm 1% cloud cover barometer 1016

Beautiful sunrise, very calm magic morning


Mon Sep 18 6:03 2017 NZST
Speed:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
Weather: 10-15knts ENE calm protected slightly rolly 5% cloud cover barometer 1018

beautiful sunny morning


Sat Aug 26 6:57 2017 NZST
Speed:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts

light rain last night protected here calm


Sat Aug 12 7:30 2017 NZST
Speed:
0
knts
Run: 11.5nm (20.8km)
18 39.482s 173 58.951w
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
No position sent.
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:
0
knts
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
knts
Run: 73.6nm (133.2km)
Avg: 3.1knts
24hr: 74.5nm
18 44.702s 174 07.945w
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:
0
knts
Run: 4.8nm (8.7km)
19 47.395s 174 21.156w
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
Run: 3.4nm (6.2km)
19 48.065s 174 25.504w
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:
0
knts
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:
0
knts
Run: 9.3nm (16.8km)
19 50.980s 174 24.904w
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:
0
knts
Run: 14.7nm (26.6km)
19 57.784s 174 29.566w
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:
0
knts
Run: 0.5nm (0.9km)
19 56..444s 174 42.971w
Weather: 4knts ENE calm 10%cloud cover more in the N

still anchored Ha'afeva


Wed Jul 12 6:21 2017 NZST
Speed:
0
knts
Run: 24nm (43.4km)
19 56.439s 174 42.967w
Weather: 5knts SE calm 5%cloud cover Beautiful morning

great sail yesterday anchored off Ha'afeva


Tue Jul 11 6:33 2017 NZST
Speed:
0
knts
Run: 10.9nm (19.7km)
20 16.757s 174 38.266w
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:
0
knts
20 16.532s 174 48.346w
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:
0
knts
20 16.510s 174 48.348w
Weather: 15-20knts SE 100% cloud cover rain overnight

still anchored at Numuka Iki


Fri Jul 7 6:48 2017 NZST
Speed:
0
knts
Run: 16.2nm (29.3km)
20 16.534s 174 48.359w
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:
0
knts
Run: 51.1nm (92.5km)
20 30.114s 174 44.404w
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
21 07.62S 175 09.824W

anchored Big Mummas heading to ha'aips tomorrow


Sun Jul 2 20:09 2017 NZST
Speed:
0
knts
Run: 2.8nm (5.1km)
21 07.62S 175 09.824w
Weather: 10knts SE no swell 30%cloud cover

at anchor


Thu Jun 29 22:26 2017 NZST
Run: 1190.2nm (2154.3km)
21 8.36051S 175 12.29682W

Anchored near Big Mummas


Wed Jun 7 11:15 2017 NZST
35 43.41918S 174 19.55955E

Wed Jun 7 10:27 2017 NZST
Run: 784.5nm (1419.9km)
35 43.42293S 174 19.55948E

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


Sat Oct 22 10:15 2016 NZDT
17 460S 177 18E

0900-just left Vuda Point Marina.Sailing 6+ knots into SSE ,on our way to NZ.Final passage in a great 12 months of sailing,Trinidad,Panama,South Pacific.


Sat Oct 22 10:15 2016 NZDT
Run: 483.8nm (875.7km)
Avg: 22.1knts
24hr: 530.8nm
17 460S 177 18E

0900-just left Vuda Point Marina.Sailing 6+ knots into SSE ,on our way to NZ.Final passage in a great 12 months of sailing,Trinidad,Panama,South Pacific.


Fri Oct 21 12:22 2016 NZDT
17 40S 177 23E

Vuda Point Marina.Waiting for weather window to NZ


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