Wed Sep 19 11:30 2018 NZST
Speed: 0knts
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: 6knts
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
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
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
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
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
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: 5knts
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: 5knts
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
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: 5.8knts
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.

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