Fri May 26 21:33 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0 nknts
36 37.35S 174 47.21E
Weather: At 26/05/2017 9:29 a.m. (utc), Wind at 7.4 Kn from 031T Deg.

Wish we were leaving tomorrow!

Sun Apr 30 17:15 2017 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 97.7nm (176.8km)
36 37.35S 174 47.21E
Weather: At 30/04/2017 5:14 a.m. (utc), Wind at 0.0 Kn from 020T Deg.

Testing, all good!

Does this mean you guys are off for another season? Where to?!
Mon Nov 11 12:30 2013 NZDT
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 77.4nm (140.1km)
Avg: 3.2knts
24hr: 77.7nm
35 18.94s 174 07.34e
Weather: at 10/11/2013 11:27 p.m. (utc), wind at 15.8 kn from 191t deg.

in at last! a day late but who can change the wind and current.... at least we were rewarded with a good sail on our last afternoon :)

Sun Nov 10 12:36 2013 NZDT
Speed: 4.8knts
Run: 135.8nm (245.8km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 126.3nm
34 13.24s 173 49.96e
Weather: at 9/11/2013 11:33 p.m. (utc), wind at 7.7 kn from 179t deg.

won't make it in tonight so going slow to arrive tomorrow morning

Sat Nov 9 10:48 2013 NZDT
Speed: 4.9knts
Run: 107.9nm (195.3km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 118nm
32 25.59s 172 52.50e
Weather: at 8/11/2013 9:38 p.m. (utc), wind at 15.8 kn from 170t deg.

seas calming a bit. tired of headwinds!

Fri Nov 8 12:51 2013 NZDT
Speed: 5.9knts
Run: 125.9nm (227.9km)
Avg: 5.1knts
24hr: 123.6nm
31 32.62s 171 21.38e
Weather: at 7/11/2013 11:42 p.m. (utc), wind at 21.0 kn from 220t deg.

boisterous conditions but at least we are making miles.

Thu Nov 7 12:24 2013 NZDT
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 119nm (215.4km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 138.2nm
29 54.72s 170 24.79e
Weather: at 6/11/2013 11:21 p.m. (utc), wind at 16.8 kn from 253t deg.

lovely sailing! hope it stays with us. getting cooler

Wed Nov 6 15:44 2013 NZDT
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 153.3nm (277.5km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 140nm
28 26.28s 169 23.70e
Weather: at 6/11/2013 2:16 a.m. (utc), wind at 15.3 kn from 239t deg.

many sail combos feels like we are racing. easier afternoon pls!

Tue Nov 5 13:27 2013 NZDT
Speed: 4.7knts
Run: 141nm (255.2km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 134.2nm
26 40.95s 167 51.93e
Weather: at 5/11/2013 12:24 a.m. (utc), wind at 12.9 kn from 202t deg.

sailing in nice conditions. survived front on the home stretch.

Mon Nov 4 12:14 2013 NZDT
Speed: 5.3knts
Run: 152.8nm (276.6km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 133.4nm
24 49.28s 166 56.16e
Weather: at 3/11/2013 10:56 p.m. (utc), wind at 10.1 kn from 103t deg.

all good! motorsailing in relatively flat conditions.

Sun Nov 3 8:45 2013 NZDT
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 65.9nm (119.3km)
22 39.53s 167 26.31e
Weather: at 2/11/2013 7:43 p.m. (utc), wind at 5.9 kn from 105t deg.

departing for opua this morning

Sat Oct 26 11:24 2013 NZDT
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 23.5nm (42.5km)
22 18.78s 166 28.59e
Weather: at 25/10/2013 10:17 p.m. (utc), wind at 15.6 kn from 123t deg.

weather window for departure to nz may be approaching....

Thu Sep 5 14:16 2013 NZST
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 7nm (12.7km)
22 18.28s 166 50.65e
Weather: at 5/09/2013 2:06 a.m. (utc), wind at 8.3 kn from 116t deg. :newcal

now in baie du carenage sheltering from reinforced trade wind.

Sat Aug 24 12:47 2013 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 28.4nm (51.4km)
22 22.91s 166 54.88e
Weather: at 24/08/2013 12:45 a.m. (utc), wind at 7.4 kn from 104t deg.

enjoying the aptly named anse majic, baye du prony! park inlet with no anchoring and only 4 moorings, so very peaceful... just have to get in before the weekend! :)

Tue Aug 13 16:41 2013 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 27.7nm (50.1km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107.2nm
22 18.76s 166 28.58e
Weather: at 13/08/2013 4:37 a.m. (utc), wind at kn from deg.

at anchor in beautiful baie uere, nouvelle caledonie! staying on boat until clearance tomorrow, but sleep will be good...

Tue Aug 13 10:29 2013 NZST
Speed: 5.3knts
Run: 88.5nm (160.2km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 135.6nm
22 38.14s 166 13.10e
Weather: at 12/08/2013 10:17 p.m. (utc), wind at 12.9 kn from 038t deg.

still motoring (into a ne'er. so much for the forecast easterly). only have mizzen up to steady things a bit. battling a bit of tide for the last 12 hours as well. @ pass near midday.

Mon Aug 12 18:49 2013 NZST
Speed: 5.0knts
Run: 45.9nm (83.1km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 140.3nm
23 20.23s 165 03.31e
Weather: at 12/08/2013 6:45 a.m. (utc), wind at 5.9 kn from 068t deg.

all good! still motorsailing. sea flat calm, and sails only giving us about 1 knot.. thank goodness for motors! through reef pass tomorrow.

Mon Aug 12 10:58 2013 NZST
Speed: 5.1knts
Run: 99.7nm (180.5km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 165.8nm
23 41.04s 164 26.28e
Weather: at 11/08/2013 10:53 p.m. (utc), wind at 7.5 kn from 085t deg.

still motorsailing as wind is all but gone. well set up now for arrival at reef pass tomorrow, with good tide and sun angle. had everything on this passage: gale to calm, stormy seas to flat ocean... lots packed into a short time!

Sun Aug 11 20:32 2013 NZST
Speed: 5.8knts
Run: 55.6nm (100.6km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 164.1nm
24 27.00s 163 05.97e
Weather: at 11/08/2013 8:25 a.m. (utc), wind at 11.9 kn from 109t deg.

still motorsailing.

Sun Aug 11 12:24 2013 NZST
Speed: 5.6knts
Run: 114.5nm (207.2km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 155.3nm
24 51.88s 162 20.45e
Weather: at 11/08/2013 12:17 a.m. (utc), wind at 5.5 kn from 178t deg.

hard to believe that this ocean can go from 50+ knots and 5m seas to 5 knots and 0.5m seas in less than 3 days, but there you go! motorsailing now and may be doing so all the way to noumea. :( at least we only have to put up with the noise for a couple of days or so. now looking like tuesday afternoon at the reef pass...

Sat Aug 10 18:42 2013 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 36.3nm (65.7km)
Avg: 8.8knts
24hr: 210.8nm
25 32.18s 160 39.98e
Weather: at 8/08/2013 8:48 p.m. (utc), wind at 24.3 kn from 203t deg.

great day sailing looking forward to tonite!

Sat Aug 10 14:34 2013 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 47.7nm (86.3km)
25 43.73s 160 07.42e
Weather: at 8/08/2013 8:48 p.m. (utc), wind at 24.3 kn from 203t deg.

at last nice conditions enjoying before we need to start motoring. slow night last night maybe in on tuesday?

Fri Aug 9 18:43 2013 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 216.8nm (392.4km)
Avg: 9knts
24hr: 215.8nm
25 51.35s 159 22.22e
Weather: at 8/08/2013 8:48 p.m. (utc), wind at 24.3 kn from 203t deg.

seas calming down looks like winds dropping. all good on board. 25 kn seems light after 50 kn!

Thu Aug 8 18:36 2013 NZST
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 137.6nm (249.1km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 142.8nm
26 23.91s 155 55.76e
Weather: at 8/08/2013 6:32 a.m. (utc), wind at 28.3 kn from 294t deg.

sailing well getting back into the groove. very impressed with windvane. we have power to burn now!

Wed Aug 7 19:28 2013 NZST
Speed: 5.6knts
Run: 54.2nm (98.1km)
Avg: 2.8knts
24hr: 66nm
26 51.84s 153 45.81e
Weather: at 7/08/2013 7:24 a.m. (utc), wind at 22.8 kn from 309t deg.

on route to nc. all going well. seas nice at moment

Tue Aug 6 23:46 2013 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 0.1nm (0.2km)
27 27.58s 153 11.36e
Weather: at 6/08/2013 11:45 a.m. (utc), wind at 0.0 kn from 180t deg.

finally have a weather window, so departing brisbane for new caledonia tomorrow morn!

Sat Jul 20 17:04 2013 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
27 27.46s 153 11.38e
Weather: at 20/07/2013 5:01 a.m. (utc), wind at 3.5 kn from 264t deg.

still sitting @ marina in manly. doing the last odd jobs, provisioning, and waiting for the right weather....

Tue Jul 9 20:40 2013 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
27 27.46s 153 11.38e
Weather: at 9/07/2013 8:37 a.m. (utc), wind at 8.3 kn from 019t deg.

still sitting in the marina at manly, waiting for weather etc, but all good! thinking about how much warmer it would be in the tropics, but glad we aren't in nz!

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