Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden

Mon Jun 18 12:00 2018 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 126.7nm (229.3km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 126.7nm

NW winds of 8kts. Another fabulous day with clear skies and flat seas. All is well on board

Sun Jun 17 12:00 2018 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 156.8nm (283.8km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 171.3nm

WNW 12 kts. Clear skies, flat sea. Perfect weather. All well on board.

Looks like steady progress guys, you must be about half way.

Looking good guys - the night watches must be good. Caught any fish or seen any other action?


Sat Jun 16 14:02 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.8knts
Run: 97.4nm (176.3km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 106.4nm

Westerly 12 kts. Clear sky, flat sea. All well on board.

Looks like you've done pretty well the last 24 hours and getting close to the half way mark..........great stuff!
Fri Jun 15 16:04 2018 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 123.1nm (222.8km)
Avg: 5.1knts
24hr: 121.2nm

7kts westerly. Swell .5. All well on Board.

Some good navigators aboard with that nice straight line! :) Great progress guys - love you! Tans and Nyana - PS - Spent the day yesterday at Bel's Farrm - she loved it!

You guys are making epic progress, what is the boat you are close too, it looks very close..can you see it? Great you having a good trip :)

Good to see you are on your way. The weather looks fine. I'm well. Love from Dad x

Sent you a text a few minutes ago no 405894192. This is new for us did you receive it. Friday night, so time for a wine. Keep sailing.
Thu Jun 14 15:42 2018 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 150.7nm (272.8km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153.3nm
Weather: 60% cloud cover, with 15kt south westerly. All well on Board

Glorious sailing day

Hi Margaret Really sorry missed your phone call would have loved to wish you Bon Voyage Have a great sail and will be watching you on here Can’t wait to have you in Mooloolaba xx

Looking great out there guys! the dream! We miss you already Aunty Margaret and looking forward to seeing you in Tonga - Love Tans and Nyana xo

So glad to see you go yesterday....very happy you have lovely weather and you are safe and wish i was joining you ;)

Phew - great to see you've moved! Looks like you're going well. Have you found the bananas?
Wed Jun 13 16:06 2018 NZST
Speed: 4.5knts
Run: 22.5nm (40.7km)
Weather: Beautiful sunny day

Easterly ground swell 1 metre

Margaret, one of the couple who made this website works at my company. She said if you have any problems using YIT then let them know. They live in Mana marina and listen to short wave radio most other nights and may hear Iron Maiden on her voyage.
Fri Jun 8 11:28 2018 NZST

Moored at Gulf Harbour

Hi Margaret, all the very best to you guys. Lovely to see you on your way. Fair winds and following seas, D&K

Hi Margaret, good to hear you are finally "living the dream" Cheryl and I are busy preparing Ivy Ruby for our trip to Fiji and hope to sail by the end of this month, maybe the wind will take you to Fiji sometime this year , we will be there till November so let us know if you end up in Fiji and we can catch up, cheers, Errol


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