292 to opua
413 t oAuckland. Having trouble receiving so something is interfering on board but TX is great
nice to see the sun. 516 to Auckland and Gene had such a good signal I am sure she had quite a few listeners.
still a good signal from gene. 706 to Auckalnd
good strong radio signal from Gene and much better conditions. 846 to Auckland. They seem to be counting down!
Radio back in action
Gene and Bill texted us to report that COG 194 T, SOG 5.5kts in 12kts ESE, less than 0.5m swell. Warm, sunny day, lovely sailing conditions after moonlit night. All good on board.
Later from GHRadio. A bit of a problem reported by Gene in that the SSB wont TX but they can hear. They are in company with two other boats and we have Astarte coming in well on the ham net to make updates if need be.
Gene and Bill delivery crew, Still sitting in lovely sunny Fiji waiting for a weather window which doesn't have us sailing into 3.2 - 4.7 metre seas. Hoping to get away and arrive into Auckland so that Claire can visit with us in lovely Bay Of Islands on OOTB.
We are at 17deg 54 S; 177 deg 16 E The barometer is 1014, wind calm, seas like a millpond,. We are waiting for Polar Blast to clear through NZ.
No blogs available for this yacht.