KAHIA

KAHIA

Sun Jun 14 13:25 2015 NZST
Run: 161.7nm (292.7km)
17 43.92s 149 19.77w

arrived here after 19 days at sea. Been here over a week and loving it. Thanks Patricia for putting our positions on the site, while en route.


Fri Jun 12 6:42 2015 NZST
No position sent.

enjoying the peace and quiet of Phaeton Bay, Tahiti. Good shopping near by to stock up and preparing to move over to the reef for snorkeling etc. Getting used to the tropical heat! Happy to be here!


Fri Jun 5 7:32 2015 NZST
No position sent.

Arrived at Tahiti - this via relay as no copy at GHR.


Yahoooooooo GOY guys , double yahooooo Can't wait to hear of all details , available somewhere ???? Again GOY , rough plans ????? Does Canada call ( is the Pope CAtholic? ) LY B and C
Thu Jun 4 7:32 2015 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 110.7nm (200.4km)
Avg: 4.6knts
24hr: 110.6nm
20 04S 149 30W

139nm to landfall!


Wed Jun 3 7:31 2015 NZST
Speed: 4knts
Run: 118.5nm (214.5km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 118.7nm
21 37S 149 56W
Weather: N12, sl seas, 90%cc,

all well on board. Great propagation today so IGH heard Catheriine directly


Tue Jun 2 7:33 2015 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 120.4nm (217.9km)
Avg: 5knts
24hr: 120.7nm
23 18S 149 35W
Weather: ENE 25-30, 100%cc, rain

Mon Jun 1 7:36 2015 NZST
Run: 308.6nm (558.6km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 154.1nm
25 0S 150 0W

hard to hear now but may get a relay in the future


following along an amazing passage, 150 plus day after day GOY !!! have fun you two beauties!! LY B and C

Hi D + C Can you send me a decision on 9NCL as jenny needs to know for tomorrow Love Rich xx
Sat May 30 7:33 2015 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 135.4nm (245.1km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 135.2nm
27 32S 154 06W
Weather: SSE16, 95%cc some rain, 1023, swell 1m

all well amd we can still hear them. Their computer still awol


Fri May 29 7:30 2015 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 144.4nm (261.4km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 144.1nm
28 37S 155 57W
Weather: SW12, 2m, 1024

eta Jun 3 depending on N quadrant winds!


Thu May 28 7:28 2015 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 143.9nm (260.5km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 143nm
29 51S 157 53W
Weather: 16WNW, mod seas and 5m swell from w

good comms this morning


Hi Dad and Catherine, Glad your both ok and having a good sail, there are two offers on the house one better than the other, Jenny at Premiers knows both, The first is a family, all adult good sound people offered the full amount, If you are out of contact shall I give the go ahead< also I thought that if all goes through then rather than approach the current tennants about the summerhouse base and shower, as you have an offer on the table to let them check out and do the items of work then, Let me know asap as I need to get back to Jenny to give her the go ahead, I will call her tomorrow anyway, Love Rich xxx
Wed May 27 7:18 2015 NZST
Speed: 4knts
Run: 152nm (275.1km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153.3nm
29 56S 160 17W
Weather: light SSW tending S

getting hard to hear


Tue May 26 7:31 2015 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 163.3nm (295.6km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.6nm
30 53S 162 35W
Weather: WNW20 just backed from WSW,

all well, except for the laptop


Hi there, happy that you are allright. All is well in Frankfurt. I am following your trip. Big kiss Sabine
Mon May 25 7:33 2015 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 307.1nm (555.9km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153.5nm
31 59S 165 02W
Weather: 100%cc with rain, mod seas, 16W

in the front but all is well


Yahooooo ride em Davies !!! we were fishing , back now following YOU !! TY B and C

Hi lovelies, hope all is going well brave adventurers! Must have been beautiful seeing the albatrosses...the amazing swifts have returned here! We're thinking of you and it's wonderful following your passage. Lots of love from Andria & Morgan xxx
Sat May 23 7:31 2015 NZST
Speed: 3knts
Run: 158.7nm (287.2km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 159.2nm
33 10S 170 07W
Weather: 8S, 100%cc, 1019,

Fri May 22 7:36 2015 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 760.9nm (1377.2km)
Avg: 31.7knts
24hr: 761.4nm
33 0S 172 51W
Weather: WNW22

The computer is not working so that means no email unless they fix it. GHRadio will get their radio reports and update daily. All well as plenty of wind to move them along briskly


Thu May 21 7:37 2015 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 473.2nm (856.5km)
Avg: 19.7knts
24hr: 471.9nm
34 10S 174 00E
Weather: SSW10-12, swell SE3m, 40%cc, 1021

baro at GHR is 1021.2. Not much wind around but going well


Wed May 20 7:33 2015 NZST
Speed: 6-7knts
Run: 153.5nm (277.8km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 157.6nm
34 34S 177 43W
Weather: 15-20S, veering, 70%cc,

all well, a bit bumpy


Tue May 19 8:10 2015 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 8nm (14.5km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 177.6nm
35 11S 179 41E
Weather: ssw20-25

Tue May 19 7:06 2015 NZST
Run: 173.9nm (314.8km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 177.3nm
35 15s 179 34e
Weather: strong winds SSW 30 knots, 90% cloud cover, course 065, SOG 7.5 knots

making fast progress with wind and waves behind us. 3 reefs in main, 2 reefs in yankee poled out to Stbd., small staysail. All is well aboard.


Fantastic !! GOY rocket ship ! :-) 7.4 K wow Billy out
Mon May 18 7:33 2015 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 115.9nm (209.8km)
35 48S 176 33E
Weather: SW10, 1023, 10%cc

a bit bumpy but all well.


Hi Guys, Keeping in touch this way is great. Amazing to think you are out there sailing away. speak soon

Fantastic !!! Go getem Davies !!! , LY , Yahooooo and fair winds from Canada B and C
Thu May 7 20:27 2015 NZST
Run: 3.1nm (5.6km)
35 47.57s 174 28.98e

Not gone yet!! At anchor in Whangarei river, ready and waiting to go to Tahiti, but not impressed by the strings of low pressure systems coming through.


Sun Nov 23 12:27 2014 NZDT
Run: 101.7nm (184.1km)
Avg: 4.7knts
24hr: 112nm
35 50.20S 174 28.11E

Approached NZ with a lively sail. At night the wind dropped and we sailed gently along the coast to Marsden Cove and arrived at the Quarantine dock this morning at 7 am. We have now cleared in with customs and bio-security and are moored a few berths further to the customs dock at Marsden Cove Marina.


Sat Nov 22 14:40 2014 NZDT
Speed: 7 to 8knts
Run: 135.4nm (245.1km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 127.7nm
34 22S 174 23E
Weather: Wind: 15-20 knots W, sea moderate, cloud cover 40%, sunny, 1019 Milibars

Had a peaceful night sailing at 3-4 knots in light SSW winds, now sailing beautifully and making good progress. Will arrive early morning. Caught a beautiful 6kg white tuna. Looking forward to dinner tonight and a glass of wine to celebrate this passage4


Fri Nov 21 13:13 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 102.6nm (185.7km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 124.1nm
32 25s 174 09e
Weather: Wind: 4 knots SW, swell from SW, sea slight, cloud cover 90%, 1019 Milibars

motoring. ETA Marsden Cove sometime Sunday 23rd November 2014


Thu Nov 20 17:22 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 57.3nm (103.7km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153nm
31 03s 173 28e
Weather: 12 to 18 kts S/SSW, 1-2m swell from SW, sea slight, cloud cover 20%, sunny

motion is getting more comfortable as sea is reducing. Wind on the nose, blowing us further to the East, not ideal. Looking forward to getting more Southwards hopefully soon.


Thu Nov 20 8:22 2014 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 94.1nm (170.3km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 166.1nm
30 45S 172 34E
Weather: SSW 15-20, 1.5m sw

relay from Astarte


Wed Nov 19 18:47 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5 to 6knts
Run: 67.8nm (122.7km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156.4nm
29 50s 171 24e
Weather: 15-22knts SSW, 2m swell from SW, choppy sea, cloud cover 40%

Glad the wind turned to SSW all day at 15 to 22 knots, which gives us a very close angle towards our destination, sailing at 51 to 60 degrees to the wind, Kahia is hopping through the waves like a rocking horse with the hydrovane as happy tail doing a superb job steering us. Sorry to hear our SSB transmission is bad, not the best time to check the terminals. We are grateful to Astarte for giving a brilliant relay.


Wed Nov 19 8:22 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 82.8nm (149.9km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 134.9nm
29 17S 170 28E
Weather: SSw12, 1.5m seas, 90%cc, 1014

hopefully fixing the radio installation will be top of the To Do list in NZ. This via Astarte


Tue Nov 18 17:39 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 55.4nm (100.3km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 144.9nm
28 35.86s 169 20.66e
Weather: 15knts SSW, 1.5m swell, cloud cover 60%

Through the front and back to some sunshine.


Tue Nov 18 8:28 2014 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 123.3nm (223.2km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 162.2nm
28 01S 168 43E
Weather: 10-15 NW, 1014, 90%cc

Mon Nov 17 14:14 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 38.5nm (69.7km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 157.8nm
26 23.65s 167 52.89e
Weather: 10knts NW, 0.5m swell, cloud cover 40%

Light winds from the NW, sailing gently under goose-wing and enjoying the sun.


Mon Nov 17 8:22 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 116.9nm (211.6km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156.4nm
25 56S 167 32E
Weather: NW8-9

hrd to hear. This via relay


Sun Nov 16 14:26 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 152nm (275.1km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 117.1nm
24 28.28s 166 35.57e
Weather: 6knts NNE 0.5m swell from the SW 5% cloud cover

Had a pleasant night, with mostly light winds, motor sailing now, a hot and sunny day.


Sat Nov 15 7:16 2014 NZDT
Run: 0.5nm (0.9km)
22 16.617s 166 26.396e

leaving today for opua


Wed Nov 12 12:15 2014 NZDT
Run: 66.1nm (119.6km)
22 16.78s 166 25.95e
Weather: light winds SE,sunny 40% cloud cover

At anchor in Port Moselle, stocked up with food, fuel and water tanks full. Ready to leave Thursday-Saturday for Whangarei, NZ


Tue Nov 4 10:49 2014 NZDT
22 19S 165 24E

at anchor in Ilot Maitre, preparing to leave for Noumea to check out and provision for passage to Opua, NZ. position: 22 19S 165 24E


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