Arriving tonight, Tuesday. great time. No copy but this report from Ron on Pilgrim
Sailing along with toronui. Not sure who is pulling who! 225nm to Nine pin.
great signal from Bill as usual. Good progress. GHRadio is not on air during the weekend so next report Monday
Crew all OK and a good speed so captain happy
Lovely day at Musket Cove with friends aboard for a few more days.
Back in Vuda. Few minor repairs needed.
Sorry, put W instead of E
At Nananu-I-cake overnight. Moving further west tomorrow. Had good times further north.
Moving on tomorrow from Makogi then further north up the coast Friday.
On the way from paradise to Koro. Wind will be much the same tomorrow.
Still in Paradise!
Arrived at Paradise Resort, Taveuni yesterday afternoon.Beautiful place, and yachtie friendly. A few free moorings, and good anchoring if moorings full.
Motor and main to get here, with wind on the nose of course.
Anchored at Cousteau's. Maybe towards Taveuni tomorrow.
Arrived Savusavu 1430 yesterday after motor-sailing in light ese winds. Greeted with a light shower of rain on arrival.
on the way to Savusavu. This was the position at 7.15 am and I forgot to put it in as I was going to return to Bill and get course and speed! he was booming in.
moving east to Savusavu over the next few days.
In Vuda, but hope to go to Musket tomorrow. Few small issues now sorted.
Musket Cove. One more week, then into cyclone pit at Vuda.
Musket Cove. A bit more breeze this morning. Several Oysters left yesterday.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILL and many happy tropical returns
Beautiful morning at Musket. Doesn't get much better than this!
Glorious morning at Musket Cove.
Brisk sail on Toronui in the Around Malolo race yesterday.. Good day out, and the final prize giving dinner to finish the regatta. A real fun week.
Musket Cove. Last day of regatta
On the dock, Musket Cove. Regatta week. Good fun so far.
Musket Cove. Storm to our w. Last night, but distant. Some rain overnight.
Back at Musket. Lovely family time yesterday. Jeff & Jakki gone out to the surf today on my friends, Bruce & Lyn's boat.
Port Denarau so Kiwi and Aussie cousins can catch up, after many years
Back at Musket Cove with surfing and kiting nephew. No swell, no wind!
Vuda marina. Next guests arrive today.
Still enjoying the company at Musket Cove.
Beautiful morning at Musket!
Musket Cove. Can hear the surf this morning - some heading out to the reef already.
M.C. Good company. Breezy yesterday evening - 20ish, sse.
Back at Musket
Back in Vuda Marina for my next guest.
Muscal sounds good
we/GHRadio wish we were in Muscat as it sounds a great day
Still at Musket Cove.
Back in Musket Cove. Quite breezy, and positively cold for Fiji!
Back in the beautiful Blue Lagoon
came up to northern yasawas yesterday.
Lovely at Musket Cove.
Back in Vuda. Crew and guest flew home yesterday, so clean up time.
Back at Musket Cove after two days of looking unsuccessfully for manta rays.
Lovely Blue Lagoon.
Heading to Vuda today for crew
Enjoying Musket Cove again. Bit damp just now, but not dampening our spirits.
actually 3m from the pass.
170 to Navula Pass. Will have light conditions so Arabs will be happy
on their way from N Minerva.
sloppy at high tide at the moment
anchored with 11 boats in N Minerva
less than 50nm to N Minerva. Looking forward to flat seas!
all well on board
All Ok and just in front of Fusio so have company.
Opua Marina. Waiting for wx to sort itself.
Plan to get to BOI Tuesday. Then Fiji later in week all being equal.
Nearly ready to start the trek south. Had good time with family and friends
Been in Whangaroa for couple of days now. We still patchy.good motor-sail up on Monday. NE swell 1.5 metres.
Lovely Opunga cove in beautiful (?) sub tropical low pressure
Back home after a lovely 9 days with good company. Hazel is managing quite well after her surgery, but still has to pace herself.
Had a couple of lovely days with Tuuletar, and now have Ivory Quays anchored near us. Lovely wine shop here in Man O' War Bay, Waiheke.
approaching Bon Accord thismorning and arrived Opua 3pm yesterday. Stopping for breakfast!
have motored some but now sailing
Eta Sunday pm
enjoying the wind direction
are lookig forward to sailing a direct line. Eta Sun/Mon
might wait out the front before arrival
ALL ARE WELL and enjoying trip
Cleared Customs and under way.
In Vuda Marina waiting for crew to arrive and Hazel to depart tomorrow
Back in Vuda Marina, preparing to head South after a great season in Fiji. Crew arrive 10/10, so not long now.
Arrived at Musket Cove after a great season cruising Fiji. Now time to chill out with walks ashore, snorkelling, and enjoying the fun and games of Regatta Week.
Saweni Bay, heading in to Vuda Marina. Great time in Yasawas, especially Blue Lagoon, and looking at manta rays.
Drawaqa in sw yasawas Fiji
Sawa-i-lau in N Yasawas
hdg to Yasawas
heading to Yasawas tomorrow
moved to Namalata Bay which is the main centre for Kadavu and so will go shopping
moved 7nm west to Kavala - a deep bay on Kadavu main island
had a great day in the water yesterday
very strong winds yesterday on trip south - e20-30 thru pass. Now at Ono i Lau
leaving Suva for kadavu
30miles from Suva
Home crew. Hazel.
Water temp is 26C Hazel!
good sailing, 300nm to Suva
Not motoring All well.
Hazel could have done this trip!
Boys Very happy with no motor and good progress .
Nice conditions but would like more breeze.
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