Sat Aug 20 10:33 2016 NZST
Weather: Overcast, 15SE, bar. 1013 .
Anchored at Samarai. Failed to leave as some nasty wind and heavy rain predicted for arrival in Woodlark. Now planning a Sunday morning departure. Forced to enjoy local life and lovely snorkeling whilst waiting. Haven't checked in by radio as 5:15am a tad early for us when not on watch!
Sun Aug 14 13:24 2016 NZST
Run: 166.4nm (301.2km)
Weather: 90% cc, 20SE, bar. 1011 1.5m swell.
Approaching pass through sunken barrier reef into Samarai. Intending to anchor overnight in Ilo Ilo Bay as can't make Samarai by night fall. all well.
Fri Nov 27 18:14 2015 NZDT
Run: 74.2nm (134.3km)
Weather: 60% cloud cover, 3SSE, bar. 1012, 0.5m swell.
Motor sailing (well, mostly motoring) in a glassy sea. The flying fish are flying for ridiculous distances with no waves to crash into. Looking forward to the wind returning. All well.
Sat Jul 25 12:19 2015 NZST
Run: 29.1nm (52.7km)
Weather: 50% cloud cover, 15 nne, bar. 10291, 1m swell.
Wind picked up after a couple of squalls so engine went off with the day break. Sailing nicely, well reefed with the wind on our nose.
Tue Jul 21 18:08 2015 NZST
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Back in Marsden Marina - left for Fiji but autopilot hose failure had us turn back for repairs. Replacing hose in order to leave tomorrow.
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