Tue May 7 10:03 2019 NZST
GPS: 07 11.86N 125 42.67E
Run: 230.9nm (417.9km)
Avg: 2.8knts
24hr: 67.5nm

Arrived yesterday at Holiday Ocean View Marina, Samal Island Philippines. This will be our home for the rest of this year as we do much needed repairs and improvements.

Sat May 4 0:00 2019 NZST
GPS: 03 59.82N 126 40.47E
Run: 168.8nm (305.5km)
Avg: 3.1knts
24hr: 73.9nm

Arrived Talaud today after an overnight motor from Morotai. We were siting in the cockpit in the afternoon thinking about how to arrange a bit more diesel, just in case. No wind and current against us for the last leg. Then the tender for the Indonesian navy ship that was nearby arrived. We were invited on the ship and treated very well ( cookies and coffee served!) They even arranged our diesel and delivered it to the boat! Awesome! Love Indonesia!

Wed May 1 17:12 2019 NZST
GPS: 02 05.11N 128 11.78E
Run: 170.1nm (307.9km)

Anchored Dodola after returning from Doruba where we were able to get fuel. Leaving for Talaud in the morning.

Wed Apr 24 16:09 2019 NZST
GPS: 00 17.15N 129 52.54E
Run: 26.7nm (48.3km)

Anchored Sayang in 5 meters of crystal clear water.

Mon Apr 22 11:24 2019 NZST
GPS: 00 00.86S 130 07.15E
Run: 46.2nm (83.6km)

Anchored Kawe Island, almost directly on the equator. Supposed to be some fruit trees ashore, going to check it out when we take Scupper to shore this morning.

Wed Apr 17 19:42 2019 NZST
GPS: 00 30.56S 130 34.06E
Run: 164.2nm (297.2km)

Left Sorong this morning now anchored Besir Bay. Will continue our trip north to Philippines in a few days

Tue Apr 9 19:18 2019 NZST
GPS: 02 37.38S 131 39.23E
Run: 171.4nm (310.2km)

Anchored Pulau Sabuda after an overnight motor trip from Kaimana. Chance for us to all get to the beach again before the last leg to Sorong

Sat Apr 6 21:45 2019 NZDT
GPS: 3 42.90s 133 53.01e
Run: 11.8nm (21.4km)

Back in Kaimana doing all the fun stuff, groceries, diesel, etc. Plan to depart for Sorong on Monday

Mon Apr 1 21:21 2019 NZDT
GPS: 03 52.66S 133 56.14E
Run: 21.3nm (38.6km)

Anchored southern end of Namatote Island. The Bagans have moved here so off to swim again with the Whale Sharks tomorrow.

Tue Mar 26 15:27 2019 NZDT
GPS: 04 01.60S 134 12.41E
Run: 31nm (56.1km)

Left our anchorage at Triton Bay Divers. Enjoyed our three weeks there. Did a few dives with them and some on our own. Liliane was able to do treatment with some of the guests and staff.

Currently anchored at the southern end of Aiduma Island. Have a beautiful beach all to ourselves. Scupper is thrilled.

Fri Mar 1 18:18 2019 NZDT
GPS: 03 42.90S 133 53.01E
Run: 22.4nm (40.5km)

Anchored Namatote North after last 4 days provisioning in Kaimana. There are about 8 Bagans nearby, so we will try for a whale shark swim tomorrow morning.

Mon Feb 4 10:45 2019 NZDT
GPS: 03 56.26S 134 07.22E
Run: 19.3nm (34.9km)

Anchored in front of Triton Bay Divers. Really nice spot. Think we will hangout here for awhile and do some diving.

Fri Feb 1 21:30 2019 NZDT
GPS: 03 44.78S 133 55.02E
Run: 12.5nm (22.6km)

Anchored Raf Bay. Hope to swim with the whale sharks tomorrow. The wind is out of the N, so we?ll see. Here?s hoping.

Wed Jan 30 19:15 2019 NZDT
GPS: 03 39.60S 133 45.50E
Run: 161.6nm (292.5km)

Arrived yesterday at Kaimana for provisions. Plan to leave tomorrow for the anchorage close to the whale sharks.

Thu Jan 24 14:39 2019 NZDT
GPS: 02 37.70S 131 39.44E
Run: 97.4nm (176.3km)

Stopped at Palua Sabuda for the night. Will wait for the wind to fill in tomorrow or the next day to continue south.

Tue Jan 22 20:42 2019 NZDT
GPS: 01 23.41S 130 59.02E
Run: 125.8nm (227.7km)

Left Sorong this morning, anchored for the night at Seget. On our way down to Triton Bay for a couple of months.

Mon Jan 7 12:06 2019 NZDT
GPS: 00 09.74N 130 01.97E
Run: 59.1nm (107km)

We have been a bit lax in our updates. After Christmas we left Besir Bay for Uranie. After five days there we grew tired of the swell coming into the bay so headed to Wayag. Enjoyed it last time we were here. Flat calm, beautiful scenery, very little garbage, decent snorkeling. Hard to beat.

Mon Dec 24 11:51 2018 NZDT
GPS: 00 30.55S 130 33.76E
Run: 5nm (9.1km)

At Besir Bay with four other boats for Christmas. Some old, some new friends.

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas from us.

Thu Dec 13 12:12 2018 NZDT
GPS: 00 34.041S 130 31.24E
Run: 27.1nm (49.1km)

Anchored Airborek. Went snorkeling with the mantas yesterday. Going back this morning with dive gear.

Here until Sunday, then back to Sorong to renews visas (and install new batteries, refrigerant gas, yada yada yada)

Tue Dec 4 20:43 2018 NZDT
GPS: 00 14.97S 130 17.49E
Run: 24.5nm (44.3km)

Back in the Southern Hemisphere. Anchored Wofoh for the night. Need to get back to Waisai to renew internet, provision and order our new batteries. Looks like a great dive spot. Might come back.

Thu Nov 29 17:12 2018 NZDT
GPS: 00 06.22N 130 15.27E
Run: 15.8nm (28.6km)

Moved over to Uranie. Another beautiful spot all to ourselves. And another beach for Scupper to explore.

Wed Nov 14 20:27 2018 NZDT
GPS: 00 09.74N 130 01.98E
Run: 35.6nm (64.4km)

Anchored Pulau Wayag. This truly is an idyllic place. Plan to be here a couple of weeks snorkeling/diving, fun at the beach and just chilling out. And of course some boat tasks.

Tue Nov 13 19:18 2018 NZDT
GPS: 00 19.46S 130 12.15E
Run: 35.3nm (63.9km)

Motored up to Minyaifun today. Tomorrow we will move up to Wayag where we hope to spend a couple of weeks.

Wed Nov 7 20:51 2018 NZDT
GPS: 00 28.16S 130 41.51E
Run: 118.9nm (215.2km)

Finished with diesel and groceries in Sorong, and our Raja Ampat permits in Waisai. Currently anchored in Frewin with three other boats. Now it feels like we?re out cruising!

Wed Nov 7 13:34 2018 NZDT
No position sent.

Anchored in Waisai. Got our Raja Ampat park permits yesterday. A bit more running around to do this morning then we’ll move over to Frewin.

Wed Oct 31 19:27 2018 NZDT
No position sent.

Anchored on the south side of Yefman Island. Tried coming up the the Selat Segewin channel yesterday but didn’t get the current time right, so after fighting a 4 kt current we decided on an anchorage for the night.

Sun Oct 28 19:12 2018 NZDT
GPS: 02 11.26S 130 35.87E
Run: 107.1nm (193.9km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 105.8nm

On a mooring at Yilliet Island. Here for a couple of days before leaving for Sorong.

Sat Oct 27 18:54 2018 NZDT
6.0 kts
GPS: 03 26.4S 131 30.7E
Run: 173.7nm (314.4km)

Left Kai group yesterday towards Raja Ampat. Light SE winds, sailing wing on wing. All is well.

Tue Oct 23 12:15 2018 NZDT
GPS: 05 38.14S 132 44.30E
Run: 7.6nm (13.8km)

Cleared into Indonesia here in Tual yesterday. Plan to be here a few days before heading north to Raja Ampat.

Fri Oct 19 19:36 2018 NZDT
GPS: 05 39.53S 132 37.80E
Run: 110.2nm (199.5km)

Anchored Ohoilitar Beach in 75ft. Two other boats here (Ausies) Going to join them for dinner on shore this evening.

Here for for the weekend (Liliane?s birthday). Scupper had his first flying fish today. He seemed to like it.

Sat Oct 13 15:39 2018 NZDT
GPS: 06 48.21S 131 30.84E
Run: 625.1nm (1131.4km)
Avg: 26.3knts
24hr: 630.4nm

Anchored near Tutunametal village in the Tanimbar Group. Nice anchorage in 25ft of sand. Going to chill out and catch up on our sleep.

Fri Oct 12 15:51 2018 NZDT
GPS: 08 11.81S 140 31.65E
Run: 724.3nm (1311km)
Avg: 10.5knts
24hr: 251.2nm

Slow passage the last couple of days. Little to no wind, ended up motoring low rpm just to keep the boat moving. Wind filled in nicely this morning. Wonderful sailing conditions at the moment. No swell, sun and wind on the beam. Couldn?t ask for more.

Changed our check in destination to Tual. No hurry to get there.

Tue Oct 9 18:39 2018 NZDT
GPS: 12 25.24s 130 46.60e
Run: 3.7nm (6.7km)

Cleared out and on our way to Sorong Indonesia. It’s been a great two years in Australia. The highlight of course being Tassie.

Sun Sep 23 12:00 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 27.0S 130 49.4E
Run: 788.9nm (1427.9km)
Avg: 2.8knts
24hr: 67.8nm

At Cullen Bay Marina for a couple of weeks in preparation for departure to Indonesia. Enjoying a little dock time. Won?t see another for the next seven months or so till we get to Singapore.

Tue Sep 11 20:55 2018 NZST
GPS: 10 50.87s 142 21.78e
Run: 478nm (865.2km)

Left Escape River this morning, through Albany Pass and rounding Cape York. Now anchored in Seisia for a couple of days before lesving for Darwin.

Thu Aug 30 13:32 2018 NZST
GPS: 16 54.792s 145 47.190e
Run: 278.3nm (503.7km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 143.1nm

Anchored in Cairns for final provisions to Darwin.

Tue Aug 28 14:51 2018 NZST
GPS: 19 52.976s 148 39.115e
Run: 264.8nm (479.3km)

After a few days at Whitsunday Island, now making our way towards Cairns.

Fri Aug 10 17:56 2018 NZST
GPS: 23 9.641s 150 47.139e
Run: 9.7nm (17.6km)

At Keppel Bay Marina for a couple of weeks doing sail repairs, new cockpit screens, new VHF antenna and coax, rabies shot for Scupper, etc.

Getting ready for the long push north.

Fri Aug 3 12:41 2018 NZST
GPS: 23 11.54s 150 56.06e
Run: 20nm (36.2km)

Anchored Great Keppel Island

Thu Aug 2 18:03 2018 NZST
GPS: 23 23.907s 151 9.265e
Run: 57.4nm (103.9km)

Finally pulled the anchor up and left Pancake Creek this morning. Nice sail up to Hummocky Island for the night.

Mon Jul 23 15:14 2018 NZST
GPS: 24 1.804s 151 44.591e
Run: 202.9nm (367.2km)

48 hour sail up from Mooloolaba, now anchored Pancake Creek. Nice to have a calm anchorage.

Wed Jul 11 10:06 2018 NZST
GPS: 26 41.16s 153 7.721e
Run: 143.5nm (259.7km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 135.6nm

Arrived Mooloolaba Marina 7am this morning. Nice to be back here after a year and a half. Plan to be here one week, then onward to the north.

Tue Jul 10 8:42 2018 NZST
GPS: 28 42.21s 153 40.77e
Run: 115.2nm (208.5km)

Just passing Cape Byron, running with 3-4m swell. Saw a few whales yesterday, one breaching not to far from the boat. Memories of Tonga!

Planning for arrival Mooloolaba early tomorrow.

Mon Jun 25 20:43 2018 NZST
GPS: 30 18.247s 153 8.782e
Run: 176.2nm (318.9km)

Coffs Harbour Marina for a couple of weeks. Really nice here. Stuff for Scupper, stuff for us. What more could we want.

Fri Jun 22 17:16 2018 NZST
GPS: 32 42.921s 152 10.377e
Run: 79.5nm (143.9km)

Shoal Bay, Port Stephens for the night. Doing day trips at the moment due to the 83 shipping containers drifting between Coffs and Newcastle.

Wed Jun 20 17:23 2018 NZST
GPS: 33 36.13s 151 17.883e
Run: 18.3nm (33.1km)

On the move again north. Stopped for the night at Coasters Retreat.

Off to Newcastle tomorrow.

Tue May 22 15:00 2018 NZST
GPS: 33 51.910s 151 15.980e
Run: 89.4nm (161.8km)

Arrived Rose Bay Sydney Harbour after an overnighter from Jervis Bay.

Sat May 19 17:56 2018 NZST
GPS: 35 3.81s 150 40.61e
Run: 61.3nm (111km)

Anchored Vincentia, Jervis Bay. Motor sailed most of the way today.

Taking Scupper to the beach tomorrow.

Fri May 18 17:05 2018 NZST
GPS: 35 51.251s 150 10.995e
Run: 40nm (72.4km)

Anchored Broulee Island after six weeks in Bermagui. Just planned to stay a week but really liked the place. Good marina rates.

Also took the time to socialize Scupper with people and other dogs, finish his vaccinations and get him fixed! Working our way towards Sydney where we will spend a few weeks.

Sat Apr 7 9:51 2018 NZST
GPS: 36 25.51s 150 4.31e
Run: 45.8nm (82.9km)

Bermagui Marina for a few days

Fri Mar 30 20:52 2018 NZDT
GPS: 37 04.4s 149 54.2e
Run: 210.3nm (380.6km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 157.4nm

Arrived safely in Eden. Nice to be back 14 months later!

Thu Mar 29 12:48 2018 NZDT
GPS: 39 42.4s 147 57.5e
Run: 27.1nm (49.1km)

Through Stanley Point enroute to Eden

Sun Mar 25 18:36 2018 NZDT
GPS: 40 4.133s 147 45.836e
Run: 37.4nm (67.7km)

Anchored Prime Seal Island, waiting out the westerlies. Had a 59 kt gust this morning that reset our anchor!

Hope to get to shore in a couple of days and explore.

Wed Mar 21 17:13 2018 NZDT
GPS: 40 32.298s 148 7.007e
Run: 113.5nm (205.4km)
Avg: 4.3knts
24hr: 104.4nm

Spike Bay, Clarke Island. Arrived overnight from Wineglass Bay after a fast (and cold!) downwind trip.

Tue Mar 20 15:07 2018 NZDT
GPS: 42 10.453s 148 18.467e

Wineglass Bay. Planning to depart for Flinders tonight.

Sat Mar 17 20:41 2018 NZDT
GPS: 42 15.41s 148 16.73e
Run: 31.3nm (56.7km)

Bryans Corner waiting out the Northerles

Wed Mar 14 21:08 2018 NZDT
GPS: 42 41s 148 4.4e
Run: 33.4nm (60.5km)

Anchored Riedle Bay, Maria Island.

Tue Mar 13 18:57 2018 NZDT
GPS: 43 8.428s 147 51.489e
Run: 31.2nm (56.5km)

Left Hobart this morning for our journey north after 13 months in Tassie. Terrific place, we have lots of great memories.

Wed Jan 24 21:20 2018 NZDT
GPS: 42 53.87s 147 20.27e
Run: 23.2nm (42km)

Back in Hobart after a one week haulout in Kettering. Really great yard.

A week of stuff in the big city, then off sailing again.

Sat Jan 13 11:25 2018 NZDT
GPS: 43 10.670s 147 5.158e
Run: 19.9nm (36km)

Here in Cygnet for the Folk Festival this weekend.

Tue Jan 2 12:18 2018 NZDT
GPS: 43 27.21s 146 58.24e
Run: 42.7nm (77.3km)

Anchored Deep Hole Bay.

Sun Dec 17 21:06 2017 NZDT
GPS: 42 53.76s 147 20.24e
Run: 20.5nm (37.1km)

Back in Hobart for Christmas.

Wed Dec 6 12:20 2017 NZDT
GPS: 42 57.925s 147 43.905e
Run: 8.6nm (15.6km)

Anchored in Monk Bay for a few days.

Fri Dec 1 12:05 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 2.826s 147 51.662e
Run: 7.1nm (12.9km)

Anchored Little Norfolk Bay for the forcasted southerlies.

Thu Nov 30 10:29 2017 NZDT
GPS: 42 56.64s 147 51.28e
Run: 12.4nm (22.4km)

Here in Murdunna the last few days. Off to explore more of Norfolk Bay tomorrow.

Fri Nov 24 21:05 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 6.12s 147 44.34e
Run: 8.4nm (15.2km)

On the CYCT Mooring in Nubeena for some provisioning.

Thu Nov 16 9:09 2017 NZDT
GPS: 42 59.517s 147 40.114e
Run: 12.1nm (21.9km)

Anchored Sloping Main, Tasman Peninsula

Thu Nov 9 18:46 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 7.404s 147 30.62e
Run: 28.1nm (50.9km)

Anchored Quarantine Bay for the cruising club event this weekend.

Sat Oct 28 15:50 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 19.07s 147 1.18e
Run: 11.9nm (21.5km)

On on Mooring in Dover, Port Esperance. Nice town, friendly people.

Thu Oct 19 15:24 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 27.49s 147 09.402e
Run: 44.2nm (80km)

Anchored Great Taylors Bay, South Bruny Island

Mon Oct 16 10:00 2017 NZDT
GPS: 42 49.68s 147 18.15e

Back on the boat after two months in Canada. Much warmer here now from when we left. Need to provision and a few boat chores then off cruising the east coast of Tasmania again.

Tue Aug 8 19:42 2017 NZST
GPS: 42 49.677s 147 18.153e
Run: 4.9nm (8.9km)

Back at Prince of Wales Marina. Getting ready for our trip back to Canada on Monday. Will be back in Hobart mid October.

Tue Aug 1 17:53 2017 NZST
GPS: 42 53.720s 147 20.013e
Run: 23.2nm (42km)

Back in Hobart at RYCT for a week

Fri Jul 14 14:51 2017 NZST
GPS: 43 10.679s 147 5.086e
Run: 23.3nm (42.2km)

In Cygnet for a few weeks of house sitting

Sun Jun 4 18:18 2017 NZST
GPS: 42 53.75S 147 20.27E
Run: 40.1nm (72.6km)

Back in Hobart, preparing to do some house/pet sitting. It’s a first for us and we are really looking forward to it. We miss our dog we had with us when we first started our journey, so it will be a chance to get our fix!

Wed May 31 10:00 2017 NZST
GPS: 42 41.04S 148 04.46E
Run: 37.2nm (67.3km)

Hanging out in Riedle Bay for a few days waiting for the low to pass. Terrific beach, as usual have the place to ourselves. Found the largest seashell in eight years of travelling!

Fri May 26 10:12 2017 NZST
GPS: 42 10.48S 148 18.57E
Run: 2nm (3.6km)

Anchored in Wineglass Bay. We have the place all to ourselves.

Fri May 19 12:42 2017 NZST
GPS: 42 10.28S 148 16.29E
Run: 8.8nm (15.9km)

Anchored Hazards Beach for the NE weather this weekend. Will walk over to Wineglass Bay later today.

Thu May 18 11:03 2017 NZST
GPS: 42 17.90S 148 16.84E
Run: 22.4nm (40.5km)

Anchored Schouten Island, Freycinet National Park. Warm and sunny, off to walk up to the waterfalls this afternoon.

Fri May 12 10:36 2017 NZST
GPS: 42 34.77S 148 03.72E
Run: 39.1nm (70.8km)

Anchored in Darlington, Maria Island

Sat Apr 29 10:57 2017 NZST
GPS: 43 08.45S 147 57.76E
Run: 30.6nm (55.4km)

Anchored in Fortescue Bay. Looking forward to doing a few walks here.

Wed Apr 26 9:15 2017 NZST
GPS: 43 08.24S 147 21.35E
Run: 16.7nm (30.2km)

Anchored in Duck Pond, North Bruney. Waiting for the front to pass.

Sat Apr 15 9:58 2017 NZST
GPS: 42 53.76s 147 20.28e
Run: 69.1nm (125.1km)
Avg: 148.2knts
24hr: 3555.8nm

Oops, typed in our lat wrong on the last post. Don't want to be in the southern ocean!

Sat Apr 15 9:30 2017 NZST
GPS: 43 53.75S 147 20.28E
Run: 31.8nm (57.6km)

In Hobart for a few days to fix the generator. Hopefully off to do more exploring next week.

Fri Apr 7 17:00 2017 NZST
GPS: 43 33.94s 146 53.65e
Run: 28.5nm (51.6km)

In Recherche Bay after a week in Hobart. Hoping to get around to Port Dave next week.

Sun Mar 26 12:28 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 10.63s 147 05.1e
Run: 17.8nm (32.2km)

Back in Cygnet for a few days. Playing in the open mic this afternoon at the Bottom Pub.

Fri Mar 17 20:59 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 25.52s 147 10.97e
Run: 15.9nm (28.8km)

Mickey's Bay, South Bruney Island

Thu Mar 9 10:33 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 32.13S 146 54.26E
Run: 26.4nm (47.8km)

Anchored Recherche Bay.

Thu Mar 2 19:32 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 10.65s 147 05.12e
Run: 13.5nm (24.4km)

Anchored Port Cygnet

Tue Feb 28 10:11 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 07.54s 147 20.65e

Anchored Quarantine Bay

Mon Feb 27 20:15 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 07.54s 147 20.65e
Run: 25.8nm (46.7km)

Anchored Quarantine Bay

Tue Feb 21 17:26 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 09.08s 147 51.26e
Run: 22.3nm (40.4km)

Moved to Carnarvon Bay, Port Arthur after three days at Adventure Bay South Bruny Island.

Fri Feb 17 18:57 2017 NZDT
GPS: 43 12.20s 147 25.10e
Run: 20.9nm (37.8km)

Anchored in Variety Bay, North Bruny Island after two weeks in Hobart. We really enjoyed our time there, between boat tasks we took in the Wooden Boat Festival as well as a trip to Mt Field and the Bonerong Wildlife Reserve. Now we're free again with no agenda.

Mon Jan 30 9:43 2017 NZDT
GPS: 42 54.29s 147 20.9e
Run: 70.4nm (127.4km)

Anchored in Sandy Bay, Hobart.

Sat Jan 28 11:10 2017 NZDT
GPS: 42 10.3s 148 18.4e
Run: 153nm (276.9km)

Anchored in Wineglass Bay along with nine other boats. Beautiful but unfortunately won't be here long as the wind shifts NE tomorrow afternoon.

Mon Jan 23 17:25 2017 NZDT
GPS: 39 57.51s 148 20.24e
Run: 204.2nm (369.6km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 154.4nm

Anchored Babel Island after mostly motor sailing from Eden. Very beautiful anchorage.

Sun Jan 22 9:41 2017 NZDT
GPS: 37 19.78s 150 03.79e
Run: 19.7nm (35.7km)

Departed 4:30 this morning for Tasmania.

Sat Jan 7 10:43 2017 NZDT
GPS: 37 04.5s 149 54.2e
Run: 248.9nm (450.5km)

Anchored in Eden after 36hr trip from Broken Bay. Waiting for the next weather window to depart for Tasmania.

Mon Dec 26 21:23 2016 NZDT
GPS: 33 38.59s 151 14.48e
Run: 317.7nm (575km)

Anchored in Broken Bay (Cole and Candle Creek) after a two day run from Iluka. First time for us to be at sea for Christmas. Santa still found us! We are here with another boat we know ( SY Spirare). Not sure how long we will be here before leaving for Eden.

Fri Dec 16 10:33 2016 NZDT
GPS: 29 24.78s 153 21.05e
Run: 188.8nm (341.7km)

Anchored at Iluka on the Clarence River after two night passage from Mooloolaba. Difficult to slow the boat down to time Bar crossing, as we were doing over 4 kts under bare poles with the current!

Tue Nov 29 21:47 2016 NZDT
GPS: 26 41.33s 153 7.24e
Run: 90.4nm (163.6km)

Anchored Mooloolaba. Moving to the marina in the morning.

Thu Nov 24 22:21 2016 NZDT
GPS: 25 23.024s 153 01.738e
Run: 124.5nm (225.3km)

Anchored Kingfisher Bay. Nice to be on the hook again after 3 weeks at the marina.

Sun Oct 30 15:12 2016 NZDT
GPS: 23 58.12S 154 15.29E
Run: 167.4nm (303km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 171.3nm

Lack of wind. Motoring to arrive Bundaberg tomorrow.

Sat Oct 29 15:45 2016 NZDT
GPS: 23 38.40S 156 52.68E
Run: 167.6nm (303.4km)
Avg: 8.8knts
24hr: 211.1nm

Three days down, two to go.

Fri Oct 28 20:42 2016 NZDT
GPS: 23 21.03S 159 30.15E
Run: 200nm (362km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 176.8nm

Lighter wind today. Nice downwind trip. Very relaxing.

Thu Oct 27 17:33 2016 NZDT
GPS: 22 55.96S 162 36.95E
Run: 266.8nm (482.9km)

On passage to Bundaberg. All good.

Fri Oct 14 20:48 2016 NZDT
GPS: 22 46.43S 166 48.10E
Run: 144.9nm (262.3km)

Returned to Kouare for Liliane's birthday

Wed Sep 14 15:54 2016 NZST
GPS: 20 42.04S 166 27.80E
Run: 140.6nm (254.5km)

Arrived Ouvea

Sun Sep 11 20:27 2016 NZST
GPS: 22 32.02S 167 24.74E
Run: 42.3nm (76.6km)

Anchored Gadji, Ile des Pins

Mon Aug 29 19:45 2016 NZST
GPS: 22 46.39S 166 48.08E
Run: 15.3nm (27.7km)

Anchored Ilot Kouare

Wed Aug 24 0:00 2016 NZST
GPS: 22 33.13SS 166 47.82E
Run: 22.3nm (40.4km)

Anchored Mato Island

Tue Aug 23 0:00 2016 NZST
GPS: 22 18.25S 166 34.44E
Run: 22.8nm (41.3km)

Anchored Bailly Island

Thu Aug 18 0:00 2016 NZST
GPS: 22 15.74S 166 13.24sE
Run: 14.1nm (25.5km)

Anchored Ilot Mbe Kouen. Very pretty place.

Mon Aug 15 11:37 2016 NZST
GPS: 22 16.64s 166 26.41e

Arrived Noumea yesterday. Good to be back in the tropics.

Mon Aug 15 11:19 2016 NZST
GPS: 22 16.64s 166 26.41e
Run: 105.9nm (191.7km)
Avg: 2.6knts
24hr: 62.7nm

Arrived Noumea yesterday. Feels good to be back in the tropics.

Sat Aug 13 18:45 2016 NZST
GPS: 23 36.69S 167 15.48E
Run: 137.1nm (248.2km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 139.4nm
Weather: 3knt NW, 0m seas, 30% cloud, 1016 Baro

Should arrive Noumea tomorrow afternoon.

Fri Aug 12 19:09 2016 NZST
GPS: 24 55.45S 168 53.40E
Run: 173.9nm (314.8km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 172.5nm
Weather: 1knt E, 0m seas, 80% cloud, 1019 Baro

Motoring through the High. All is good.

Thu Aug 11 18:57 2016 NZST
GPS: 26 35.16S 170 59.31E
Run: 198.2nm (358.7km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 187.6nm
Weather: 10knt SW, 1m seas, 20% cloud, 1020 Baro

Wonderful sailing conditions. All is well.

Wed Aug 10 17:36 2016 NZST
GPS: 28 46.6S 173 04.7E
Run: 128.7nm (232.9km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 128.4nm
Weather: 15knt SW, 2m seas, 50% cloud, 1018 Baro

Wind has shifted more SW. Back on course. A few squalls.

Tue Aug 9 17:33 2016 NZST
GPS: 30 30.53S 173 51.88E
Run: 332.4nm (601.6km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 138.5nm
Weather: 15knt W, 1m seas, 30% cloud, 1016 Baro

West wind pushing us north. Staring to get warmer. All well.

Sun Aug 7 7:56 2016 NZST
GPS: 35 18.83s 174 7.31e
Run: 0.4nm (0.7km)

Preparing for departure to Noumea today

Sat Nov 28 17:49 2015 NZDT
GPS: 35 18.66s 174 07.65e
Run: 81nm (146.6km)
Avg: 3.7knts
24hr: 89.5nm

Arrived in NZ. On a mooring in Opua for the summer. Lot's of projects.

Fri Nov 27 20:06 2015 NZDT
GPS: 34 08.65S 174 15.72E
Run: 171.2nm (309.9km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.9nm
Weather: 11knt N, 1m seas, 60% cloud, 1016 Baro

Motor sailing the last stretch

Thu Nov 26 19:02 2015 NZDT
GPS: 31 40.37S 174 27.43E
Run: 176.7nm (319.8km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 183.3nm
Weather: 11knt NE, 1m seas, 70% cloud, 1019 Baro

ETA Opua Saturday morning

Wed Nov 25 19:54 2015 NZDT
GPS: 29 07.37S 174 39.98E
Run: 190.4nm (344.6km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 181.5nm
Weather: 11knt SE, 1m seas, 10% cloud, 1020 Baro

Another perfect sailing day

Tue Nov 24 18:43 2015 NZDT
GPS: 26 23.42S 175 03.98E
Run: 167.1nm (302.5km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 177.8nm
Weather: 14knt SE, 2m seas, 50% cloud, 1016 Baro

Day 4. Another great sailing day. Everything good.

Mon Nov 23 20:10 2015 NZDT
GPS: 23 58.69S 175 15.26E
Run: 355.4nm (643.3km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 178.1nm
Weather: 15knt SE, 2m seas, 20% cloud, 1016 Baro

Great sailing today.

Sat Nov 21 20:16 2015 NZDT
GPS: 19 02.72S 176 48.81E
Run: 104.2nm (188.6km)
Weather: 23knt SE, 3m seas, 40% cloud, 1010 Baro

All ok on board.

Fri Nov 6 14:08 2015 NZDT
GPS: 17 38.56s 177 23.66e
Run: 19.8nm (35.8km)

Anchored Saweni Bay. Preparing for possible departure Monday to NZ

Mon Nov 2 14:34 2015 NZDT
GPS: 17 47.665s 177 08.348e
Run: 3.6nm (6.5km)

Anchored Malolo Reef

Mon Oct 26 17:00 2015 NZDT
GPS: 17 46.224s 177 11.304e
Run: 82.7nm (149.7km)

Musket Cove

Tue Oct 20 7:59 2015 NZDT
GPS: 18 06.56s 178 23.72e
Run: 262.8nm (475.7km)
Avg: 3942knts
24hr: 94608nm

In Suva for a few days

Tue Oct 20 7:55 2015 NZDT
GPS: 18 06.56s 174 23.72e
Run: 338nm (611.8km)

In Suva for a few days

Fri Oct 2 17:13 2015 NZDT
GPS: 16 46.56s 179 19.68e
Run: 453.6nm (821km)

Arrived Savusavu this morning. Good to be back in Fiji.

Thu Aug 20 17:56 2015 NZST
GPS: 18 43.521s 174 05.469w
Run: 3.3nm (6km)

Anchored Vaka'eitu

Sun Jul 12 13:21 2015 NZST
GPS: 18 42.74S 174 08.37W
Run: 7.3nm (13.2km)

Blue Lagoon anchorage. Have the place you ourselves.

Sat Jul 4 15:35 2015 NZST
GPS: 18 41.46S 174 01.78W
Run: 3.7nm (6.7km)

Anchored at Reef Resort. Visiting our good friends Josef and Renate.

Wed Jul 1 17:17 2015 NZST
GPS: 18 39.62S 173 58.99W
Run: 86.9nm (157.3km)

On a mooring in Neiafu

Sun Jun 28 13:10 2015 NZST
GPS: 19 50.98S 174 24.98W
Run: 8.3nm (15km)

Anchored Uoleva

Wed Jun 24 15:58 2015 NZST
GPS: 19 57.49S 174 28.20W
Run: 16nm (29km)

Anchored Tofanga Island. Simply beautiful.

Wed Jun 17 16:55 2015 NZST
GPS: 19 56.37S 174 42.94W
Run: 24nm (43.4km)

Anchored Ha'afeva Island

Sat Jun 13 17:24 2015 NZST
GPS: 20 16.63S 174 48.28W
Run: 11.1nm (20.1km)

Anchored Nomuka Iki. Nice calm anchorage.

Tue Jun 9 15:06 2015 NZST
GPS: 20 17.48S 174 38.02W
Run: 16.1nm (29.1km)

Anchored at Tanoa Island. Another anchorage all to ourselves.

Sat Jun 6 17:49 2015 NZST
GPS: 20 30.12S 174 44.41W
Run: 51.1nm (92.5km)

Anchored Kelefesia Island in the Ha'api group. Very beautiful anchorage. We have the place to our self. Going to do some exploring tomorrow.

Thu May 28 7:07 2015 NZST
GPS: 21 07.594S 175 09.800W
Run: 1.5nm (2.7km)

Anchored at Big Mamma for a few days

Tue May 26 16:45 2015 NZST
GPS: 21 08.13S 175 11.08W
Run: 111.4nm (201.6km)
Avg: 3.9knts
24hr: 92.9nm

Anchored Nuku'Alofa harbour waiting for check in.

Mon May 25 11:59 2015 NZST
GPS: 22 35.31S 175 56.08W
Run: 103.4nm (187.2km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 106.1nm
Weather: 5knt NW, calm seas, 5% cloud, 1015 Baro

100NM to Tongatapu. Decided to slowly sail vs using the engine. Not in a any hurry. Liliane took a dip in the ocean. All is good.

Sun May 24 12:35 2015 NZST
GPS: 23 50.7S 176 49.08W
Run: 108.3nm (196km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 135.4nm
Weather: 12knt NW, 2m seas, 10% cloud, 1014 Baro

Back on course, as wind is shifting to the NW. Should arrive Tongatapu early Tuesday.

Sat May 23 17:23 2015 NZST
GPS: 24 36.57S 178 19.04W
Run: 131.4nm (237.8km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 108.1nm
Weather: 12knt NE, 1.5m seas, 35% cloud, 1015 Baro

Day 6, all ok on board.

Fri May 22 12:12 2015 NZST
GPS: 26 21.35S 179 08.98W
Run: 163.7nm (296.3km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 161.7nm
Weather: 1knt NE, less than 1m seas, 5% cloud, 1019 Baro

Motoring through the centre of the high. Beautiful warm and sunny day.

Thu May 21 11:54 2015 NZST
GPS: 28 23.24S 179 28.78E
Run: 273.7nm (495.4km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 136.2nm
Weather: 9knts SE, 1m seas, 80% cloud, 1021 Baro

Motored last night. Sailing again today in light winds.

Tue May 19 11:40 2015 NZST
GPS: 31 53.88S 177 21.54E
Run: 141.7nm (256.5km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 143.6nm
Weather: 17knts SW, 2-3m seas, 90% cloud, 1019 Baro

Rather slow 24hrs running downwind with just the main. Noticed two track slides detached from the sail. Need to fix that this afternoon. Running with just poled out jib at the moment. Everything else ok.

Mon May 18 11:59 2015 NZST
GPS: 33 29.25S 175 49.18E
Run: 158.9nm (287.6km)
Weather: 15knts SW, 1.5m seas, 30% cloud, 1021 Baro

Nice first day out. Looking forward to putting shorts back on in a day or two. All is well aboard.

Fri May 15 10:30 2015 NZST
GPS: 35 18.816S 174 07.656E

Opua, awaiting departure on Sunday to Tonga

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