Pacific Bliss

Mon Oct 30 8:03 2017 NZDT
GPS: 34 29.6832S 174 44.55E
Run: 419nm (758.4km)
Avg: 8.8knts
24hr: 211.1nm

Position report sent via Iridium GO

Sat Oct 28 8:25 2017 NZDT
GPS: 28 26S 174 53E
Run: 1.5nm (2.7km)
Avg: 3.6knts
24hr: 85.3nm
Weather: 30%cc, ESE20,

Have had 2 days of great sailing so eta AKL is tuesday late. This assumes they dont spend too much time eating what sounds like fantastic food.

Fri Oct 27 8:24 2017 NZDT
GPS: 25 26S 175 23E
Run: 182.7nm (330.7km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 166nm
Weather: SE10-15, 60%cc, 1015 rising.

could just hear them but got a relay to make sure report was correct. Thanks Ron on Pilgrim

Tue Oct 24 8:40 2017 NZDT
GPS: 19 18S 177 08E
Run: 0.4nm (0.7km)
Weather: o/c, NE swell, E10-12

Mon Jul 17 7:35 2017 NZST
GPS: 16 46.670s 179 20.110e
Run: 3.8nm (6.9km)
Avg: 20.3knts
24hr: 487.8nm
Weather: 1018, 25SE

arrived 6.30am this morning

Sat Jul 15 7:09 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 51.3336S 177 28.0002W
Run: 193.7nm (350.6km)
Avg: 8.2knts
24hr: 197.2nm
Weather: 1m SW swell, SW20g higher, 1017 slowly rising, 100%cc, no rain

about 55m to the pass through the Lau group

Fri Jul 14 7:34 2017 NZST
GPS: 19 55S 174 43W
Run: 15.8nm (28.6km)
Weather: o/c, light SE,

Left Tonga for Savusavu. All well on board

Thu Jun 29 7:36 2017 NZST
GPS: 19 45s 174 20w
Run: 6.2nm (11.2km)
Weather: 10-20ese

They are at Ha'Anoa in the HaPais

Thu Jun 22 7:40 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Run: 211.4nm (382.6km)
Weather: strong E wind is dropping, 50%cc, 1019 rising

Had a very nice spanish restaurant meal last night. Staying at that island - maybe for a repeat!

Fri Jun 16 7:33 2017 NZST
GPS: 21 31S 175 09W
Run: 176.3nm (319.1km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 179.4nm
Weather: 20sE, 1020, 1.5M SWELL, 60%CC

for help knowing who is who in Tongatapu contact David at

Thu Jun 15 7:58 2017 NZST
GPS: 23 27S 176 57W
Run: 154.4nm (279.5km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 152nm
Weather: 10SE, calm 0.5m seas, 1022 st

Have alternator problem. Advised to talk to David in Tongatapu +676 8781410 Or talk to Greg at Tropicana who is expat and port captain and knows everyone.

Wed Jun 14 7:35 2017 NZST
GPS: 25 29S 177 58W
Run: 156.8nm (283.8km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153nm
Weather: mod NE swell, 8NNE, 80%cc

4 POB direct to Vavauu Tonga

Fri Jun 9 7:17 2017 NZST
GPS: 35 09.65s 175 47.81e
Run: 130.7nm (236.6km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 136.2nm

All well on board spinnaker up all night, just dropped it and now motoring as the sun rises

Thu Jun 8 8:15 2017 NZST
GPS: 36 51.10322S 174 44.90756E

Departure Day. All set, Customs at 1130hrs then outta here! Tonga here we come.

Wed Jun 7 3:43 2017 NZST
GPS: 36 51.104s 174 44.915e
Run: 4292.3nm (7769.1km)
Avg: 13772.1knts
24hr: 330530.1nm

Still in Westhaven looking at Thursday departure to Tonga

Wed Jun 7 3:24 2017 NZST
GPS: 36 8517S 174 7481E
Run: 4291.8nm (7768.2km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 160.9nm

Looking at Thursday departure to Tonga. Running around like a mad man getting sorted.

Thu May 11 11:04 2017 NZST
GPS: 36 51.175s 174 44.253e

In Westhaven marina getting ready to sail to Tonga early June

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