Sandakan, Malaysia (Borneo)
Mangrove Paradise Resort (Brunei)
Arrived Kupang 39 s 123 34.69 e
We are back in the water getting ready for a shakedown cruise before our trip back to Indonesia.
We are at Stokes Hill Wharf on a mooring getting ready to haul out the boat. Our water tanks are full.
Anchored at Aneityum 20 14.38 s 169 46.68 e
En route to Aneityum 19 18.70 s 172 36.18 e
position: 17 45.64s 177 23.32e
Anchored off Kandavu 19 00.04 s 178 28.19 e
Anchored off Lomaloma : 17 17.71s 178 59.10 w
En route to Vanua Baluva ion: 21 17.38s 179 00.37 w
Anchored in Minerva : 23 38.64s 178 55.87 w
position: 25 34.7s 179 51.11 e
position: 27 39.08s 178 37.97 e
Good overnight winds. Passing sv Code Blue at 11:00 am local position: 30 55.88s 177 55.86e
Motorsailing in light winds, hdg 35, spd 5.5 knts position: 33 30.99s 175 34.40e
Departed Opua at10:30am local 05-15-16.
position: 35 37.04s 174 32.13e
position: 35 12.173s 174 12.642e
Arrived Opua at 8:35pm.
ition: 35 18.79s 174 07.35e
Good winds overnight, becoming light at dawn. Now motorsailing last ~60 miles to Opua.
position: 34 09.4s 174 27.1e
Bouncy since hitting the front. All's good onboard... but it's getting coooold! position: 31 43.4s 173 51.6e
Should hit the front today around noon. Anticipate a Thursday arrival in Opua.
position: 29 59.4s 173 06.7e
Winds down to low teens and have backed around giving a slower, but comfortable ride. Anticipating hitting the front in about 24 hours.
position: 27 37.9s 174 00.7e
Winds up overnight to 30 knts. Seas to 10 feet. Alls well aboard.
position: 25 05.9s 174 29.6e
Good winds finally turning more east allowing us to turn direct to Opua.Curently on a course of 183 @ 7.3 knts.
position: 22 30.17s 174 49.95e
Left Lautoka 9:00am yesterday. Good winds and making good progress.
position: 20 00.7s 175 38.77e
Leaving for NZ tomorrow (9:00 AM Thursday, local time) position: 17 35.531s 177 26.587e
Waiting for a weather window to leave for Opua position: 17 38.742s 177 23.568e
position: 17 35.51s 177 26.602e
position: 17 18.84s 178 13.78e
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