Wed Sep 19 17:15 2018 NZST
Run: 87.9nm (159.1km)
35 9.19968s 174 9.43404e

Arrived 10,30 pm last night. Got a free boat wash!

Good passage by the looks of things with some great runs. Glad to see you back in NZ & hope to catch up with you all somewhere when we return. sv Forever
Tue Sep 18 7:39 2018 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: Drizzle, 5 knot southerly breeze. Overcast.

Waiting on Q dock . Thank you David and Patricia. Great passage!

Mon Sep 17 7:31 2018 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 110.7nm (200.4km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 180.1nm
33 53S 174 15E
Weather: 20NE, 100%cc

great going and they will be in before the grim wx. What a change for peter!

Sun Sep 16 16:46 2018 NZST
Run: 246.4nm (446km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 181.4nm
32 17S 174 19E
Weather: Course 181, NE15, via Iridium

Sat Sep 15 8:10 2018 NZST
Run: 195.3nm (353.5km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 190.6nm
28 45S 174 52E
Weather: SE/E15, swell 1m

AWOB, making 7.5knots, ETA late Mon/early Tues in Opua, sent via Iridium

Fri Sep 14 7:34 2018 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 185.5nm (335.8km)
Avg: 7.7knts
24hr: 185.1nm
25 57S 175 18E
Weather: 15SE, 50%cc,

Now hoping for eta late monday. All K and a good radio signal

Thu Sep 13 7:31 2018 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 152.9nm (276.7km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153nm
23 19S 175 52E
Weather: 15SE, 20%cc

great signal this morning. ETA tuesday but david would prefer monday!

Wed Sep 12 7:32 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 137.5nm (248.9km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 138.9nm
21 09S 176 21E
Weather: 20%cc, 12SSE,

I needed help from Villomee again. Got half of it. AWOB

Tue Sep 11 7:46 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.8knts
Run: 152.7nm (276.4km)
19 13S 176 51E
Weather: 5E

all well on board. Hard to hear Peter as I guess the engine is on. Trevor confirmed from Villomee

Wed Aug 1 7:15 2018 NZST
Run: 84.8nm (153.5km)
17 27.128S 178 15.069E
Weather: 5% clould 7 knots southerly

nice flat anchorage for Shell's Birthday!

Happy birthday Shelley!!! All the best for the year to come and big hugs to the rest of you. Maren and Craig
Fri Jul 13 9:02 2018 NZST
Run: 455.2nm (823.9km)
16 46S 179 19E
Weather: 95 cc, 10kts E

Arrived Savusavu yesterday. Great to be back in Fiji.

Mon Jun 25 7:06 2018 NZST
Run: 56.4nm (102.1km)
20 16.58S 174 48.29W
Weather: ESE 12, 90cc

Sat Jun 23 6:22 2018 NZST
Speed: 11knts
Run: 0.2nm (0.4km)
Avg: 5knts
24hr: 120.8nm
21 0.787s 175 10.874w
Weather: 7 knots SSE 100% cloud

Automated update

Sat Jun 23 6:20 2018 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 0.4nm (0.7km)
Avg: 8.6knts
24hr: 205.7nm
21 0.955s 175 10.988w

On our way to Nomuka Iki and on to Ha'Apai

Sat Jun 23 6:17 2018 NZST
Speed: 11knts
Run: 7.6nm (13.8km)
21 1.221s 175 11.174w

Automated update

Thu Jun 21 7:21 2018 NZST
Run: 8.8nm (15.9km)
21 07.701S 175 09.719W
Weather: 5 knots NNE 90% clould.

Planning to head to Ha'apia Saturday for a week before heading over to Savu Savu

Tue Jun 19 7:25 2018 NZST
Run: 9nm (16.3km)
21 .07s 175 09.721w
Weather: ENE 15 showers 95% cloud

Anchored Pangaimotu

Hi Pete - hope all is going well - any idea when that pump is going to show up ??? - I haven’t heard anything Cheers - Alex
Mon Jun 11 7:22 2018 NZST
Run: 17.4nm (31.5km)
21 7.85738S 175 9.77320W
Weather: beautiful morning


Fri Jun 8 14:31 2018 NZST
Run: 12.6nm (22.8km)
21 13S 175 25W

Arrived Nukualofa, cleared customs, very happy to be here.

Thank you Pete George happy to have done his first blue water crossing with an experienced Skipper! Good Luck George with your progress to the South of France ,!

Well done! Ann

Well done! Ann
Fri Jun 8 7:33 2018 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 141.5nm (256.1km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 141.3nm
21 05S 175 33W
Weather: SE25

good prgress. Stronger winds last night. bet you are glad you are not on board Shelley!

Thu Jun 7 7:31 2018 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 159.1nm (288km)
22 22S 177 16W
Weather: 100%cc, hiRH, 26C

all well except for busted water maker but there will be rain in a couple of days!

Hi Pete, all the best for the final lap when you get under way. I am just off to the airport for my 2 weeks in Paekakariki Go well. Ann

Hope you have had a wind shift !Eased sheets would be nice!!
Sun Jun 3 13:17 2018 NZST
Run: 196.7nm (356km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170.4nm
23 56S 179 06W

Anchored South Minerva. Knackered and looking forward to a sleep tonight. Looking for weather to head to Tongatapu.

Hi Pete, looks like you have had the odd challenge. Well done and I hope you have a food sleep tonight. I am looking forward to Shell and Leroy coming over this evening. They are very kindly bringing our meal. Go well. Love, Ann

Relieved to hear from you. Here’s to a good sleep for you all. Hope no one seasick! XO

Wow looked brutal, well done team and Rapaki for punching through it! Sleep well!
Sat Jun 2 9:35 2018 NZST
Run: 145.1nm (262.6km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 134.5nm
26 12SS 179 00WE
Weather: NE20-30, Rough Seas

5 knots, Course 000. All OK.

Fri Jun 1 7:41 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 128.3nm (232.2km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 129.8nm
28 18S 179 0E
Weather: E10, 80%cc

great signal from Peter now. Gulf Harbour Radio not on air for two days. We are going playing to Hahei although David is NOT going swimming at Hot Water beach! have a good weekend Shelley and Leroy.

Thu May 31 7:58 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.5msknts
Run: 165.3nm (299.2km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 164.6nm
30 08S 178 40E
Weather: N5

lightening the load with diesel use!

Wed May 30 7:51 2018 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 173.8nm (314.6km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 174.2nm
32 15S 177 22E
Weather: SE12,

via trigger relay. AWOB

Tue May 29 7:55 2018 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 122.8nm (222.3km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 162.6nm
34 14S 175 31E
Weather: 25SSW

a sporty departure

Hope you're all keeping warm in this chilly weather. Glad there's a full moon tomorrow to light up your nights. Wishing you smooth sailing!
Mon May 28 13:47 2018 NZST
Run: 122.6nm (221.9km)
35 51S 174 37E

On our way to Tonga via Minerva

Wed Aug 30 7:36 2017 NZST
Speed: 6mknts
Run: 184.5nm (333.9km)
Avg: 7.7knts
24hr: 185.2nm
34 17S 173 36E
Weather: 40%cc, var5,

Wow, 55 to Opua. The crew have really got on top of this passage. great going.

Tue Aug 29 7:41 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 21.3nm (38.6km)
Avg: 24.1knts
24hr: 578nm
32 01S 171 55E
Weather: NW5, 70%cc,

eta late 31st. In skip zone for GHRadio so this was relayed from Freycinet 11

Tue Aug 29 6:48 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 121.5nm (219.9km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.7nm
31 45S 171 44E

This position from Peter at Maritime Radio at 0427. Smelling the barn!

Mon Aug 28 9:37 2017 NZST
Run: 217.7nm (394km)
Avg: 8.2knts
24hr: 195.9nm
30 16S 170 38E
Weather: SW10

Sun Aug 27 6:57 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 119.6nm (216.5km)
Avg: 5.1knts
24hr: 123nm
27 31.5S 168 51.8E

Via Darren at Maritime Radio. ETA aug 31 Opua. Timed at 0110 nzst

Sat Aug 26 7:36 2017 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 153.3nm (277.5km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 152.9nm
26 03S 167 51E
Weather: 1014mb, 15ene, 1.5ne swell, 100%cc, rain

eta 31 Aug Th. Have you got streaming Shelley?

Fri Aug 25 7:33 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 137.4nm (248.7km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.9nm
23 50S 167 47E
Weather: E12, 30%cc, 1016

AWOB on passage to opua from noumea

Thu Aug 24 7:38 2017 NZST
Run: 1.8nm (3.3km)
22 16.617s 166 26.396e

:eaving today for opua, 2POB. Magic Dragon leaving in a couple of days.

Sun Aug 20 9:20 2017 NZST
Run: 24.6nm (44.5km)
22 17.510s 166 27.837e
Weather: 20knots WSW, 60% cloud. 1010mb

Baie de Saint Marie

Thu Aug 17 7:05 2017 NZST
Run: 109.7nm (198.6km)
22 21.459s 166 50.539e
Weather: NW 8 knots 50% cloud, humidity up. 1014mb

Isle Casey bay of Prony. Preparing for trip back to NZ in approximately one week.

Sat Aug 5 7:36 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 131.2nm (237.5km)
21 14S 168 03E
Weather: 10SSE, 90%cc

good sail overnight with wind slightly forward of the beam. They are 6nm from Mare in The Loyalties and will depart at midnght for Havannah Pass

Fri Aug 4 7:12 2017 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: 100% clould 5 knots NE in the anchorage 1014mb

Anchored Aneityum, departing today for Noumea with via yhe north of Mare'

Sun Jul 30 20:57 2017 NZST
Run: 179.3nm (324.5km)
Avg: 4.8knts
24hr: 115nm
20 14.313s 169 46.704e
Weather: 5 knots SE 1018mb

Anchored Anetiyum, beautiful flat calm anchorage

Sat Jul 29 7:32 2017 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 174.8nm (316.4km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 174.8nm
19 26S 172 24E
Weather: 20SE, 80%cc, 2m SE swell

all well on board but a bit boisterous

Fri Jul 28 7:32 2017 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 160.7nm (290.9km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 158.4nm
18 40S 174 57E
Weather: 8SE, 60%cc, 1m s S

all well on passage to Aneityum then New Cal

Thu Jul 27 7:12 2017 NZST
Run: 20.5nm (37.1km)
17 54.994s 177 16.068e
Weather: SSE 8knots 1015mb 55% clould

Momi Bay about to depart for Vanuatu.

Mon Jul 24 7:14 2017 NZST
Run: 48.7nm (88.1km)
17 38.73825S 177 23.67270E
Weather: 10 knots SSW 60% cloud 1014mb high humidity

Anchored Saweni bay inear Lautoka, preparing for trip to New Caledonia, departure Wednesday?

Fri Jul 21 7:11 2017 NZST
Run: 51.4nm (93km)
16 56.49686S 177 22.18046E
Weather: 6 knots SE 70% cloud 1015mb high humidity

Anchored Blue Lagoon Yasawas

Wed Jul 12 7:07 2017 NZST
17 41.074s 177 22.889e
Weather: SE 6knots 1015mb 5% clould

Anchored, Blue Lagoon, Yasawas

Tue Jul 11 7:07 2017 NZST
17 41.074s 177 22.889e
Weather: SE 6knots 1015mb 20% clould

Anchored Blue Lagoon , Yasawa Islands

Mon Jul 10 6:39 2017 NZST
Run: 14.1nm (25.5km)
17 41.074s 177 22.889e
Weather: SSE 6knots 1015mb 5% clould


Wed Jul 5 7:13 2017 NZST
Run: 14.5nm (26.2km)
17 46.215s 177 11.197e
Weather: SE 12knots 1015mb 5% clould

Anchored Musket Cove

Mon Jul 3 7:17 2017 NZST
Run: 2.6nm (4.7km)
17 40.922s 177 23.191e
Weather: SE 12knots 1015mb 20% clould


Fri Jun 30 7:13 2017 NZST
17 38.681s 177 23.534e
Weather: SSE 12knots 1015mb 5% clould


Thu Jun 29 19:42 2017 NZST
Run: 15.6nm (28.2km)
17 38.680s 177 23.539e

Automated update

Mon Jun 26 7:18 2017 NZST
Run: 14nm (25.3km)
17 46.42194S 177 11.83708E

Anchored Musket Cove. 12 knots SE 1014MB 50%cloud

Sat Jun 24 7:26 2017 NZST
Run: 0.4nm (0.7km)
17 40.92245S 177 23.19085E

Anchored Vuda Point. SSE 12 KNOTS. 1012MB 70% cloud

Fri Jun 23 7:11 2017 NZST
No position sent.

Anchored, 10% cloud 3 knots southerly 1012mb

Thu Jun 22 7:22 2017 NZST
Run: 87.4nm (158.2km)
17 40.96769S 177 22.83357E

Anchored. 5 knots SE 10% clould

Tue Jun 20 7:35 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.8knts
18 56S 177 11E
Weather: 40%cc, 1015, 20ENE,

all wel. Especially as only 60nm to go to Navula passage. Boat should be well recovered and ready for Shelly and Leroy on Saturday!

Congratulations on such a splendid passage! We are looking forward to Leroy's concert tonight. Love, Ann and Jim
Tue Jun 20 7:27 2017 NZST
Run: 308.2nm (557.8km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 166.6nm
18 56S 177 11E

20 E/NE

1015 Bar

All well, 60 miles to Navula Passage

Sun Jun 18 11:04 2017 NZST
Run: 199.5nm (361.1km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 174.7nm
23 22S 176 40E

E15-20. All well onboard.

Sat Jun 17 7:40 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 166.9nm (302.1km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 166.3nm
26 14S 176 18E
Weather: 8SE, 30%cc, 1021

Great it's all going well! Hope you arrive by Monday! Steve these people are very keen to buy the house
Fri Jun 16 7:34 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 163.2nm (295.4km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.5nm
28 38S 176 00E
Weather: 1021, 100%cc, 8SE, 1m east swell

a bit rolly so Peter is looking forward to the wind strengthening.

Thu Jun 15 7:37 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.8knts
Run: 167.6nm (303.4km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 167.3nm
30 59S 175 44E
Weather: 20S, 2m swell, 1015

all well

Hi Steve and Pete, Great that you are making good progress. All well here. Love Dita and Merijn. xxx
Wed Jun 14 7:34 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 163.8nm (296.5km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 164.3nm
33 24S 175 58E
Weather: 20WSW

via relay from trevor on Villamee. Same conditions as at Gulf Harbour radio

Tue Jun 13 7:38 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 165.5nm (299.6km)
35 46S 176 07E
Weather: 20w

heading to Fiji with 3POB.

Great to read that you are underway! Bon voyage. Congratulations. Love and best wishes, Ann and Jim
Wed Jun 7 19:43 2017 NZST
No position sent.

Rapaki is in Tauranga preparing to leave for Fiji early next week

Fri Nov 21 5:49 2014 NZDT
Run: 32nm (57.9km)
34 49.670S 173 25.013E
Weather: SW 5 30% cloud, no significant swell.

Arrived opua Tuesday. Fantastic 6 day passage from New Caledonia. Nowanchored kari kari peninsula, will head up to north cape this morning and down west coast to Nelson. Hope to arrive Monday night. Big thank you to David and Patricia, for their massive effort this year, enjoy a well earned break!

Tue Nov 18 8:20 2014 NZDT
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 189.4nm (342.8km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 189nm
34 22S 173 28E
Weather: 15SW, up to 35 yesterday

smelling the barn!

Mon Nov 17 8:17 2014 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 337.2nm (610.3km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 168.5nm
32 08S 171 34E
Weather: nw18, 100%cc, 1010

eta Tuesday night

Sat Nov 15 8:16 2014 NZDT
Speed: 6.0msknts
Run: 159.4nm (288.5km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 159.2nm
28 04S 168 27E
Weather: 0 wind

ETA Opua Tuesnight. Note Opua Shelley!

Fri Nov 14 8:14 2014 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 139.4nm (252.3km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.6nm
25 47S 168 05E
Weather: SSE16, 1017, 10%cc

all well on board

Thu Nov 13 7:55 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 82.4nm (149.1km)
Avg: 3.5knts
24hr: 82.8nm
23 51S 167 27E
Weather: 7S, 1014

all good on board

Wed Nov 12 8:02 2014 NZDT
Run: 0.1nm (0.2km)
22 39.43044s 167 26.37486e
Weather: SE10, 10%cc,

departing today for NZ

Mon Nov 10 10:10 2014 NZDT
Run: 69nm (124.9km)
22 39.490S 167 26.349E
Weather: S 15-20 10% cloud cover

waiting at Ilse des pin for weather to New Zealand

Fri Nov 7 8:14 2014 NZDT
Run: 69.2nm (125.3km)
22 16.617s 166 26.396e
Weather: raining, light N wind,

waiting crew and for the window to NZ

Fri Oct 3 9:24 2014 NZDT
No position sent.
Weather: Se 10 knots 20% cloud

Fri Oct 3 9:23 2014 NZDT
Run: 30.2nm (54.7km)
22 39.528S 167 26.441E

Wed Sep 24 7:21 2014 NZST
Speed: 4knts
Run: 170.5nm (308.6km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 171.7nm
22 14S 167 33E
Weather: 12e,100%

Tue Sep 23 7:31 2014 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 175.3nm (317.3km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 175.5nm
21 19S 170 01E
Weather: SE15-20, 100%, mod swell

Mon Sep 22 7:32 2014 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 344.2nm (623km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 172.1nm
20 00S 172 20E
Weather: Se15-20, 50%cl

hdg direct to new Caledonia, eta wed pm at Havannah pass

Sat Sep 20 7:32 2014 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 9.1nm (16.5km)
17 57S 177 08E
Weather: SE5

good start to passage, motor sailing

Fri Sep 19 7:53 2014 NZST
Run: 63.9nm (115.7km)
17 54.8S 177 16E
Weather: 1005cl, 5 ene

anchored by Donella and looking at passage to Aneityum

Wed Sep 17 7:15 2014 NZST
Run: 29.7nm (53.8km)
18 24.56S 178 05.306E
Weather: 80% cloud SE 8-12 knots

Tue Sep 16 6:55 2014 NZST
Run: 0.1nm (0.2km)
18 07.348S 178 25.491E
Weather: 90% cloud SSE 8knots

leaving Suva today for Beqa

Mon Sep 8 7:05 2014 NZST
18 07.403S 178 25.429E
Weather: SSE 15 100% cloud. Nice to have some breeze after a hot still Sunday.

Thu Sep 4 7:42 2014 NZST
Run: 159.5nm (288.7km)
18 07.403S 178 25.429E
Weather: Cloud 20% ENE 8 knots

back in Suva

Sat Aug 23 7:31 2014 NZST
Run: 112.9nm (204.3km)
17 15S 179 20W
Weather: 15se 10%cl

on passage to Vanua Balavu

Tue Aug 19 6:52 2014 NZST
Run: 12.1nm (21.9km)
17 35.648S 178 59.545E
Weather: SE 15 (guess as protected in anchorage) 90% cloud

anchored at Wakaya

Thu Aug 14 7:16 2014 NZST
Run: 11.4nm (20.6km)
17 41.456S 178 50.375E
Weather: E -12 95% cloud

Anchored in LevukaE -12 95% cloud

Wed Aug 13 7:08 2014 NZST
17 48.687S 178 43.233E

E15 90% cloud

Mon Aug 11 0:00 2014 NZST
No position sent.

20 ESE 100% cloud cover

Sat Aug 9 7:18 2014 NZST
17 48.687S 178 43.233E

SE 15. 70% cloud

Fri Aug 8 7:26 2014 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: SE 20-25 90% cloud

Fri Aug 8 0:00 2014 NZST
No position sent.

Thu Aug 7 7:47 2014 NZST
17 48.687S 178 43.233E
Weather: SE 15-20 90% cloud


Thu Aug 7 7:30 2014 NZST
Run: 60.1nm (108.8km)
17 48.687S 178 43.233E


Tue Jul 29 7:30 2014 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 59.6nm (107.9km)
18 34S 178 16E
Weather: E15, 80%

30nm from Suva

Mon Jul 28 7:34 2014 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 340.1nm (615.6km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 169.8nm
19 20S 177 51E
Weather: E 15-20, 35%cl

still great conditions as above the main cloud band

Sat Jul 26 7:29 2014 NZST
Speed: 7.0knts
Run: 188.6nm (341.4km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 188.9nm
24 09S 176 46E
Weather: S 20 and 50% cl

wow- smoking along!

Fri Jul 25 7:32 2014 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 164.9nm (298.5km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 166.4nm
26 51S 176 20E
Weather: S20, 30%

really p;easant sailing, good window

Thu Jul 24 7:45 2014 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 156.2nm (282.7km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 154.7nm
29 11S 175 46E
Weather: SSE15, 30%

fantastic signal and good progress

Wed Jul 23 7:31 2014 NZST
Speed: 6.0knts
31 23S 175 10E

no copy at GHR as too close. Relay info

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