Rapaki

Rapaki

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

Anchored


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


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