Rapaki

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

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


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:
7
knts
GPS: 33 53S 174 15E
Run: 110.7nm (200.4km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 180.1nm
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
GPS: 32 17S 174 19E
Run: 246.4nm (446km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 181.4nm
Weather: Course 181, NE15, via Iridium

Sat Sep 15 8:10 2018 NZST
GPS: 28 45S 174 52E
Run: 195.3nm (353.5km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 190.6nm
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:
6.5
knts
GPS: 25 57S 175 18E
Run: 185.5nm (335.8km)
Avg: 7.7knts
24hr: 185.1nm
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:
6
knts
GPS: 23 19S 175 52E
Run: 152.9nm (276.7km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153nm
Weather: 15SE, 20%cc

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


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

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


Tue Sep 11 7:46 2018 NZST
Speed:
5.8
knts
GPS: 19 13S 176 51E
Run: 152.7nm (276.4km)
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
GPS: 17 27.128S 178 15.069E
Run: 84.8nm (153.5km)
Weather: 5% clould 7 knots southerly

nice flat anchorage for Shell's Birthday!


Fri Jul 13 9:02 2018 NZST
GPS: 16 46S 179 19E
Run: 455.2nm (823.9km)
Weather: 95 cc, 10kts E

Arrived Savusavu yesterday. Great to be back in Fiji.


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

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

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


Thu Jun 21 7:21 2018 NZST
GPS: 21 07.701S 175 09.719W
Run: 8.8nm (15.9km)
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
GPS: 21 .07s 175 09.721w
Run: 9nm (16.3km)
Weather: ENE 15 showers 95% cloud

Anchored Pangaimotu


Mon Jun 11 7:22 2018 NZST
GPS: 21 7.85738S 175 9.77320W
Run: 17.4nm (31.5km)
Weather: beautiful morning

Anchored


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

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


Fri Jun 8 7:33 2018 NZST
Speed:
6
knts
GPS: 21 05S 175 33W
Run: 141.5nm (256.1km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 141.3nm
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:
5
knts
GPS: 22 22S 177 16W
Run: 159.1nm (288km)
Weather: 100%cc, hiRH, 26C

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


Sun Jun 3 13:17 2018 NZST
GPS: 23 56S 179 06W
Run: 196.7nm (356km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170.4nm

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


Sat Jun 2 9:35 2018 NZST
GPS: 26 12SS 179 00WE
Run: 145.1nm (262.6km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 134.5nm
Weather: NE20-30, Rough Seas

5 knots, Course 000. All OK.


Fri Jun 1 7:41 2018 NZST
Speed:
5.5
knts
GPS: 28 18S 179 0E
Run: 128.3nm (232.2km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 129.8nm
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:
5.5ms
knts
GPS: 30 08S 178 40E
Run: 165.3nm (299.2km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 164.6nm
Weather: N5

lightening the load with diesel use!


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

via trigger relay. AWOB


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

a sporty departure


Mon May 28 13:47 2018 NZST
GPS: 35 51S 174 37E
Run: 122.6nm (221.9km)

On our way to Tonga via Minerva


Wed Aug 30 7:36 2017 NZST
Speed:
6m
knts
GPS: 34 17S 173 36E
Run: 184.5nm (333.9km)
Avg: 7.7knts
24hr: 185.2nm
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:
6
knts
GPS: 32 01S 171 55E
Run: 21.3nm (38.6km)
Avg: 24.1knts
24hr: 578nm
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:
6
knts
GPS: 31 45S 171 44E
Run: 121.5nm (219.9km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.7nm

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


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

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

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


Sat Aug 26 7:36 2017 NZST
Speed:
7
knts
GPS: 26 03S 167 51E
Run: 153.3nm (277.5km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 152.9nm
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:
6
knts
GPS: 23 50S 167 47E
Run: 137.4nm (248.7km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.9nm
Weather: E12, 30%cc, 1016

AWOB on passage to opua from noumea


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

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


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

Baie de Saint Marie


Thu Aug 17 7:05 2017 NZST
GPS: 22 21.459s 166 50.539e
Run: 109.7nm (198.6km)
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:
6.5
knts
GPS: 21 14S 168 03E
Run: 131.2nm (237.5km)
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
GPS: 20 14.313s 169 46.704e
Run: 179.3nm (324.5km)
Avg: 4.8knts
24hr: 115nm
Weather: 5 knots SE 1018mb

Anchored Anetiyum, beautiful flat calm anchorage


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

all well on board but a bit boisterous


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

all well on passage to Aneityum then New Cal


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

Momi Bay about to depart for Vanuatu.


Mon Jul 24 7:14 2017 NZST
GPS: 17 38.73825S 177 23.67270E
Run: 48.7nm (88.1km)
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
GPS: 16 56.49686S 177 22.18046E
Run: 51.4nm (93km)
Weather: 6 knots SE 70% cloud 1015mb high humidity

Anchored Blue Lagoon Yasawas


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

Anchored, Blue Lagoon, Yasawas


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

Anchored Blue Lagoon , Yasawa Islands


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

Anchored


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

Anchored Musket Cove


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

Anchored


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

Anchored


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

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


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

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
GPS: 17 40.96769S 177 22.83357E
Run: 87.4nm (158.2km)

Anchored. 5 knots SE 10% clould


Tue Jun 20 7:35 2017 NZST
Speed:
6.8
knts
GPS: 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!


Tue Jun 20 7:27 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 56S 177 11E
Run: 308.2nm (557.8km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 166.6nm

20 E/NE

1015 Bar

All well, 60 miles to Navula Passage


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

E15-20. All well onboard.


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

Fri Jun 16 7:34 2017 NZST
Speed:
6
knts
GPS: 28 38S 176 00E
Run: 163.2nm (295.4km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.5nm
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:
6.8
knts
GPS: 30 59S 175 44E
Run: 167.6nm (303.4km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 167.3nm
Weather: 20S, 2m swell, 1015

all well


Wed Jun 14 7:34 2017 NZST
Speed:
6
knts
GPS: 33 24S 175 58E
Run: 163.8nm (296.5km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 164.3nm
Weather: 20WSW

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


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

heading to Fiji with 3POB.


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
GPS: 34 49.670S 173 25.013E
Run: 32nm (57.9km)
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:
6.5
knts
GPS: 34 22S 173 28E
Run: 189.4nm (342.8km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 189nm
Weather: 15SW, up to 35 yesterday

smelling the barn!


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

eta Tuesday night


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

ETA Opua Tuesnight. Note Opua Shelley!


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

all well on board


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

all good on board


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

departing today for NZ


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

waiting at Ilse des pin for weather to New Zealand


Fri Nov 7 8:14 2014 NZDT
GPS: 22 16.617s 166 26.396e
Run: 69.2nm (125.3km)
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
GPS: 22 39.528S 167 26.441E
Run: 30.2nm (54.7km)

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

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

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

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


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

good start to passage, motor sailing


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

anchored by Donella and looking at passage to Aneityum


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

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

leaving Suva today for Beqa


Mon Sep 8 7:05 2014 NZST
GPS: 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
GPS: 18 07.403S 178 25.429E
Run: 159.5nm (288.7km)
Weather: Cloud 20% ENE 8 knots

back in Suva


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

on passage to Vanua Balavu


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

anchored at Wakaya


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

Anchored in LevukaE -12 95% cloud


Wed Aug 13 7:08 2014 NZST
GPS: 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
GPS: 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
GPS: 17 48.687S 178 43.233E
Weather: SE 15-20 90% cloud

anchored


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

anchored


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

30nm from Suva


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

still great conditions as above the main cloud band


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

wow- smoking along!


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

really p;easant sailing, good window


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

fantastic signal and good progress


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

no copy at GHR as too close. Relay info


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