Wed Jul 5 7:57 2017 NZST
GPS: 21 39.03S 150 14.60E
Run: 254.3nm (460.3km)
Weather: , 0 M seas, 10%clouds, 1010.1 bar

Going north to Townsviille

Mon Oct 31 10:30 2016 NZDT
GPS: 24 45.55S 152 23.03E
Run: 166.2nm (300.8km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 161.2nm
Weather: Wind 8.4 knots, NNW

Anchored in the Burnett River awaiting Officials and Port slip assignment in Bundaberg

Sun Oct 30 9:45 2016 NZDT
GPS: 24 07.26S 154 55.83E
Run: 173.4nm (313.9km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 165.5nm
Weather: wind 13k, ESE ,

Pleasant sailing all day and through the night. We are 154 miles out of Bundaberg and expect to be in Monday morning.

Sat Oct 29 8:36 2016 NZDT
GPS: 23 41.12S 157 38.02E
Run: 182.4nm (330.1km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 180.9nm
Weather: Wind 12k true, SSE , 1 M seas, 20%clouds, 1012.4 bar

Pleasant sailing during the day.. a few squalls at night, wind in the twenties and lumpy seas

Fri Oct 28 8:24 2016 NZDT
GPS: 23 11.68S 160 27.63E
Run: 196.7nm (356km)
Avg: 8.1knts
24hr: 194.3nm
Weather: SSE, 13 knots , 1 M seas, 20%clouds, 1011.1 bar

All is good... crew plugged one of the heads.. We made 180 miles in last 24 hours and are 475 out of Bundaberg. We will be looking to slow the boat down even more.

Thu Oct 27 8:06 2016 NZDT
GPS: 22 40.82S 163 30.03E
Run: 189.8nm (343.5km)
Avg: 8.1knts
24hr: 193.8nm
Weather: , 1.5 M seas, 40%clouds, 1012.1 bar, 18-20SE

All is well on board, we are about 180 miles out of Noumea. It has been a fast sail so far. Passed Our Rose early last night and saw one other stern light on route to Bundaberg. Should be in Sunday night. Might have to slow down for Monday arrival

Wed Oct 26 8:36 2016 NZDT
GPS: 22 16.60S 166 26.38E
Weather: , 1 M seas, 100%clouds, 1013.1 bar

We are anchored 7 miles off of Noumea and will be leaving for Bundaberg Australia in an hour

Mon Oct 24 20:21 2016 NZDT
GPS: 22 16.60S 166 26.38E
Run: 143.6nm (259.9km)

Getting Ready to go to Australia

Sat Oct 1 8:51 2016 NZDT
7 knts
GPS: 20 31.0835S 167 37.5962E
Run: 196.9nm (356.4km)
Weather: 10 knts T ESE, 1 M seas, 20%clouds, 1014.1 bar

all good... pleasant sailing in the company of Southern Cross and Mintaka

Fri Sep 23 8:10 2016 NZST
GPS: 17 44.6661S 168 18.7458E
Run: 197.3nm (357.1km)

Been waiting for refrigeration parts three weeks. This will likely be our northern most stop... next stop New Cal.

Thu Aug 25 7:24 2016 NZST
0 knts
GPS: 20 14.4048S 169 46.6053E
Run: 139.1nm (251.8km)
Avg: 2.9knts
24hr: 69.8nm
Weather: 7 knts T E, Calm seas, 40%clouds, 1014.6 bar

In Anelghowhat Aneityum

Tue Aug 23 7:34 2016 NZST
GPS: 19 48S 171 52E
Run: 0.3nm (0.5km)
Weather: 12ESE, 1m seas, 50%cc, 1014

Now going to Aneityum as wind behind with Tanna destination. (Crew must have rebelled).

Tue Aug 23 7:15 2016 NZST
5.5 knts
GPS: 19 48.1389S 171 52.1831E
Run: 171.8nm (311km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 174.5nm
Weather: 12 knts T ESE, 1 M seas, 90%clouds, 1014.1 bar

all good... rained a lot in the last 20 hours

Mon Aug 22 7:37 2016 NZST
GPS: 18 37S 174 11E
Run: 11.4nm (20.6km)
Avg: 41.8knts
24hr: 1003nm
Weather: 2-3m SE conf swell, 25ESE, 30%cc, 1012.4

will arrive Tanna wed if this keeps up. They are wet so need a peaceful anchorage to dry out.

Mon Aug 22 7:21 2016 NZST
8.5 -9.5 knts
GPS: 18 37.1257S 174 21.4741E
Run: 207.1nm (374.9km)
Weather: 25 knts T ESE, 2-3 M seas, 30%clouds, 1012.4 bar

Seas confused and a little steep. 3-4 break on the quarter an hour. Crew wet, tired and unconfortable

Fri Jul 15 12:48 2016 NZST
GPS: 17 46.3400S 177 23.0400E
Run: 109.4nm (198km)

Currently in Port Denarau until the first or second week in August doing repairs and maintenance. Transmission fixed, waiting for parts for the windlass and catching up on varnishing and other projects

Fri Jul 1 7:06 2016 NZST
6.4 knts
GPS: 17 59.9697S 179 01.8365E
Run: 86.7nm (156.9km)
Weather: 8 knts T ENE, 0.5 M seas, 90%clouds, 1011 bar

Motor sailing since 11:00pm... Raining all night... Christine is on day three of high fever, looking forward to getting to doctor in Suva

Sun May 22 9:08 2016 NZST
0.0 knts
GPS: 16 46.6874S 179 19.7974E
Run: 116.4nm (210.7km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107nm
Weather: 0 knts T NE, 0 M seas, 20%clouds, 1014.7 bar

Motored all day and night, arrived Savusavu at 3:30am. Not a breath of wind today

Sat May 21 7:01 2016 NZST
5.0 knts
GPS: 18 26.9212S 179 33.3481E
Run: 159nm (287.8km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 157.9nm
Weather: 5 knts T NE, 1 M seas, 25%clouds, 1013.8 bar

Pleasant day of sailing fast with winds 12-15 knots. Winds light overnight 5-8 knots. Currently motoring. Lost masthead wind instrument yesterday. 105 miles to Savusavu.

Fri May 20 6:51 2016 NZST
5.6 knts
GPS: 20 35.6554S 178 40.5605E
Run: 159.7nm (289.1km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 159.5nm
Weather: 9 knts T ESE, 1 M seas, 30%clouds, 1016.9 bar

Pleasant day of sailing fast with winds 15-20 knots. Winds light overnight 5-10 knots and some veer to the north. Backing to the east some this morning. 230 miles to Savusavu.

Thu May 19 6:49 2016 NZST
5.8 knts
GPS: 22 52.2421S 178 15.0577E
Run: 145.8nm (263.9km)
Avg: 6.2knts
24hr: 148.4nm
Weather: 8 knts T SSE, 1 M seas, 20%clouds, 1017.8 bar

Pleasant day of sailing. Six hours of motor sailing last night, wind instruments are starting to go flaky making it harder in the dark.

Wed May 18 7:14 2016 NZST
6.0 knts
GPS: 24 54.9987S 177 41.2138E
Run: 163.1nm (295.2km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 162.4nm
Weather: 10 knts T SSE, 1 M seas, 60%clouds, 1018.2 bar

Great day of sailing, sailed into the night in 15 knots until 3:00am Motor sailing until 7:00am

Tue May 17 7:08 2016 NZST
5.0 knts
GPS: 27 09.0631S 176 50.4506E
Run: 144.4nm (261.4km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 145.4nm
Weather: 10 knts T SSW, 1 M seas, 50%clouds, 1017.4 bar

Motor sailing for the last 30 hours, running at 5 kts to conserve fuel. 500 miles out of Opua

Mon May 16 7:18 2016 NZST
5.5 knts
GPS: 29 08.8461S 176 08.5742E
Run: 146.6nm (265.3km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 145.7nm
Weather: 2.3 knts T SE, 1 M seas, 30%clouds, 1017.6 bar

Motor sailing through the night. Some six hours of sailing, four hours of rain yesterday. 382 miles out of Opua

Sun May 15 7:09 2016 NZST
5.5 knts
GPS: 31 10.8177S 175 26.7131E
Run: 146.8nm (265.7km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 146.2nm
Weather: 9 knts T SE, 1 M seas, 60%clouds, 1019.8 bar

Motor sailing through the night, there may be a breeze this morning for sailing. 250 miles out of Opua

Sat May 14 7:03 2016 NZST
5 knts
GPS: 33 12.2154S 174 40.8030E
Run: 149.1nm (269.9km)
Weather: 10 knts T NNW, 1 M seas, 40%clouds, 1021.4 bar

Left the dock in Opua at noon.... 130 miles out..all is well on board

Mon May 9 17:08 2016 NZST
GPS: 35 18.69S 174 07.31E
Run: 100.8nm (182.4km)

Back in Opua and waiting for a weather window to Fiji

Mon Oct 26 17:57 2015 NZDT
5.7 knts
GPS: 33 53.9380S 173 40.6602E
Run: 308.2nm (557.8km)
Avg: 8.9knts
24hr: 213.6nm
Weather: 12 knts T SSW, 1 M seas, 50%clouds, 1020 bar (just changed the batteries and have not recalibrated)

128 miles 24 hours......80 miles to Opua, motoring on the rhumb line...all is well on board.

Sun Oct 25 7:19 2015 NZDT
6.7 knts
GPS: 29 46.2531S 175 39.7883E
Weather: 13 knts T WNW, 1.5-2 M seas, 50%clouds, 1007.7 bar

155 miles 24 hours...all is well on board

Sat Oct 24 7:27 2015 NZDT
6.5 knts
GPS: 29 46.2531S 175 39.7883E
Run: 182.7nm (330.7km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 188.1nm
Weather: 10 knts T N,

160 miles 24 hours...all is well on board

Fri Oct 23 8:08 2015 NZDT
6 knts
GPS: 27 18.1034S 176 44.3942E
Run: 200.8nm (363.4km)
Avg: 8.5knts
24hr: 202.9nm
Weather: 10 knts T ESE, 1 M seas, 90%clouds, 1014.1 bar

180 miles 24 hours...all is well on board

Thu Oct 22 8:23 2015 NZDT
7.5 knts
GPS: 25 21.6497S 179 09.1642E
Run: 214.7nm (388.6km)
Avg: 8.7knts
24hr: 208.2nm
Weather: 15-20 knts T ESE, 2 M seas, 100%clouds, 1015.9 bar

182 miles 24 hours...all is well on board

Wed Oct 21 7:38 2015 NZDT
GPS: 23 19.9084S 178 15.9623W
Run: 152.2nm (275.5km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 151.9nm
Weather: 15knts T ENE, 1.5M seas, 100%clouds, 1015 bar

Wet through out the night, speeds 7 and 8 wind veering to a little to the east over last six hours... Minerva 45 miles out...all is well on board. Discussed whether to carry on. Stay tuned.

Tue Oct 20 7:35 2015 NZDT
GPS: 22 04.0306S 176 18.7064W
Run: 98.5nm (178.3km)
Weather: 10knts T ENE, 1M seas, 80%clouds, 1015 bar

Slow going...

Sat Oct 17 9:11 2015 NZDT
GPS: 21 07.5126s 175 09.6931w
Run: 0.1nm (0.2km)

With a group of boats waiting out the weekend In Tongatapu/Pangamotu with likely departure on Monday for NZ

Fri Oct 9 17:05 2015 NZDT
GPS: 21 7.57943S 175 9.62456W
Run: 1231.9nm (2229.7km)

Anchoreed off Big Mamas in Nuku'alofa

Sun Jan 11 0:00 2015 NZDT
GPS: 36 37S 174 42.46E

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