SCOOTS

SCOOTS

Fri Nov 9 6:51 2018 NZDT
Speed: 0.0nknts
17 46s 177 23e
Weather: bar 1012, 10% cloud, wind 10kn SE, air temp 23 C

Still waiting at Denarau Marina for a weather window we like.


Wed Nov 7 7:00 2018 NZDT
Speed: 0.0nknts
Run: 63nm (114km)
17 46s 177 23e
Weather: bar 1012, 30% cloud, wind 7kn SE, air temp 23 C

Waiting at Denarau Marina for a Thursday departure to Opua. Today is the Diwali holiday.


Sat Oct 6 0:00 2018 NZDT
Run: 39.6nm (71.7km)
17 19.40S 178 13.11E
Weather: sunny, wind 15 kn from ESE/SE

A lovely day to sail across the Bligh Water! We're now anchored off the beach of Nananu-i-Cake Island, on the north shore of Viti Levu


Fri Oct 5 0:00 2018 NZDT
Run: 50.2nm (90.9km)
16 52.02S 178 34.79E
Weather: light and variable, the 20-25 knots from the SW, then light and variable again

Anchored in peaceful Bua Bay after a day of changeable weather: light and variable leaving Savusavu, 20-25 knots as we entered Nasonisoni Pass, continuing and adding 1.5m seas to bash into after we exited the pass, then returning to light and variable late afternoon


Wed Oct 3 8:07 2018 NZDT
Run: 38.9nm (70.4km)
16 47S 179 20E
Weather: cloudy, rainy

We've been enjoying Savusavu for the past week so far. We'll be moving to Denarau by Oct. 10.


Sat Sep 15 7:43 2018 NZST
Run: 99.1nm (179.4km)
16 56S 179 54E
Weather: cloudy with rain, light ese winds here, though it is probably windy away from the lee of the island

We've been slowly exploring the islands of the Koro Sea...Leleuvia, Ovalau, Makogai, Koro, and now Taveuni. We are very comfortably moored at the super-yacht-friendly Paradise Taveuni Resort.


Tue Aug 21 7:42 2018 NZST
Speed: 0 nknts
17 49s 178 43e
Weather: bar 1015, 30% cloud cover, wind calm, air temp 25C, sea temp 25C

Anchored at Leleuvia Island in the Koro Sea


Tue Aug 21 7:30 2018 NZST
Speed: 0 nknts
Run: 28.6nm (51.8km)
17 49s 178 43e
Weather: bar 1015, 30% cloud cover, wind calm, air temp 25C, sea temp 25C

Anchored at Leleuvia Island in the Koro Sea


Mon Jul 2 16:48 2018 NZST
Run: 68.1nm (123.3km)
18 07s 178 25e

Arrived in Suva Harbour 30 June @ 1400. Outside the reef, seas were 3 meters and wind 25-30 knots E/SE. Motor not working, so sailed in and anchored under sail. Inside the harbour, flat seas and 15-20 knots. :) All very well on board.


Sat Jun 30 6:30 2018 NZST
Speed: 8.2nknts
Run: 178.6nm (323.3km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 177.1nm
19 03s 178 45e
Weather: bar 1020, 80% cloud with squalls, wind 21kn SE, seas 2m swell S & 2m SE, air temp 75F, sea temp 77F

Diverting to Suva due to weather. Arriving today.


Fri Jun 29 6:18 2018 NZST
Speed: 7.8nknts
Run: 180.8nm (327.2km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 180.4nm
21 38s 178 41e
Weather: bar 1020, 60% cloud, wind 18kn SE, seas 2m swell S & 1m SE, air temp 71F, sea temp 73F

All well. Sensing the barn.


Thu Jun 28 6:15 2018 NZST
Speed: 7.0nknts
Run: 161.9nm (293km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.6nm
23 45s 177 01e
Weather: bar 1021, 50% cloud, wind 16kn SE, seas 3m swell S & 1m SE, air temp 71F, sea temp 73F

Happily on a beam reach


Wed Jun 27 6:30 2018 NZST
Speed: 6.4nknts
Run: 175.2nm (317.1km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 174.5nm
25 58s 176 11e
Weather: bar 1022, 30% cloud, wind 17kn SSW, seas 3m swell S, air temp 69F, sea temp 73F

All well on board.


Tue Jun 26 6:24 2018 NZST
Speed: 6.4knts
Run: 204.2nm (369.6km)
Avg: 8.7knts
24hr: 209.9nm
28 25s 175 27e
Weather: bar 1020, 20% cloud, wind 15kn SSW, seas 1m swell SW, air temp 68F, sea temp 70F

Enjoying a serene downwind sail.


Mon Jun 25 7:03 2018 NZST
Speed: 8.0knts
Run: 281.6nm (509.7km)
31 15s 174 29e
Weather: bar 1018, 40% cloud, wind 20kn WNW, seas 1m choppy wind waves from WNW

Having a rollicking ride. All well.


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