Just sitting at Oneroa after haul out bottom paint in stuff across to Coro then back to Whanga
At Pier21 waiting till next week for boat show
We had a wonderful sail to Mercury Cove stayed the night and today we sailed down Whangamata. We are in our marina berth. Tomorrow we will be picked up by family to go back to Rotorua.
We arrived at the Barrier at 2230hrs after a great passage. We anchored in Smokehouse Bay . We woke in this paradise, beautiful. Blue sky and light breeze. We will move down to Tryphena harbour, sometime today.
We left Whangamumu Bay for the Barrier early am. We are on our homeward journey to Whangamata. Then we will be picked up after finish cleaning C9
YA WE HAVE ARRIVED AT OPUA. IT IS 2300HRS AND DEAD FLAT, NO WIND. GLAD TO BE BACK EXCEPT IT IS VERY COLD.
90 miles to go. yee ha
ANOTHER LUMPY NIGHT, LITTLE MORE SLEEP. WE SAILED TILL 0230HRS, NOW MOTOR SAILING. ABOUT 90 NMILES TO RUN TO OPUA. ETA LATE TONIGHT.
VERY LITTLE SLEEP ON C9 LAST NIGHT, SEA ROUGH AND LUMPY. PUT IN 2ND REEF IN MAIN.
all is well
sounds nice and good they are motoring to keep speed up
another pleasant night, made bread while on watch, very comfortable so far.
HAD A LOVELY PM AND NIGHT. ENJOYED BBQ STEAK AND SALAD FOR DINNER. STILL NO FISH. NICK DID GET ONE ON THE LINE, BUT LOST IT. WE ARE NOW MOTORING
WE WERE GOING REALLY GREAT, BUT AFTER GETTING WEATHER UPDATE TOLD TO SLOW DOWN. WHICH WE HAVE DONE. IT IS VERY PLEASANT OUT HERE. WE WANT TO MISS THE BAD WEATHER.
LOVELY NIGHT, GENTLE SEAS, GOT THE FISHING LINE OUT. SUN UP MOTOR SAILING
rough seas progressing ok. all well on board
Just cleared customs at Lautoka Easy as head for Navula pass to Opua
Just cleared custom at Lautoka. On our way with Nick, Trudi and Fraser
cloud 2-3 kts E 1014 moved to Tropica resort for a change still would like to leave Friday or sat
in Denarau Marina, got sails repair, and found we have a faulty battery.
Low cloud 5kts ESE ahd agreat time at Yadua great snorkeling with sharks and turtles did trip around island in dinghy to do sevusevu now on our way to Denarau to prepare for trip home
SE 8-10kn70%cloud moved still at anchor to Rakiraki yesterday to stock up weather still not great
Cloud70%5-10NE baro.1015 very warm
back at Nananu I Ra Lisahas tooth problems of to Lautoka to sort
had a smooth motor up from Makongi caught a nice Mahimahi
At Makongi50%cloud 12 knots SE on dinghy
Just arrived here beautiful 90% cld 12-15Knts SE
Still enjoying Leleuvia great snorkelling
Enjoying Leleuvia, This island is magic. The people are so welcoming to yachties, beautiful colourful coral. And heaps of fish. Swim club has started again
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