Sea Whisper

Sea Whisper

Sat Jul 9 21:57 2016 NZST
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Comfortably moored in our berth at Scarborough Marina where we will leave Sea Whisper while we return home for grandchild fix


Sat Jul 9 21:55 2016 NZST
Run: 0.9nm (1.6km)
27 13.02955S 153 7.83445E

Wed Jul 6 22:30 2016 NZST
Run: 15.3nm (27.7km)
27 13S 153 07E
Weather: SW 10

All's well, cleared customs etc with no problems, definitely noticeably cooler. Tomorrow we start to check out Brisbane once we get into Scarborough Marine where we will leave Sea Whisper during our return to Canada for a grandchild fix


Wed Jul 6 4:48 2016 NZST
Speed: 4.4knts
Run: 126.9nm (229.7km)
Avg: 5.5knts
24hr: 132.1nm
27 04S 153 18E
Weather: clear and cold, W 12, no swell

bucking the current in the channel heading to Brisbane River for customs, Had a very ugly sail yesterday strong winds up to 40 kts on the nose, heavy rain showers at times, fast reaching at 9 kts...a full day before entering the channel at midnight and then dodging freighters in the channel coming and going to and from Brisbane. Happy to be getting in. Thank you Gulf Harbour Radio


Tue Jul 5 5:45 2016 NZST
Speed: 7.2knts
Run: 155.8nm (282km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 157.1nm
26 20S 155 11E
Weather: NNE 15 gusting to 25 with rain squalls, swell 1.5m, 50% overcast

Great sailing if you could turn off the occasional shower


Mon Jul 4 5:57 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.9knts
Run: 167.9nm (303.9km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 164.1nm
25 33S 157 32E
Weather: E 10, swell 1.5m, overcast, light rain shower

Some freighter traffic, very dark with no moon, starting to count the miles...250 to Moreton Bay, all's well, comfy sailing


Sun Jul 3 5:24 2016 NZST
Speed: 6.1knts
Run: 148.4nm (268.6km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 152.9nm
24 40S 160 02E
Weather: SE 10-12, swell 1 1/2m, clear sky

All's well, getting cooler by the day, long johns are on, nice to be sailing again after 22 hrs of motoring through flat calm


Sat Jul 2 6:06 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.7knts
Run: 149.8nm (271.1km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 151.7nm
23 59S 162 16E
Weather: SE 0-5, sea calm, clear starry sky,

Motoring, Wind died, calm sea, Australian yacht Orient Express 5 miles to starboard not answering VHF


Fri Jul 1 6:24 2016 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 140.6nm (254.5km)
23 05S 164 25E
Weather: SE@12, swell SE 1.5m, 50% cloud

Good bye to New Caledonia, heading for Brisbane, first time we have worn socks in 15 months


Tue Jun 21 11:15 2016 NZST
Run: 29.2nm (52.9km)
22 16.61516S 166 26.43943E

All checked in in Noumea, Filling up on wonderful French pastries and bread. Civilization is so strange after 6 months in the Solomons...a major cultural adjustment


Sun Jun 19 5:10 2016 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 121.8nm (220.5km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 126.4nm
22 23S 166 53E
Weather: clear starry sky, flat calm in anchorage

Anchored in Bonne Anse part way down the Havannah canal. Will proceed to Nouema tomorrow to clear in Monday morning. Thank you for doing a great babysitting job.


Sat Jun 18 6:02 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 134.8nm (244km)
Avg: 5.5knts
24hr: 131.2nm
20 41S 167 23E
Weather: clear sky, wind ESE 12, swell 1m

Tacking down the eastern shore of Lifou. Enjoying the bit of sheltered tacking. Approx 110 miles to Noumea, All's well


Fri Jun 17 5:22 2016 NZST
Speed: 4.7knts
Run: 78.1nm (141.4km)
18 47S 167 51E
Weather: Heavy overcast, swell 2m, wind 12 ESE, some light rain squalls

a bit lumpy and sloppy, definitely cooler, all's well


Thu Jun 16 7:31 2016 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: calm, 20% cloud

Leaving Port Vila this afternoon for Noumea


Tue Jun 7 10:38 2016 NZST
Run: 80.8nm (146.2km)
17 44.50110S 168 18.72768E

Anchored in Port Vila, getting stocked up on essentials we have missed, Alll's well


Wed Jun 1 6:25 2016 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 47.3nm (85.6km)
16 35S 168 09E
Weather: light Se winds in the anchorage

Anchored in Lamen Bay, Epi Island...looking for Dugongs. The 'Land Diving' on Pentecost was a National Geographic experience! All's well


We found the best thing was to be all ready with mask, snorkel and fins at 1630, even in the water. They came 3 days running at this time. Good hunting and lots of love, Colin and Ana xxxxx
Sat May 28 8:09 2016 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 73.7nm (133.4km)
15 54S 168 11E
Weather: ESE 0-5, Clear and sunny

Anchored at Wali Bay, Pentecost to see and watch the "Land Divers"


Thu May 19 22:12 2016 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 48.7nm (88.1km)
Avg: 2.9knts
24hr: 68.6nm
15 31S 167 09E
Weather: calm and clear, no swell

Anchored in Lugenville, Vanuatu, enjoying the motionless boat.


GHRadio heard them well Friday morning. They are looking forward to the land diving.


Thu May 19 5:10 2016 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 138.6nm (250.9km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 139.7nm
15 16S 166 28E
Weather: 0-9 E, no swell 75% cloud

motorsailing up the West side of Espiritu Santo


Wed May 18 5:21 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.7knts
Run: 101.3nm (183.4km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 105.7nm
13 25S 165 40E
Weather: SE 20, 2m swell from SE, 1m cross chop, 80% cloud

All's well, yacht is well salted


Tue May 17 6:21 2016 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 83.8nm (151.7km)
Avg: 3.6knts
24hr: 85.6nm
12 00S 165 17E
Weather: SE 15, 1.5m swell from SE, 80% cloud

all is well. At net time winds had gone easterly. 7.20AM NZ


Mon May 16 6:50 2016 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 81.9nm (148.2km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 138.9nm
12 07S 164 03E
Weather: swell; 1.5m from SE bar; 1009 sky; clear and starred. Wind ESE 15

All well on board. Not so lumpy now


Sun May 15 16:41 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.2knts
Run: 67.1nm (121.5km)
Avg: 2.6knts
24hr: 63.3nm
11 07S 163 24E
Weather: wind; 15 ESE swell; 2m from SE

on the way from Solomons to Vanuatu


Sat May 14 15:14 2016 NZST
Run: 195.8nm (354.4km)
10 50.132S 162 27.201E

Aanchored at Santa Ana Is, bottom end of San Cristobal in the Solomons. Leaving today for Vanuatu


Fri May 6 7:38 2016 NZST
Run: 0.1nm (0.2km)
9 25.67478s 159 57.34548e

looking at departing for Vanuatu in about a week. Will need to keep looking at weather as not so good then. This report via Gulf Harbour Radio who just heard them.


Great to hear the Solomons were so good and that you are heading back to Vanuatu. We are currently boating around in Lake Titicaca at 3800m and trying to avoid tourists. Lots of Love C and A
Sun May 1 8:09 2016 NZST
Run: 211.4nm (382.6km)
9 25.712S 159 57.292E

Back in Honiara getting reprovisioned and starting paperwork to check out for Vanuatu later in the week. The Solomons are wonderful. we have spent 6 months here cruising the Western Province...amazing...no problems


Tue Feb 9 18:13 2016 NZDT
Run: 1065.2nm (1928km)
8 06S 157 10E

Enjoying the Solomon Islands, wonderful anchorages, calm waters, spectacular diving and snorkeling, super friendly people...no problems


Sun Oct 11 7:33 2015 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 546nm (988.3km)
16 42.1S 170 16.6E
Weather: wind 20 and gusting 25 sea 2-3m cloud 100% rain squalls bar 1015

On passage vuda to luganville vanuatu


Thu Jul 23 7:36 2015 NZST
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Weather: ESE20 g30, 2m swell, 15%cc, 1018

On way to Makogi. Wind will be up for another 2 days


Fri Jun 19 7:31 2015 NZST
Run: 145.6nm (263.5km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 146.1nm
18 07.440s 178 25.274e
Weather: SE15-20, 2m swell

Really really pleased to have arrived uva!


Thu Jun 18 7:36 2015 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 199.4nm (360.9km)
Avg: 8.4knts
24hr: 200.5nm
19 18S 179 44W
Weather: 25-30SE and down!, 50%cc,1017 rising blue skies

140nm to Suva so will time for early tomorrow morning


Wed Jun 17 7:44 2015 NZST
Speed: 7knts
Run: 156.2nm (282.7km)
19 41S 176 42W
Weather: ESE16-18, lumpy 2.5m seas, 1012, 75%cc.

On their way to Suva Fiji from Tonga. All well


Wed Jun 10 7:35 2015 NZST
Run: 1305.4nm (2362.8km)
19 44.0S 174 18.0W

All' swell enjoying Tonga


Sun May 10 17:22 2015 NZST
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Waiting for weather window to head for Tonga


Mon Nov 3 12:36 2014 NZDT
Run: 329.3nm (596km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 151.9nm
35 50.1S 174 28.1E

Arrived Whangarei, NZ


Sat Nov 1 8:34 2014 NZDT
Speed: 6.1knts
Run: 156.3nm (282.9km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156.7nm
31 38S 171 46E
Weather: 5 SSE 1022

all good. Still has Mexican company


Fri Oct 31 8:38 2014 NZDT
Speed: 5.8msknts
Run: 162nm (293.2km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 161.9nm
29 46S 170 17E
Weather: 2SE light swell

all is well. Will look forward to engine off!


Thu Oct 30 8:37 2014 NZDT
Speed: 7knts
Run: 187.1nm (338.7km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 187nm
27 29S 169 41E
Weather: W8, fairly nice conditions

have motored last 24h


Wed Oct 29 8:36 2014 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
25 00S 168 29E
Weather: 10E, calm seas

on Leon 5 miles behind and Windkist 7 miles ahead . Good to have SeaWhisper as mother ship for these Mexican boats!


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