Sharpe Focus

Sharpe Focus

Thu Sep 20 0:00 2018 NZST
Run: 761.7nm (1378.7km)
22 33.132S 166 47.781E
Weather: Stunning


Mon Sep 17 8:23 2018 NZST

Been in New Caledonia for a while now. Weather is beginning to warm up- it was very cool after Fiji! Expect to stay until the end of October/early November

Fri Aug 31 12:34 2018 NZST
Run: 1327.7nm (2403.1km)
17 46.352s 177 22.892e

Leaving Port Denarau to sail a ross to New Caledonia this arvo. Will try and post on way but not sure yet if email is ok again.

ETA Noumea Tuesday

Tue Jul 3 8:33 2018 NZST
Run: 0.1nm (0.2km)
36 50.465s 174 44.754e

Cleared customs. Leaving soon. Soon be warm

Mon Jul 2 9:48 2018 NZST
Run: 1.1nm (2km)
36 50.390s 174 44.812e

Automated update from App.

Tue Jun 26 6:53 2018 NZST
Run: 1.1nm (2km)
36 50.795s 174 43.674e

Having spent 5 weeks out of the water at Hobsonville Marina we are back floating at Westhaven Marina. Planned maintenance grew and, as we found some further damage from hitting a bombie last year that needed to be fixed we went the whole way and did next years maintenance as well!

Sailing up to Opua on the weekend and hopefully north to Fiji soon after

Sun May 6 20:14 2018 NZST
Run: 73.3nm (132.7km)
36 50.463s 174 44.752e

Back on the boat in Westhaven Marina Auckland. Should be ready to sail north to Fiji in about 4 weeks. Will clear in at Port Denarau

Sharpe Focus - Vanuatu to Lifou and Ouvea Loyalty Islands

As we waited for a new hydraulic ram for the auto pilot in Vanuatu we realised that we were not going to achieve all our cruising objectives there this year. So we joined the ICA Rally for their leg to Lifou in the Loyalty Islands. This destination has also been on our list and it was a great decision. We have lucked a big high pressure system and calm conditions that are making Ouvea a dream anchorage. Now we leave for Touho on the Grande Terre and to explore the northern lagoon while this weather Read more...