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
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
Cleared customs. Leaving soon. Soon be warm
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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
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...