Tamariki

Fri Mar 27 13:21 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 45 46.49S 172 54.90E
Weather: Wind SW 15kn,13 degrees. Light fog and drizzle. (great day yesterday though)

On Ian's mooring in French Farm at Akaroa probably for the next 2 weeks at least. So far 2 offers of vehicle to do shopping when required from these amazingly generous folk down here.


Fri Mar 20 13:48 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 45 46.49S 172 54.90E
Run: 110.2nm (199.5km)
Avg: 3.4knts
24hr: 81.4nm
Weather: Wind SE 5kn,13 degrees. Light fog and drizzle

On Ian's mooring French Farm, Akaroa. Motor sailed into light N/NW for 16 hrs then 25/30 kn SE arrived to give a very bumpy sail to Akaroa Heads. 3 reefs in main very small genoa (probably should have waited for next S change)


Thu Mar 19 5:18 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 45 48.34S 170 37.68E
Weather: Wind 5kn NE,13 degrees. Partly cloudy some sun

Depart Port Charlmers for Akaroa


Fri Mar 13 13:03 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 45 48.34S 170 37.68E
Run: 186.5nm (337.6km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156nm
Weather: Wind 5kn NE,13 degrees. Partly cloudy some sun

On visitors mooring Port Chalmers. Great passage, mainly sailing. Very rolly with 15kn SW until around midnight. Then W shift and neat moonlight reach 50 mile across Molyneux Bay until wind faded at dawn


Thu Mar 12 8:21 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 47 53.8S 168 07.9E
Run: 54.6nm (98.8km)
Weather: Wind 5kn SW,12 degrees. Heavy o'cast almost fog

Depart Oban 0900 for Port Chalmers. ETA Port Chalmers 1200 13 Mar


Thu Mar 5 17:21 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 47 06.37S 168 06.89E
Run: 25.1nm (45.4km)
Avg: 2.8knts
24hr: 67.7nm
Weather: Wind 5kn NE,14 degrees. 6 degrees in Bluff this morning

anchored in Deep Bay in Lords River. Light NE so had to motor from Port Pegasus.


Thu Mar 5 8:27 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 47 14.631S 167 37.24E
Run: 124.5nm (225.3km)
Avg: 3.8knts
24hr: 91.2nm
Weather: Wind 5kn WSW,12 degrees.

anchored in Disappointment Cove. Ardmachree, Perryaire, Felix le Cat occupying the mooring line tied in close to the shore. No issue though as only 25kn SW expected tonight.


Tue Mar 3 23:42 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 47 122.726S 167 36.99E
Run: 139.5nm (252.5km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.5nm
Weather: Wind 5kn WSW,14 degrees.

anchored in Tunnel cove at entrance to Evening Cove. Tied in close to the shore using mooring lines to shelter from tonight's 40+ kn


Mon Mar 2 23:21 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 47 03.64S 168 10.22E
Run: 26.6nm (48.1km)
Weather: Wind 10kn SE,15 degrees.

anchored Abrahams Bosom in Port Adventure. Glorious summers day not a cloud in the sky. Almost swimmable.


Mon Mar 2 23:21 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 47 11.69S 167 38.35E
Run: 3.7nm (6.7km)
Avg: 74knts
24hr: 1776nm
Weather: Wind 3kn SE,supposed to freshen tonight and tomorrow, small sun, 11 degrees this morning.

had a great day exploring Settlement Anchorage and water fall. Now anchored NW end of Cooks Arm Port Pegasus. Totally surrounded by land but now being visited by sand flies. Caught 3 blue cod last night so looking fwd to dinner tonight.


Mon Mar 2 23:18 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 47 09.53S 167 41.92E
Run: 23.2nm (42km)
Weather: Wind 5kn NE,15 degrees.

anchored inside Rosa Island, Port Pegasus. A clear sky and a gentle autumn afternoon after a crappy 3 hours motoring into 30+ kn over the last 6 miles. If we had been further out when the wind shift arrived I might have turned around and headed to Lords River


Fri Feb 28 20:21 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 47 03.64S 168 10.22E
Run: 11.5nm (20.8km)
Weather: Wind 10kn SE,15 degrees.

anchored Abrahams Bosom in Port Adventure. Glorious summers day not a cloud in the sky. Almost swimmable.


Sun Feb 23 14:24 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 46 53.70S 168 10.08E
Run: 4.6nm (8.3km)
Weather: Wind 10kn SE, but 25+ out in the bay. light rain, small sun, 12 degrees.

On local fisherman's mooring close to main wharf in Oban.


Sun Feb 16 10:18 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 46 54.07S 168 04.25E
Weather: Wind 8kn ENE, raining, 13 degrees.

On local fisherman's mooring in Kaipipi Bay. Expecting Gale to arrive this afternoon. Stewart Island had its summer yesterday. Minimum cell coverage on the bow sprit. Nice and warm inside with heater on.


Fri Feb 14 17:03 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 46 54.10S 168 04.29E
Run: 1.2nm (2.2km)
Weather: Wind 5kn NE, still overcast with a brief sight of the sun around midday. 14 degrees.

anchored in Kaipipi Bay. Some more inlets to explore. Should be better for the blow on Sunday. Very shallow but should just at low at float tide. No cell coverage.


Thu Feb 13 19:12 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 46 54.34S 168 02.86E
Run: 6.9nm (12.5km)
Weather: Wind 5kn ESE, overcast with drizzle this morning, 15 degrees.

anchored in Kidney Fern arm Prices Inlet. Some inlets to explore. Should be good for the next blow on Sunday


Tue Feb 11 9:33 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 46 58.32S 168 09.39E
Run: 0.5nm (0.9km)
Weather: Wind 10kn SW, clear cky, 14 degrees.

anchored in Goose Bay in Little Glory Cove. Nice but I miss Sailors Rest already. 2 other yachts in the next bay but otherwise very quiet


Tue Feb 4 14:27 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 46 58.25S 168 08.75E
Run: 136.5nm (247.1km)
Weather: Wind 4kn SE, 8/8 cloud, 14 degrees.

anchored in a very small cove called Sailors Rest in Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island. Motor sail from Dunedin ok but very wet overnight.


Fri Jan 24 8:39 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 45 52.29S 170 31.61E
Run: 6.7nm (12.1km)
Weather: Wind 8kn SE fine, 18 degrees.

berthed at Otago Yacht Club Marina


Fri Jan 17 20:48 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 45 48.347S 170 37.668E
Run: 2.7nm (4.9km)
Weather: Wind 15kn NE, 13 degrees.

moored in Careys Bay


Tue Jan 14 10:12 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 45 49.924S 170 40.075E
Run: 3nm (5.4km)
Weather: Wind 5kn, clear sky, 13 degrees.

Anchored Portobello Bay


Sat Jan 11 16:06 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 45 47.656S 170 38.18E
Run: 50.5nm (91.4km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 123.7nm
Weather: Wind 10kn to 25kn in bay.

Arrived Port Chalmers 1530. Anchored Hamilton Bay just as the blow arrived


Sat Jan 11 6:18 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 45 06.378S 170 59.08E
Run: 389.6nm (705.2km)
Weather: Wind 0kn in bay,

departing 0600 Oamaru,for Port Chalmers ETA 1800 11 Jan


Wed Jan 1 10:57 2020 NZDT
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GPS: 45 06.48S 178 58.53E
Run: 311.2nm (563.3km)
Avg: 10.7knts
24hr: 257.1nm
Weather: Wind 0kn in bay. Hard to imagine its Aussie smoke but the sky is totally over cast and gloomy.

Arrived Oamaru harbour 0800. Entering would be impossible at low tide. The main wharf, now abandoned is home to a massive cormorant colony the stench of which covers the harbour. Will explore ashore tomorrow.


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