Test report before departing Seattle for New Zealand
Back in Whangarei at the marina.
NW 14, Sea NW 1.5, Baro 1008, Cloud 90%
ETA North Cape Friday night at 2200 local. If direct to Bay of Islands Rocks, 2300. Maybe sooner with surfing Friday afternoon and evening. Just ideas of going direct to Bay of Islands if front is after midnight.
All well on board
Note: Now proceeding direct to Opua. ETA just after midnight Friday. PredictWind shows current against us should change after 0900 this morning.
Departed Lautoka 0900 local. At 1630 entered area of showers with winds 180/30 G35. Sea got very rough. Lasted till 1930 and winds and seas calmed down to SE 10 to 15 with a very good ride.
ready to roll.
Departed Lautoka 0900 local. Destination Marsden Cove, NZ ETA 12 Nov 0400.
Entering Suva Harbor All well onboard
All onboard ok
Last 24 hours as good as it gets. Great ride, clear skies, smooth seas, great forecast from Dave.
All OK onboard.
All OK, ETA Suva 0600 local 13 Aug
Wind calm or very light past 18 hours. Wind NW since midnight, but light
eta tomorrow 7am
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