11 boats now at Navadra. Looking forward to rain.
a lot better weather than we have here at Gulf Harbour!
Outside denerau actually with about 14 other boats. They had strong NW yesterday so will probably be having a rest today.
They had a great sail just off the coast yesterday with 10-15easterlies. Now at likuri harbour on the way to Lautoka for some work on Grahame's back problem. He had a fall.
At anchor by the island outside of Suva, Panga I think , and will head down the coast today.
3nm from Kadavu and this was yesterday as I forgot to put it in. They are there now but Grahames signal was light so i did not get where they were anchored. They did not tow a line and hope that fresh fish will come from Craig!
About 5 m from Matuku and looking forward to the rain in the weekend to fill the water tanks.
At anchor in Port Muralle Vavau Tonga after a 13 day passage from Gulf Harbour four days in Minerva Reef waiting for low to pass between Fiji and Tonga
anchored and enjoying the rest
all ok,Craig heading to vavau
have not seen the moon yet
all well but bouncy at high tide overnight
10nm from Minerva and looking forward to anchors down.
all well on board despite the wild night. heading to Minerva
Sally passed on the link,
Hi everyone glad you are all
great radio signal from Toronui. All well.
They need Craig to bring up the spare network data VMG screen - which is in a plastic shopping bag in the garage. Craig was listening!
all well and a great signal so in ground plane to GHRadio
Hi Peter, the Hughes boys are
Hi Pete, Sally gave me the
arrived as planned. Gulf Harbour Monday. bet they are pleased to be here.
60nm to 9Pin. Happy landfall later.
eta 1800 tomorrow
Miserable conditions but all Ok on board.
great progress and all is well. Wendy and Lyn must be fanatical on sail trim to get such good speeds. grahame sounds very happy with progress.
motor on and off most of the night. All well.
On passage and will fix a destination when they get closer to NZ and see what the weather brings.
Glorious conditions in Navandra yasawas.
waiting for the engineer to arrive with the engine damper before they can get underway again
Anchored beside Revilo at Denerau
heading to Nadi
On the eastern side of Viti Levu
Had a pleasant sail to Makogi yesterday in 8-10ene
on their way to Makogi from Cousteau
Moved to the Ne side of Viti Levu
Tanks are full
about a mile away after a very fast 2.5day trip from Vavauu. Revilo just beat them in. Arrived around 10pm. Rough going around point.
Wind picked up around 1am but was great sailing over the weekend. Revilo about 6nm behind. ETA calm waters about 10pm
Leaving today with Revilo to savusavu. ETA Tuesday am.
heavy rain yesterday, wind slowly backed in the 5-10 range until 6pm it turned S
Still in Vavau Tonga having a
Hi Grahame & Lyn , we are
actually they are on the eastern side and exposed near a reef. windy last night
Sounds like a bit windy
About 25 boats left Vavauu for Vanua Balavu today.
Go team nz 6-1
Hi graham. We heading up your
two dinghys full in fact. All laundry done, but I dont know about drying!
Arrived Vavauu. Talked too early for hearing them and later they were probably in mourning when we heard that NZ crashed and burned inbermuda
good sailling until half way up from Tongatapu wth the odd rain shower
Just SW of Nukualofa on their was to Vavauu
near revilo. Front started 10pm with clear sky and no rain when the wind shift started.
heading direct to Vavauu but now about 150 to Nukualofa where revilo is going
Nice to see your progress -
speed 5.5m, course 010m, 5west
course 010t, 5kt, SW8
016T. 6.5 speed, SW15. A good start
At Gulf Harbour waiting for a weather window to head to Tonga
Waiting at Gulf Harbour for departure to Tonga.
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