Thu Sep 20 7:32 2018 NZST
GPS: 17 27S 177 02E
Run: 24.4nm (44.2km)
Weather: s to sse 10-15, clear skies but cloud coming

11 boats now at Navadra. Looking forward to rain.

Wed Aug 29 9:15 2018 NZST
GPS: 17 46.272s 177 11.284e
Run: 12.7nm (23km)
Weather: light NE breeze

a lot better weather than we have here at Gulf Harbour!

Wed Aug 22 7:31 2018 NZST
GPS: 17 46.1916s 177 22.903e
Run: 20.4nm (36.9km)
Weather: light easterlies

Outside denerau actually with about 14 other boats. They had strong NW yesterday so will probably be having a rest today.

Tue Aug 21 7:27 2018 NZST
GPS: 18 03S 177 17E
Run: 60.8nm (110km)
Avg: 2.5knts
24hr: 61nm
Weather: lovely day

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.

Mon Aug 20 7:32 2018 NZST
GPS: 18 24S 178 08E
Run: 50.6nm (91.6km)
Weather: light NE

At anchor by the island outside of Suva, Panga I think , and will head down the coast today.

Fri Aug 17 7:31 2018 NZST
GPS: 19 01S 178 33E
Run: 84.8nm (153.5km)
Weather: SE15, 80%cc

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!

Fri Aug 10 7:27 2018 NZST
GPS: 19 12S 179 50E
Run: 406nm (734.9km)
Weather: odd rain squall overnight and wind held at 20. now 15, 50%cc

About 5 m from Matuku and looking forward to the rain in the weekend to fill the water tanks.

Mon Jun 4 7:29 2018 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 80%cc, N10

enjoying Vavauu

Sat Jun 2 8:46 2018 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: raining in Vavau with 18 to 20 se

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

Thu May 31 7:54 2018 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Run: 161.2nm (291.8km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 158.7nm
Weather: SE18-20

anchored and enjoying the rest

Wed May 30 7:32 2018 NZST
GPS: 20 41S 175 13W
Run: 181.2nm (328km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 181nm
Weather: big swell the last couple of hours, SSE15-18

all well

Tue May 29 7:30 2018 NZST
GPS: 22 26S 177 19w
Run: 132.2nm (239.3km)
Weather: SSE18, 100%cc, rain

have not seen the moon yet

Fri May 25 7:35 2018 NZST
GPS: 23 39.721S 178 54.59W
Run: 12.7nm (23km)
Weather: E9

all well but bouncy at high tide overnight

Thu May 24 7:30 2018 NZST
GPS: 23 50S 178 59W
Run: 163.6nm (296.1km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 164.4nm
Weather: SSE5

10nm from Minerva and looking forward to anchors down.

Wed May 23 7:37 2018 NZST
GPS: 26 12S 178 55W
Run: 159.3nm (288.3km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 158.5nm
Weather: 14-18SW after a wild night where wnd went E to n to NW and

all well on board despite the wild night. heading to Minerva

Tue May 22 7:31 2018 NZST
GPS: 28 28S 179 23W
Run: 151.4nm (274km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 151.6nm
Weather: wind up and down so motored all yesterday, now E10-12, flat

great radio signal from Toronui. All well.

Mon May 21 7:32 2018 NZST
GPS: 30 20S 179 18E
Run: 355.4nm (643.3km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 177.6nm
Weather: flat calm seas and not much wind

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!

Sat May 19 7:31 2018 NZST
GPS: 34 35S 175 52E
Run: 104.6nm (189.3km)
Weather: wind up and down all night 5-15 but now WSW14

all well and a great signal so in ground plane to GHRadio

Fri Nov 3 17:44 2017 NZDT
GPS: 35 9.19968s 174 9.43404e
Run: 58.4nm (105.7km)
Avg: 6.2knts
24hr: 149.1nm

arrived as planned. Gulf Harbour Monday. bet they are pleased to be here.

Fri Nov 3 8:20 2017 NZDT
GPS: 34 19S 174 18E
Run: 188.8nm (341.7km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 188.9nm

60nm to 9Pin. Happy landfall later.

Thu Nov 2 8:21 2017 NZDT
GPS: 31 36S 174 38E
Run: 183.8nm (332.7km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 183.5nm

eta 1800 tomorrow

Wed Nov 1 8:19 2017 NZDT
GPS: 28 57S 174 54E
Run: 180nm (325.8km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 180.3nm
Weather: 25E,has been 35to40 overnight bouncy seas, heavy o/c

Miserable conditions but all Ok on board.

Tue Oct 31 8:21 2017 NZDT
GPS: 26 25S 175 35E
Run: 167.3nm (302.8km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 167.2nm
Weather: E25

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.

Mon Oct 30 8:20 2017 NZDT
GPS: 24 01S 175 56E
Run: 314.3nm (568.9km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 157.6nm
Weather: NE12, 5-10%cc, 1012 st

motor on and off most of the night. All well.

Sat Oct 28 8:28 2017 NZDT
GPS: 19 33S 176 51E
Run: 145.6nm (263.5km)
Weather: Se/ESE5, awob

On passage and will fix a destination when they get closer to NZ and see what the weather brings.

Mon Oct 2 8:32 2017 NZDT
GPS: 17 27S 177 02E
Run: 31.9nm (57.7km)
Weather: clear skies and no wind

Glorious conditions in Navandra yasawas.

Thu Sep 28 8:32 2017 NZDT
GPS: 17 46.1916s 177 22.903e
Weather: 100%cc, light e

waiting for the engineer to arrive with the engine damper before they can get underway again

Fri Sep 8 7:32 2017 NZST
GPS: 17 46.1916s 177 22.903e
Run: 33.3nm (60.3km)
Weather: beautiful day

Anchored beside Revilo at Denerau

Fri Sep 1 7:32 2017 NZST
GPS: 17 23S 177 41E
Run: 46.2nm (83.6km)

heading to Nadi

Tue Aug 29 7:40 2017 NZST
GPS: 17 32S 178 22E
Run: 39.1nm (70.8km)
Weather: 100%cc, SE16 up and down, rain sq

On the eastern side of Viti Levu

Fri Aug 25 7:36 2017 NZST
GPS: 17 26S 178 57E
Run: 90.1nm (163.1km)
Weather: rain o/n, 100%cc, 5NE

Had a pleasant sail to Makogi yesterday in 8-10ene

Thu Aug 24 7:38 2017 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: 100%cc, lightN, lots rain last night

on their way to Makogi from Cousteau

Mon Aug 21 7:37 2017 NZST
GPS: 16 29S 179 53E
Run: 16.1nm (29.1km)
Weather: 8-10NE tending E

Moved to the Ne side of Viti Levu

Thu Aug 17 7:33 2017 NZST
GPS: 16 43S 179 53E
Run: 36.5nm (66.1km)
Weather: 25%c, 13-15S, lots of rain

Tanks are full

Tue Aug 8 7:30 2017 NZST
GPS: 16 46.670s 179 20.110e
Run: 97nm (175.6km)
Avg: 4.1knts
24hr: 97.2nm
Weather: winds 30-33 last night, Bouncy seas

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.

Mon Aug 7 7:34 2017 NZST
GPS: 17 34S 179 27W
Run: 367nm (664.3km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 183.4nm
Weather: 25g29SE, lumpy seas

Wind picked up around 1am but was great sailing over the weekend. Revilo about 6nm behind. ETA calm waters about 10pm

Sat Aug 5 7:31 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 5E, 100%cc, drizzle overnight

Leaving today with Revilo to savusavu. ETA Tuesday am.

Mon Jul 31 7:34 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 95%cc, 8-10e, no rainyesterday

Tue Jul 18 7:32 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: chilly, 18-20E, 100%cc

Sat Jul 15 7:35 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 100%cc, 15SE, looks drizzly

heavy rain yesterday, wind slowly backed in the 5-10 range until 6pm it turned S

Thu Jun 29 7:33 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 25 O.N but 10-12ESE now

actually they are on the eastern side and exposed near a reef. windy last night

Tue Jun 20 7:34 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: windy all night, 20-25, 15%cc,

About 25 boats left Vavauu for Vanua Balavu today.

Fri Jun 9 7:34 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: heavy heavy rain overnight

two dinghys full in fact. All laundry done, but I dont know about drying!

Wed Jun 7 7:33 2017 NZST
GPS: 18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Run: 37.5nm (67.9km)

Arrived Vavauu. Talked too early for hearing them and later they were probably in mourning when we heard that NZ crashed and burned inbermuda

Tue Jun 6 7:33 2017 NZST
GPS: 19 08S 174 16W
Run: 176.6nm (319.6km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 180.2nm
Weather: Light NE 5,

good sailling until half way up from Tongatapu wth the odd rain shower

Mon Jun 5 8:02 2017 NZST
GPS: 21 07S 175 59W
Run: 155.8nm (282km)
Avg: 3.2knts
24hr: 77.2nm

Just SW of Nukualofa on their was to Vavauu

Sat Jun 3 7:36 2017 NZST
GPS: 23 16S 176 43W
Run: 118nm (213.6km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 117.9nm
Weather: 23WNW, lumpy seas

near revilo. Front started 10pm with clear sky and no rain when the wind shift started.

Fri Jun 2 7:35 2017 NZST
GPS: 24 55S 177 12W
Run: 160.7nm (290.9km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 160.4nm
Weather: 80-90%cc, no swell, light NW 2-3

heading direct to Vavauu but now about 150 to Nukualofa where revilo is going

Thu Jun 1 7:32 2017 NZST
GPS: 27 04S 178 11W
Run: 149nm (269.7km)
Avg: 3.4knts
24hr: 82.1nm
Weather: 14WSW

Tue May 30 12:00 2017 NZST
GPS: 28 54S 179 28W
Run: 148.3nm (268.4km)
Avg: 6.2knts
24hr: 148.3nm

speed 5.5m, course 010m, 5west

Mon May 29 12:00 2017 NZST
GPS: 30 43S 179 13E
Run: 156.3nm (282.9km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156.3nm

course 010t, 5kt, SW8

Sun May 28 12:00 2017 NZST
GPS: 32 35S 177 43E
Run: 323.8nm (586.1km)

016T. 6.5 speed, SW15. A good start

Sat May 20 8:51 2017 NZST
GPS: 36 36.47852S 174 48.11350E
Run: 94.1nm (170.3km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 118.3nm

At Gulf Harbour waiting for a weather window to head to Tonga

Fri May 19 13:46 2017 NZST
GPS: 37 37S 175 57E

Waiting at Gulf Harbour for departure to Tonga.

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