12/3/2018 11:30 PM (UTC); anchored in Port Stephens, all well. Looking like a Thursday departure for Sydney, to arrive Friday morning!
11/29/2018 1:16 AM (UTC); waiting out a nasty low on a mooring ball in Port Macquarie...won't get to explore town much until the 30-40 kt winds die down...all well...so well in fact that R made pancakes this morning in the shape of Christmas icons (Rudolph, snowman, etc.) ...got to get off the boat more...
11/25/2018 7:07 AM (UTC); on public mooring in Port Macquerie...moderately exciting bar crossing and pretty good thunderstorm to 33 kt...all well
10/22/2018 1842 (UTC); wind lasted for a few hours...so it looks like a Thursday arrival
10/21/2018 6:35 PM (UTC); 330 miles from Bundaberg, probably arriving Wednesday; very pleasant conditions now that we FINALLY have some wind!
10/17/2018 1900 (UTC); will leave Noumea this morning for Bundaberg...bye bye baguettes...
10/15/2018 1900 (UTC); anchored at Baie des Citrons, waiting for window to Bundaberg...tomorrow (Wednesday)?
10/11/2018 1835 (UTC); will head back to Noumea tomorrow (Saturday)...love Ilot Mato!
10/10/2018 1900 (UTC); anchored at Ilot Mato
10/9/2018 1900 (UTC); anchored at Ilot Mato
10/3/2018 19:00 (UTC); anchored at Baie de Kuto, Ile des Pins, New Caledonia...beautiful, but a bit rolly last night
10/1/2018 6:35 PM (UTC); anchored at Baie des Citrons, Noumea, New Caledonia;
9/20/2018 20:39 (UTC); arrived in New Caledonia (Noumea) yesterday under clear skies 70 degrees and beautiful! No fruit nor veggies allowed into country, so today we shop. Also had to hack up the tomato and basil plants...a bit sad, that. We are in Port Moselle Marina for a week...and time to dust off the French lessons...
9/17/2018 6:56 PM (UTC); anchored at Aneityum but departing for Noumea, New Caledonia around 11 am; fantastic snorkeling here!
9/16/2018 1900 (UTC); still at Aneityum; 56 kt gust Saturday night (details in previous position report); heading to Noumea tomorrow (Tuesday); Alison's birthday today!
9/15/2018 7:17 PM (UTC); anchored at Aneityum, Vanuautu where we'll check out of the country and head to New Caledonia on Tuesday...huge squall last night, winds over 20 for over 45 minutes, biggest gust was 56 kt at 9:28 pm (local time), lots of lightning and hard rain, no apparent problems in the harbor (4 other cruising boats)
9/12/2018 1855 UTC; Volcano was spectacular! Cost (per person): 1 hr pickup ride to entry point (2500 V); volcano & cultural display (9750 V); total 13,250 V = $132.50 US (approx.); cloud cover was 75%, no problem and beautiful sunset; steady breeze kept ash & sulfuric acid away...worth every penny! (bring WARM clothes)
9/11/2018 1906 UTC; anchored at Port Resolution...tonight the volcano
9/10/2018 1844 UTC; Waisisi Bay (near Port Resolution), Tanna Island, Vanuatu; a bit rolly, but beautiful bay; will enter Pt Resolution today
9/6/2018 1911 UTC; on mooring back at Port Vila...excellent snorkeling on Wednesday at Hook Point, Malakula Island, Vanuatu
9/4/2018 7:10 PM (UTC); excellent night here at Hook anchorage on Malakula Island, Vanuatu; heading to Port Vila today
8/27/2018 5:06 AM (UTC); arrived Luganville Vanuatu 11 am
8/19/2018 19:18 (UTC); arrived Port Vila just after midnight
8/19/2018 5:16 (UTC); should be in Port Vila late this evening; motor"sailing"
8/17/2018 5:51 PM (UTC); a bit slower this morning, but moving at over 6 kt for most of yesterday and last night...heading to Port Vila instead of Luganville
8/16/2018 16:25 (UTC); 27 drops of rain last night...still salt to be washed off; all well on board...lasagna tonight!
8/15/2018 6:47 PM (UTC); left Suva, Fiji for Luganville, Vanuatu yesterday (Wed) about 6:30 am; all well and good conditions
8/12/2018 7:23 PM (UTC); anchored at Suva; leaving Suva on Wednesday for Luganville, Vanuatu
8/3/2018 5:19 PM (UTC); spectacular Bay of Islands anchorage, Vanua Balavu Island, Lau Group, Fiji
8/1/2018 6:17 PM (UTC); Horseshoe bay on north side of Matagi Island, Fiji; WELCOME BACK PATRICIA! AND GLAD TO HEAR YOU HAD A GREAT TRIP
7/31/2018 6:56 PM (UTC) Albert's Cove, Rabi Island, Fiji
7/28/2018 5:24 AM (UTC); weird hazy sky...fire? volcano? We are in Albert's Cove, Rabi Island, Fiji
7/27/2018 6:15 PM (UTC) Beautiful anchorage (Katherine's Bay), Rabi Island, Fiji
7/23/2018 6:35 PM (UTC) Waiting in Viani Bay, Fiji for the dive boat to take us snorkeling on Rainbow Reef
7/21/2018 6:04 PM (UTC)
7/16/2018 2:54 AM
Spending tonight in Levuka, Fiji, World Heritage Site of excellent colonial buildings...and giant beers
(position as of 3 pm Monday 25 June), all well on board; arrived Suva 9:04 am and very good to be here!
sailing (position as of 6 am Saturday 23 June), all well on board
sailing (position as of 6 am Friday 22 June), all well on board
sailing (position as of 5 pm Thursday 21 June), all well on board
motor-sailing (position as of 6 am Wednesday 20 June), all well on board
sailing (position as of 6 am Tuesday 19 June), all well on board
sailing! (position as of 4 pm Monday 18 June), all well on board
motorsailing (position as of 7 am Sunday 17 June), all well on board, and finally getting a bit of wind!
motorsailing (position as of 5 pm Friday 15 June)
Left Marsden Cove Marina yesterday (Wednesday) at 11:20 AM for Minerva Reef then Fiji, motorsailing (position as of 5 pm Thursday 14 June)
Left Urquharts Bay this morning for Marsden Cove Marina
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