Trigger

Trigger

Thu May 24 7:32 2018 NZST
Run: 27nm (48.9km)
18 07.440s 178 25.274e
Weather: NE2, 30%cc, 1013

anchored down in Suva


Wed May 23 7:41 2018 NZST
Speed:
6.2m
knts
Run: 161.3nm (292km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 160.7nm
18 29S 178 35E
Weather: NE4, 30%cc, 1012 steady

all good on board. Looking forward to arrival in Suva in a couple of days


Tue May 22 7:36 2018 NZST
Speed:
6.5m
knts
Run: 169.1nm (306.1km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 169.2nm
20 49S 178 31E
Weather: Wind NNE 6 knots Swell 1m SSE long period CC 15% Baro 1014 s

All's well on board - nice to be in T's and shorts again! PS - Slightly used crystal ball for sale.


Mon May 21 7:38 2018 NZST
Speed:
6
knts
Run: 342.2nm (619.4km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170.8nm
23 14S 178 06E
Weather: Wind E 7 knots Swell 1.5m combined long period CC 80% Baro 1

all good on their way to Suva


Sat May 19 7:32 2018 NZST
Run: 169.2nm (306.3km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 168.6nm
27 54S 176 16E
Weather: SE8, 2m long period swell, 90% hazy, 1019 st

booming radio signal - as usual for Chris.


Fri May 18 7:27 2018 NZST
Speed:
000m
knts
Run: 191.5nm (346.6km)
Avg: 8knts
24hr: 191.5nm
30 14S 175 25E
Weather: ssw10, sw1.5m, 25%cc, 1019 steady

Q for the wx-wizard - Has there been any change to the convection area SE of New Cal on Sat/Sun? I intend to pass East of it on the way to Suva. Hoping for the windshift SE - E to get some easting to clear East of the convection from my current position on the way to Suva. My gribs indicate that it is changing daily.


Thu May 17 7:27 2018 NZST
Speed:
9
knts
Run: 167.5nm (303.2km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107.7nm
32 58S 174 53E
Weather: WSW21, w swell 1m, 30%cc, some thunder heads around

sounds a good start. GHRadio


Tue May 15 18:07 2018 NZST
Run: 44.3nm (80.2km)
35 18.604S 174 08.023E

Anchored at Opua. Plan to leave Wednesday for SUVA, Fiji.


Sat Nov 25 8:19 2017 NZDT
Run: 270nm (488.7km)
Avg: 11.3knts
24hr: 270.1nm
35 51.82698s 174 31.773e

In by 2pm this afternoon


Fri Nov 24 8:19 2017 NZDT
Speed:
9
knts
Run: 231.7nm (419.4km)
Avg: 9.6knts
24hr: 231nm
32 04S 175 38E
Weather: seas slight, 100%cc, 1026

all well at this speed


Thu Nov 23 8:14 2017 NZDT
Speed:
9
knts
Run: 194.8nm (352.6km)
Avg: 8.2knts
24hr: 195.8nm
28 55S 176 58E
Weather: ese to e, 2m swell, 20%cc, 1021

great signal all well


Wed Nov 22 8:22 2017 NZDT
Speed:
7
knts
Run: 136.6nm (247.2km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 136.6nm
26 17S 178 06E
Weather: SE12, 1.5m swell, 105cc, 1015

good progress now with the wind


Tue Nov 21 8:22 2017 NZDT
Speed:
4.5m
knts
Run: 118.6nm (214.7km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 118.3nm
24 23S 178 42E
Weather: flat seas, S7, long swell, 20%cc, 1012 st

all well and wants a wind change!. Thanks for the relays.


Mon Nov 20 8:18 2017 NZDT
Speed:
6.5m
knts
Run: 358.6nm (649.1km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 123.7nm
22 41S 178 27E
Weather: S4, 1m flat seas, 70%cc, 1011 st

all well


Fri Nov 17 10:42 2017 NZDT
Run: 24.5nm (44.3km)
17 35S 177 26E
Weather: Overcast with slight drizzle. ESE winds at 6 knots.

Trigger will be leaving Fiji for Opua later this afternoon.


Sat Jul 29 7:34 2017 NZST
Run: 77.5nm (140.3km)
17 54S 177 16E
Weather: 1016, ese13, 30%cc

Monmi Bay heading out


Mon Jul 24 7:32 2017 NZST
Run: 339.9nm (615.2km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170.2nm
18 07.440s 178 25.274e
Weather: 1015, ese8, 100%cc,

just anchored in Suva. yesterday the wind back right around to w then se


Sat Jul 22 7:36 2017 NZST
Speed:
8.5
knts
Run: 175nm (316.8km)
Avg: 3.6knts
24hr: 87.4nm
17 40S 176 26W
Weather: 1015, 15%CC, 15ENE, 1.5Mne

On passage Vavauu to Fiji - Suva or Savusavu which ever comes soonest.


Thu Jul 20 7:33 2017 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 5E, 1017, 15-20

Fri Jul 14 7:32 2017 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 100%cc, rain shwrs, 1014, no windESE

good signals today


Tue Jul 11 7:30 2017 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 30%cc, 1014, 6SE

In Port Maurelle - a good spot to go out for whale watching


Mon Jun 26 7:32 2017 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 95%cc, little rain last night, E10, 1013

Sat Jun 17 7:39 2017 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 1019 (1017 at airport), 6-10e, 100%cc and drizzle

good signal today


Sat Jun 10 7:30 2017 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: light e, 1014, no cloud

strong early radio signal from Chris


Sat Jun 3 7:59 2017 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 2-3E, 1013, no cloud

Tue May 30 8:09 2017 NZST
Run: 2.6nm (4.7km)
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 6-8E 1016, humid

good radio signal to and fro Tonga


Thu May 25 6:32 2017 NZST
18 41.8S 173 59.89W

wind:10 kn ESE

cloud:15%

baro :1013


Wed May 24 5:31 2017 NZST
Run: 2.5nm (4.5km)
18 41.8S 173 59.89W

winddir between WNW and NW


windspeed between 15 -24 knots gusting 27-29knots


ccv 30%


Bar 1004 steady for last 5 hours


Mon May 22 7:17 2017 NZST
Run: 3.6nm (6.5km)
18 41S 174 02W

On Beluga's mooring for the last 5 days enjoying Neiafu. Rudely chased off the mooring Sunday morning because of strong winds expected Monday. Anchored in adjacent bay.1


Thu May 18 7:31 2017 NZST
Run: 768.3nm (1390.6km)
Avg: 10.7knts
24hr: 257.7nm
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 6-10E, 15-20%cc, 1017 steady

a good sheltered spot in the Vavauu bay


Mon May 15 7:59 2017 NZST
Speed:
7.8
knts
Run: 694.1nm (1256.3km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 178nm
19 26S 174 17E
Weather: se15, 1015 ST, ESE 1.5-2M SWELL, 20%CC

on route hapaais to Vavauu


Thu May 11 10:22 2017 NZST
21 07.5126s 175 09.6931w
Weather: Wind: ESE 18-20knots CCV: 60-70% Bar: 1019 steady

Could not hear Chris this morning but he could hear us. Ghr


Wed May 10 7:30 2017 NZST
21 07.5126s 175 09.6931w
Weather: 15-18kt, yesterday a high of 30, 80%cc, 1018

still waiting to complete paperwork with their South African passports


Tue May 9 7:37 2017 NZST
21 07.5126s 175 09.6931w
Weather: 20E, 40-50% hi wispy, 1018 steady

will be here for a couple of days before heading to Vavauu


Mon May 8 7:42 2017 NZST
Run: 294.5nm (533km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 146.7nm
21 07.5126s 175 09.6931w
Weather: 1016, 90%cc, 28-30SE

They will have the anchor down in Nukualofa in 45mins. grim radio conditions from there.


Sat May 6 7:31 2017 NZST
Run: 107.6nm (194.8km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107.6nm
23 37S 178 54W
Weather: 1018, 55%cc, 23ESE

anchored at n Minerva having come in last night. No other boats at either n or S Minerva


Fri May 5 7:32 2017 NZST
Speed:
8.5
knts
Run: 186.2nm (337km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 186.8nm
25 03S 179 34W
Weather: 18ESE, 25%cc hi and wispy, 1017 st, 1.5m e swell

89nm to n Minerva and will be there a couple of days


Thu May 4 7:36 2017 NZST
Speed:
8.1
knts
Run: 200.2nm (362.4km)
Avg: 8.3knts
24hr: 199.7nm
27 26S 179 02E
Weather: 50%cc, 16E, 1.5-2m NW swell, 1019 steady

255 to N Minerva


Wed May 3 7:33 2017 NZST
Speed:
9.5
knts
Run: 191.2nm (346.1km)
Avg: 8knts
24hr: 191.2nm
30 05S 177 42E
Weather: 15-18se, var ese, 2.5m swell, 1023 steady, 25%cc

great relay work today while Trigger rips along towards Minerva then Tonga


Tue May 2 7:33 2017 NZST
Speed:
7.5
knts
Run: 225.4nm (408km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 143.8nm
32 20S 175 49E
Weather: 1020, 80%cc, SSE20. S2.5m

Thanks Chez Nous for the relay. They are too close to GHRadio for me to copy.


Sun Apr 30 17:56 2017 NZST
Run: 8.5nm (15.4km)
35 16S 174 06E

Under anchor - readying to leave for Tonga


Fri Nov 11 17:08 2016 NZDT
Run: 273.6nm (495.2km)
Avg: 8.5knts
24hr: 204.5nm
35 9.19968s 174 9.43404e

Arrived before the front! Well done! Enjoy the wind and rain. Thanks to Peter for the email.


Thu Nov 10 9:02 2016 NZDT
Speed:
7.5
knts
Run: 187.4nm (339.2km)
Avg: 7.7knts
24hr: 183.7nm
31 44S 171 46E
Weather: 1016

will get good wind tomorrow!


Wed Nov 9 8:33 2016 NZDT
Speed:
6.6m
knts
Run: 161.3nm (292km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 157.9nm
29 21S 170 16E
Weather: SE5, 1.8m sw swell, 1%cc

looking for a fuel station


Tue Nov 8 8:02 2016 NZDT
Speed:
6
knts
Run: 181nm (327.6km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 186.5nm
27 18S 169 0E
Weather: SW swell 2.5-3m long period, 5%cc, SSE8

eta friday


Mon Nov 7 8:44 2016 NZDT
Speed:
7.3
knts
Run: 158.5nm (286.9km)
24 56S 167 45E
Weather: W9, calm seas, sunny

checking wx in Opua friday am


Tue Nov 1 8:32 2016 NZDT
Run: 69nm (124.9km)
22 39.43044s 167 26.37486e
Weather: 2-3%cc, lovely sunny day, 2NE

on passage to Noumea


Fri Oct 21 7:59 2016 NZDT
Run: 58.2nm (105.3km)
22 16.617s 166 26.396e

this was for Thursday so I need to change that.


Wed Oct 19 8:32 2016 NZDT
Speed:
6.8m
knts
Run: 172.1nm (311.5km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 178.7nm
22 15S 167 21E
Weather: 10ESE, 50%cc, clearing

2nm from Havannah Pass and will carry on to Moselle. Thanks for the relays, Chris


Tue Oct 18 9:25 2016 NZDT
Speed:
8.1
knts
Run: 178.5nm (323.1km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 175.8nm
21 05S 169 43E
Weather: 14se, 1022

via relay


Mon Oct 17 9:03 2016 NZDT
Speed:
5.2
knts
Run: 380nm (687.8km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 188.8nm
19 54S 172 10E
Weather: NNE3 BUT WILL PICK UP

Sat Oct 15 8:45 2016 NZDT
17 35.915s, 177 26.391e
Weather: 10%cc, no wind, flat seas

on their way to Noumea eta tuesday/wed


Fri Oct 14 8:30 2016 NZDT
Run: 74.1nm (134.1km)
17 35.915s, 177 26.391e

clearing today for departure over the weekend sometime for Noumea


Sat Sep 10 7:35 2016 NZST
Run: 110.8nm (200.5km)
18 07.440s 178 25.274e
Weather: calm

had some great diving yesterday at Wakkaya


Tue Aug 30 7:55 2016 NZST
Run: 56.5nm (102.3km)
16 46.670s 179 20.110e

arrived . Savusavu


Mon Aug 29 7:35 2016 NZST
Speed:
8.6
knts
Run: 332.9nm (602.5km)
Avg: 2.8knts
24hr: 66.7nm
16 32S 179 51W
Weather: 1017, ese16, 98%cc

Wed Aug 24 7:49 2016 NZST
13 17.22s 176 10.07w
Weather: ese26

strong winds today and through noon. Strong winds. Evening 20. Friday more rain and wind and also Saturday 18-20 and higher in the gusts


Tue Aug 23 7:37 2016 NZST
Run: 20.7nm (37.5km)
13 17.22s 176 10.07w
Weather: 20%cc, 1012, S5

Mon Aug 22 7:34 2016 NZST
Speed:
5
knts
Run: 279.4nm (505.7km)
13 24S 175 53W
Weather: 25SE, 3mE swell, 1013,

on their way from Savaii to Wallis. 20nm to go and will be there almost a week until wx settles


Fri Aug 19 7:33 2016 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: 1012, no wind, calm seas, 10-15%cc

on their way, motoring from Apia to Savaii. about 40nm


Sat Aug 13 7:43 2016 NZST
Run: 76.2nm (137.9km)
13 51S 171 45W
Weather: 1014, 10%cc, wind 2-3 kts form everywhere

Thu Jul 21 7:38 2016 NZST
14 16.5S 170 42.12W
Weather: 7E

will be in Pagppago for another couple of weeks


Tue Jul 19 9:05 2016 NZST
Run: 373nm (675.1km)
Avg: 3.8knts
24hr: 91.8nm
14 16.536S 170 42.12W

enjoying PagoPago American Samoa


Fri Jul 15 7:32 2016 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: SE 5-10, 1017, 100%cc

planning on departing for American Samoa today


Wed Jul 13 7:35 2016 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: SE 10-12, 10-15%cc, 1012

Thu Jul 7 7:31 2016 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 20%cc, E9-10, 1019

Tue Jul 5 7:33 2016 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 50%cc, ese10-12, 1018

Mon Jun 27 7:38 2016 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 1017, rain, light, 5kts

Sat Jun 25 9:16 2016 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: E15-20, rain, 70, 1017

not wonderful conditions up there but at least warmer than NZ and Aus


Tue Jun 21 7:49 2016 NZST
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 1016, 50%cc, SE8-15

Tue Jun 14 7:42 2016 NZST
Run: 186.7nm (337.9km)
18 39.6843s 173 58.9575w
Weather: 1016, 99% cc, NE10-12

Wed Jun 8 8:02 2016 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: 1018, SE 15-20, 25%cc

Vavauu report


Sat May 28 7:32 2016 NZST
Run: 328.8nm (595.1km)
21 07.5126s 175 09.6931w
Weather: NE11, 1019 (shud be 1016) steady

Sat May 21 7:34 2016 NZST
Speed:
7
knts
Run: 187.6nm (339.6km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 187.9nm
24 43S 178 33W
Weather: 5NE, long period swell W1.5, 100%cc, 1017,

Fri May 20 7:36 2016 NZST
Speed:
8.9
knts
Run: 249.3nm (451.2km)
Avg: 10.6knts
24hr: 254nm
27 23S 179 07W
Weather: NW16, swell W 2m long period, 45%cc, 1018 steady

wow. great sailing conditions


Thu May 19 8:03 2016 NZST
Speed:
8
knts
Run: 186.8nm (338.1km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 186.7nm
30 22S 178 34E
Weather: w15

good signal today


Wed May 18 8:02 2016 NZST
Speed:
7.8
knts
Run: 254.6nm (460.8km)
32 0S 176 03E

could not hear at GHR so this from relays


Thu Nov 26 13:00 2015 NZDT
Run: 89.4nm (161.8km)
Avg: 19.9knts
24hr: 476.9nm
35 18.81506S 174 7.07108E

Arrived in Opua Thursday 26th.


Thu Nov 26 8:30 2015 NZDT
Speed:
7
knts
Run: 177.9nm (322km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 173.3nm
34 05S 173 38E
Weather: flat seas, LAV from easterly quadrant

Wed Nov 25 7:52 2015 NZDT
Speed:
6.5ms
knts
Run: 169nm (305.9km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 173.7nm
31 57S 171 55E
Weather: NNE9, swell SSW 14-15sec

ticking along.


Tue Nov 24 8:31 2015 NZDT
Speed:
5.9
knts
Run: 201.3nm (364.4km)
Avg: 8.4knts
24hr: 201.5nm
29 58S 170 15E
Weather: 23%cc, 11NE

looks like eta friday am, possibly Th late. These perfect conditions will not last as wind will drop


Mon Nov 23 8:32 2015 NZDT
Speed:
8.4m
knts
Run: 383nm (693.2km)
Avg: 8knts
24hr: 192.1nm
27 30S 168 29E
Weather: slight sw swell, 5-8%cc, 11 ENE

all well


Sat Nov 21 8:41 2015 NZDT
Run: 504.2nm (912.6km)
22 16.617s 166 26.396e

leaving today for NZ


Tue May 26 7:53 2015 NZST
Run: 67nm (121.3km)
15 10S 168 10E
Weather: 1016, ESE 10-15, o/c but clearing

at Asinvari


Fri May 22 8:14 2015 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: ESE 10, 1020

SW Pentecost, they are jumping


Mon May 18 8:00 2015 NZST
No position sent.

still enjoying Oysrer Island in Espiritu Santo


Wed May 13 8:03 2015 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: 100%cc, 0 wind, 1013

At Oyster Bay Espiritu Santo. Entrance buoys will be in place within a couple of weeks


Tue May 12 7:31 2015 NZST
Run: 637.4nm (1153.7km)
15 22S 167 11E
Weather: SE15, swell 0.5, 75%cc

Sat Nov 15 8:14 2014 NZDT
Run: 106.2nm (192.2km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 106.3nm
9 25.67478s 159 57.34548e

Arrived in Honiara


Fri Nov 14 8:16 2014 NZDT
Speed:
4.8
knts
Run: 146.9nm (265.9km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 144.5nm
10 07S 161 21E
Weather: 1011, 5E,

Will be stopping in Honiara for a few repairs


Thu Nov 13 7:52 2014 NZDT
Speed:
5.8
knts
Run: 151.7nm (274.6km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 151.6nm
11 22S 163 06E
Weather: 2m swell S, 12-15 SE, 1009, 100%cc, little rain

all good


Wed Nov 12 7:51 2014 NZDT
Speed:
6.4
knts
Run: 507nm (917.7km)
12 08S 165 12E
Weather: 20SE, 1009, raining

on passage to Honiara


Fri Oct 17 8:31 2014 NZDT
Speed:
4.8
knts
Run: 145.9nm (264.1km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 146.7nm
18 02S 169 43E
Weather: ene12, swell Se1.5, 1015, 10-15%

eta this evening


Thu Oct 16 8:39 2014 NZDT
Speed:
6
knts
Run: 173.4nm (313.9km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 173.2nm
17 55S 171 56E
Weather: ese18 50%cc 1016

Wed Oct 15 8:37 2014 NZDT
Speed:
8.5
knts
17 48S 174 34E
Weather: 22ESE 70%cc 2m Se swell

this via relay as radio poor


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