Thu May 4 18:19 2017 NZST
Run: 0.5nm (0.9km)
34 48.74152S 179 32.84489E

Departure delayed because of Tropical Cyclone Donna, so killing time in Opua Marina

Sun Apr 30 21:15 2017 NZST
Run: 308.3nm (558km)
34 48.82820S 179 32.31445E

Sitting in Opua Marina waiting to depart Sat. May 6th. Weather looking good .be nice to get underway.Vivacious and Jane ready to go to warmer climates.

Wed Oct 29 5:41 2014 NZDT
Run: 148.5nm (268.8km)
Avg: 4.1knts
24hr: 98.3nm
35 18.897S 174 07.326E

Arrived Opua Tuesday pm. Interesting passage overall. Lots of motoring, a bit of everything, last 100nm into Opua bloody awful,nice to be home, so see you all around the cruising circuit over summer.

Mon Oct 27 17:26 2014 NZDT
Run: 310.8nm (562.5km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 158.2nm
33 10S 174 08E
Weather: WD WNW 18, sea sloppy,80% cloud cover

all well on board, ETA Opua ,early pm tuesday

Sat Oct 25 18:17 2014 NZDT
Run: 149.6nm (270.8km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 136.2nm
28 41S 174 33E

motoring into 12kn southerly headwind. becomming a long battle in light winds. BS 5.6 course 185mag. " Freebird" beside us 1st yacht since leaving Fiji. Russ

Fri Oct 24 15:55 2014 NZDT
Run: 619.6nm (1121.5km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153.8nm
26 45S 175 39E
Weather: light southerly wind,slight sea

under motor, so zigzaging down the pacific trying to get some wind advantage.Course currently 145mag.I might buy a launch. Russ

Wed Oct 22 10:27 2014 NZDT
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Weather: winds SE 20 with choppy seas.

Mon Oct 20 15:15 2014 NZDT
Run: 18.8nm (34km)
17 54.209S 177 13.266E

Cleared out and on our way,nearly at the Navula Pass, light wind on the nose so motoring

Sat Oct 18 18:32 2014 NZDT
Run: 14.5nm (26.2km)
17 40.859S 177 23.152E

Came into Vuda Point Marina today in preparation for takeoff on monday hopefully. Fueled up today ,so aleady apart from customs clearance.

Thu Oct 9 10:11 2014 NZDT
Run: 8.3nm (15km)
17 46.203S 177 11.194E

back in Musket Cove,didn't fancy another night rolling around in mana lagoon.Good choice,it is like an infinety pool in here this morning. Just off for a game of golf.

Wed Oct 8 10:09 2014 NZDT
Run: 8.4nm (15.2km)
17 40.700S 177 06.280E

Anchored at Mana Island Lagoon , very poor weather,so will stay put today

Mon Oct 6 10:49 2014 NZDT
17 46.253S 177 11.190E

Anchored in Musket Cove.

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