On our way back to Auckland, feels good :-)
Will be docking by lunch time. Happy landfall.
ETA Marsden Cove late Friday. 160nm to go
and will have light air for arrival at Marsden Sat morning
via relay as in my skip, and later via sat phone. This happens below 30S. All well
all well on board
Leaving Kuto bay, N Cal today towards Opua
looking at friday departure . At least it is not the 13th this time.
Departing later this week as the blocking high will be helpful.
At Brosse for a couple of days then back to Kuto.
...aand back to Kuto on Sunday. There's been a clear out of boats, most toward Noumea but some appeared to head to NZ. Fair winds... :-)
At Kuto bay for a while awaiting weather for going to NZ :-)
At Noumea to re-stock and re-pair!
Heading towards Armedee for a few days
At Armedee for a few days :-)
Happy on a mooring
At Mato for a day or two
enjoying Ua (pr Wah) one of the five isles int he southern lagoon.
Still at Brosse. isle of Pines
Off to Ile Ua this morning
Actually at Isle Brosse
At Kuto for a few days
Looking to go to Baie d'Oro in a day or so
In Carenage for few days
Hoping to get winds for departure to Grand Terre tomorrow
In Pede Bay since Sunday, nice walks and swim with Manta ray
In a marina with lots of fresh water!
At Dokin for a day or two. All well - close view of whale and calf this morning! Great :-)
Hiding from Westerlies, hope to go to Baie Djokin tomorrow
Waiting for SE to go to Djokin
Going from beautemps to Ouvea today , then Lifou on Saturday. (Winds will be w to SW then)
In lovely Beautemps. Loyalties
At Beautemps in the Loyalties.
heading from Ouvea to Beautemps for a few days
from beautoful Ouvea with a good signal on the radio
had 5-12S overnight.
In Touho getting ready to cross to Ouvea...
Off to Hienghene in the morning, early :-)
heading SW today
Arrived yesterday in Hienghene for a few days.
At Mahamate Balade for a day or so, then on to Puebo and Hienghene. All going well :-)
good internet at Poinham and moving 20nm down to Pam today
Moving on to Pam today, going down the East coast :-)
At Poum, moving North today and round to Pam on the East coast by 1st August, weather permitting and God willing... :-)
To Yanghebene today, around to the East coast (Poingham) tomorrow all going well...
Off to North Lagoon on Saturday, probably :-)
Staying the night, off to Chasseloupe / Voh tomorrow
Going North to Bourail today
Here in Bourail for a few days
At Tenia for a few days if it's calm. 20 knots outside currently (1900hrs) so it's a little bouncy!
Armedee tonight, back to Orphelinat tomorrow to stock up
At Ilot Mato last night, wind generator kept up with the fridge!
Getting ready to head North tomorrow to go around Grand Terre
This is Ilot UA. the favourite spot of GHRadio! Except yesterday they got followed by a 2.2m white tip shark
Isle of Pines. will be in the southern lagoon for a week.
Happy to be here after 7 hour motorsailing...
heading to isle of Pines today
Off to Ouen then Ile des Pins for a few weeks, great to be out and about!
In Noumea for some work
Hanging out at Armedee for a couple of nights. SSW 10 this evening, 10% cloud - nice
Safely arrived in noumea, moved onto the marina this morning. All in all a nice passage.
all well. Lovely sailing to end with. Looking forward to arriving today. well done from GHRadio
all well. Lovely sailing. Looking forward to arriving today. Well done from GHRadio
Alls well. Enjoying steady conditions. Wind will pick up a little more today and tomorrow.
all well. easy, slight sea. They deserve it!
all well and enjoying calmer seas.
bit rough last night but all OK
sailed well at start but now motoring
Planning departure to New Caledonia tomorrow! Could be bumpy for a few days...
Opua Marina. Not sure we will hear the SSB broadcast in here. Looking to go to New Caledonia at the first opportunity :-) Like many boats...
Otaio Bay for the night... 1 1/2 hours of nice sailing and the rest motoring in var 5 to 10.
Stopping in Urquharts Bay for a bit
At Tutukaka, heading to Bay of Islands in the morning. 8kts from aft today, not quite enough for a sail...
Overnight at Kawau
In Half Moon Bay Marina, finalising preparations to head toward New Caledonia in the next week or so...
Tutu kaka for a few nights, nice
Bland Bay for the night
Ready to move south towards Auckland tomorrow
At Q dock Opua Marina
all OK on board but Thursday am is front day in Opua so may want to hang back a bit
have been hove to for 7hr
eta wx depenedent as could go SSW and come behind the front or slow dwn for Thursday arrival. They need westing. Stay tuned!
crew all well. Good signal today. Great to have decent propagation for a change
Still looking for the right weather, hopefully soon after the rugby on Sunday! Currently drizzling with no wind in Vuda Marina.
At Vuda Marina, awaiting good weather to depart to NZ.
At anchor in Musket Cove. Heading in to Vuda Point this morning
Anchored at Musket Cove, preparing to return to NZ at the next good opportunity after the 15th Oct.
no doubt enjoying all the mod cons and swapping tales of the trip
on the way to Savusavu
With 11 boats. Rocky at high tide as swell outside is high
all well. N Minerva tomorrow Sunday
e7, going 5.5 at 014T clear skies, 1019
speed 6 going 020T, NW9, 2%cc, 1014 on way to Minerva
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