Windstar

Windstar

Thu Nov 2 6:47 2017 NZDT
Run: 41.8nm (75.7km)
36 25.10480S 174 49.63170E
Weather: Cool cloudy and gusty but flat water!

On our way back to Auckland, feels good :-)


Fri Oct 27 8:28 2017 NZDT
Run: 172.9nm (312.9km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 168nm
35 51.82698s 174 31.773e

Will be docking by lunch time. Happy landfall.


Thu Oct 26 7:46 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 147.3nm (266.6km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153.4nm
33 30S 173 32E
Weather: wsw15, 90%cc, , 1014

ETA Marsden Cove late Friday. 160nm to go


Wed Oct 25 8:43 2017 NZDT
Run: 123.5nm (223.5km)
Avg: 5.1knts
24hr: 123.3nm
31 56S 171 49E
Weather: llight air

and will have light air for arrival at Marsden Sat morning


Tue Oct 24 8:41 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 135.9nm (246km)
Avg: 5.5knts
24hr: 131.8nm
30 45S 170 15E
Weather: head winds which will improve tomorow. SSW14, 80%cc, 1013

via relay as in my skip, and later via sat phone. This happens below 30S. All well


Mon Oct 23 7:56 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 329nm (595.5km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 165.1nm
28 56S 169 23E
Weather: N20, 100%cc, 1011

all well on board


Sat Oct 21 8:07 2017 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 139.4nm (252.3km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 140nm
24 37S 167 08E
Weather: ESE13, 1016, 4%cc

all well.


Fri Oct 20 8:13 2017 NZDT
Run: 14nm (25.3km)
22 39.48S 167 39.5E
Weather: 7 ENE

Leaving Kuto bay, N Cal today towards Opua


Wed Oct 18 8:35 2017 NZDT
22 39.43044s 167 26.37486e
Weather: SE10, 90%cc, 1019

looking at friday departure . At least it is not the 13th this time.


Mon Oct 16 8:30 2017 NZDT
Run: 3.5nm (6.3km)
22 39.43044s 167 26.37486e
Weather: E10, 90%cc, 1016

Departing later this week as the blocking high will be helpful.


Sat Oct 14 9:25 2017 NZDT
Run: 3.4nm (6.2km)
22 42.30162S 167 27.47165E
Weather: Nice but breezy

At Brosse for a couple of days then back to Kuto.


Sat Oct 14 0:00 2017 NZDT
22 39.46073S 167 26.50149E
Weather: E15 to 18, cloud 100% thin, 22deg

...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... :-)


Tue Oct 10 15:57 2017 NZDT
Run: 69.5nm (125.8km)
22 39.47439S 167 26.49377E
Weather: Nice, SE12

At Kuto bay for a while awaiting weather for going to NZ :-)


Thu Oct 5 9:05 2017 NZDT
Run: 26.7nm (48.3km)
22 17.06574S 166 25.87756E
Weather: A bit breezy, but fine

At Noumea to re-stock and re-pair!


Thu Sep 28 9:45 2017 NZDT
Run: 25.5nm (46.2km)
Avg: 2.6knts
24hr: 62.7nm
22 21.39500S 166 50.50153E
Weather: SSE 10 Cloudy

Heading towards Armedee for a few days


Thu Sep 28 0:00 2017 NZDT
Run: 25.5nm (46.2km)
22 28.64230S 166 27.86224E
Weather: Calm, clear

At Armedee for a few days :-)


Mon Sep 25 0:00 2017 NZDT
Run: 13.9nm (25.2km)
22 21.40810S 166 50.52160E
Weather: Unexpected SSW breeze, rising 17 knots.

Happy on a mooring


Sun Sep 24 16:58 2017 NZDT
Run: 10.2nm (18.5km)
22 33.16606S 166 47.79090E
Weather: Clear, ESE 15

At Mato for a day or two


Fri Sep 22 7:13 2017 NZST
Run: 40.3nm (72.9km)
22 42S 166 48.6E
Weather: calm,, 10%cc, 1017

enjoying Ua (pr Wah) one of the five isles int he southern lagoon.


Wed Sep 20 7:30 2017 NZST
Run: 3.2nm (5.8km)
22 39.43044s 167 26.37486e
Weather: 5ESE, 80%cc, 1018

Still at Brosse. isle of Pines


Tue Sep 19 0:00 2017 NZST
Run: 3.2nm (5.8km)
22 41.91824S 167 27.71633E
Weather: Calm, 10% cloud, 101

Off to Ile Ua this morning


Mon Sep 18 7:32 2017 NZST
Run: 0.1nm (0.2km)
22 39.43044s 167 26.37486e
Weather: 10SE, 80%cc, 1022

Actually at Isle Brosse


Sun Sep 17 8:20 2017 NZST
Run: 3.4nm (6.2km)
22 39.50638S 167 26.48037E
Weather: Fine :-)

At Kuto for a few days


Sun Sep 17 0:00 2017 NZST
Run: 47.9nm (86.7km)
22 42.30845S 167 27.46882E

Looking to go to Baie d'Oro in a day or so


Sun Sep 10 18:49 2017 NZST
Run: 81.7nm (147.9km)
22 18.33795S 166 50.66680E
Weather: Calm, clear

In Carenage for few days


Wed Sep 6 7:35 2017 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: 8E, 1018, 20%cc

Hoping to get winds for departure to Grand Terre tomorrow


Tue Sep 5 14:37 2017 NZST
Run: 59.5nm (107.7km)
21 35.34636S 167 51.47822E

In Pede Bay since Sunday, nice walks and swim with Manta ray


Sat Aug 26 0:00 2017 NZST
Run: 16.4nm (29.7km)
20 55.13117S 167 16.70527E
Weather: ENE5 Overcast

In a marina with lots of fresh water!


Thu Aug 24 13:22 2017 NZST
Run: 5.4nm (9.8km)
20 42.46788S 167 9.65958E
Weather: Nice, pt cloudy SE 15

At Dokin for a day or two. All well - close view of whale and calf this morning! Great :-)


Sat Aug 19 20:09 2017 NZST
Run: 10.1nm (18.3km)
20 46.94982S 167 8.04174E
Weather: 10Kt WNW as we arrived, 1010 bar Clear skies

Hiding from Westerlies, hope to go to Baie Djokin tomorrow


Sat Aug 19 0:00 2017 NZST
Run: 227.9nm (412.5km)
Avg: 2.6knts
24hr: 63nm
20 55.22381S 167 4.89320E
Weather: Fine :-)

Waiting for SE to go to Djokin


Thu Aug 17 7:31 2017 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: 8E

Going from beautemps to Ouvea today , then Lifou on Saturday. (Winds will be w to SW then)


Wed Aug 16 7:38 2017 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: clear skies but 20% on horizon, 10-12ese

In lovely Beautemps. Loyalties


Tue Aug 15 9:13 2017 NZST
Run: 253.7nm (459.2km)
Avg: 9.9knts
24hr: 238.5nm
24 06S 166 08E
Weather: 8ESE, 1015, 50%cc

At Beautemps in the Loyalties.


Mon Aug 14 7:41 2017 NZST
Run: 20.6nm (37.3km)
20 27.17S 166 35.30E
Weather: 5SE, 1017

heading from Ouvea to Beautemps for a few days


Sat Aug 12 7:36 2017 NZST
Run: 3.6nm (6.5km)
20 42.849s 166 26.180e
Weather: cloud o/n, 12-15ese

from beautoful Ouvea with a good signal on the radio


Thu Aug 10 7:36 2017 NZST
Run: 74.6nm (135km)
20 44.6S 166 23.4E
Weather: 14ese, 1015, 95%CC, ABOVE BLACK CLOUD AND RAINN SHWRS TO NOR

had 5-12S overnight.


Mon Aug 7 21:44 2017 NZST
Run: 19.9nm (36km)
20 46.45630S 165 14.16330E

In Touho getting ready to cross to Ouvea...


Thu Aug 3 7:31 2017 NZST
Run: 31nm (56.1km)
20 40S 164 57E
Weather: 15SSE, 1015 20%cc but heavy to east

Hienghene Harbour


Tue Aug 1 20:07 2017 NZST
Run: 9.2nm (16.7km)
20 22.50023S 164 35.22155E
Weather: Today SE 12 to 20 on the nose. Clear bec cloudy

Off to Hienghene in the morning, early :-)


Tue Aug 1 7:34 2017 NZST
Run: 41nm (74.2km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 129.9nm
20 17S 164 29E
Weather: 12SE, 1019, 5%cc

heading SW today


Tue Aug 1 0:00 2017 NZST
Run: 40.5nm (73.3km)
20 40.79688S 164 57.19550E

Arrived yesterday in Hienghene for a few days.


Sun Jul 30 11:28 2017 NZST
Run: 34.2nm (61.9km)
20 17.36220S 164 29.27582E
Weather: Clear sunny, 14Kt ESE

At Mahamate Balade for a day or so, then on to Puebo and Hienghene. All going well :-)


Sat Jul 29 7:38 2017 NZST
Run: 3.4nm (6.2km)
20 04S 164 01E
Weather: 8SE, no cloud, 1017

good internet at Poinham and moving 20nm down to Pam today


Fri Jul 28 7:39 2017 NZST
Run: 3.5nm (6.3km)
20 04.9S 163 58.0E
Weather: clear skies, 1018, calm. enjoying ideal wx.

Thu Jul 27 0:00 2017 NZST
Run: 10.3nm (18.6km)
20 4.71634S 164 1.21594E

Moving on to Pam today, going down the East coast :-)


Wed Jul 26 8:30 2017 NZST
Run: 10.9nm (19.7km)
20 13.60104S 164 2.20886E
Weather: Enjoying nice sunny days and fair winds

At Poum, moving North today and round to Pam on the East coast by 1st August, weather permitting and God willing... :-)


Wed Jul 26 0:00 2017 NZST
Run: 39.7nm (71.9km)
20 5.00050S 163 58.05265E
Weather: Today Patchy high cloud 60%, SE10 1021 rising

To Yanghebene today, around to the East coast (Poingham) tomorrow all going well...


Thu Jul 20 18:34 2017 NZST
Run: 70.5nm (127.6km)
20 34.80505S 164 16.44695E
Weather: SW13 to S15. Shr clrg, Nice

Off to North Lagoon on Saturday, probably :-)


Sat Jul 15 19:51 2017 NZST
Run: 62.8nm (113.7km)
21 21.11642S 164 59.35278E
Weather: SE 10 to 13 today, clear sky, nice

Staying the night, off to Chasseloupe / Voh tomorrow


Tue Jul 11 7:29 2017 NZST
Run: 26nm (47.1km)
Avg: 3.5knts
24hr: 83.3nm
21 50.53321S 165 48.69764E
Weather: Calm 50% cloud 1022 bar

Going North to Bourail today


Tue Jul 11 0:00 2017 NZST
Run: 39nm (70.6km)
21 38.54702S 165 28.06790E
Weather: Calm, sunny after showers last night

Here in Bourail for a few days


Wed Jul 5 19:52 2017 NZST
Run: 47.1nm (85.3km)
22 0.30421S 165 56.06829E

At Tenia for a few days if it's calm. 20 knots outside currently (1900hrs) so it's a little bouncy!


Fri Jun 30 21:49 2017 NZST
Run: 21.9nm (39.6km)
22 28.64651S 166 27.84943E

Armedee tonight, back to Orphelinat tomorrow to stock up


Fri Jun 30 9:56 2017 NZST
Run: 29.6nm (53.6km)
Avg: 3knts
24hr: 71.4nm
22 33.18885S 166 47.86171E

At Ilot Mato last night, wind generator kept up with the fridge!


Fri Jun 30 0:00 2017 NZST
Run: 36.9nm (66.8km)
22 17.21475S 166 26.05386E

Getting ready to head North tomorrow to go around Grand Terre


Wed Jun 28 7:53 2017 NZST
Run: 40.5nm (73.3km)
22 42S 166 48E

This is Ilot UA. the favourite spot of GHRadio! Except yesterday they  got followed by a 2.2m white tip shark


Thu Jun 22 7:35 2017 NZST
Run: 1.2nm (2.2km)
22 39S 167 26E
Weather: 15W, 1018, 20%cc

Isle of Pines. will be in the southern lagoon for a week.


Thu Jun 8 18:22 2017 NZST
Run: 46nm (83.3km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 104.6nm
22 39.89S 167 26.61E

Happy to be here after 7 hour motorsailing...


Thu Jun 8 7:49 2017 NZST
Run: 25nm (45.3km)
22 19.24226s 166 49.63197e
Weather: 100%cc, 1014

heading to isle of Pines today


Sun Jun 4 13:06 2017 NZST
Run: 1.7nm (3.1km)
22 18.19666S 166 26.18759E

Off to Ouen then Ile des Pins for a few weeks, great to be out and about!


Mon May 29 23:06 2017 NZST
Run: 13.8nm (25km)
22 16.71319S 166 26.29119E

In Noumea for some work


Thu May 25 19:41 2017 NZST
Run: 13.9nm (25.2km)
22 28.6320S 166 27.861E

Hanging out at Armedee for a couple of nights. SSW 10 this evening, 10% cloud - nice


Sun May 21 16:48 2017 NZST
Run: 97.2nm (175.9km)
Avg: 2.9knts
24hr: 70.1nm
22 16.65076S 166 26.45932E

Safely arrived in noumea, moved onto the marina this morning. All in all a nice passage.


Sat May 20 7:32 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
23 35.1S 167 00.2E
Weather: 18ese, 1017, 90%cc,

all well. Lovely sailing to end with. Looking forward to arriving today. well done from GHRadio


Sat May 20 7:02 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 161.5nm (292.3km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 159.1nm
23 35.1S 167 00.2E
Weather: 1017, 18ese, 90%cc,

all well. Lovely sailing. Looking forward to arriving today. Well done from GHRadio


Fri May 19 6:40 2017 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 136.9nm (247.8km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 136.4nm
25 23.8S 168 37.5E
Weather: 18ese, 1021, 30%cc

Alls well. Enjoying steady conditions. Wind will pick up a little more today and tomorrow.


Thu May 18 6:34 2017 NZST
Speed: 5.5msknts
Run: 140.6nm (254.5km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 141.3nm
27 15.7S 169 22.1E
Weather: 10 SSE, 1022, 40%cc,

all well. easy, slight sea. They deserve it!


Wed May 17 6:41 2017 NZST
Speed: 350tknts
Run: 119.3nm (215.9km)
Avg: 5knts
24hr: 120.5nm
29 06.7S 170 19.6E
Weather: 12W, 1021, 20%cc

all well and enjoying calmer seas.


Tue May 16 6:55 2017 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 140.7nm (254.7km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 147nm
29 58.4S 172 2.8E
Weather: 25NNE, 1025, 100%cc

bit rough last night but all OK


Mon May 15 7:57 2017 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 247.7nm (448.3km)
Avg: 3.6knts
24hr: 86.7nm
31 54.5S 172 47.2E
Weather: 10ESE, 1025, 100%cc

sailed well at start but now motoring


Fri May 12 11:24 2017 NZST
35 18.93246S 174 7.29532E

Planning departure to New Caledonia tomorrow! Could be bumpy for a few days...


Mon May 8 20:56 2017 NZST
Run: 9.2nm (16.7km)
35 18.92379S 174 7.26226E

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...


Sun May 7 14:46 2017 NZST
Run: 47.1nm (85.3km)
35 12.81892S 174 13.53155E

Otaio Bay for the night... 1 1/2 hours of nice sailing and the rest motoring in var 5 to 10.


Fri May 5 17:08 2017 NZST
Run: 16nm (29km)
35 50.88S 174 31.91E

Stopping in Urquharts Bay for a bit


Fri May 5 0:00 2017 NZST
Run: 58.4nm (105.7km)
35 37.02751S 174 32.04008E

At Tutukaka, heading to Bay of Islands in the morning. 8kts from aft today, not quite enough for a sail...


Wed May 3 21:24 2017 NZST
Run: 31.4nm (56.8km)
36 25.76S 174 49.156E

Overnight at Kawau


Mon May 1 20:21 2017 NZST
Run: 89.6nm (162.2km)
36 52.748S 174 54.076E

In Half Moon Bay Marina, finalising preparations to head toward New Caledonia in the next week or so...


Tue Nov 3 18:11 2015 NZDT
Run: 22.1nm (40km)
35 37.03861S 174 32.00020E

Tutu kaka for a few nights, nice


Mon Nov 2 14:42 2015 NZDT
Run: 13.4nm (24.3km)
35 20.04284S 174 21.17252E

Bland Bay for the night


Sat Oct 31 21:26 2015 NZDT
Run: 11.5nm (20.8km)
35 19S 174 7E

Ready to move south towards Auckland tomorrow


Thu Oct 29 10:21 2015 NZDT
Run: 246.9nm (446.9km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 117.7nm
35 9.19968s 174 9.43404e

At Q dock Opua Marina


Tue Oct 27 8:01 2015 NZDT
Speed: 4-5msknts
Run: 91.9nm (166.3km)
Avg: 3.9knts
24hr: 94.4nm
31 35S 173 59E
Weather: 10-15 SSW, 50%cc

all OK on board but Thursday am is front day in Opua so may want to hang back a bit


Mon Oct 26 8:39 2015 NZDT
Run: 242nm (438km)
Avg: 5knts
24hr: 120.9nm
30 23S 173 19E
Weather: S15-20,

have been hove to for 7hr


Sat Oct 24 8:36 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5.2msknts
Run: 156.7nm (283.6km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156.2nm
26 54S 173 43E
Weather: 6-8N, a N-S band to the east but clear elsewhere

eta wx depenedent as could go SSW and come behind the front or slow dwn for Thursday arrival. They need westing. Stay tuned!


Fri Oct 23 8:32 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 327.3nm (592.4km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 164nm
24 38S 173 48E
Weather: E11, swell 1m ese, 60%cc

crew all well. Good signal today. Great to have decent propagation for a change


Wed Oct 21 8:38 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 115.6nm (209.2km)
Avg: 4.8knts
24hr: 115.7nm
20 16S 175 47E
Weather: SE8-10, o/c, fine

all well


Tue Oct 20 8:39 2015 NZDT
Speed: 3.5msknts
Run: 94.4nm (170.9km)
18 43S 176 27E
Weather: 6N, 90%cc, 1020

light signal


Sat Oct 17 7:35 2015 NZDT
No position sent.

Still looking for the right weather, hopefully soon after the rugby on Sunday! Currently drizzling with no wind in Vuda Marina.


Wed Oct 14 19:47 2015 NZDT
Run: 14.5nm (26.2km)
17 40.86442S 177 23.18273E

At Vuda Marina, awaiting good weather to depart to NZ.


Tue Oct 13 7:55 2015 NZDT
17 46.28938S 177 11.23063E
Weather: 10kt SE but sheltered here. 80% thin cc. 1016bar

At anchor in Musket Cove. Heading in to Vuda Point this morning


Sun Oct 11 7:46 2015 NZDT
Run: 34.6nm (62.6km)
17 46.29s 177 11.23e
Weather: 14kt 160deg True, 5% cloud overhead, long Cu to South

Anchored at Musket Cove, preparing to return to NZ at the next good opportunity after the 15th Oct.


Tue Oct 6 10:40 2015 NZDT
Run: 28.3nm (51.2km)
17 16.51080S 177 7.04387E

Anchored


Mon Sep 14 9:12 2015 NZST
Run: 130.6nm (236.4km)
16 56.609S 177 22.08E
Weather: 10ese, 1015, little cloud

At Blue Lagoon enjoying a beautiful day.
Fri May 29 16:43 2015 NZST
Run: 290.7nm (526.2km)
16 46.670s 179 20.110e

no doubt enjoying all the mod cons and swapping tales of the trip


Sat May 23 8:07 2015 NZST
Speed: 4.5knts
Run: 126.4nm (228.8km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 127.1nm
20 41S 179 01W
Weather: 10E

Fri May 22 8:15 2015 NZST
Speed: 5mknts
Run: 98.9nm (179km)
22 22S 178 15W
Weather: 1021

on the way to Savusavu


Mon May 18 7:30 2015 NZST
Run: 96.1nm (173.9km)
23 39.721S 178 54.59W

With 11 boats. Rocky at high tide as swell outside is high


Sat May 16 9:08 2015 NZST
Speed: 4knts
Run: 223.2nm (404km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 118.7nm
25 03S 178 49W
Weather: 9N, sea slight , 1017

all well. N Minerva tomorrow Sunday


Thu May 14 12:00 2015 NZST
Run: 275.1nm (497.9km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 137.6nm
27 14S 178 32E

e7, going 5.5 at 014T clear skies, 1019


Tue May 12 12:00 2015 NZST
31 09S 177 43E

speed 6 going 020T, NW9, 2%cc, 1014 on way to Minerva


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