Whistler is a PDQ Antares 44i catamaran, built in Ontario, Canada in 2007.  In the spring of 2015, while docked in New Zealand, she was bought by Margy and Monty.  She was renamed “Whistler”, where her new owners met and spent their weekends skiing and golfing.

M&M split their time between S/V Whistler and Whistler, British Columbia.  In 2015, they sailed to Fiji and in 2016, to Tonga and Fiji.  For the cyclone season, they have kept the boat in New Zealand.

They look forward to another cruising season in the South Pacific in 2017, starting with Tonga.

Margy and Monty hope you will follow them on Whistler and keep in touch by adding a “Comment”!

  • 2017-05-17 Nuku’Alofa

    2017-05-17 Nuku’Alofa

    After a seven day sail from New Zealand, we arrived in Tongatapu on May 8th.  We called port authority on the VHF numerous times on Monday afternoon as we were motoring in to ask for instructions as to where to tie up to clear in but no one answered.  Finally, Chris on Trigger, a large 60 [...]

  • 2017-05-10 Passage to Tonga

    2017-05-10 Passage to Tonga

    We departed Opua, NZ, on May 1st, 2017.  It was a sunny day, our weather router had given us the thumbs up and we were finally ready for the passage! Ninepin Island, as we leave the Bay of Islands Another passage, another sunset...thought we saw the Green Flash but I didn't get [...]

  • 2017-05-01 Off to Opua

    2017-05-01 Off to Opua

    A few jobs had to be completed before we could leave.  We had a wee leak around the toilet. Monty fixing the toilet The new and old choker valves An eléctrical guy checking our alternator and trying to find the cause of a voltage drop Broken negative terminals [...]

  • 2017-04-30 Car Show

    2017-04-30 Car Show

    This blog is dedicated to my brothers!  Whangarei had a big car show in the middle of town.  It was quite an affair, with hundreds of cars, live music and crowds.  We were able to wander around before it really got underway.   My favourite!

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