Monthly Archives: June 2015

June 5, 2015- Whangarei, New Zealand

June 5, 2015 We arrived in New Zealand on May 8th with 4-70lb  bags of luggage stuffed with what we thought we needed for the next several months on the boat plus two inflatable paddleboards. We found our boat at Marsden Cove in good order.  We started on a number of projects to get ready [...]

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June 13, 2015 – Passage to Fiji

We followed  Serge and Joanne aboard Spirare, another Canadian boat, out of the Whangarei River.  For the first few hours we motor-sailed keeping the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand in view.  As the wind dropped, we were forced to motor for a day or so.  Finally, the wind kicked in and the [...]

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June 18, 2015 – Savusavu

June 18, 2015 It has been stormy in Savusavu since our arrival 4 days ago.  aWe had a heavy rain storm one night. Monty was just too tired to go out in the dark and hook up the hoses to fill the tanks.  Monty had been busy much of the day cleaning the salt off [...]

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June 21, 2015-Savusavu-2

June 21, 2015 A couple nights ago, we were invited to come aboard A-Train for some refreshments.  After a rum and coke, no one felt like cooking, so we all went to shore for Chinese food.  After, we explored the Crime Prevention Fair. We took a ride on the ferris wheel that has to be older than [...]

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June 30, 2015 – Savusavu-Labasa

Blog-2015-06-30 June 21-June 30, 2015 Curly’s seminar ran 4 hours covering Fiji’s culture, weather, navigation and interesting history. He provided some waypoints for leaving Savusavu, heading east or west. For a small fee, he offered to provide additional support anytime we are cruising in Fiji. We bought 3 of his famous lures which he says [...]

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