Monthly Archives: September 2016

2016-08-05 Whale Swim

We were enticed by the well-advertised whale swimming tours.  We went with Mounu Island Resort.  Alan picked us up from the boat in Anchorage 15 which was a bonus. We caught up with a few "heat runs", with 4 or 5 males chasing a female, but they were moving so fast, we could not swim [...]

By | September 4th, 2016|2016-Tonga|6 Comments

2016-09-01 Bay of Islands

After sailing from Tonga we spent five days in Savusavu to provision and visit with cruisers in town.  With light easterly winds, we motor-sailed to the Vanua Balavu, in the northern part of the Lau Group. We had some company on the 110 mile passage.  Roundabout II, another Canadian boat, and Sequoia were within sight [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|2016-Fiji|10 Comments

2016-09-02 Plantation Anchorage

We followed Roundabout II to Bavatu Bay, also known as the "plantation Anchorage", on the other side of Vanua Balavu.  It was a 10 mile trip around but we ended up less than a mile, as the crow flies, from our anchorage in the Bay of Islands.  In a protected cove to the east of [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|2016-Fiji|6 Comments