Monthly Archives: May 2018

2018-04-26 Minerva or Fiji

We set off from Opua, NZ, on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018.  Before leaving the Bay of Islands, we raised the mainsail and unfurled the genoa.  It was a lovely day in the bay. A couple other boats checked out of Opua on the same morning. Bright Angel, a Vancouver boat, was going to Tahiti and [...]

By | May 9th, 2018|2018-05 Fiji|18 Comments

2018-05-04 Paradise & Lagoons

We spent a few days in Savusavu, got some rest, did laundry, cleaned the boat, reprovisioned and had a few meals ashore with our sister boats. Then we were all off again heading to Taveuni.  It is about 50 miles SE of Savusavu and the third largest island in Fiji. We all moored on brand [...]

By | May 13th, 2018|2018-05 Fiji|12 Comments

2018-05-22 Strike!

After a week of diving at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, (more on that soon), we met up with our sister boat, Golden Glow, in Savusavu. A quick turn around and we were off to Paradise in Fiji on Taveuni Island again. This time, diving the Great White Wall at Rainbow Reef was on the agenda. [...]

By | May 23rd, 2018|2018-05 Fiji|17 Comments