Monthly Archives: March 2019

Preparing for Passage

The first of October, we started looking for a weather window for passage back to New Zealand. We had about 3 weeks before we needed to leave the country as our 6-month visitor's visas were going to expire. Lots of jobs to get done before going offshore. We spent a few more days at Nananu-I-Thake, [...]

By | March 1st, 2019|2018-05 Fiji|0 Comments

Passage Fiji to New Zealand

In Port Denarau, we were checking the forecasts a few times a day and talking with other cruisers about what they thought. Around October 16th, we saw a good looking window, though it would be "sporty". Our router also gave us a thumbs up with some provisos. The winds would be fairly strong on the [...]

By | March 9th, 2019|2018-05 Fiji, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whistler to Whistler

After almost 3 months of skiing every day in Whistler, BC, and socializing with friends, we traveled back to our beloved S/V Whistler in NZ. We needed to spend a night in a Vancouver airport hotel to make our morning flight. We made the best of it, with good friends joining us for dinner. The [...]

By | March 9th, 2019|2019-New Zealand|0 Comments