2019-New Zealand

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

Waiheke Island Visit

From Auckland, it was a pretty easy day trip to Waiheke Island. We sailed around the western shore and anchored in Oneroa Bay. Oneroa Bay, Waiheke Island After reading our blog, a Kiwi living on Waiheke contacted us. Simon was interested in buying or building a catamaran. He saw Whistler was in the Auckland area [...]

By | April 11th, 2019|2019-New Zealand|6 Comments

Coromandel & Great Barrier Island

Leaving Waiheke Island for the Coromandel, we had sun but no wind so we motored across the Hauraki Gulf. Glassy conditions in the Hauraki Gulf We anchored in Te Kouma Harbour, just south of Coromandel Bay. The surrounding hills appeared to be cow pasture though we also saw some geese. Weather wasn't great so we [...]

By | April 29th, 2019|2019-New Zealand|7 Comments