Monthly Archives: November 2016

2016-10-08 Looking for a new home!

Location: Sandbar on Vanua Levu, by Navandra, in the Sacred Islands, the Mamanucas, Fiji. Lat: 17 27.52S Lon: 177 02.72 When walking on the 200m long stretch of sand separating the two land masses that make up the island, one can't help but notice the number of shells and broken coral underfoot. Then I noticed something [...]

By | November 5th, 2016|2016-Fiji|2 Comments

2016-09-22 Musket Cove Regatta

Whistler attended the 33rd Annual Fiji Regatta Week at Musket Cove.  From September 16th to 21st, the sponsors provide a wide variety of fun events for the cruisers. Monty and I caught a boat ride out to Namotu Island.  It is a paradise-like island resort famous for its surfing.  Good friends of ours from Canada were [...]

By | November 24th, 2016|2016-Fiji|6 Comments

2016-10-13 Friends Visit

Good friends and fellow cruisers, Carol and David, from Vancouver/Whistler came for a visit in early October.  They flew into Nadi and joined us at Port Denarau, a large marina with lots of restaurants, shops and services.  Their arrival was like Christmas as they brought us a suitcase full of parts, supplies and gifts!  Many thanks [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|2016-Fiji|1 Comment

2016-11-01 Motor Fiji to NZ

In late October, we left Vuda Point (pronounced Vunda) on the west coast of Fiji, headed for NZ.  Four other boats had cleared the same morning so we had company.  Our weather router okayed the departure "window".  We had strong south winds and rough seas as we rounded the western side of Fiji to turn [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|2016-New Zealand|1 Comment