Monthly Archives: April 2018

2018-03 Whangarei

Monty and I arrived back in New Zealand in mid-March.  We lived on Whistler at the boatyard for 5 nights.  Contending with a ladder to get on and off the boat, no practical cooking facilities, public showers and peeing into a bucket at night is never much fun.  We ate out most evenings and refamiliarized [...]

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2018-04 Bay of Islands

My sister, Shauna, and her husband, Payson, arrived in Whangarei on Easter Friday from Christchurch.  They had been in New Zealand for a few weeks already and had toured much of the country.  Fortunately, along with a few bottles of delightful wine, they brought excellent Indian Summer weather with them! On Saturday morning, we scurried [...]

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2018-04-18 Leaving BOI

We said good bye to Annie and Chuck on our sister ship, Exit Strategy, last Saturday.  ES and Golden Glow are headed for Minerva Reef and then Tonga.  We hope to catch up with them in Minerva Reef (23 37.34S 178 55.86W). Annie and Chuck Here is a look at Minerva Reef. North [...]

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