Our Adventure Timeline

March 2019

Passage Fiji to New Zealand

By | March 9th, 2019|Categories: 2018-05 Fiji, Uncategorized|Tags: |

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 [...]

Preparing for Passage

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: 2018-05 Fiji|Tags: , |

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 [...]

February 2019

Jimmy Visits

By | February 25th, 2019|Categories: 2018-05 Fiji|Tags: |

Just catching up on posts! Please forgive us for the long drought! In September, Jimmy DeMarco, our friend from Whistler/La Ventana, came for a visit in Fiji. Kite-surfing and surfing at the world famous spots, [...]

October 2018

Musket Cove Regatta Week

By | October 1st, 2018|Categories: 2018-05 Fiji|

Whistler participated in the 35th Fiji Regatta Week at Musket Cove. It was our second time at the regatta. Close to 100 boats gathered for the festivities. Our kite instructor, Warren, and his friend, Dr. [...]

September 2018

Lautoka Trip

By | September 1st, 2018|Categories: 2018-05 Fiji|

Fiji Customs allow yachts to stay in the country for 18 months, but Immigration only allow visitors 4 months.  Our visas were going to expire in 3 1/2 weeks so we had to leave the [...]

August 2018

Back to Nananu and In Between

By | August 23rd, 2018|Categories: 2018-05 Fiji|

After a couple nights on a mooring at Port Denarau, we got our raw water pump fixed.  It was not expensive, only an hour's labour and some parts, and they returned it in "like-new" condition. [...]