Adventures of Whistler

April 17, 2018

2018-04-18 Leaving BOI

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: 2018-03 New Zealand|

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 [...]

2018-04 Bay of Islands

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: 2018-03 New Zealand|

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 [...]

2018-03 Whangarei

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: 2018-03 New Zealand|

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, [...]

January 12, 2018

2017-10-17 Nananu Kiting

By |January 12th, 2018|Categories: 2017-Fiji|

We enjoyed some good (windy) conditions for kiting in October at Nananu-I-Thake. Monty riding "switch" Local Fijians watching Monty as they commute passed the spit. Local cruise ship cutting between [...]

October 11, 2017

2017-10-10 To Go or Not to Go

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: 2017-Fiji|

We were told by our weather router that we had a reasonable weather window for sailing to New Zealand last week.  It is still very cold (12-14 degrees) with frequent storms there but we wanted [...]

2017-10-05 Savusavu & Makongai

By |October 10th, 2017|Categories: 2017-Fiji|

After a 3 day sail from Tonga in mid-September, we cleared into Savusavu, Fiji.  It is a familiar town to us.  We were lucky to meet up with friends on Marilyn and Mustang Sally. We [...]

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