2018-05 Fiji

Musket Cove Regatta Week

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. Lizzie, took in some events with us. Warren kindly took my place in the Hobie Cat Challenge with Monty. Winds [...]

By | October 1st, 2018|2018-05 Fiji|3 Comments

Jimmy Visits

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, Namotu, Tavarua and Cloudbreak (all close to Musket Cove, Fiji) had long been on his bucket list! Jim arrives with [...]

By | February 25th, 2019|2018-05 Fiji|0 Comments

Preparing for Passage

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 going to expire. Lots of jobs to get done before going offshore. We spent a few more days at Nananu-I-Thake, [...]

By | March 1st, 2019|2018-05 Fiji|0 Comments

Passage Fiji to New Zealand

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 "sporty". Our router also gave us a thumbs up with some provisos. The winds would be fairly strong on the [...]

By | March 9th, 2019|2018-05 Fiji, Uncategorized|0 Comments