YTH-1707 Wha ra

YTH-1707 Wha ra

This morning was yet again, a wet start to the day. Instead of the normal routine morning swim we went straight into morning duties.This was shortly followed by a large breakfast to fuel the trainees’ minds and have them ready to start the day’s class session....
YTH-1707 Toru Ra

YTH-1707 Toru Ra

Kia Ora Whanau. The day started with the trainees enduring their first refreshing dip in the cool waters of Opunga Cove. Chores were completed with Logan and Kaea spending some extra time ensuring the brass was super shiny. After breakfast was scoffed and the dishes...
soggy sailors

soggy sailors

Kia ora whanau from the good ship to thy land lubbers…. Today started with no morning swim much to everybody’s disappointment due to prevailing weather conditions, so was straight into chores breakfast and dishes. Once completed we then weighed anchor making haste to...
YTH-1707 Tahi ra

YTH-1707 Tahi ra

Ahoj from the Good Ship R.Tucker Thompson. A bit of a wet start but not with the enthusiasm of the trainees. Leaving Opua we rolled around Tapeka Point and into the Bay of Islands. Anchoring up in Wai iti for lunch, a warming soup with fresh scones and then an...
YTH-1706 Ono Ra

YTH-1706 Ono Ra

We woke up to a glorious sunrise; all in for the morning swim. Breakfast was fried fish speared by crew member Wayne the day before as well as spaghetti on toast (also known as biscuity on toast to the trainees). It was straight to chores and then a lesson on rules of...
YTH-1706 Rima Ra

YTH-1706 Rima Ra

Today was another great day experiencing our beautiful backyard. This morning all enjoyed a sleep in till 0815 (people feeling quiet tired after reaching mid voyage). After swim and duties and while breakfast was being cooked, the trainees had a lesson on Bio-security...