YTH-1704 Ono Ra

YTH-1704 Ono Ra

Ono Ra Ahoij from the Good Ship R.Tucker Thompson, with a ship full of happy faces, stories, memories of the week past, and contemplate the excitement of tomorrow’s homecoming. 1400 at Marsden Cove remember!!! Today started with the traditional morning splash and...
YTH-1704 Rima Ra

YTH-1704 Rima Ra

Hello again from the seafarers. Today we awoke at 0600 before the dawn. Up anchor and away with warm hot chocolates in hand to watch the sun rise as we set out towards the Poor Knights Islands. As the sun rose, we were escorted by a friendly pod of Common Dolphins,...
YTH-1704 Wha Ra

YTH-1704 Wha Ra

Kia Ora friends and family. It was a clear blue sky as we awoke for our refreshing morning dip. Chores were a breeze and breakfast went down well before we lowered the dinghy and made our way to the beach at Mimiwhangata. To make the most of the nice soft sand we...
YTH – 1704 Toru Ra

YTH – 1704 Toru Ra

Hey folks, We have begun our journey down the coast! Tonight we are anchored near Mimiwhangata Peninsular after sailing along in a stiff breeze and making great time. The morning started as usual, swim, duties and breakfast, followed by a lesson in basic navigation...
YTH-1704 Rua Ra

YTH-1704 Rua Ra

Hello all ye Land Lubbers ashore, Our day began with the traditional morning swim to wake everyone up. Then the Trainees were introduced to morning duties, scrubbing the decks, polishing the brass and cleaning below decks. After a warm breakfast it was time to begin...
YTH-1704 Tahi Ra

YTH-1704 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora Whanau. Today we welcomed 12 new trainees aboard. After our farewells with family and friends, we cast off of Opua wharf where we set the foresail and made our way towards Moturua Island. Along the way we introduced the trainees to each other with the name...