te ra whai matauranga / the day of knowledge

te ra whai matauranga / the day of knowledge

Kia ora whanau We are again now anchored for the night in Mangonui Harbour after a beautiful and inspirational day. It started in the morning with our usual routine of swimming, cleaning and breakfast but we had big plans. So after breakfast, we left the harbour to...
Mangonui

Mangonui

Apologies for day one and 2 being published at once, we’ve been experiencing technical difficulties onboard, but should be good now! Te ra tua rua Kia ora whanau from the Good Ship, R. Tucker Thompson. Just like yesterday it is another cracker of a day. After...
day 1

day 1

Aue ataahua i tenei ra Kia ora everyone from the Good Ship R Tucker Thompson. Yes it has been a beautiful day after a hearty send off at Whangaroa. The trainees hoisting sails on departure with Latesha and Shontelle sharing the helm, as the wind filled in and breath...
Tucker Olympics 2016

Tucker Olympics 2016

After an action packed evening playing spotlight last night, we moved the good ship under the cover of the stars and milky way, to our sheltered anchorage of Orokawa for the night. While underway, we had an impromptu lesson on stars, planets and constellations as the...
an other GOOD day ;0

an other GOOD day ;0

Kia Ora all !!! We rocked our day today, from 0830 until now… From Hurangi Inlet, we did our morning swim and duties, enjoyed breakfast and then splited in port and starboard, they went into navigation class so that on Friday they all will be able to bring back the...
Around Cape Brett and into the Bay!

Around Cape Brett and into the Bay!

Hello Family and Friends, What a big day! Today started early at 0630. We set sails into the sunrise, our destination the Bay of Islands! The sea and sky was kind to us with nice weather and mostly flat seas. Unfortunate the wind was coming from the northwest – not...