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by | Apr 11, 2012

Yth 1813 Ono ra

Yth 1813 Ono ra

It was an eight o’clock sleep in for the trainees this morning after our late night at the bon fire in Chynna Bay. The trainees were straight into the water once the skipper had woken then slowly made their way to their morning duties which was followed by a delicious...

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Yth 1813 Rima Ra

Yth 1813 Rima Ra

It was a beautiful morning to enjoy our morning swim with Skye being first in the water quickly followed by Terry-Jack. Once everyone was recovered under a hot shower it was straight into the usual morning duties and then breakfast. The breakfast dishes were cleared...

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YTH 1812 Rua Ra

Good evening from all aboard. Day Two of our voyage started at 0730 with a crisp dip into the ocean at Putakokutu all trainees took part in this tradition with some more keen than others! Next we split into above deck and below deck teams to tidy and clean the ship...

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YTH 1812 Tahi ra

Ahoj from the R. Tucker Thompson. Day one is almost over and it’s been pretty chillaxed. After saying goodbye to friends and family, we hoisted the foresail and headed off on our adventure in the Bay. Bags were unpacked, lunch was munched and trainees were given an...

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YTH-1811 Ono ra

Ahoj, from the Good Ship R.Tucker Thompson, activity central, with a busy last full day. The weather on our side for a swim in the sunshine and duties done. Dishes completed while underway for a kai moana morning. Wayne with the wetsuit was dropped on the point for a...

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YTH 1811 Rima ra

Ahoj from the Good Ship R.Tucker Thompson, still at anchor in Whale Bay, where we have been all day, making the most of the day and our surroundings. Woke to rain on the deck and brisk duties before breakfast and time to catch up on class work. The galley filled the...

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YTH-1811 Wha ra

Ahoj from the Good Ship Tucker Thompson, exploring the Bay of Islands, early morning to late at night. This day we reversed a few things due to weather conditions, it was bit damp for a swim to start so we picked up the anchor and did duties on the way to Urupukapuka...

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YTH-1811 toru ra

Ahoj from the R. Tucker. We woke up this morning for another beautiful swim in the clean waters of Mahinepouri. After this refreshing wake up, trainees got stuck into their chores before breakfast was served. As the dishes were being done, we hoisted anchor and began...

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YTH-1811 Rua ra

Ahoj from the Good Ship R.Tucker Thompson, anchored up in Mahinepua Bay, away from the northerly swell which rolled the ship awake this morning. With the sun not quite on the deck the trainees went through the ritual of a quick plunge and brief hot shower to wake us...

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YTH 1811 Tahi ra

Kia ora friends and family of the R. Tucker Thompson! Day one has gone off with a bang. Already there are loud voices and laughter coming from the saloon, with all the trainees teaching each other the ‘correct’ rules of last card and some busy trying to tune the...

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Yth 1810 Ono ra

After a windy and rainy night, we awoke at 8 am to clearing skies and chirpy faces so it was decided we would have a morning swim, with Hunter once again being first into the water. Once morning duties were completed and our delicious breakfast was devoured the...

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