YTH-1904 ono ra

YTH-1904 ono ra

From the Good Ship R.Tucker Thompson, becalmed in Moturoa, at anchor with drizzle on the deck. A brisk start with Daniel waiting on deck to be first swimmer, he gets the longest shower while others find togs and towel. Duties resulted in the compass gleaming and...
YTH-1994 Rima Ra

YTH-1994 Rima Ra

From the Good Ship R.Tucker Thompson, from Moturoa island back in the Bay. Delayed the swim this morning for an early up anchor departure for the sunrise which has yet to really arrive. The cloud covered horizon was only disturbed by a mollymawk albatross gliding in...
YTH-1904 Wha Ra

YTH-1904 Wha Ra

From the Good Ship R.Tucker Thompson, second night at Waikahoa, with a day of difference, well except for the swim in the morning, cloud taking the warmth of the sun away. Then duties and breakfast. The calmness with breaks in the cloud encouraged the trainees to...
YTH-1904-Toru Ra

YTH-1904-Toru Ra

From the Good Ship R.Tucker Thompson, secure in Waikahoa Bay, the southern side of Whangaruru Harbour on the Mimiwhangata Peninsula. A passing squall has put a damp end to an otherwise beaut day. Rising to see the sun leave the horizon, centre piece of the entrance to...
YTH-1904 Tahi Ra

YTH-1904 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora I tenei tahi ra From the Good Ship R.Tucker Thompson, hidden away in Putakokota Bay, anchored up at rest after a first day out and about. After leaving our dock at Opua, hoisting of the foresail arms were replaced with waving arms as we slid down the channel...