Happy 36th Birthday to The Good Ship!

Happy 36th Birthday to The Good Ship!

Happy Birthday to The Good Ship! Today marks 36 years since she first went in the water on 12 October, 1985. The ship was launched off the beach at Mangawhai with full Māori and Pākehā tradition. On that day she was gifted a kaitiaki or guardian called Karewa. The...
It’s getting hot in here

It’s getting hot in here

As part of our annual training to keep our kids and visitors are safe, the crew underwent firefighting training. Blasting different fire extinguishers and using fire blankets, they learned how to safely put out fires. A smoke machine was brought in to simulate a...
Masts up!

Masts up!

The poor girl has been looking a little sad without her masts in the last month, luckily, she had her masts put back this weekend. It was a big job that went swimmingly, Russell even joined to be part of the big day. We shifted the ship down the wharf and moved our...
YTH 2113 Ono ra

YTH 2113 Ono ra

It was a beautiful sunny start to this morning’s routine as the trainees completed their morning swim and duties before enjoying breakfast. After breakfast we hoisted anchor and motored up the river to Limestone Island. On arrival we enjoyed a beautiful fettuccine...