YTH1909 Wha Ra

The Tucker is safely tucked up in Te Uenga Bay. The reception there is spotty at best, so no blog this evening but the crew were able to give us an update via mobile. Message sent 4 July 2019, 17:39 – “Just a quick recap: we did our normal morning duties...
YTH-1908 Rima ra

YTH-1908 Rima ra

Kia ora everyone, much to everyone’s disappointment, the “brains trust” of Trustees Tim and Russell, engineers Rick and Kim, along with our other Captain Terry, started diagnosing the engine issues aboard the good ship. As it would take time to get...
YTH-1906 Rima Ra

YTH-1906 Rima Ra

Our good ship has texted through their blog tonight as they are out of coverage, nestled into Oke Bay out of the strong winds. However they report that Brianna was first in for the morning swim – well done! After their swim, trainees were quickly into the duties...
YTH-1905 Ono Ra

YTH-1905 Ono Ra

From the Good Ship R. Tucker Thompson, sheltering from the storm then enjoying the afternoon with a good sail and island visit. We awoke with 15 knots across the deck, swim definitely optional. Ethan first in followed by Te Aroha, Adina, Petra, Isla, Pohatu. Somehow...
YTH-1904 Rua ra

YTH-1904 Rua ra

The ship has spent today enjoying the lovely sunshine in the Bay including a dinghy ride through the Hole in the Rock. It’s perfect conditions for a venture down to the beautiful harbour at Whangamumu, home to beautiful kauri forest, waterfall and old whaling...