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...
Third time lucky for Kaitaia

Third time lucky for Kaitaia

Sweet Success for 3rd time lucky Kaitaia College This year marks the 10th anniversary for the Taitokerau Tallship Challenge. It’s a special milestone for this leadership voyage which is jointly sponsored by Northpower and Top Energy. Weather played an important part...
Welcome to our new cadet

Welcome to our new cadet

We are delighted to welcome Tiaho Morgan Edwards on board our good ship! Tiaho is our second cadet who joins us for a 12 month period to learn the ropes and end up at the end of his year with a qualification which will enable him to get a job in the Maritime Industry....
YTH-1815 Rima ra

YTH-1815 Rima ra

Greetings from the good ship as we wake up back in the Bay of Islands. We had a short lie in this morning, then everyone was up for the early mineral spa (also known as the morning swim). Breakfast was had, dishes and chores were done, then on to a lesson in...
YTH-1815 Wha Ra

YTH-1815 Wha Ra

Our trainees were back into their normal morning routine, with their early morning swim at 0700 – Luci was the first in the water today. Then it was straight into our duties and breakfast before hoisting anchor and setting off on today’s passage. After we...