YTH2108 ono ra

YTH2108 ono ra

Ahoy there from the R Tucker Thompson Day 6 . Our second last day on the good ship R Tucker Thompson. Once again a refreshing start to the day with a plunge, jump, dive or swim from the ship from over overnight anchorage. A warming breakfast consumed and we were off...

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YTH2108 rima ra

YTH2108 rima ra

Ahoy from the good ship! Today has been an awesome day, with both sunshine and a little rain. Trainees woke up and jumped in for their daily swim, Emily being the first. Then chores were completed, and breakfast eaten to fuel the day ahead. Next, trainees got into 3...

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YTH2108 Wha ra

YTH2108 Wha ra

Kia ora friends and family of the R. Tucker Thompson, Day 4.  What a wet and windy start to the day! The intrepid trainees all braved the choppy seas, without much coaxing to plunge and refresh themselves ready for the day ahead. Some dolphins even came for a look, to...

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YTH 2108 – Toru Ra

YTH 2108 – Toru Ra

Kia ora family and whanau of the R tucker Thompson What an epic day sailing today. The morning breakfast was under the sunshine after the classing morning swim and chores. Today the wind was blowing at the perfect direction and with the optimal speed at about 15 to...

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YTH2108 rua ra

YTH2108 rua ra

Kia ora friends and family of the R. Tucker Thompson, Day 2 of our adventure commenced with a refreshing early morning pre breakfast swim off the ship. In their teams the trainees conducted chores to make the whole ship clean and fresh. Next a successful morning...

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YTH 2108 Tahi ra

YTH 2108 Tahi ra

Kia ora friends and family of the R. Tucker Thompson, Day one on the ship and it was a busy one! After we closed the sea-gate, threw the mooring lines and hoisted the sails we waved goodbye to the stragglers and set our course into the Bay. A name game was played to...

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YTH-2107 Ono Ra

YTH-2107 Ono Ra

Kia Ora Whanau. T’was a soggy day today. We started the day with a swim in the rain, which was quite magical actually. After duties and breakfast, we rolled into some baking and painting. Great wet weather antics!  A knot lesson brought us through to lunch time. After...

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YTH-2107 Rima Ra

YTH-2107 Rima Ra

Kia Ora R Tucker Whanau, The weather has arrived! It was a windy night, but the anchor held strong. After breakfast and a swim, we decided to venture out to shore. We donned all our wet weather gear, prepared for the worst, but ended up having a very pleasant (dry)...

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YTH-2107 Wha Ra

YTH-2107 Wha Ra

Kia Ora friends of the RTT. Another day in paradise. We went for an awesome walk this morning around Urupukapuka. We saw some baby shags, pulled out some Wattle trees and saw heaps of Tieke. Then we went for a walk up to the trig and talked about some cool stuff. We...

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YTH 2107- Toru Ra

YTH 2107- Toru Ra

Kia Ora R Tucker Whanau, We jumped in the water this morning, “it was less absolutely freezing then yesterday”, Leah said. After we did our morning duties and had breakfast, we suited up to go for a dive. We proceeded to Roberton Island where we split into divers and...

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YTH-2107 Rua Ra

YTH-2107 Rua Ra

Kia Ora from the R Tucker Thompson. Another lovely day in paradise. The winds were light and the spirits high today. We jumped in for our first morning swim at the beautiful Moturoa island. After breakfast and duties, we headed over to Rangihoua. Underway, we...

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YTH-2107 Tahi Ra

YTH-2107 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora Whanau, Today our sailors set sail from Opua and cruised out of the bay through glassy waters. Ship Master Wayne filled the group with gems of history and knowledge from around the Bay. We fired up the barbeque for lunch, enjoying the sun, as the crew and team...

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