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YTH-2211 Tahi Ra

YTH-2211 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora Whanau, The trainees are all settling in well and getting to know each other and all about ship life.  After throwing lines in Opua we were off for the week. This afternoon was spent at Motoarohia Island, we went for a walk up to the lookout to checkout our...

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YTH 2210 – Ono Ra

YTH 2210 – Ono Ra

Kia ora whanau, was delightful to bump into some of you on the beach today! A wonderful final day indeed. We woke up in the beautiful Tutukaka to all sorts of interesting boats cruising past, ready to enjoy a stunning Sunday on the water. We had pancakes this morning,...

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YTH 2210 – Rima Ra

YTH 2210 – Rima Ra

Kia Ora whanau, We were blessed with the most INCREDIBLE sunrise and sunsets today. This morning’s antics in Whangaruru included some learning, a freezing swim, games on the beach, and brownie. It was sammies for lunch, before we squared the decks in prep for our next...

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YTH2210 – Wha ra

YTH2210 – Wha ra

Kia ora whanau, We have arrived safe in Whangaruru harbor! Today marked the start of the Maori new year, and also began our venture out of the Bay and southbound. We disembarked the ship in the morning and walked along the Cape Brett track, we coordinated with the...

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YTH2210 – Toru ra

YTH2210 – Toru ra

We are writing tonight from the stunning Deep Water Cove. We travelled here this morning and got straight in the water for a snorkel around the reef, where we were met with a beautiful array of fish and sea life. We spent the afternoon ticking off various activities;...

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YTH2210 – Rua ra

YTH2210 – Rua ra

Ahoy friends and family, Today was full of an array of different activities, we began the day on Moturua Island working alongside Project Island song, pulling some weed and learning about the fragile ecosystems. We also got out and into some sailing, and learning some...

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YTH 2210 – Tahi Ra

YTH 2210 – Tahi Ra

Kia Ora Whanau. The ship is alive with noise, good signs. We had a lovely and somewhat hardcore day one. We went for a proper sail around to Omakiwi, our spot for the night. We were flying along at 8 knots at one stage, it was epic. Once at anchor we learned a few...

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YTH 2209 – Ono ra

YTH 2209 – Ono ra

Ono ra Today has been a wonderful mixture of adventure and chill time. We all went and explored the infamous Taniwha cave at Waewaetorea passage, and found a cool swimming spot as we emerged on the other side. We also spent some time relaxing and exploring Urupukapuka...

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YTH2209 Rima ra

YTH2209 Rima ra

Kiaora whanau, Finally back in reception! We had another action packed day today, this time with the sun shining all day. Seemed to be extra cold for our morning swim though! Morning activities included sailing lil Tuck, driving the dingy and completing the Tucker...

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YTH-2209 Wha ra

YTH-2209 Wha ra

Day 4 Youth Voyage 2209 A day of sun and good wind, we ventured out for a bit of sailing and tacking practice. Sharpening our sailing skills to take over the ship later. On to a nice anchorage at Moturua Island and time to explore under the sea. While a team was...

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