YTH-2012 Wha Ra

YTH-2012 Wha Ra

Kia Ora from the good ship R Tucker Thompson Today started with the typical morning routine… swim, chores and brekkie. We smashed out some lessons almost finishing the book before heading out onto Urupukapuka island for a big island walk with a picnic lunch. The rest...

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YTH-2012 Toru Ra

YTH-2012 Toru Ra

Kia Ora from the good ship R Tucker Thompson This blog was written by Toby Today we had an early start at paradise bay at around 6:30. No morning swim because of the early start. Breakfast we had on the move on the way to the hole in the rock. On the way there...

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YTH-2012 Rua Ra

YTH-2012 Rua Ra

Kia Ora from the good ship R Tucker Thompson Written by Niah We woke up at Waiiti bay for our morning swim after we were ready to take on the day we were off to Roberton island, we split up into two groups, one team went diving and the other team wanted to go see the...

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YTH-2012 Tahi Ra

YTH-2012 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora from the good ship R Tucker Thompson After saying our goodbyes everyone got to know each other a bit more after our classic name game and got to know the ship with an orientation. We anchored at Moturua island in Waiiti Bay to go ashore and play some beach...

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YTH-2011 – Ra Ono

YTH-2011 – Ra Ono

This morning began with the usual routine: swim in the tide, morning duties and breakfast. We departed from our anchorage old school, that is, sailing off of our anchor. The top sails were set and we were on our way making haste for Turtle Island. A pizza lunch was...

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YTH-2011 Rima Ra

YTH-2011 Rima Ra

Ahoy from the Good Ship! We are presently enjoying a bonfire after a full day. Today there were some new faces aboard: walkers who'd signed up for a walk around Moturua Island with the walking weekend group, and to get there, they got a lift with the Tucker. Trainees...

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YTH 2011 Wha Ra

YTH 2011 Wha Ra

Ahoy from the good ship the R Tucker Thompson Today was a beautiful day full of blue sky and sunshine. After duties and a special breakfast of French toast we weighed anchor and started motoring towards Waewaetorea Island, along the way we even managed to complete our...

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YTH 2011 Toru Ra

YTH 2011 Toru Ra

Ahoy from the R Tucker Thompson Today was a beautiful day After our duties and breakfast, we split into our port and starboard groups and learned about navigation and anchoring. We then headed ashore and did an island walk around the largest island in the Bay,...

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YTH 2011 Rua Ra

YTH 2011 Rua Ra

Ahoy from the good ship the R Tucker T An awesome day today, full of sailing. We left our anchorage after our morning duties, set sail (including our square topsails), and sailed our way across the Bay to Moturoa Island. We arrived into our anchorage had some lunch,...

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YTH 2011 Tahi ra

YTH 2011 Tahi ra

Good evening from the Tucker! We hoisted the foresail after leaving our berth with our new set of trainees. Up the channel, the trainees set up their bunks for the week, we played the name game to get to know each other, and we also completed an orientation to get to...

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YTH-2010 Rima Ra

YTH-2010 Rima Ra

Good Evening from the Tucker Thompson This is written by Harry The windy and cold day started with a very cold splash and a bear fight for the hot shower after on deck. After everyone was fed and watered the books came out and we cracked on with a lesson on tides,...

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YTH-2010 Wha Ra

YTH-2010 Wha Ra

Kia Ora from the R Tucker Thompson This blog was written by Ella S. Today Taunga, Caleb, Rahul, Cole, Kaya and Kane got up early to go fishing and caught some snapper and yellow fin. We had a few lessons on weather and fishing regs. Before we sailed away, everyone got...

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