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YTH 2207 – Rima Ra

YTH 2207 – Rima Ra

Kia Ora scallywags. Batten down the hatches, we have a storm on our hands. Today was spent enjoying plotting assassinations during live action cluedo, hugging trees at Opunga cove and generally having a grand old time. The creative juices have been flowing, with...

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YTH 2207 – Wha Ra

Kia Ora Whanau, Quick blog tonight as we got in late and just scoffing dinner. We just got in off the most EPIC sail down from Whangaroa, the team are absolute legends and held up well! They are well seasoned sailors now! The stars were out for us and even saw a...

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YTH2207 – Day three

YTH2207 – Day three

Kia Ora Whanau, Anchored off the golden shore of Motokawanui. Our crew awoke this morning with a spring in their step. Knowing we had a jam-packed adventure day ahead, the sailors worked hard through their chores to get the ship moving as quickly as possible. With a...

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YTH2207 – Rua Ra

YTH2207 – Rua Ra

Today we had the opportunity to explore the outer Bay, as we made our way up to the Cavalli Islands for the night. It’s been smooth sailing thus far as we have been blessed with calm seas and light breeze. We arrived at Motukawanui Island, the biggest island in the...

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YTH-2207 Tahi Ra

YTH-2207 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora whanau, We miss you already. Nah just kidding, we are living the dream. We have had a lovely day learning the ropes and ways of ship life. We are happily parked up at the Te Pahi islands, home for the night. Afternoon antics included a bit of information...

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YTH 2206 – Ono Ra

YTH 2206 – Ono Ra

Kia ora Koutou, What a great day. After breakfast the crew were sent ashore check out some spots leaving only the captain behind. While they were gone we (captain & trainees) attempted to steal the ship. We didn’t get far the crew caught up with us. On our way...

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YTH 2206 – Wha Ra

YTH 2206 – Wha Ra

Kia Ora Whanau. Sorry it’s been a few days. We are all rugged up in Whangamumu harbor, after a few days of fun in the rain. Today’s antics included a super clear dive, some painting, a good ol rain dance, games and a wee bit of ship knowledge. This evening the weather...

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YTH2206 Tahi ra

YTH2206 Tahi ra

Kia Ora Whanau. What an incredible day 1. We are stoked with how the group has come together! After we waved you goodbye, we set sail for the Te Pahi islands. Underway we had a mean feed of mac and cheese, got settled into bunks and played a few games. The afternoon...

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YTH-2205 Ono Ra

YTH-2205 Ono Ra

Kia Ora Whanau This morning we motored over to deep water cove and went for a snorkel, we saw a puffer fish and a whole heap of other sea life, while we were snorkelling a few of our fellow trainees stayed behind and made some banana bread . After our snorkel we ate...

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YTH-2205 Rima Ra

YTH-2205 Rima Ra

Kia Ora Whanau, Today we met up with Project Island Song and DOC on Moturua Island. We sat in for a korero with Miriam from DOC, with her two dogs Will and Ahu, they patrol the islands for pests and keep them predator free for the native birds that have been...

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YTH-2205 Wha Ra

YTH-2205 Wha Ra

Kia ora, today was our fourth day on the boat and we woke up early as usual. We had our usual swim this morning and then did our chores. After that we got on the dingy and went for a walk at Rangihoua, we saw heaps of cool views and learnt about the history of the...

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