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YTH-2104 Ono Ra

YTH-2104 Ono Ra

Kia Ora Tucker friends and family. Great day today exploring over in the other side of the bay. The usual swim kicked off the day, followed by duties and a big fry up for breakfast. We went for a quick fish before hauling anchor and heading to explore some cool caves....

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YTH-2104 Rima Ra

YTH-2104 Rima Ra

Kia Ora friends. Some of the trainees woke up with the sun this morning, having spent the night on deck tucked under the course sail. Isla, Sarah and Emma lasted the whole night. We went for a swim first thing, scoffed some breakfast and launched the little boats. We...

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YTH-2104 Wha Ra

YTH-2104 Wha Ra

Kia Ora from the Tucker Whanau. Todays blog is written with the help of our lovely trainees. This morning we went for a nice crisp swim, ‘it was actually nice!’ Maia said. The trainees stayed in for ages. “They are craaazzy” the crew said. After breakfast, we learned...

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YTH- 2104 Toru Ra

YTH- 2104 Toru Ra

Kia ora Tucker whanau Earlier wake up than usual today!  At 0630am we pulled up the anchor from Deepwater cove to assist a stunning sunrise by the Hole in the rock.  Despite the morning swell, we manage to get the dinghy out and take our trainees through the rock. We...

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YTH- 2104 Rua Ra

YTH- 2104 Rua Ra

Kia ora from the tucker   Today went absolutely fantastic. In fact, the ice has definitely been broken between these 12 awesome trainees, and the shy start to fade away for the most reserved. The day has begun with the daily morning swim, it was hard to get them...

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YTH-2104 Tahi Ra

YTH-2104 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora from the RTT. What a great day one! The sun is shining and spirits high as we look forward to the week at sea. After a welcome and some games, we said bye bye to the parents and cast off the wharf. Once underway we set some sail, played a name game and got to...

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YTH-2103 Ono Ra

YTH-2103 Ono Ra

Kia Ora from the R Tucker Thompson. Trainee Day! The pot and pan alarm was reversed on the crew this morning. The team then got stuck in, formulating a grand plan for the day. We weighed anchor, dodged some rocks and headed around the corner to the Taniwha cave. We...

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YTH-2103 Rima Ra

YTH-2103 Rima Ra

Kia Ora from the R. Tucker Thompson Our morning started off with another morning swim followed by morning duties and Ethan’s amazing breakfast. While we were getting ready to get underway, we had a visit from the local customs officers. They came on board and gave us...

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YTH-2103 Wha Ra

YTH-2103 Wha Ra

Kia Ora from the R Tucker Thompson Another awesome day full of wind and activities. Our morning started off with a morning swim followed by duties and breakfast. Afterwards we decided to head ashore inside Whangamumu harbor, where we all went for a explore around the...

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YTH-2103 Toru Ra

YTH-2103 Toru Ra

Kia Ora RTT Family, Apologies about the belated post, reception was unavailable for the night. The sun is setting on day 3 as we reflect on another epic day. We had a busy morning. Lil tuck was flying around the harbour, with most of the trainees taking the tiller....

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