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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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YTH-2106 Ono Ra

YTH-2106 Ono Ra

Kia ora friends and whanau! It was an epic last day full of adventures. After a little sleep in, we woke for our usual morning swim. After the morning routines and breakfast, we took the tender around the Black Rocks to go for a walk and explore Motorua Island. This...

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YTH-2106-Rima-ra

YTH-2106-Rima-ra

Good evening friends and Whanau of the Good ship R Tucker Thompson. Very wet and windy morning today. But smiles and good spirits remains on board. The weather has not stopped us for the classic morning swim and chores. However, the wind did restrain us in terms of...

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YTH- 2106 Wha ra

YTH- 2106 Wha ra

Kia Ora friends and Whanau of the R Tucker Thompson. What an awesome sunny day despite the initial weather that has been forecast. After the classic morning routine, we all went for a snorkeling adventure the caves at Urupukapuka Bay. Some of the trainees needed a...

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YTH-2106 Toru Ra

YTH-2106 Toru Ra

Kia ora whanau, Finally some awesome weather! Wai was first in the water this morning, even though it was a very brisk one. Then chores were completed and breakfast was devoured. Then it was time to make the most of the sunshine. Trainees had a lesson on sailing and...

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YTH- 2106 Rua Ra

YTH- 2106 Rua Ra

Kia Ora friends and Whanau of the R Tucker Thompson. Today was an epic day despite the ongoing rain. Happiness and good vibes have clearly taken place on the atmosphere of Tucker. The day has basically started as usual with a cold morning swim, followed by the classic...

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RTT-2106 Tahi Ra

RTT-2106 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora friends and Whanau of the R Tucker Thompson. What an exciting first day out. After a welcome and games on the wharf, we cast of the lines and went to sea. Marama was at the wheel as we left the dock and did awesome. We jumped straight into it, setting the fore...

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YTH2105 ono ra

YTH2105 ono ra

Kia ora whanau, Today was a busy day! Trainees woke up early and ready to go, even before the sun came over the hill. Swim, chores and breakfast completed, and it was time to haul anchor and make the most of the 15-20 knots of wind out in the Bay. Trainees worked...

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YTH2105 rima ra

YTH2105 rima ra

Greetings from the Good Ship, We started off today with a big downfall of rain which was our signal for a well deserved sleep in! Once the rain had cleared it was time for the morning swim, followed by chores and breakfast. Then the trainees learnt about rules of the...

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