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YTH-2112 Rua Ra

YTH-2112 Rua Ra

Kia Ora whanau of the good ship R Tucker Thompson, Today has been an absolute epic day. After a lovely night sheltered in the other side of the bay, anchored is pulled up straight after breaky. And we covered some long miles all the way up until… Whangaroa Harbour. We...

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YTH-2112 Tahi Ra

YTH-2112 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora whanau of the RTT, What an action packed first day! We have a team of legends onboard this week, who constantly rose to every challenge we set. Bring on an awesome 7 days. After leaving the dock we set the fore sail and headed to Russell. Underway we did a...

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YTH2111 ono ra

YTH2111 ono ra

Kia ora friends and whanau of the R. Tucker. Last full day today and what a stunner of a day! We woke up for our swim with the sun rising on the horizon and perfect glassy ocean surrounding us. Even though it was very chilly, we all jumped in for a wash and then...

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YTH2111 Rima ra

YTH2111 Rima ra

Kia Ora Whanau of the good ship R Tucker Thompson Finally, some sunshine. A delightful fresh morning swim opened our day followed by the classic after breakfast routines. The plan today involved a lot of sailing and practice to maneuver the ship. Billy and Lerisah...

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YTH2111 toru ra

YTH2111 toru ra

Kia ora friends and whanau of the R. Tucker! What a wet day today has been. We woke to the lovely sound of raindrops on the deck and frosty breath, so the swim was optional this morning. Kailani and LJ were very brave and went for a swim in the rain, with a hot shower...

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YTH2111 Tahi ra

YTH2111 Tahi ra

Kia Ora Whanau, Today we set off the home dock just after midday. Our new recruits settled in aboard just in time to hoist our mainsail and get us cruising out the channel. We played a few icebreakers and went through an orientation of the ship, as the wind filled in...

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YTH-2110 Ono Ra

YTH-2110 Ono Ra

Kia Ora R Tucker Whanau. The last evening has come round all too quickly. It was overcast this morning which brought the temperature up a few marvelous degrees. After the normal morning antics, we hauled anchor and headed back to...

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YTH2110 Rima ra

YTH2110 Rima ra

Kia ora whanau We woke up to another beautiful, but very chilly, morning. Alfie was first in for our morning swims, and he reaped the benefits with no line for the hot shower! Chores were done, breakky devoured and then it was time for a bit of climbing to support...

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