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YTH2209 Rua ra

YTH2209 Rua ra

Kiaora whanau, Day 2 After a windy night tucked up safely, with a few noises we weren’t used too, we had a refreshing morning dip and tasty brekky. We learnt some boat info stuff and played games as the showers passed through. After lunch we set sail in a solid breeze...

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YTH2209 Tahi ra

YTH2209 Tahi ra

Ahoy friends and whanau, Day 1 is almost complete and its gone so quickly! We boosted off into the bay, had a mean lunch of mac and cheese and became oriented with the ship. Once dishes was completed by our lovely volunteers- Petra, Sahara and Tobi- we went ashore at...

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YTH-2208 Ono Ra

YTH-2208 Ono Ra

Today was for the trainees, they did such an epic job hosting the Special Olympics whanau that they could decide what to do today. We set sail for Black Rocks this morning going for a climb around the rocks, fishing of the dingy, and watercolors on deck. After lunch...

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YTH2208 Rima ra

YTH2208 Rima ra

The salty sailors of voyage 2208 say ahoy! What a busy day. Trainees welcomed the Special Olympics whanau on to the ship for a day sail today, and they performed excellently as hosts. Te Tini gave an awesome briefing which set the tone for the day ahead. A walk up the...

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YTH2208 Wha Ra

YTH2208 Wha Ra

  Kia Ora Whanau, This morning was spent walking ashore at Marsden Cross learning about local history. Back to the ship for a quick dip and onto lunch. After lunch we set sail and headed back into the bay to Motuarohia Island for another quick walk up to the...

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YTH-2208 Toru Ra

YTH-2208 Toru Ra

Kia Ora, This morning we went ashore at Oke Bay for a small walk up the ridge to look out over the islands and then played some games on the beach. Back to the ship for lunch and then it was time to set sail. With 6 sails up we made our way around the outside of the...

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YTH2208 Rua ra

YTH2208 Rua ra

Greetings from Oke Bay, We set sail after our morning swim and breakfast (it was very cold) and sailed out to Deep Water Cove where we went for a dive, Rihari even patted a fish and broke up some kina for the fish to eat. Back to the ship for soup to warm us up. After...

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YTH-2208 Tahi Ra

YTH-2208 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora Whanau, After leaving the wharf we set sail and headed off into the bay to see where the wind would take us. We ended up anchoring in Urupukapuka bay and went ashore for a walk and games. We are back at the ship now waiting for dinner after a bit of a swim. We...

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YTH 2207 – Ono ra

YTH 2207 – Ono ra

Kia ora whanau. What a lovely final day spent together. After another soggy start, the sun decided to come out for us which was AMAZING. We moved out to the islands once the wind dropped in search of our next adventure. We explored Moturua island this morning, had a...

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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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