epic sailing

epic sailing

Greetings from the goodship to thy land lubbers, today we awoke in the beautiful Mimiwhangata with a cool light breeze and not a cloud in sight…So it was straight into the tide for our refreshing mineral spa, once showered, chores and breakfast completed and a...
wet and windy

wet and windy

Nga mihi mahana kia te whanau whanui. We have had an exciting day onboard the ship today. It was glass calm at Whangamumu this morning and we were woken by the dolphins clackering right next to the ship. A few curious head popped out on deck to see what the noise was,...
A day of weather

A day of weather

Kia ora whanau, This morning we awoke to a beautiful but windswept day in Outu bay. The trainees were keen to get straight into their morning swim and equally keen to shower and get dry again as the sou’wester whipped through and chilled them to the bone. Morning...
south of Brett bound

south of Brett bound

Hi everyone… Well the wind had got up and we have set our course out of the bay, heading south for a wee coastal adventure. Day two started in the traditional way, swim , chores, then breakfast. Aroha was first in the water this morning, with everyone else close...
off to a sunny start

off to a sunny start

Kia ora koutou. Voyage 1413 is underway and off to a flying start today. The sun was beaming hot and the breeze blew up to a consistent 15knots this afternoon. Once the docklines were thrown, we head out into the bay for a fantastic sail. On the approach of dusk, it...