all of US made one

all of US made one

Kia Ora, From Omakiwi cove, The R.Tucker Thompson team just opened their eyes to a clear morning sky and crisp air. All of us realised the first of seven mornings “Water Wake Up Jump’’, happy to get a hot, boiling and recovering shower; because at this time of year...
Bay of Islands Ipipiri Eco-sail

Bay of Islands Ipipiri Eco-sail

Two iconic Northland organisations offer one unique experience! At the end of April 2016, Northland’s tall ship the R. Tucker Thompson partnered with Project Island Song to offer a two day, one night eco-sailing experience in the beautiful Bay of Islands. We...
Exploring “the Bay”

Exploring “the Bay”

Kia ora Whanau and welcome to another day of adventure aboard our good ship. We awoke this morning to a windy but rainless sky and all our trainees were keen to brave the morning ritual swim. After our chores and breakfast finished, Kylie and our new navigators...
Hunkering down at Orokawa Bay

Hunkering down at Orokawa Bay

Greetings to you all from the Good Ship. Well, apart from the rain and chilly breeze, its hard to believe there is a big storm a happening outside. We are tucked up in Orokawa Bay, with plenty of anchor warp out, after a long voyage up the coast last night. Young...
Night sail

Night sail

Kia ora Whanau. Our trip started with a fresh-faced new crew of unsuspecting trainees boarding the Good Ship R. Tucker Thompson at Marsden Cove marina. After all farewells were said we motored out towards the Whangarei heads and we started to get to know each other...