YTH-1311 Day 6

YTH-1311 Day 6

Daniel broke the ice this morning being first in the water. After our usual routine of chores and breakfast we got into some lessons. Today we filled our trainees heads with information on route planning and weather patterns. With the anchor raised, we set the...
YTH-1311 Day 5

YTH-1311 Day 5

A thick layer of fog surrounded the ship this morning as we jumped into the crispy waters. A beautiful pirate ship appeared next to us as the mist dispersed – our neighbour for the last two nights. Our chores were a breeze and our new trainees are picking up the...
YTH-1311 Day 4

YTH-1311 Day 4

This morning we had our dip in the beautiful Western Arm of the Whangaroa Harbour as the sun came up. We grabbed the dingy and got some oysters off the rocks then chores and breakfast underway to Whangaroa. We picked up three more willing crew from the wharf – awesome...
Sailing North

Sailing North

We awoke to a chilly winter morning, although that didn’t stop our trainees from jumping into the refreshing mineral spa to prepare us for the long day ahead. Damon, Leslie and Charlie helped to navigate us back towards Opua to pick up Rob’s forgotten clothing and...