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YTH 2004 Toru ra

YTH 2004 Toru ra

YTH 2004 Toru Ra   Greetings from thy good ship to thy land lovers. Today’s weather was not as nice as yesterday alas but we prevailed accomplishing many modules in our task book before leaving our anchorage due to adverse weather conditions and headed for the...

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YTH 2004 – Rua Ra

YTH 2004 – Rua Ra

The water was as flat as a pancake- beautiful like glass with Cody first in the water for the morning swim. Once everyone completed their morning swim, got changed, morning duties were completed and breakfast was devoured the trainees settled in the saloon and soaked...

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Samuel’s experience was overwhelmingly positive, he is still talking about the voyage. It has impacted his life significantly, and I suspect in years to come he will reflect on this experience as a pivotal point in his development.
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YTH 2004- Tahi Ra

YTH 2004- Tahi Ra

With the trainees waving goodbye to their family as we set the fore sail and head off towards the Bay of islands we set a course towards Bucket of Kai Bay as our lunch time stop. Down stairs the trainees unpack their bunks then we had lunch outside the black rocks...

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YTH blog 2003 Ono Ra

YTH blog 2003 Ono Ra

Kia Ora from the good ship the R.Tucker Thompson This morning Captain Wayne woke us up with the sound of the engine. We had a mission, get to the hole in the rock. We raised the anchor, set the sails and then accomplished our morning duty, while sailing. Warm...

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YTH 2003 Rima Ra

YTH 2003 Rima Ra

Blog written by the trainees…   Ahoy from the trainees of the R Tucker Thompson This morning we all woke up at 0730hrs and had a wash in the cold water, we did our morning chores and had the best breakfast made for us by Ethan. We then did dishes and went to the...

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YTH 2003 Wha Ra

YTH 2003 Wha Ra

Ahoy from the R Tucker Thompson Today has been a beautiful day with blue skies and lots of wind Our morning started off at 0730hrs with a morning swim just off from Kororareka, shortly after followed morning duties and a delicious frittata made by the first mate...

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YTH 2003 Toru

YTH 2003 Toru

Ahoy from the good ship the R Tucker Thompson This morning everyone was awake by 7:30. Right away, we all jumped in the water and started our morning routine. Warm breakfast was appreciated by everyone as it was a bit cold and wet this morning. Once the dishes were...

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YTH 2003 Rua Ra

YTH 2003 Rua Ra

Ahoy from the good ship the R Tucker Thompson Our day started with a refreshing morning swim at 0700hrs with Rian and Logan the first trainees in the water. We then got into our morning routine which consisted of sweeping and moping the sole, polishing the brass and...

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YTH 2003 Tahi Ra

YTH 2003 Tahi Ra

Ahoy from the good ship the R Tucker Thompson Today has been a great start to our third youth voyage of the season. As we departed Opua we set the foresail and made our way out to Pewhairangi, we were welcome by gusts of up to 30kts of wind and 2-meter swells. On our...

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YTH-2002 Ono Ra

YTH-2002 Ono Ra

We woke up to a clear brisk morning, and all trainees and crew had a quick dip. After all the morning duties were done & a great breakfast, a we did a few lessons, while waiting for the breeze to fill in. Our captain then asked the trainees to nominate their own...

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YTH 20-02 Rima ra

YTH 20-02 Rima ra

We had an Early start today, getting up at 6:30 to witness the magic of the sunrise at the Hole in the Rock-Motukokako Island. After a breakfast while drifting in the windshadow of the mighty cliffs of Cape Brett, we all loaded into the tender and weaved our way...

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