What a beautiful day to begin voyage 1913.
Once the trainees were gathered, the welcoming and games were complete, we set the fore and headed up and out of the Opua channel and set a course for Rangihoua Bay (Otherwise known as Marsden cross)
Along the passage, we completed the name game, un packing the bunks and an orientation of the ship. Time for a spot of macaroni and cheese lunch.
On arrival, we dropped anchor, lowered the tender and opened the sea gate ready to head a shore.
Many of the trainees enjoyed the knowledge of the history of the area, while others took in the beautiful views at the top.
We talked briefly about our Tatu process at the top before making our way back down the hill.
At the beach we played games like pass the Rakau and Relay race.
Once we arrived back at the ship, Joe, Tiara, Jorja, Braedon, Tessa went for a swim while the other trainees sat back watching with plenty of entertainment from the swimming trainees.
Once the clothes had been hung out to dry, it was time to move anchorages to Bucket of kai bay on Moturoa Island, in the afternoon sun and out of the wind.
With the sun setting the trainees had class before enjoying spaghetti Bolognese for dinner.
They are all now below deck enjoying the company of each other before lights out.