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New Zealand It Is!

We arrived in New Zealand after eight days at sea. Our passage from Fiji was not the fastest nor the slowest. It was perhaps our calmest one. We sailed at an average speed of 6.5 knots and  motored for about 36 … Continue reading

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Fiji update

Here we are a few days away from November.  Like the previous years before we have spent a few weeks diving the wonderful protected marine park of Namena. Liliane did her 400th dive on her birthday. That’s all she wanted … Continue reading

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Fiji, fish frenzy

Meikyo is at anchor near Cousteau resort. There is a very nice snorkelling area near the boat. However… be aware the Sargent Majors have been trained to eat out of your hands.  If you don’t have food hide your hands … Continue reading

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Suva, Fiji

We are in Suva for a few days to re-provision. We just finished having Erica and Andrew for their two week Honeymoon on the boat. It was wonderful to see them and we had a great time. We know they … Continue reading

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Lautoka, Fiji

Well, we are back in Fiji again after a later than usual departure from New Zealand. We found the temperature was colder than we remembered on the trip up, needing to bundle up at night even above 22 degrees south. We stopped … Continue reading

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Fulaga, Fiji

Back in Savusavu after spending almost seven weeks in Fulaga. We absolutely loved it there. It is one of the very few places we’ve been that we had a tough time leaving. But it was almost two months since we … Continue reading

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Suva, Fiji

Back in the tropics, yeah! We arrived in Suva, the capital of Fiji after a two and a half day sail from Minerva Reef. Minerva Reef was a nice nine day break. We were there with a few other boats … Continue reading

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New Zealand Update

Finally, a new blog entry! It’s not that we haven’t been doing anything interesting, it’s just that we thought we would save it all up and do one update. Our second season in New Zealand has been very different than … Continue reading

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Back in New Zealand

We arrived back in Opua New Zealand Nov 9 after a tough 9 day passage from Fiji. This was our third passage between the Tropics and New Zealand, each one being quite different. On this run, we had a weather … Continue reading

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Arrival Fiji

Saweni Bay, Fiji It has been awhile since our last post. We arrived in Savusavu Fiji on Sep 10. We love Fiji! The check-in was efficient, the marina staff was very helpful, the market was awesome, and the people are … Continue reading

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