Return to Ward Island 16 Jan 2022

Crew: Geoff, Graciela, Jenny, Jono, Isabelle and Max. Forecast: Variable 5 knots. Becoming southeast 10 knots, but 15 knots about the south coast this morning. Becoming variable 5 knots but northeast 10 knots about the harbour in the evening. Sea slight. Fine.  Another wonderful trip to 'Treasure Island' with family. We were a bit worried... Continue Reading →

RPNYC Rum Race 14 January 2022

Crew: Geoff, Nina, Trey, Eduardo, Peter, Vivien.   Forecast: Southerly 15 knots, easing to southerly 10 knots but southeast 15 knots about the south coast this evening. Sea slight. Lovely evening for our first race of 2022. The RPNYC Rum Race was to start at 1815 hrs and announced as course #23 which is to Shoal... Continue Reading →

Mākaro/Ward Island – 4 Jan 2022

Crew: Geoff, Graciela, Louise, Nick, Lucas and Chelsea. Forecast: Variable 5 knots. Southerly 10 knots developing late morning. Sea slight. Fine with high cloud. We cast off from our berth at 1150 hrs and hoisted the mainsail and No. 2 jib. The southerly breeze was about 12 kts by the time we passed Pt Jerningham and... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Spring Sailing 4 Dec 2021

Crew: Geoff, Eduardo, Grant. Forecast: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the evening. As we prepared the boat at the Chaffers Marina berth the northerly was varying from 12 to 20 kts so we held off deciding on which headsail to use and cast off at 1130 hrs to sail with just the mainsail... Continue Reading →

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