Picton – Ngaruru Bay – Wellington – 15 April 2018

Crew: Geoff & GrantCook Coastal Forecast: Southeast 15 knots, turning Sunday morning northeast 10 knots, then rising late Sunday northerly 25 knots.Travelling Eastbound: Leave Tory Channel 2 hours after the tidal stream commences setting E. You will have a favourable tidal stream across Cook Strait and through the Cape Terawhiti-Sinclair Head area.Preferred weather: Northerly wind.The Plan:Friday 13... Continue Reading →

Wineworks Cook Strait Race – 1 Dec 2017

Crew: Geoff Head, Murray Thomas, Grant Timlin, Eduardo Villouta.Forecast: Light northerly to start picking up during the race. 15-20 ktsWe had sailed Halo across Cook Strait to Waikawa the previous day (Thursday 30 Nov) and berthed in the Waikawa Marina for the night. At 7pm the Waikawa Boating Club held the pre-race briefing at the clubrooms.... Continue Reading →

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