Winter Series Practice – 10 June 2021

Crew: Geoff, Peter, Murray, Eduardo, Grant. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots. Changing southerly 10 knots later this afternoon, rising to 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Partly cloudy. We met at Chaffers at 1000 hrs for a harbour sail to shake out any gremlins in the boat and crew ­čÖé in preparation for the the... Continue Reading →

Scorching Bay – 2 May 2021

Crew: Geoff, Graciela, Jenny, Jono, Isabelle, Max. Forecast:┬áVariable 5 knots. Sea smooth. Morning cloud then fine.┬á Another family sailing adventure just two days before Max's 4th birthday. Max started the engine and we cast off from Chaffers marina at 1100 hrs. Once we left the shelter of Lambton Harbour we took advantage of the light... Continue Reading →

Oriental Bay Fishing Trip – 31 Jan 2021

Crew: Geoff, Graciela, Jenny, Jono, Isabelle and Max. Forecast: Southerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots early this evening. Northerly 10 knots developing late evening. Sea slight. Fine. Isabelle and Max 's first fishing adventure! They'd read stories of people going fishing so we decided to take them out to Oriental Bay to give them... Continue Reading →

Kau Bay Sail and Raft-up – 29 Dec 2020

Crew: Geoff, Peter, Malcolm. Forecast: Southerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this morning, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, but long afternoon fine spells. With the weather finally settling down after the Christmas storms, we arranged with Paul on Temptation to do a combined harbour sail and raft-up. Peter and... Continue Reading →

M─ükaro/Ward Island – 21 Dec 2020

Crew: Geoff, Graciela, Jenny, Isabelle and Max. Today: Southerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots this afternoon. Becoming northerly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. First time this season taking out Isabelle and Max on Halo. We departed Chaffers Dock at 1245 hrs and hoisted the Mainsail and No. 2 Jib. With Graciela on... Continue Reading →

Harbour Sail and Raft-up – 23 Aug 2020

Crew: Geoff, Irene, Blair. Forecast:┬áNortherly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Northeast 10 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy, chance of some showers during the day. Departed Chaffers at 1116 hrs. We hoisted the No. 1 LT Genoa and Mainsail and headed north with Irene on helm. Very light... Continue Reading →

Harbour Sailing and Raft-up – 27 June 2020

Crew: Geoff, Albrecht, Mia, Lorna. Forecast: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy. Fair visibility in a few showers developing this morning. After helping Murray with mooring lines for the arrival of Juscinta's yacht Southern Rose at Chaffers we cast off at 1118 hrs. Wind was a very light 3 kts... Continue Reading →

Harbour Sail and Raft-up – 23 May 2020

Crew: Geoff, Rebecca, Peter, Ken, Lorna, Juliet. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this morning. Southerly 10 knots developing this afternoon, then tending northerly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.We cast off from Chaffers at 1115 hrs and followed Temptation out into the harbour. With Peter on helm we hoisted the Mainsail and... Continue Reading →

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