Harbour Sailing – 27 Dec 2018

Crew:  Geoff, Kerry, Sam, Josh, Nick and LucasForecast: Variable 5 knots, cloud clearing in the morning.We set off from Chaffers Marina at 1000 hrs with Mainsail and No. 3 Jib hoisted and set course for Mākaro-Ward Island. Wind was a stronger than forecasted getting up to 15 kts southerly once we passed Pt Halswell. The... Continue Reading →

Ward Island with Grant – 6 Oct 2018

Crew: Geoff and GrantMarine Forecast: Friday : Northwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots, easing to 15 knots this morning, then turning southerly 10 knots early afternoon. Rising to southeast 15 knots about the south coast this evening. Moderate sea, easing this morning. Partly cloudy,fair visibility in a few showers from evening. Departed Chaffers Marina at 1030... Continue Reading →

Chaffers to Seaview – 22 June 2018

Crew - Geoff & MurrayForecast - Variable winds 5 kts, clear skies.Popped over to Seaview Marina to use up the $50 Fuel Voucher we won on the 24-Hour Race - before it expires.Rigged up the No,1 LT Genoa and Main and departed Chaffers at 1146 hrs. Due to the lack of wind we motored across... Continue Reading →

Wgtn Harbour with Bob and Nicky – 9 May 2018

Crew: Geoff, Bob, Nicky and Shorty (the dog). Forecasts: Northerly 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this afternoon. Northeast 10 knots developing this evening. Sea slight. Fine weather.After the safety briefing we cast off from Chaffers Marina at 1006 hrs. After giving Bob some practise on helm motoring around we hoisted the Mainsail and No.... Continue Reading →

Kau Bay with Tindalls – 15 Jan 2018

Crew: Geoff, Graciela, Anzak, Fleur, Imogene, Tennyson Forecast: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing this evening. Sea slight. Fine weather.Another hot day in Wellington so took out the Tindall family for their first sail on Halo. Left Chaffers Marina at 1600 hrs and hoisted the Main and No. 3 Jib and sailed across the harbour... Continue Reading →

Somes Island with Brent 13 Jan 2018

Crew: Brent and Peter Forecast: Northeast 10 knots, rising to northerly 15 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea slight. Mainly fine.Before departing Chaffer Geoff spent a while trying to get the new USB-NMEA adaptor cable working to no avail. Eventually cast off at 1020 hrs, hoisted the Main and No. 3 Jib and headed for... Continue Reading →

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