It is a one owner 2005 Bayliner “ Trophy 2359” pilot house with only 300 hours on the engine. It is 24ft long , 8ft 6inches beam and about two tonne loaded displacement. It will cruise at over 20kts fully loaded, with a top speed of around 30 knots. It can sleep four , has […]
"ICE" is now on the hard at Vuda marina with an amazing 270 degree waterfront view for the cyclone season. It is stunning looking out over the lagoon to the distant islands. WOW, wish we were living onboard now, as ICE is the ultimate waterfront apartment! I headed back to Hobart to checked out the […]
Tied up in Vuda Marina alongside one of my favorite types of boats..a Contessa 26..Little red BIKA is off around the world, as many have done in the past. Now the work begins to get packed for summer!!
Well we averaged 170 miles a day for three days, to arrive at Vuda Marina early in the morning..it was a windy rolly fast sailing trip, with up to 35kts and 3-4 mtr seas on the beam on the last day!!..happy to be here!! Jane definitely has her sea legs!! She was not sick or […]
Friday 25th…OCTOBER..Strong wind warning..SE 25kts THE END GAME!!!.In Pangi!!fresh food, phone calls, and clearing out with customs and immigration today. Last minute servicing and jobs on ICE..weather looking reasonable for a departure over the weekend…Next Blogs will be from Fiji late next week!!..hope you enjoyed reading of our adventures…next week, after telling of the trip […]
Saturday 19th..25-30Kt SE.Hiding from the wind fishing off back..sharks again..tried a shark dive..There is a tropical depression moving down under Fiji…it is one stage down from a cyclone..early??Sunday 20th SE 20-30kts Hiding from the wind!..Greg and Uwey snorkeling on other side of IKI..Monday 21st..SE 20kts-25..took Big Red ashore and cleaned slime off then deflated and […]
Saturday 12th…woke to find the Dive boat that broke its mooring in the storm was missing again?? It had not sunk??..so we set off on a search in our dingy..we found it about 30 minutes latter a few miles out to sea. When they set the new mooring the chain was too short and it […]
Friday 11th…..Met up with a 42ft Cat called “Bounty” German owners, started chatting..they wanted to dive but had no gear so I organized for Greg and Uwey to take them out with our gear in their boat on Wednesday…they had plenty of excitement and a fun day…Jane and I kept working… Thursday 12th it was […]
What an amazing time! and an incredible Team.I could not have asked for better!.Now it is just Greg, Uwey, Jane and me to play in Ha’Anao for the next few weeks!