Monthly Archives: October 2013

THE END!!!! off to FIJI…

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 […]

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Latest from Nomuka

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 […]

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Bounty Boat & a MAYDAY!!!

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 […]

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In Pangi.Pictures soon!

Sunday, was a slow day. It was Jian’s last day, so she and Greg swam across to the next island for some solitude, returning around 8pm. Huey went for a big walk and then it was a steak dinner, the first for uwey in three months!! Jane and I set up the Blue Base desalinator […]

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A Turtle Mutiny?

Sunday 10th. When you are visitors to another country, you need to respect their culture. Certainly you need to abide by their laws, whether you agree with them or not. I am acutely aware of that, so have all my crew sign and agree to abide by a “code of conduct”. Amongst other things, it […]

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ALEX SENT A BLOG!! wowow!!!!

Memories from Australia… With everyone in the team taking numerous flights and some of the crew travelling from the other side of the world with a 10 hour rollie ride aboard Ice from Nuku’alofa which left everybody on board wanting to get onto dry land to top it off, meant that Nomuka Iki had to […]

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