2nd Sept. Well it was an awesome day till we got to Pangi..set off at 0700 as the sun was clearing the horizon, Blue sky and sea quite mild..10-15kt…John hooked a beautiful Dorado fish and as we were resetting the lure, another hit before the drag was set, causing the reel to run and make […]
21st August.Sun/overcast..15/20kt SE wind…Finally the fuel arrived and then we waited some more while they used a bucket to load it all into their main fuel tank at the service station, then pulled the front of the pump apart as the electronics was playing up..then after about another few hours we filled up, loaded up […]
Woody whistled early this morning on the boat which is extremely Bad luck !!so I told him..”thats it, we will not get petrol this morning”…the ferry arrived at 8am and at 930 he went to get the petrol..and YEP!! The petrol Missed the ferry!! So now we have to await for the other ferry, which […]
“IKI” the baby Humpback whale, borne off Nomuka Iki the day we arrived at our island home and now over a month old is getting really inquisitive, coming into shore with mum, right off our beach!! You have to love the whales of Tonga.
Part of the BLUE BASE team on a fun dive while we await final approvals from locals to hunt wrecks in their waters..just pure frustration!!!
Just spent the last two days out exploring Ha’Anao and came across some completely awesome vibrant coral, leapoard shark, reef sharks, sea snakes and very picturesque anchorages, all fun with many hours in the water, but the good news is!!!! that this morning, the Nomuka community committee and representatives from all the surrounding islands agreed […]
Friday 16th…well we headed off on Wednesday for Pangi and passed whales all day..in fact we had to be vigilant not to hit them as they are everywhere…we had some great close encounters arriving about 3pm..it was the big agricultural show day..His Majesty the King was in town and decorations everywhere…we hit town for the […]