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Tongan Life!

Well, we are moving into Tonga style now, which is OK..I have calmed down and accepted the slow internet as a way of life, but have no idea how business survives? When the people are so nice and the surroundings relaxed, things are not so bad. There have been some real changes here in the […]

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TONGA! and Comms Nightmare!

Departed Fiji Monday7th at 1700hrs after a last look at Cloudbreak. That night strong 25kt headwinds and three mtr seas..continuing all tue. and that night up to 38kts on the nose. thunder and Lightning , yes it was ugly with ICE’s bow lifting up and down 5 mtrs or more and very black nights till […]

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SNAKES! and Customs..we are OFF!!!

The last week in the Marina went fast, goodbyes, dinners, whole boat polished!..thanks guys! More training, sails repaired,picked up ordered frozen meat, but on the boat found it not frozen!..so back to butcher. 0600hr start on Friday , fill water, move to fuel dock for top up, last washing and showers, then off at 0930 […]

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Saturday BLUE TREASURE SURF!

Windy night, so I slept in the cockpit to make sure we did not swing onto the reef..then off at first light..sailing! first lesson for the new crew..wowow!..engine/Prop numbers nearly normal!! Destination CLOUD BREAK for Kylie!..we dropped the anchor and she was OFF!..1.5/2mtr messy but OK! amit folllowed with fins and the camera!..two hours later […]

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Nuts over coconuts!

Some things you can never get enough of! After two weeks, Amits has finally just lost his injuries from climbing his first coconut tree and Kylie trembles at the though of Drinking nuts, so the boys on the island were happy to deliver first class nuts! They were just about to have dinner ( tice […]

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Wrecked in Paradise!

Late afternoon I got the Outboard going so we hit the beach to check out the wreck! the Island is only about 8 miles from VUDA and is very beautiful. Day trippers would swamp the island in this boat, 60 at a time, but two months ago, the wind shifted while at anchor and they […]

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