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Port Vila on the bow!!

Port Vila on the bow!!

Here’s the link to Chimere’s location… They are seven miles from dropping anchor after less than 10 days out of Sydney. Might be time for a couple aboard to finally have a shower! A great result and congratulations to Bob, Jon, Gary, KiwiJohn and Tony. Check out the photos of the Melb-Syd leg including an […]

Are they there yet?

Are they there yet?

Hi All, 100 nm due south of Port Vila, almost there! The SE trade wind picked up last night and we have been averaging 6-7 knts. No more fish but we have changed the lure so maybe fish tomorrow, spag bol tonight. Next blog will be from Port Vila while we wait on board for […]

Thursday 20 June

Thursday 20 June

Hi All, Great day, Bob finally caught a fish, a good sized Mahi Mahi and we have sighted land – New Caledonia. Bob cooked the fish it tasted great, it must be his French heritage. We are about 12 nm sth of Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia, calm seas as we are in the lee […]

Wed 19 June

Wed 19 June

Lat. -24.39  lon 165.34 Another beautiful day on the South Pacific we are approx. 150nm from Ile des Pins, New Caledonia. Delicious chicken and mushroom pie for dinner. Still no fish Saw some flying fish. Conversation has deteriorated to old school stories! 2 have showered and 3 smell, beards are looking sleazy. Cheers, Gary

Saturday 15 June 2013

Saturday 15 June 2013

 Lat 31.67 (S)  Lon 157.08 (E) Brief message, not a lot to report and conditions a bit lumpy to sit at Nav table for any length of time. 0900 est we are 100 nm west of Lord Howe Island squally weather.  Making good time, covered about 330 miles in 44 hours, average of about 7.5kts […]

Racing along …

Racing along …

Friday 14 June 201 Lat -32.92 Lon 154.02 Greetings all. After a good first night we are now about 150 nm from Sydney. Have a wonderful 20 knot SW wind and we are averaging approx 9 knts. Bob’s complaining because the suns not out! and John wants to know “Are we there yet!” Cheers from […]