PRECIPICE COVE – INCESSANT RAIN

For three days I have been hunkered down in Precipice Sound, behind Macdonell Island.  It has rained continuously since I arrived.  According to the boats up in Blanket Bay it is raining there as well.  This cove is very well sheltered from both wind and sea, hardly a ripple on the water, its hard to … Continue reading PRECIPICE COVE – INCESSANT RAIN

SINGLEHANDED SAILING AGAIN

Monday morning and Ngozi caught the bus out of Deep Cove to Te Anau.  Well actually it’s a bus to Lake Manapouri and then a ferry across the lake to Manapouri Town.  I was sorry to see her go.  We have had quite an adventure this past two months.  Having another pair of hands on … Continue reading SINGLEHANDED SAILING AGAIN

AROUND WEST CAPE – ARRIVAL DUSKY SOUND

Moving day arrived, Thursday the 25th of February, the forecast is for S’ly winds, eager to get moving we let go the sternline and were motoring out of North Port before breakfast. As we motored out of Chalky Inlet the weather was brooding and overcast, everything on board still wet from the overnight rain.  The … Continue reading AROUND WEST CAPE – ARRIVAL DUSKY SOUND