FORTY DAYS AND FORTY NIGHTS

Lockdown has now been forty days.  It’s been tough going hanging around, restricted in movements and being alone.  However, the end is in sight!  For the last two days New Zealand has had zero new cases of Coronavirus – this must mean the lockdown will end soon. Last weekend brought a northerly storm, fifty-five knot … Continue reading FORTY DAYS AND FORTY NIGHTS

HAVELOCK FOR SUPPLIES

Having sat through a dreary overcast day in Long Bay I decided that on Wednesday I would head into Havelock Marina and top up on water, diesel and get some fresh provisions on board. Havelock is a small town but has a Four Square store where all essential groceries can be obtained.  To make sure … Continue reading HAVELOCK FOR SUPPLIES

MISSIONARY BAY WIND BOWL

Last night was a shocker.  Not much sleep possible as very strong 50 knot plus gusts hit us from all sides.  Wind bombs blasted down from the surrounding hills into the anchorage.  A real wind bowl.  Oh, and it rained all night as well.  The rain has done a good job of washing the salt … Continue reading MISSIONARY BAY WIND BOWL