LAZY DAY AT SMOKEHOUSE BAY

The anchorage at Smokehouse Bay provided another perfectly calm night.  We arose later than usual and with no place to go and no hurry to get there we pottered around all morning doing odd jobs and relaxing.  The afternoon came and went and we had no inclination to do anything energetic.  The weather was unseasonably … Continue reading LAZY DAY AT SMOKEHOUSE BAY

MIDWINTER MINI CRUISE

07:00 and flat calm, not a breath of wind as Ngozi and I let go from the marina at Hobsonville.  Slowly we made our way out of the marina and over the shallow patch into the marked channel.  Then a bit more speed as we opened up the throttle and hit seven knots.  What a … Continue reading MIDWINTER MINI CRUISE