INTO PELORUS SOUND

Last night I could not sleep.  No point in festering in bed if you can’t sleep so I got up and checked the weather again.  There seemed to be a window of opportunity to go up the east coast of the North island on Sunday.  I decided to sail out of Nelson, head up through … Continue reading INTO PELORUS SOUND

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

MAORI BAY TO LONG BAY, KENEPURU SOUND

I shifted from the uninspiring Maori Bay on Saturday morning and moved into Kenepuru Sound, there I found a good anchorage in Long bay.  This anchorage has good shelter but is open to the south.  However, if there is a strong blow from the south, I can get good shelter just around the corner in … Continue reading MAORI BAY TO LONG BAY, KENEPURU SOUND