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

TUTAKAKA TO AUCKLAND

Tuesday morning in Tutakaka Marina opened overcast and calm, although everywhere is still wet from the storm.  Today I will head south again and see how far I can get and what the weather will throw at us.  The forecast is calling for westerly winds that gradually decrease towards the evening. After letting go from … Continue reading TUTAKAKA TO AUCKLAND