I awoke early this morning after a peaceful night on the mooring in Waikawa Bay.  It was still dark when I ventured out of the hatch, summer seems to be waning, shorter days.  The forecast was for variable winds with a N’ly in the afternoon.  It didn’t happen and remained stubbornly calm all day. When … Continue reading HEADING OUT TO THE SOUNDS


Yesterday Ngozi, Steven and I returned to Truce at the mooring in Waikawa Bay.  We had planned to go ashore to the Jolly Roger pub in the evening but didn’t make it.  Nobody was really motivated to jump in the dinghy and paddle ashore.  It was good to be together again on the boat, so … Continue reading FAMILY REUNION