After a quiet night at Whangamumu Harbour and a leisurely breakfast we weighed anchor and headed out into a decent swell and confused sea. Once clear of the harbour things sorted themselves out and we sailed on a brisk S’Wly breeze up to and around Cape Brett. From there it was plain sailing all the way down into the Bay of Islands, the sun came out, it started to feel like summer had arrived.
Well, I am not really ready, I still have a heap of small jobs to complete before Truce fully is ready for sea. However, all the big jobs requiring shore support or access to chandlery are complete. The remaining small jobs I can complete as I head south. The rig has been checked over by... Continue Reading →