We got here July 27th 2010 Well what can I say? How about - “We got here!”
• Sailed 1335 nautical miles (just under 2500 lm) in 10 days at an average speed of 5.5 knots (about 10 km/hour).
• Maximum speed of 15.5 knots (about 28 km/hr).
• Maximum 24 hours run (noon to noon) was 161 miles (twice) with the slowest being 109 miles.
We left the Town Basin Marina in Whangarei at 12:30 on W ... read more
Oceania » Tonga » Vava'u The archipelago of "The Friendly Islands" was united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. It became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900. Tonga acquired its independence in 1970 and became a member of the Commonwealth of... ... read more
Hi, I'm Doug Nicol, who has been sailing around parts of New Zealand in the South Pacific on my 36 foot yacht Hakura (Maori for Grey's beaked whale).
The trip is with Lorraine Miller as my trusted No 1.... full info