Dougie and Hakura on the loose in Vava’u August 16th 2010 Well, after dropping off Tom and Aileen, I took Hakura across the bay and anchored. It was quiet and when I put something down it was right there next time. This was good and bad. Good cause I could find stuff I was using to do something and bad cause nobody was tidying up after me.
Tom and Aileen were never very noisy or active people at night. They liked reading their German books and occ ... 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, and these are the stories about sailing around parts of New Zealand, some of the South Pacific and eastern Australia in my 36 foot yacht Hakura (Maori for Grey's beaked whale).
You may even be able to join me someday.
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