John, Sharron and Doug around Fiji September 9th 2010 We stayed anchored off the Royal Suva Yacht Club till Saturday arvo on 28th.
After a last visit to a supermarket, the fresh veggie market and a petrol station for more engine oil for Hakura, we were ready to head out of Suva Harbour. One slight problem, it was going to take 6 hours motoring to get to Beqa Island and we had less than 6 hours day light left, so we headed to the Bay of Islands (t ... read more
Oceania » Fiji » Denarau Fiji became independent in 1970, after nearly a century as a British colony. Democratic rule was interrupted by two military coups in 1987, caused by concern over a government perceived as dominated by the Indian community (descendants of contract la... ... 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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