Mr Beta is back August 14th 2014 Mr Beta arrived back on 17 July yippee.
It was an effort, I worked so hard, that I walked off and left Kevin to it (Seahorse Power, Neiafu, Vava’u, Tonga – a great bloke and mechanic) once we had got the motor (Mr Beta) back into the cabin. Kevin knows what he is doing and with his offsider had all the help he needed.
I take the view that he (and other skilled tradesmen – boat builde ... read more
Oceania » Tonga » Neiafu 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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