Monthly Archives: May 2016

Stir Crazy – Opua, NZ

We’ve been ready to leave NZ for the past two weeks, but the weather gods must be having too much fun messing with our heads. Just when we think there’s a window opening up, it gets slammed on our fingers. … Continue reading

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Skip To My Lou – Kawakawa, NZ

It can be very frustrating waiting for a weather window, and finding enough activities to keep ourselves occupied becomes a bit of a challenge. But when our buddies on ‘Escape Velocity’ suggested an outing to the public toilets at Kawakawa … Continue reading

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On The Road Again (sort of, maybe) – Opua, Bay of Islands

We’re delighted that Geoff and Scottie have been able to join us on the passage to Fiji. As many of you know, Geoff Sherman (aka ‘Sherm’, aka ‘The Pirate’) is very familiar to Toucan, having travelled with us from the … Continue reading

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Exodus – Town Basin Marina, Whangarei

Town Basin Marina is a log-jam of cruising boats waiting for a weather window to leave NZ. Sharon and Brian at the Marina office are wonderful at being able to squeeze in ‘just one more’, including us. In fact, there’s … Continue reading

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