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Episode 12 – Bay Hopping, Birthdays and Bees

In this episode we head North for some bay hopping with Jo’s parents, (AKA The Oaks or The Hegs) and explore the Bay of Islands. There isn’t much wind, but …

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Episode 13 – Goodbye New Zealand! Setting sail for Tonga.

We finally say goodbye to New Zealand and set sail across the South Pacific ocean towards Tonga. We are farewelled by a pod of dolphins and quickly adapt to life …

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Episode 11- We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat!

In this episode we venture upriver to the town basin marina in the heart of Whangarei. We finally finish the rest of the boat jobs and begin the mammoth task …

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Episode 10 -It’s A Hard Life On The Hardstand

Hardstand Time! We haul DT out of the water at Norsand Boatyard in Whangarei and begin a week of boat jobs. Some tasks are annual maintenance and some are in …

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Episode 9 – Heading North but it all goes south

We continue our journey North as we need to get to the boatyard in Whangarei to get some work done. The weather does not play ball and we end up …

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Episode 8 -Easter Escapades

Wonderful Whitianga. Having scored a free mooring ball we take full advantage by re-provisioning, fuelling up and taking in the weekend markets. We are thwarted in our quest for beer …

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Episode 7 – Great Barrier and Mercury islands

We spend some time at Port Fitzroy on Great Barrier Island doing some local walks. Our Honda generator breaks again, so we clean up its fuel system to get it …

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Episode 6 – Tryphena to Port Fitzroy and Cyclone Hola

In this episode, after a relaxing time in Tryphena harbour we head North to Port Fitzroy. We enjoy a walk to the top of Mount Hobson – the highest point …

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Episode 5 -Kawau Island to Great Barrier Island

In this episode ,we sail eastwards from Kawau Island to Great Barrier Island. We have a very relaxed crossing complete with an awesome dolphin escort. Another new island for us. …

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Episode 4 – Cyclones and Wrecks

Kicking back on Kawau After spending six weeks exploring Waiheke Island it was time to head north to Whangaparoa Peninsula, Gulf Harbour and Kawau Island. Kawau is only a few …

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