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Tagged With: Bay of Islands

new zealand ~ bay of islands to whangarei

January 2 – 3 , 2014 With an overnight stop in Whangamumu Bay, we took two leisurely days to sail from Bay of Islands to the Whangarei area.                                                                   … Continue reading »

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new zealand ~ family time in bay of islands

December 30, 2013 – January 1, 2014 I’ll never forget seeing my parents for the first time in over a year . . . standing on the Opua waterfront with Pete and Rae, our buddies from s/v Saliander.  Early that morning, our dear friends had picked my parents up from the airport in Auckland and driven them up to Opua for us.  … Continue reading »

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new zealand ~ the holiday season

November 28 – December 29, 2013   For Thanksgiving, along with s/v Elcie and s/v Sueño, we hoisted anchor and sailed to Roberton Island for the holiday celebration.  A Thanksgiving turkey dinner was served aboard Full Monty, and it was great fun to be among good friends.  Walks were taken ashore, and Wil attempted to … Continue reading »

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new zealand ~ opua & paihia

November 19 – 28, 2013     It didn’t take long for us to settle into life in New Zealand.  We quickly found a good spot to remain anchored while we sorted out our thoughts and brainstormed new goals, as well as give our boat some much needed attention.  Many of our good friends were … Continue reading »

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