It is Saturday, November 21 and we will be untying from the dock in Noumea, New Caledonia and heading to Whangarei, New Zealand. The passage should take around 8 days. We hope this often ugly passage will be uneventful and fast. The only excitement we want is the yelling of "fish on" and the reeling in of a beautiful mahi! The weather forecast looks good for the passage – but we know that can change daily. So we'll leave all fueled up and ready to motor some of it if we must. The boat is well stocked with snacks and the decks are cleared and the dinghy "pukupuku" is secured on deck. So we are off. Our Thanksgiving will be underway so an early Happy Thanksgiving to all.
You can check our progress on the website YIT.co.NZ where we will post our daily position.
At 11/20/2015 8:35 PM (utc) S/V Astarte was located at 22°16.63'S 166°26.41'E
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