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  1. Kiwi Roa's latest position, heading for the Azores, when he makes a left turn
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  2. Fogg

    Circumnavigating NZ.

    Thinking ahead to the day he (hopefully) makes it back to Waiheke I reckon this guy deserves a hero’s welcome. Anyone else think we should welcome him back with a little convoy? I would say weather permitting - but after what he’s been through I feel a bit bad being picky if it’s a bit wet & windy on the day he returns to the Gulf! 😳
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  3. Black Panther

    Seafaring nation?

    You are all guessing as we do not have all the information.
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  4. 2flit

    Circumnavigating NZ.

    He's almost around the Banks Peninsula with some shelter in it's lee a long way back in. However, this was just posted..... Tue Sep 29 2020 I am sitting on the floor, wedged between the saloon berths,cold and damp in my wet weather gear. I am watching the clear blue sky through the skylight. Occasionally it goes green as a big wave breaks right over the boat. Inside is a shambles. I would like to be somewhere else. Things were going fine this morning as we ran before an average gale and everything well under control with one third of the genoa rolled out. Then things
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  5. ex Elly

    Circumnavigating NZ.

    Mike Delamore grew up on Great Mercury Island before moving to Waiheke in 1966 when his family bought the Matiatia Farm. After travelling around the world across both land and sea, he returned permanently to Waiheke in the 1980s to raise a family and work on what would become the Fossil Bay Farm, as well as establish the Waiheke Island Steiner School and Kindergarten. After a long career in sailing that included time as a Fullers ferry captain and helming Super Yachts across the Atlantic, Mike retired from professional sailing several years ago to focus on his accommodation business, Foss
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  6. 2flit

    Seafaring nation?

    No... I am saying that they could have gone three separate ways to avoid the risk of hurricanes. They are Germans this means they are EU citizens. As an EU citizen, you are allowed to stay in French Polynesia and are allowed to renew this for quiet some time. Given this status: They could have stayed put on Nuka Hiva thru all of this. Which is exactly what we are doing here in New Zealand. We had planed to go to Fiji this season but decided that it was inappropriate to leave here and expect to have a hurricane refuge in some other country. They could have sailed south to th
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  7. Could Kiwi sailors Northwest Passage transit break legal ice between Canada and US
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