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Entries from April 2011

Home, Hamilton, Sunday 25 April, 2011

April 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

It was a wet gloomy day. Leaving Issy Bay,  Auckland was shrouded in rain: I counted off the land marks – Iliomana Rock (the stick thing) with Rangitoto behind: Then Northern Leading, North Head, Bean Rock (which is a spectacular light house): and then a hop skip and a jump and we were tying up […]

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Elephant Cove, Happy Jacks, Saturday, 23 April, 2011

April 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment

We’ve had a fabulous day. Started off overcast but cleared and then got quite hot. Not enough wind to get in much of a sail but a good crossing of the Firth of Thames, including a visit by a dolphin – not that I saw it but I did get a pic of Rob looking […]

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Southwest Bay, Rotoroa Island, Friday, 22 April, 2011

April 22nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

We’ve had a lazy day. Toasted hot cross buns for breakfast while watching the comings and goings in Issy Bay. Then we lifted the anchor and headed out. Some wind but on the nose so sailing was hard. Temperature has dropped and Rob was worried he’d get wet, but rain held off. We dropped the […]

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Islington Bay, Rangitoto, Thursday, 21 April, 2011

April 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Islington Bay, Rangitoto, Thursday, 21 April, 2011

Hehehe we are out on the water. After a few weeks of packing, unpacking and cleaning new house it feels like we are skiving off – absolutely delicious! We got away from Hamilton just after 5:00 yesterday and after stopping for bacon and egg sandwiches at Mercer were thinking we’d be out on the water […]

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