The Sailing Adventures of Jamala

 

and her motley crew of two

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Down Under

Down Under

Dogging in Philip Island I've left this a bit late. But, in my weak defence, there is so much to do and see in New Zealand that it's hard to find the time to sit down and write about what we have been up to. It's now May 2024, so this post is a large rewind to late...

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Fiji to New Zealand

Fiji to New Zealand

Balls up at Denarau Well, that didn’t work out well. Despite several emails and a couple of phone calls, just as we entered the channel to pick up our reserved mooring at Denarau Marina, we were told we were too big. I assume they meant the boat and didn’t aim that as...

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Fiji

Fiji

A quicker than expected sail from Tonga through a maze of reefs leads us to the beautiful islands of Fiji – and Paradise.

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The Kingdom of Tonga

The Kingdom of Tonga

A brisk two day sail brings us to the Vava’u group of islands in Tonga where we swim with whales – twice – dodge the wind and explore this beautiful archipelago.

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Niue

Niue

We sail over 1,000 miles from Bora Bora to the tiny island country of Niue.

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Farewell French Polynesia

Farewell French Polynesia

As we bid farewell to French Polynesia, the allure of Niue, Tonga, and Fiji beckons us westward. These are our last days in French Polynesia.

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Not Cool:  Gear Overboard and Broken Freezer in Tahiti

Not Cool: Gear Overboard and Broken Freezer in Tahiti

Gear overboard With the washing machine installed, it was time to deal with the sticking sheave on the Genoa track. Not something I was looking forward to. But, after reading comments from others who had done it before, I felt like I half knew what to do and set about...

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Tuamotus

Tuamotus

From Nuku Hiva to Raroia After a day and a half of superb sailing, the wind fizzled out to little more than a zephyr, so we motored the other day and a half towards Raroia. Easing our way through the pass at midday, we made our way to the east side of the atoll to...

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