Monthly Archives: June 2001

Tanna to Port Vila

Anchored in Port Resolution on the lovely island of Tanna, a week passed us by in no time. On Monday 11 June, we got ourselves underway and made a short hop to the island of Aniwa, situated about 20 short … Continue reading

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Rally to Tanna, Vanuatu

Early Sunday Morning, we sailed out of Noumea and stopped in the spacious and well-protected Baie du Prony. Prony is situated just inside the barrier reef from Havannah Pass, the main shipping route into New Caledonia’s huge lagoon from the … Continue reading

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Spearfishing in New Caledonia

The return trip from Ile des Pins to Noumea was too far to make with good light in a single day, so we stopped for the evening at Ilot Mato. Ilot Mato is a small island, surrounded by coral … Continue reading

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Communications

Communicating From “the Boonies” With so many electronic “toys” available to the cruiser these days, it is very easy and inexpensive to stay in touch, from virtually anywhere, with family, friends and business contacts in the “real world.” Here is … Continue reading

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Roller Furling

Roller Furling 1) What roller furling system do you use (if any)? We have two furlers on “Moonhshadow.” The headsail furler is original equipment, a Reckmann, and the staysail furler is a Harken which I installed in ’95. 3) What … Continue reading

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