Monthly Archives: August 2001

The Banks Islands-Part 1

The past two weeks of cruising in the Banks Islands have been about as good as it gets; great weather, gorgeous and uncrowded anchorages, friendly villagers and a high fun-to-boat maintenance ratio. Returning to Ureparapara from the Torres Islands, we … Continue reading

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The Torres Islands

We had hoped to visit all of the Torres Islands during the time we were there, but for ten days reinforced southeast trade winds made all but two anchorages on the island of Tegua untenable. We’re not complaining, as we … Continue reading

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Espiritu Santo to the Banks and Torres Islands

One of our major goals this season was to visit the Banks and Torres, two remote island groups at the very northern end of the Vanuatu chain. We had read and heard tales from other cruisers about spectacular and uncrowded … Continue reading

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