Monthly Archives: December 2001

Memorial to Sir Peter Blake

One can only guess what Aucklanders would have been doing this cloudy morning had Sir Peter Blake been wearing his lucky red socks instead of carrying a rifle when the Brazilian “river rats” boarded the Blake Expeditions research yacht Seamaster … Continue reading

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Rum Racing on Auckland Harbour

After five months and five thousand miles of sailing last cruising season, what exactly do I do in the “off season.” For many cruisers, it’s time for visits back home to the see family and friends, yacht maintenance and repair, … Continue reading

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