Category Archives: Fiji

Passage Logs: Musket Cove, Fiji to Auckland

September 15, 2002 Bula! Here we are once again, sitting on a beautiful South Pacific Island (in this case, Malolo Lailai, Fiji), preparing to sail to New Zealand for the summer/cyclone season/America’s Cup. We had planned to leave this … Continue reading

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Viani Bay and Taveuni

Viani Bay is undoubtedly my favorite spot in Fiji. A large and well-protected anchorage, world class diving, great fishing, beautiful scenery, nearby provisioning and very welcoming locals are just a few of the reasons. Viani Bay is situated about 50 … Continue reading

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Yadua, Koro and Savusavu

My friends Trevor and Mel arrived at oh-dark-hundred on Sunday morning. I was sound asleep and Moonshadow was tied to the marina at Port Denerau. Their three-hour flight from Auckland had been delayed by about sixteen hours but it didn’t … Continue reading

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Cruising the Mamanucas

It has been nearly six weeks since Moonshadow made landfall in Fiji. I have been a bit remiss on tapping out any sort of an update, but there has been no shortage of things to do. Between post rally festivities, … Continue reading

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Passage Logs: The Auckland to Musket Cove (Fiji) Rally

April 24, 2002 We are getting ready to head north for the winter and do a bit of cruising in Fijian waters for the next five months or so. We plan to depart midday Sunday with the Ponsonby Crusing … Continue reading

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Fiji, Vanuatu and Sydney, Australia

Gidday from Sydney! There is no hope for a “White Christmas” for us and Jack Frost won’t be nipping at our sunburnt noses.  It is 32 degrees outside (Celsius, that is-or 90 Fahrenheit), and definitely summer “down under.”  

Although Sydney … Continue reading

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Fiji: The Great Astrolabe Reef

Our plan was to island hop our way south to the Great Astrolabe Reef, world famous for its diving. The Total Devotions went on westward to Musket Cove to pick up a visiting friend so it was just the Imagines … Continue reading

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Fiji: Savusavu and Vianni Bay

The weather is crappy at the moment. It is windy, overcast and rainy so diving and hiking are out. It’s either clean the bottom of the boat or do some writing. OK, I guess the bottom isn’t THAT dirty. Yes, … Continue reading

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A NatGeo Day on Ngau Island

In spite (Speight) of the continuing political unrest we are well and out of harm’s way. We have been cruising some of the remote north eastern islands for the last six weeks, and haven’t made much time to write, but … Continue reading

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