Eastern Isles

L'Esprit de la Mer
Dr Chris Bates
Mon 16 Sep 2013 06:45
We sailed yesterday looking for whales but only saw them in the distance . Last night we anchored at Nuapatu but not too pleasant as invaded by sand flies . Today we sailed the Fanua Tapia pass . Very shallow and no marks . No problem with e chart and forward looking sonar . Penny was on the bow looking for rocks of coral but was distracted by a large shark that was cruising through at the same time as us . Tonight at anchor  between Mafana and Ofu islands and watching the waves break over the ouiter reef .