18:39.49S 173:58.94W Port of Refuge, Neiafu, Vava'u, Kingdom of Tonga
Friday 13th June AM
The kava night had to be given a miss which was a shame.
Somebody seems to have slipped a very nasty bug to me recently causing some
unpleasant effects that do not need to be described in detail, although I
will say thank goodness for the type of compact bathrooms you get on boats
that allows the simultaneous use of both toilet and washbasin. This is the
first problem of its type for me since setting out so I've done quite well.
There are reports of others in the fleet also affected. Jean has also had
the same trouble for the past couple of days but has perhaps not had the
Complications also with deteriorating weather and Belinda arriving in Fiji
by air on the 17th is making life difficult. It looks now like Colin will be
getting a flight to Fiji while we hobble along behind, storms, fuel and