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Previous Diary Entries

Date Subject Position
2009
Jun 2009
Sun 21 Jun 19:56 Final Blog 50:45.40N 1:31.90W
Wed 17 Jun 10:50 La Coruna to Dartmouth 50:21.00N 3:34.00W
Thu 11 Jun 14:29 Exploring La Coruna and on 46:29.00N 6:32.00W
Mon 08 Jun 17:36 La Coruna 43:22.00N 8:23.00W
Fri 05 Jun 10:06 Terceira to ? 42:27.00N 17:18.00W
May 2009
Wed 27 May 12:23 Sao Jorge and on to Terceira 38:43.80N 27:03.40W
Wed 27 May 10:26 Horta and on to San Jorge 38:40.80N 28:12.10W
Sun 17 May 21:15 The visit that never really was 38:32.00N 28:37.50W
Sat 16 May 11:13 Arrival Flores 39:22.00N 31:10.00W
Wed 13 May 13:14 Training for home waters 38:32.00N 36:57.00W
Sun 10 May 19:04 contrasts 37:58.00N 46:42.00W
Fri 08 May 15:32 4th day at sea 36:47.00N 54:08.00W
Wed 06 May 19:44 2nd Day 36:01.00N 59:45.00W
Tue 05 May 17:10 1ST day at sea. 34:23.00N 62:27.00W
Mon 04 May 14:33 Bermuda 32:22.80N 64:40.40W
Apr 2009
Tue 28 Apr 12:29 day 6 arrival Bermuda 32:22.00N 64:40.00W
Sun 26 Apr 17:23 Day 5 28:57.00N 63:42.00W
Fri 24 Apr 17:14 Day 2 23:47.00N 62:20.00W
Thu 23 Apr 12:35 1st passage report 20:30.00N 62:58.00W
Mon 13 Apr 22:05 Easter at St Barts 17:55.00N 62:52.00W
Fri 10 Apr 22:25 St Barts 17:55.00N 62:52.00W
Mar 2009
Wed 04 Mar 15:51 Barbuda 17:39.00N 61:52.00W
Feb 2009
Wed 18 Feb 20:51 More tales from Paradise 17:00.00N 61:46.00W
Jan 2009
Thu 22 Jan 19:32 Life in paradise goes on 14:33.00N 61:03.00W
Sat 03 Jan 18:49 Christmas and New Year 14:04.00N 60:57.00W
2008
Dec 2008
Thu 11 Dec 16:03 Annette's Birthday Party 13:00.00N 61:14.30W
Nov 2008
Thu 27 Nov 12:31 Life on board starts again 11:59.00N 61:45.00W
Apr 2008
Mon 28 Apr 21:45 Final sail of the 2007/8 season 12:00.00N 61:46.00W
Sun 13 Apr 12:57 Change of Address
Mon 07 Apr 19:48 Small World
Fri 04 Apr 20:14 Atlantic Pictures 10:40.00N 61:38.00W
Mar 2008
Sat 29 Mar 21:35 Last few miles to Tobago 10:51.00N 59:51.00W
Tue 25 Mar 22:31 the home straight 7:16.00N 49:08.00W
Fri 21 Mar 13:51 Doldrums 2:18.00N 37:15.00W
Fri 14 Mar 11:00 'Snailing' across the Atlantic 4:56.00S 25:33.00W
Sun 09 Mar 10:09 Ascension visit 7:51.00S 14:35.00W
Feb 2008
Thu 28 Feb 13:41 St Helena 15:55.00S 5:43.00W
Fri 22 Feb 14:17 Life in the Trades and some views on South Africa 22:35.00S 0:01.00W
Tue 19 Feb 08:25 Thoughts on Passagemaking 27:20.00S 7:12.00E
Sat 16 Feb 07:15 enroute to St Helena,1 33:10.00S 16:19.00E
Jan 2008
Thu 10 Jan 16:04 Namibia Trip
2007
Dec 2007
Sun 16 Dec 15:15 Year end 2007 34:11.00S 18:26.00E
Mon 10 Dec 14:40 Mossel Baai to Simon's Town 34:11.50S 18:26.00E
Sat 01 Dec 02:50 Exciting times in Durban 34:15.00S 22:45.00E
Nov 2007
Thu 22 Nov 10:10 More South African Experiences 28:47.00S 32:04.00E
Fri 09 Nov 10:57 Early experiences in south Africa
Oct 2007
Wed 24 Oct 15:48 Arrrival into Richard's Bay 28:47.00S 32:04.00E
Mon 22 Oct 04:08 Final run towards Richard's Bay 25:33.00S 34:39.00E
Tue 16 Oct 07:46 Mozambique Channel 20:45.00S 38:49.00E
Thu 11 Oct 09:12 Leaving Madagascar 14:58.00S 46:54.00E
Mon 01 Oct 13:25 Hobson visit to Madagascar
Sep 2007
Mon 03 Sep 07:38 Madagascar experience 13:43.00S 48:11.00E
Aug 2007
Tue 21 Aug 07:57 Seychelles to Madagascar 12:54.00S 48:34.00E
Wed 08 Aug 14:16 Sodjourne in the Seychelles 4:21.00S 55:49.00E
Jul 2007
Fri 20 Jul 08:51 Making a fool of oneself 4:17.00S 55:42.00E
Sun 08 Jul 12:26 Seychelles arrival 4:37.50S 55:27.60E
Mon 02 Jul 22:25 Chagos to Seychelles 4:59.00S 63:50.00E
Jun 2007
Fri 29 Jun 02:59 Chagos 5:20.00S 72:15.00E
Mon 18 Jun 15:52 Salomon atoll 5:20.00S 72:15.00E
Thu 14 Jun 07:12 4th postion report 6:59.00S 77:33.00E
Tue 12 Jun 04:23 3rd position report 8:12.00S 83:03.00E
Sun 10 Jun 04:04 Cocos to Chagos, position report 2 10:03.00S 87:55.00E
Fri 08 Jun 03:37 Cocos to Chagos 11:55.70S 94:13.50E
Fri 01 Jun 05:36 Cocos Islands 12:06.00S 96:53.00E
May 2007
Mon 21 May 09:49 Christmas to Cocos Keeling 12:06.00S 96:53.00E
Wed 16 May 02:45 Life on Christmas Island 10:25.60S 105:40.16E
Fri 11 May 11:43 Arrival in Christmas Island 10:25.60S 105:40.16E
Wed 09 May 00:33 8th day at sea 14:26.00S 107:12.00E
Sun 06 May 20:40 We are sailing 19:24.00S 109:29.00E
Fri 04 May 01:09 Nordlys at sea 25:29.00S 112:20.00E
Thu 03 May 06:57 2nd day at sea 27:00.00S 113:11.00E
Wed 02 May 04:33 24 hours out from Fremantle 29:28.30S 114:31.75E
Apr 2007
Tue 24 Apr 05:24 David and Mel's visit
Feb 2007
Sun 25 Feb 03:14 Life in Fremantle 32:06.10S 115:43.90E
2006
Oct 2006
Sun 29 Oct 09:35 The Final few Kilometres
Thu 19 Oct 08:45 Melbourne to Fremantle
Fri 06 Oct 00:07 Continuing through green civilisation
Sep 2006
Sat 23 Sep 10:46 Uluru, the Olgas and on to the Barossa Valley via Coober Pedy
Sat 16 Sep 03:54 On to the Big Red Centre
Aug 2006
Wed 30 Aug 08:31 Part 2 of the previous webdiary
Wed 30 Aug 08:20 The Kimberley
Wed 16 Aug 08:03 Mainly pictures
Tue 15 Aug 08:12 Start of our Land Tour
Mar 2006
Wed 29 Mar 09:12 Esperence to Fremantle 32:06.00S 115:43.90E
Sun 12 Mar 08:05 The Recherche and Esperance 33:56.00S 121:50.00E
Tue 07 Mar 00:25 Tasmania to the Bight 34:46.20S 135:52.00E
Feb 2006
Sun 19 Feb 23:56 Tasmania to Starboard 43:20.00S 145:57.00E
Wed 08 Feb 08:32 Tasmania by car and foot
Tue 07 Feb 07:26 On to Hobart 42:54.00S 147:20.00E
Jan 2006
Sat 14 Jan 03:29 Trip to Tasmania 40:58.00S 146:39.00E
Wed 04 Jan 05:51 Christmas and New Year
2005
Dec 2005
Sun 18 Dec 05:21 Nordlys in Middle Harbour 33:50.00S 151:16.50E
Sun 11 Dec 06:28 nordlys from Pittwater 33:38.00S 151:17.00E
Nov 2005
Tue 01 Nov 01:39 Settled in Brisbane 27:26.60S 153:06.80E
Oct 2005
Tue 18 Oct 07:02 Trip to australia 24:47.30S 152:22.30E
Thu 06 Oct 01:08 Diving on the Coolidge and further north to the Banks 13:32.60S 167:20.00E
Sep 2005
Thu 15 Sep 06:03 Further Vanuatu adventures
Aug 2005
Sat 13 Aug 22:50 Vanuatu 17:41.60S 168:16.70E
Jul 2005
Thu 21 Jul 06:03 Western Fiji
Tue 05 Jul 05:23 Lau, Suva and other adventures
Jun 2005
Sun 19 Jun 04:53 Vanua Balavu, Lau 17:14.40S 178:55.00E
Fri 10 Jun 05:45 Minerva to Fiji 16:46.50S 179:19.20E
May 2005
Sun 29 May 21:09 Minerva reef 23:39.00S 178:44.00E
Wed 25 May 17:39 At Sea
Mon 16 May 05:41 Still in New Zealand
Sun 01 May 05:33 Last New Zealand Report 35:47.20S 174:24.30E
2004
Nov 2004
Sat 20 Nov 23:00 New Zealand 35:19.00S 174:07.00E
Oct 2004
Wed 27 Oct 07:16 The Journey South
Thu 14 Oct 01:35 Port Vila
Sep 2004
Wed 29 Sep 01:49 Port Vila and north
Sun 05 Sep 01:21 Tanna, Erramango and on to Port Vila
Aug 2004
Mon 30 Aug 23:11 Tanna, Vanuatu 19:27.60S 169:21.50E
Fri 13 Aug 22:04 The Yasawa Group
Sun 01 Aug 04:05 Nordlys
Jul 2004
Sat 24 Jul 04:34 Wallis and on to Fiji 16:44.80S 179:20.00E
Sat 10 Jul 06:29 Samoa and on to Wallis 13:19.35S 176:13.00W
Jun 2004
Tue 29 Jun 22:31 North Tonga and Samoa 13:53.00S 171:35.36W
Sun 20 Jun 23:56 Mistake
Fri 18 Jun 02:06 Nordlys in Northern Tonga 18:45.00S 174:00.00W
Tue 08 Jun 22:57 Rain, rain and more rain
May 2004
Sat 29 May 04:21 Nordlys
Sat 22 May 04:38 At Sea
Sun 09 May 07:00 Nordlys Update
Apr 2004
Thu 08 Apr 01:12 Letter From NZ
Mar 2004
Thu 25 Mar 06:22 2004
2003
Nov 2003
Thu 13 Nov 04:21 Final report for 2003
Oct 2003
Tue 28 Oct 00:24 Nordlys goes south 35:19.00S 174:07.00E
Sat 11 Oct 03:15 The Kingdom of Tonga 18:38.00S 174:02.00W
Sep 2003
Sun 14 Sep 21:01 Suwarrow and Niue 19:05.00S 169:56.00W
Aug 2003
Mon 25 Aug 23:16 Penrhyn 9:06.00S 157:56.00W
Wed 13 Aug 02:19 Final days in the Society Islands and trip to Penrhyn 16:30.00S 151:45.00W
Jul 2003
Wed 23 Jul 00:16 Tahiti, Moorea and Huahine 17:32.00S 149:33.00W
Tue 08 Jul 05:38 Toau to Tahiti
Wed 02 Jul 19:05 Final Days in the Tuamotus
Jun 2003
Sun 15 Jun 04:23 Dispatches from Makemo, Tuamotus archipelago
Wed 04 Jun 19:53 The beginning of life in the Tuamotus 16:11.30S 142:31.00W
May 2003
Wed 28 May 03:05 Final Marquesan EPisode
Wed 21 May 01:11 Further Marquesan experiences
Sun 11 May 00:54 Life in the Marquesa Islands
Apr 2003
Wed 30 Apr 03:21 Arrival, Fatu Hiva, Marquesa Islands. 10:32.60S 138:40.00W
Mon 28 Apr 20:52 Almost there.
Fri 25 Apr 19:29 Life is never dull
Tue 22 Apr 22:08 Midway between Galapagos and the Marquesas
Fri 18 Apr 16:49 Happy Easter from Nordlys
Tue 15 Apr 18:47 3 days out from Academy Bay
Thu 10 Apr 23:41 Final part of our visit to the Galapagos islands
Sat 05 Apr 00:48 Galapagos Tour
Mar 2003
Fri 28 Mar 21:18 Life in Academy Bay 0:46.00S 90:18.00W
Tue 25 Mar 15:43 Nordlys gets in to the Southern Hemisphere
Fri 21 Mar 17:05 Ocean ocean everywhere and not a breath of wind in sight.
Wed 19 Mar 15:32 Nordlys goes to sea
Sun 16 Mar 14:19 A slow start south west
Sat 08 Mar 15:07 Nordlys
Fri 07 Mar 13:36 Nordlys 8:55.00N 79:32.00W
1970
Jan 1970
Thu 01 Jan 01:00 (no subject)
Thu 01 Jan 01:00 (no subject)
Thu 01 Jan 01:00 (no subject)