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The Week That Was 2 The Week That Was 2

Work on Australis 1 continues slowly.   Boat Work The v berth up front had timber planking lining the sides. Although aesthetically suiting the wooden theme inside, there was a downside to them. They made the already small area appear smaller. Only being screwed in place, allowed dust to fall between the cracks. Regular varnishing […]

Urupukapuka Island: A Perfect Anchorage Urupukapuka Island: A Perfect Anchorage

Paihia to Urupukapuka Island, New Zealand The intention had been to anchor in one of the protected harbours on Moturua Island. The best positions no longer vacant, Australis 1 was instead pointed toward the nature reserve of Urupakapuka Island. What a boon it proved to be, when late afternoon found us anchoring in Urupukapuka Bay. […]