Monthly archives for March, 2016

Tough Bash to Suva – Anchored o...

We arrived in busy Suva harbor yesterday after a tough bash to windward. We covered the 60nm from Ovalau Island to Suva in daylight but it took everything Ellie had to push into the 20+ knots and steep confused seas and strong opposing current. We had decent light entering the pass and we anchored in 7 feet of brown water off a very busy comm [...]

Sailing for Suva with the Pirate and ...

Ahoy from aboard the good ship Ellie. Bruce (the Pirate), Alyssa (the Mermaid) and I left Bua this morning and are bound for Ovalau for the night, a 55nm sail. Tomorrow we sail on to the Capitol, Suva to get our motorcycles! We will also buy some tools and equipment for the land before sailing back in a week or so. Stay tuned for updates on t [...]

More Bua Bay Exploration – Barr...

Still in Bua Bay. SeaMercy has us on standby for the time being. Here are some pics of mangrove river exploration; Alyssa holding the most adorable puppies and kittens at our neighbors home; filleting a walu we caught while sailing; and Lyss holding up a machete and a barracuda (can a man be more in love!?!), that we gifted to the closest nei [...]

Bula from Bua Bay! VIDEOS & PIC...

Bula from Bua Bay on the west side of Vanua Levu! We sailed over here a week ago to check on the property we are buying and see if the little house/shack was still standing. We also needed to check on the locals who are dear friends of the woman who currently owns the land. We are happy to report that Bua Bay fared extremely well in the cyclo [...]

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