Exploring Urupukapuka Island, Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Another awesome sail to Urupukapuka Island this weekend. The bay was packed with boats out enjoying the warm weather on Boxing Day (26th). Although we found the weather refreshingly cool, the locals were in swimwear and all had a cold beverage of choice in hand. Alyssa and I dropped the hook off Urupukapuka Island for some hiking and relaxation. The bay was gorgeous and packed with boats, the hiking spectacular and the sunset stunning. I’ll let the pics below speak for themselves…

Christmas was an excellent day shared with good friends, amazing food and libations. Thanks again for coming over guys! 

Stay tuned for a few posts announcing the launch of our new charter website! Click on the link below for a sneak peak of: www.quixoticcharters.com !  Book soon to lock in your discounted opening-season rates!


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  1. Pamela Fives's Gravatar Pamela Fives
    December 28, 2016    

    Hi Kids… I just got a chance to look at the blog. I always enjoy the pictures… they make me feel closer to you. It looks warmer there than it is here. I don’t like the winter, cold and wet! Got to run.. Lots of Love & Hugs, GrandmaMama

  2. Bob Pearson & Rabbit's Gravatar Bob Pearson & Rabbit
    December 31, 2016    

    So great to see Alyssa on the cover of Lat 38! Looking at the super photo
    and reading the nearly four page spread, I feel excited for you both and Quixotic
    too.You are most certainly the poster couple of cruising!!

    Bob and the Rabbit

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