The salty sea dogs from the Moody Blue Super Tanker don't understand why the others are complaining about rough conditions!! "It was a pleasant cruise!" Ha!
Hi Followers! Great evening and night yesterday, amazing stars all night, we are lucky when we get to see that without the city lights. Started off bad for 5sies, went looking for the rum and someone brought Blackheart! It got promptly banished back in the gold card toting bikies bag. Lucky there is plenty of [...]
"At last the breeze has gone aft I can write something. We left Opua at 0230am on the 6th June as the wind went west. We passed Carrera at Russell but they didn’t want to say hello, must have had a bit on or don’t talk to cruisers being a race boat. But most likely [...]
If any of the crews currently bashing their way north to Noumea saw this photo, we're sure they would have food envy. However we're not sure how wise it was to consume this amount of animal before going to sea! Moody Blue, the sole cruising boat in the Auckland Noumea Yacht Race, restarted their cruising [...]
The fleet has reported in with Taupo Maritime Radio this morning in accordance to the sailing instruction requirements to provide mandatory position reports. The fleet is currently experiencing 25-30knot on the nose as they creep closer to the top of New Zealand. Fleet - Monday 0530hrs Boats will now be leaving general cell [...]
The Royal Akarana Yacht Club Auckland Noumea Yacht Race is underway with eight boats hitting the start line in heinous conditions, including wind, rain and an extreme lack of sunshine. Meanwhile, it's 24 degrees and perfect in Noumea. The RAYC canon was fired on time, and all boats hit the line ready to race. The [...]
Moody Blue, Hamish Milne's Beale 47, has completed their first scheduled report on what is the first official day of the 2018 Auckland Noumea Yacht Race. Moody Blue is the sole cruising boat, who are planning on making a pit stop into Opua before heading out into the open ocean. "We are currently experiencing a [...]
The sole cruising boat in the fleet set sail (motor sailing) at 1000 hours on Friday 1st June which officially kicked off the 2018 Auckland Noumea Yacht Race. Hamish Milne, with his crew Kenny Brodie and Max Livingston headed off on a very chilly morning. The plan is to head to Opua and pick up [...]