Ted and Jenny

Southern Star One year in Auckland

We greeted Southern Star at her Viaduct Marina berth in downtown Auckland on 27th August 2021. She had just been offloaded off of the yacht transporter Happy Dragon, after an eventful and lengthy voyage from Newport Rhode Island (see our earlier post https://southernstarnz.com/index.php/2021/09/17/southern-star-arrives-home/). NZ had just been put into Level 4 lockdown – essentially a …

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York River to Brunswick

offshore Morehead City to Brunswick Velcro Marina photos Weather dictated that we would again do the Norfolk-Beaufort trip inside down the intracoastal. We have this pretty much on auto now, and apart from frustrating delays at the Gilmerton bridges the first day, and at the Great Bridge Lock the second day, the first three days …

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Halifax https://photos.app.goo.gl/vE4BXN13TzX7QGf78 We had 24 hours to prepare Southern Star for the arrival of our next guest – Gordon – who was flying into Halifax from spending time with family in Scotland, before continuing onto Toronto for more family time. Gordon lives in NZ and operates as our NZ address and contact. We were still …


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Heading north to Nova Scotia

https://photos.app.goo.gl/vE4BXN13TzX7QGf78 It really seemed that we were not going to make it all the way to Canada on this trip. Between the boat issues, the health care requirements, and that all of the Nordhavn Atlantic Group (informal group of Nordhavns and others who are casually travelling together) already in Nova Scotia, that we were just …

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Enjoying the Bahamas, but time to leave

Wow. Started this blog almost a month ago, and we are now departing Ft. Pierce Florida. Better get this one out before we move any further. https://photos.app.goo.gl/ZsFbrApA2NntG3iK7 We are sitting at Great Sale Cay, in the northern Abaco Islands, waiting to depart for the last leg of the trip to Ft Pierce, Fl.  The trip …

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Georgetown and the Family Islands Regatta, and the end of the fish drought

https://photos.app.goo.gl/gjUEjH9CoLZCw9MEA We stayed on in Georgetown to see the start of the Family Islands Regatta, with our friends, Clark and Michelle on Roam. We were anchored off our favorite place at Sand Dollar Beach. It is much quieter here in Georgetown now that the Cruisers Regatta is over and the majority of the cruisers have …

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