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Swimming with Manta Rays

It was a beautiful day Thursday with perfectly sunny skies. The same charter megayacht we saw in Namenalala arrived to our anchorage today. We watched the antics of their crew and guests as they played with all the jet skis, … Continue reading

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False Alarm and WWII Wreck

As we were preparing to go on our morning hike to the WWII wreck, Karen asked for my help to look for her wallet. She had been trying to find it for a couple of days. We got a bit … Continue reading

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Narewa Bay

Yesterday we moved 12 miles south to Narewa Bay off the Fiji island of Naviti. We had a beautiful sail making 9-10 knots and easily passed around the reefs thanks to help from Google Earth. We anchored near Stray Kitty … Continue reading

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More on Sawa-i-Lau and Photos

We were treated to spectacular views of the rocky island of Sawa-i-Lau and the beautiful hills and water of the surrounding area. And we enjoyed the visit to the village and school (read more). But, one of the main tourist … Continue reading

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Arrival to Sawa-i-lau in Fiji

We had a wonderful sail over to the Yasawas. We left Nanunanu (I love that name!) at the crack of dawn with s/v Jackster and s/v Stray Kitty. Once out of the pass, we all raised sail. It was a … Continue reading

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Nanunanu Visit

After visiting Namenalala we traveled to the northern part of Viti Levu as a half-way point to the Yasawas. We had just planned to stop for a night and leave the next day. I mentioned earlier how we arrived to … Continue reading

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Moving to Yasawas

Today we are departing at dawn for a sail to the Yasawas. The Fiji Routes map has been updated slightly to reflect our current plans. We’re traveling today with s/v Jackster and s/v Stray Kitty to an island in the … Continue reading

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Photos of Namenalala

We finally left Namenalala yesterday and had a nice sail to northern Viti Levu. We are near Volivoli point on a little island near the pass. Along the way, on a 60 mile passage, we had mostly good southerly winds … Continue reading

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The Dragon’s Head Adventures

The island of Namenalala is shaped something like a dragon. Karen actually noticed it first when we were arriving the other day. We were moored near a rock on the west end, which we later found out is called “Dragon’s … Continue reading

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One Small Step

We spent the day yesterday finishing errands in Savusavu to stock up our provisions, fill the dinghy gas tank, pay for our mooring, and to check out with customs. Fiji customs is a bit more involved than any other country … Continue reading

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