We came alongside Bluff harbour early on a grey December morning. You’d never know what an adventure we’d just been on!
The trip from the Auckland Islands to Bluff is two full days of sailing. There was a beautiful sunset on our last night.
The trip north to New Zealand was smooth sailing under a full moon.
Henk and Steve – the trusty crew of R/V Tiama.
This fingerpost in North Harbour was the last to be visited for restoration work before our journey back to the mainland.
The wreck of the Compadre (1891) had not been seen for many years. We came across it in North Harbour.
A New Zealand fur seal in Matheson Bay.
Navigating uncharted waters.
A yellow-eyed penguin on it’s nest, Shoe Island.