Adventures of Maia | Travel along with Dick and Laura on their sailing journey!
An adventure, sailing and cruising throughout the world with Laura, Dick and Ellie.
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~ Adventures of MAIA ~ Laura and Dick on their sailing cruise & journey!

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We had a spirited 37 hours in the Coral sea, sailing from Port Vila, Vanuatu to Drueulu, Lifou, New Caledonia. We departed at 0430 on Saturday, September 28 and once there was no longer protection from land the wind picked up to 19 knots and...

We left Port Denarau, Fiji on Saturday, September 7. Our passage was quite boisterous to start, with late afternoon & evening winds in the 20-knot range. We had SE cross swell that was in the 6-9-foot range, and it was rocky and rolly. Not our favorite,...

We reached the anchorage in front of Daliconi Village at 1340 on July 16, arriving with Starlet and Harlequin. We heard talk on the VHF radio from other boats who had arrived earlier in the day, they were arranging for inbound crews to meet on the...

Monday, July 1 was departure day from Savusavu. That morning we had another provisioning session, stocking up on food and other necessities as we would not be near stores for the foreseeable future. We were heading out to explore some of the Northern outlying areas. If weather permitted...

We arrived in Savusavu on Friday, June 21 (our days will be getting longer here in the Southern Hemisphere, Happy Solstice)! After we were visited by Health, Immigration and Biosecurity and given clearance, we strolled into town to find an ATM and reconnoiter Savusavu. Our main task of the...