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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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...

June 9 & 10, Day 1-2: We are continuing to sail westward (and northward) on the great Pacific, traveling from Opua, New Zealand to Savusavu, Fiji! We expect a 7-10 day journey with a possible stop at Minerva Reef. We are on Day 2. We left the dock yesterday, Sunday...

It appears this Blog Post is a long time cometh. What to say? We've stayed busy during our mostly, land life in New Zealand! If you are “friends or followers” on Facebook or Instagram, you've been able to watch our travels through the pictures we’ve posted during our...

Wednesday, Day 1 We are on our way to The Bay of Islands and will be checking into New Zealand in Opua. How exciting! We have been looking forward to this for a long time. We had anchor up at 10:10. Six boats left the reef...

We had a great time in Minerva Reef. It was nice to have an 11-day break after the not-so-fun passage from Tonga. Last night and this morning we were bucking around quite a bit when the big swell mixed in with the wind waves! Our...

We are on our way to New Zealand! We left the Vavu'u group on Tuesday. It is about a 10-14 day passage, but we expect to be stopping at "Minerva Reef". As we understand it, weather fronts come through every week or so and we...