April 8th, 2009dual desktop

Here’s a montage I made yesterday for my dual monitors. (Hadn’t changed the wallpaper since last April).

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What do you reckon?

The family likes the water side, but not the people side.  (Bigger versions below.)

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Yesterday we went down to Pilot Bay and sailed throught the port area. The the rest of the team brought lunch down to the bay.

The tide and wind were favourable, so the others sailed the boat home and I picked them up from Te Puna.

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February 5th, 2009my friend zinc

my friend zinc

We’re off the coast between Omanu and Papamoa, with Rabbit Island and the Mount in the background. :)

January 5th, 2009lake okataina

lake okataina

Last Monday we had a gorgeous time on lake Okataina.

First time we’d taken Dauntless on fresh water. (She really liked it).

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January 1st, 2009new year’s day

new year's day

We hadn’t sailed since last year… oh, wait, since yesterday.

Oh well, we went sailing again today. Sailed to a private beach on an island for lunch. (The Thornes paddled there on their kayaks, and with someone else’s… maybe I shouldn’t say that bit.)

We thought the day was alright.

Happy New Year!

December 24th, 2008sailing in paradise

sailing in paradise

And this is what we were doing last Friday.

Possibly the best sail in my life.

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November 17th, 2008island picnic

island picnic

Through a set of circumstances (that were entirely unforeseen at breakfast time) we were sailing to Motuhoa Island for dinner on Friday night.

We had a great sail in ten 10-15kts of breeze.

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November 10th, 2008first sail

first sail

Here we are motoring out of the Te Puna estuary into the harbour on Saturday arvo. There’s a howling head wind coming towards us. We look really intrepid, and ready for anything. And anything was exactly what we got.

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August 1st, 2008Dauntless

Dauntless


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