Mahina Tiare’s Sailing Itinerary  -   Leg 7  -  October  2004  -  Fiji Inter Island

 
 

Date

Departures

& Arrivals

Depart

Time

Miles

Hours

Activates

Class

Mon 25

Nukumaroiko

           Island

1230

1

0.5

Swimming, clear propeller

Safety, engine, deck, knots and cleats, stowing lines, coastal piloting

Tue 26

 

Daku Village

0600

55

9

Traditional sevusevu (kava) ceremony with village chief

Steering, points of sail, reefing, radar, Lifesling overboard, navigation & chart selection, survival packs

Wed 27

 

 

 

Hike to school to deliver books, visit Daku village

Galley, provisioning, splicing three strand

Thur 28

Drue Bay

1100

20

4

Beach walk and swimming

Marine weather, rig check and spares, winch servicing

Fri 29

Cape Washington

1200

20

4

Snorkeling

Celestial navigation, Polynesian navigation, landfall, electrical power systems and watermakers

Sat 30

     At Sea

 

110

18

Helming, fishing, sail trim

Sewing machine, sail repair, going aloft

Sun 31

Malololailai Island

 

 

 

Hiking, laundry, internet, phone, BBQ with crusiers

Diesel engines, anchoring

Mon 1

NW Malolo Island

0100

6

2

Sailing, hiking, swimming

Storm Tactics, double braid splicing, cruising medicine

Tue 2

Vunua Lailai 

               Island

1100

23

4

Explore deserted island

Voyage planning, dealing with officials, communication options - radio & satellite

Wed 3

Vunda Point Marina

1000

26

4

Laundry, showers and crew dinner at First Landing Resort

Docking, fueling and water, wash boat,

Mahina procedures exam

Thur 4

Depart MT at noon

 

 

 

 

Pack bags, clean cabins, sign guest book