Welcome to the Maunie of Ardwall blog

This is the blog of Maunie of Ardwall charting our adventures as we sail around the world. This season we spent 5 months exploring Vanuatu and are now on the east coast of Australia.

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Racy photos

Good news - our injector pump has been rebuilt and bench-tested and all is well with it! All being well we'll have a properly-working engine tomorrow....

Meanwhile, Graham did another chase around the racing fleet in the dinghy with his camera. His last set of photos were well received by the Opua Cruising Club - 9 out of 12 pictures in this year's club calendar were his! Here are a few from tonight's race:

The start

The amazing skiff Orange Peeler 
Heading north towards the Bay of Islands

All crew on the wires

California Kiwi catches a gust

Cadillac with visiting yachties as additional crew

Close quarters  tacking in the middle of the fleet
The slower boats chasing the rest of the fleet

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