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This is the blog of Maunie of Ardwall. After a six-year adventure sailing from Dartmouth to Australia, we are now back in Britain.

Thursday, 27 June 2013

Tahiti - Land Ho!

Stormvogel passes the north coast of Tahiti
After the tiny, low-lying atolls of the Tuamotu, Tahiti looks very impressive (it's mountains range up to over 2000m). We closed in at Point Venus (where Captain Cook set up an observatory to study the planet) at about 7.00am and we are now sailing down the north west coast towards the very industrial looking port.
It's been an excellent, fast passage and we can almost taste the fresh croissants!

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