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News from Haunui

Kia Ora Koutou Katoa, Haunui finally came out of the water yesterday 20th September at 11am, and is now  sitting on the cradles outside the shed at Salthouse Boatbuilders in Greenhithe Auckland, with Murray and Hana-lee giving him a waterblast from top to bottom at this moment. Then onto the worklist...

Pacific Voyagers Presentations…Passion and Potential

There is a feeling that we call ‘chicken skin’ in Hawai’i. It can be generated in the human body from a variety of situations…. perhaps a story of spirit, of uncanny synchrony, or, in this case, presentations by the Pacific Voyagers. Something has made these presentations, in a humble hale...

Samoa in the distance

WHOOOOOO! Meeeaaan!! Cheeeeheeee!!!...Yelled out the crew on deck as Haunui caught his last wave into the sunset to end his near 5 day long surf session. And it was a mean last wave, we hit near 20 knts flying down the face.  Then as Haunui made a hard bottom turn...

Whale tail salute

Haunui update S3 0Deg47min W176 Deg39min Hundreds of miles from land and we get a drive-by from a pod of dolphins slicing their way thru the gunmetal grey waves as squalls whip around our ears. Fantastic. I forgot to tell you about our whale too. The day before yesterday we had a small...

Full Moon Departure

As dawn gently lit the sky and the full moon dipped towards the horizon the five waka crews were already up and into it. It's been a long time coming and a lot of hard work from a lot of people. The support we have had has been phenomenal from both...

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