Our view over the River Derwent from ADAGIO's berth in Hobart
We welcomed Jeanne Socrates when she sailed into Hobart.
Jeanne had sailed nonstop from South Africa to Hobart, Tasmania.
This Grib file displays the MSLP and wind model for the morning we departed Tasmania.
Black-Browed Albatross in Bass Strait, north of Tasmania
Yellow-nosed Albatross in Bass Strait
The tall ship ENDEAVOUR was berthed near ADAGIO at Eden
Stormy seas on our starboard quarter, 200 nm NE of Sydney
Double rainbow on our sixth day out from Sydney
ADAGIO at anchor in Kuto Bay, as swells roll into the beach.
This Tricot Raye sea snake was searching for small fish in the shallows of Ilot Maitre.
From our anchorage in Baie de l'Orphelinat, we had front row seats for the sunset races .
This Seahorse was clinging to our anchor chain in Kuto Bay.
We visited friendly carvings in Baie St. Michele.
Dancers from the Loyalty Islands performed at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre.
A Loyalty Islands dancer blows a sea shell at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre.
The Tjibaou Cultural Centre is set on the ocean shore at the base of the mountains.
Parrot feeding on the seeds of a Cassuarina tree
Biermeistress Margaret enjoyed a tropical Pacific Island beer on her first day in New caledonia.
Dorothy and Steve launching ALLEGRO.
Dorothy, Steve, Margaret and Fred at Ilot Maitre
Steve and Fred e-reading on the foredeck at Baie de Ire, Ile Ouen
We were treated to the sight of a breaching young humpback whale enroute to Isle of Pines.
Fred on the foredeck at Isle of Pines
ADAGIO is the third catamaran from the left, anchored in Kuto Bay, Isle of Pines.
Fred found a blue and black striped Tricot Raye snake at Kuto Bay.
Fred and Margaret with ADAGIO and ALLEGRO
Dorothy and Margaret at Baie de la Corbeil, with a sailing piroque
Margaret and Steve on the port bow, sailing wing-on-wing.
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