Shindig arrived at Nuka Hiva and was anchor down at 9:11pm.
It felt great to stop the boat and celebrate our 20 day, 2760 mile passage.
Tequila for everyone! Great job!!
Here are some of the passage stats.
Route distance: 2549
Track distance: 2760
Extra miles sailed: 211 or 8%
Best mileage day: 163
Worst mileage day: 102
Average speed for 2760 miles: 5.75 knots
Engine run time: 88.9 hours
Generator run time 25.8 hours
Approximate Fuel: 121 gallons
Breakdowns: Outhaul car, coffee maker, spinnaker dousing collar, Tom's laptop hard drive, one serrated kitchen knife (saved in case it comes in handy later)
|Sylvia and Tom. Still smiling after 20 days on passage.|
|JD and Rob happy to be anchor down|
|"Double Rainbow...all the way! " Beauty in the main anchorage of Nuka Hiva |
|What, a pay phone? Haven't seen one of these in a while!|
|Tom, super happy to be enjoying a Hinano beer and a burger in Nuka Hiva.|
|Poisson cru, one of South Pacific's favorite entrees|
|Kevin and Nuka Hiva Yacht Services helps Tom & Sylvia get all their goodies that came along Shindig for shipping to their boat in Raiatea|
|Lots for food options at the market!|
|Time to get wet and see what is under water|
|One of the vista overlooking Taioha'e bay|
|Overlook of Controllers bay. One of the sites for the Survivor TV show.|
|Re Creation of traditional Marquesean homes |
|Banyan tree at a historic site on the island. Archaeologists often find bones and skulls in these trees.|
|Locals cleaning fish after a successful spear fishing trip|
|Good Friday Parade|
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