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Chris & Laurie - Moonraker
Follow our journey sailing around the world. We will try and write a regular diary and upload the entries on to the site when we have connectivity. Do use the message board to contact us. We would love to hear from friends and family especially as we get further away from home.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Moonraker" is a Morgan 44 centre cockpit cutter rigged sloop. She has a deep draft fin keel with additional ballast. Comfortable accommodation for 4 people, master stateroom with a queen sized bed and en-suite with bath. Guest cabin, double berth with en-suite bathroom. 66hp Yanmar engine plus an 8Kva diesel generator. Diesel capacity 663 litres across three tanks, water 890 litres in two tanks. Air conditioning aft and forward cabins plus an Echo Marine 24gph water maker.
Our latest 5 diary entries

20th Apr 2017
Leaving New Zealand. Second half!!
Laurie has now returned home. I have some new crew to breakin for the next half. New Caledonia next 850 miles, hopefully about six days sailing
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13th Jan 2017 - 14th Jan 2017
On top of the world at LakeTakapo
On our way down to Queenstown, stopped off at the observatory Lake Takapo. Fantastic views of the Southern Alps
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4th Jan 2017 - 8th Jan 2017
Campervan to the South Island
We are now on our way down to the South Island with Nice, Allan and Sandra. Really looking forward to the scenery in the South
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5th Nov 2016 - 17th Nov 2016
Exploring the local area
The Bay of Islands and the Coromandel peninsular on the Northland East coast are stunning. Lots more to explore
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29th Oct 2016
Arrived in the Bay of Islands New Zealand
We have arrived at our halfway stop for a bit of a rest. We are alongside the quarantine dock waiting to cleared on to the country.
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