Posts made in July, 2012


July 12, 2012   We spent the day motoring in calm seas when we left Gua Island (Great diving day!) and arrived in Suva Harbor mid afternoon. It was nice not having to go through the clearing in process since Fiji just adopted new regulations that only require you to report position weekly instead of the old system that required clearing in and out in each region. Suva Harbor is a dirty place with at least seven old boats that are...

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July 2, 2012   We set sail the next morning for the bay of island anchorage in Vanua Balavu (Explorer Island Atoll) 8 hours away. I was excited and had all the fishing gear out since we would be crossing the exact spot we caught the big marlin last season. Conditions looked good and flying fish (bait) were jumping all around the boat but we never saw birds working bait (this means no fish feeding either) and we disappointly wound...

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