Sailing Shenemere

Fiji established Blue Lanes Initiative allowing yachts to explore the islands while following strict safety guidelines including quarantine upon arrival, covid tests, AIS tracking by the Fijian Navy and weekly itinerary...

SAYING A LONG GOODBYE TO NEW ZEALAND AND A SLOW HELLO TO FIJI New Zealand has been a wonderful host to us over the last 19 months. I truly believe we...

Waiheke Island in The Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana is a coastal feature of the North Island of New Zealand. It has an area of 4000 km², and lies between the...

Radio NZ interviewed us about the creation and upcoming launch of the Cookbook- Appetizers Afloat A Cookbook Fundraiser for Local Maritime Scholarships…planted as a seed turned into a full time job...

We were interviewed for “another” special Interest piece in the Newspaper…. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/needy-northland-families-receive-hope-in-a-box/Z5WCULORHAR7LB6FBBY3PLVF6U/ Road Trip to Beachlands and then to Cambridge Martin getting to visit with the mates he grew up with...

June 9, 2020 New Zealand moved to alert level 1- and will return to “mostly” normal lives First stop after Lockdown; up to Bill and Irene’s house.  Richard and Marlene came...

March 24, 2020 New Zealand prepares to go into a month long lockdown to reduce the spread of Covid-19 Alert Level 4: People instructed to stay at home Travel is severely...

Had fun traveling down memory lane to make this Birthday video for Martin’s 59th! Malcom and Pauleen invited us to stay on their boat docked in Auckland at the Royal New...

The Town Basin Marina had a Boat Decorating contest and I got really into it; adding decorations  bit by bit for a few weeks. The Mayor of Whangarei was the judge...