June 5, 2004
Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour was a bustle of activity yesterday morning. Fourteen of the yachts berthed there (including Moonshadow), ranging in size from 36 feet to 100 feet, were making final preparations for the 1000-mile race to Noumea, organized by the Royal Akarana Yacht Club.
By 1030 hours, we were as ready to go as [...]
Many safety items are either common sense or required by maritime law, so I’ll focus on the things that might be considered “optional” by some. Its important to bear mind that the gear one elects to carry is a function of the type of sailing they are doing, the available space, and budget. That said, [...]