S/V Catharpin Blue

Island Packet 420-62

30 September 2016
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More Kauri Trees

27 December 2012 | Manginangina Forest Reserve
Marilyn Sunny
After moving to a pile mooring at Opua Marina and the weather cleared we took time to see more sights.

We went to the Pukatui forest near KeriKeri -- near the marina. The Manginagina Reserve has a nice walk through several Kauri groves. The forest area is swampy -- like near Tane Mahuta and the tree roots very shallow. For this reaason they have a boardwalk in the forest for viewing.

While there we met two other cruiser boats -- Katydid and BlackDog -- both with boats at the Marina. Some of the trees have very large trunks. A few of the cruisers decided to ascertain how large the circumference really was. Looks like from the picture, they are quite large. We also noted that these trees are not as big as the giant on on the other side of the island that we saw -- Tane Mahuta.
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Vessel Name: Catharpin Blue
Vessel Make/Model: Island Packet 420
Hailing Port: Deltaville, Va
Crew: Sam Fowler
About: Marilyn Hilbers
Extra:
Sam and Marilyn have been sailing since 2000 and on Catharpin Blue since 2001. In that time they have sailed the Chesapeake and from the Chesapeake to Maine. From November 2006 to May 2007 they were sailing the Caribbean. In 2010 they again sailed to Tortola and plan to go west through the Panama [...]
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