OceansWatch expedition updates

03 September 2013
03 September 2013 | Honiara
31 July 2011 | Vanuatu
20 December 2009 | Mooloolaba to Opua
18 December 2009 | Mooloolaba
30 November 2009
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06 November 2009
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01 November 2009 | Cairns

Itinerary

16 June 2008 | 17 36'S:168 14'W, Port Havannah
Chris
Provisional itinerary for Magic Roundabout in Vanuatu.

Our intention is to undertake at least 2 ReefCheck Surveys in any proposed or existing Tabu (Marine Reserve) areas as well as outside those areas. All data will be shared with ReefCheck International, Vanuatu Fisheries and the local community where we are working. On board will be a scientist, divemaster and skipper all of whom will be ReefCheck trained. For the majority of our time we will have ReefCheck Vanuatu and Vanuatu Fisheries representative Katie on board. Itinerary subject to weather and other circumstances beyond our control.

June 16 Havannah 17 Sail to Maewo 18 Maewo 19 Maewo 20 Maewo 21 Maewo 22 Maewo 23 Meet Katie in Ambae, sail to Pentecost 24 Pentecost 25 Pentecost 26 Pentecost 27 Pentecost 28 Sail to Santo 29 Aore. Crew change 30 Aore July 1 Sail to Banam Bay 2 Banam Bay 3 Banam Bay 4 Banam Bay 5 Banam Bay 6 Banam Bay 7 Sail to Maskelynes 8 Maskelynes 9 Maskelynes 10 Maskelynes 11 Sail to Port Villa 12 Port Villa for crew changes 13 Port Villa provisioning 14 Sail to Nguna-Pele 15 Nguna-Pele SCUBA training for local ReefCheck divers and ReefCheck training for new crew. 16 Nguna-Pele 17 Nguna-Pele 18 Nguna-Pele 19 Nguna-Pele 20 Nguna-Pele 21 Sail to Epi 22 Epi 23 Epi 24 Epi 25 Epi 26 Sail to Santo 27 Santo. Provision and clear 28 Sail to PNG
Comments
Vessel Name: Magic Roundabout, Cat Knapp & Anna Rose
Vessel Make/Model: Sweden Yachts 34, Anna Rose '43 yacht
Hailing Port: Whangarei, NZ
Crew: Chris Bone, Irene Llabres, Katherine Rainone, Anna Pohl
About:
Permanant skipper Chris is a professional yacht skipper and runs a yacht delivery company- Pacific Yacht Deliveries. He has been an environmental activist for many years, including 2 years as a skipper for Greenpeace on the yacht Vega. [...]
Extra:
The long term use of Magic Roundabout was donated to OceansWatch to carry out Marine conservation and provide humanitarian aid to the coastal communities in the Pacific. OceansWatch has set up an ongoing training system for yachties and divers to monitor reef health throughout the Pacific using the [...]
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Magic Roundabout, Cat Knapp & Anna Rose's Photos - Main
OceansWatch team sailing to Opua
16 Photos
Created 14 June 2009
Work on the Magic Roundabout and departure from Whangarei
15 Photos
Created 8 June 2009
Pics of the 2009 project crew
4 Photos
Created 9 February 2009
A selection of pictures from our 2008 Vanuatu project
10 Photos
Created 1 August 2008
Reef Check training with Reef Check Australia in the Ha'apais April 2008
12 Photos | 1 Sub-Album
Created 13 June 2008
Delivery to Vanuatu
2 Photos
Created 12 June 2008

Oceanswatch Expeditions

Who: Chris Bone, Irene Llabres, Katherine Rainone, Anna Pohl
Port: Whangarei, NZ

Current Position

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