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Riada II Adventures
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Riada II's Photos -
Dave, John, Brett and Jo had rough times and great times - especially at South Minerva Reef with the other members of the South Minerva Social Club: Migration and Guava Jelly
1 Photo
Created 12 June 2012
'No shoes Dave', Carolyn, Brett and Jen returned to visit the Loaloa family near the Dakuniba Pass, where the yacht 'Touche' was tragically lost
5 Photos
Created 7 June 2012
Our family and friends gathered to farewell us on our great adventure
25 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
The 2011 New Zealand-Tonga passage included crew of Master Dave, 1st mate-in-training Carolyn, the terrible twins of John and Tony, and the Croc-wearing Aussie, Kevin
7 Photos
Created 14 May 2012
South and North Minerva Reefs provided a wonderful exciting respite on our way to Tonga.
6 Photos
Created 14 May 2012
Dave fought the magnificent black marlin for 2.5 hours, and then it took the crew another 1 hour to land it
4 Photos
Created 14 May 2012
We entered the smallest harbour in our world and donated Dave's marlin to the people of Eua
9 Photos
Created 14 May 2012
We celebrated our successful journey with a roast chicken dinner, red wine and a lot of laughs
4 Photos
Created 14 May 2012
We rested up off Big Mamas Yacht Club and here we met Relapse and Ruby-June and formed the RRR Club
3 Photos
Created 14 May 2012
Our friends from Relapse and ourselves were driven by the wonderful Wesley to see Tongatapu's highlights
16 Photos
Created 14 May 2012
We joined the inaugral flotilla from Big Mummas Yacht Club to celebrate the (now deceased) King's birthday in cruising style
7 Photos
Created 14 May 2012
The RRR Club journeyed through the Haapais and were privileged to swim with magnificent humpback whales and their calves
36 Photos
Created 14 May 2012
The RRR Club journeyed to the acclaimed Vavau'u Islands
9 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
With our crew of Terry and Bronwyn we sailed with the RRR Club to Savusavu, Fiji
5 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
We loved the cruisers' facilities and town of Savusavu
6 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
The RRR Club loved the people of Rabi Island - in fact we loved it so much we came back again with Sandy and the girls (see later)
32 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
The RRR Club was no more! We discovered Budd Reef, returned to Qamea, discovered Taveuni and headed for Savusavu to meet Sandy and girls. On the way we caught a marlin and donated it to the Loaloa family
10 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
Dave's sister Sandy and his nieces Alice and Michaela joined us, and we took them to some of our favorite places
43 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
We felt very privileged to be allowed access to the northern islands of the Lau Group
15 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
We were lucky enough to find where 80 year-old turtles had been laying their eggs for centuries. We only hope they don't get hunted to extinction
7 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
We loved Makogai - its history as the leper colony, its marine reserve status, and its new focus as a clam breeding centre and turtle sanctuary. And here we met our new cruising partners: the wonderful families on the good ships Gromit and Solara
5 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
Levuka was all we had hoped - historic and quaint
12 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
Naigani Island was just as the brochures present Fiji to be
8 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
With the Gromits and Solarans we sailed Bligh Water, bound for Lautoka
6 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
For Carolyn it was a return to her home of six years, for Dave it was an insight into Carolyn's childhood
8 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
Dave's sons Liam and Matt and their friend Chris, joined us to explore the Yaswas
38 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
Dave and his son Matt, and friend Chris had a memorable trip home, catching superb fish along the way
6 Photos
Created 15 May 2012
 
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