Off On A Lark!

Sailing Adventures In The South Pacific

Vessel Name: 'Lark'
Vessel Make/Model: Malo 38
Hailing Port: Port Townsend WA
Crew: Brad Nelson and Linda Attaway
Extra: 'Lark' at Lape Island, Vava'u Tonga
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27 March 2018 | Port Townsend WA

Ta-Da!

We're back in Port Townsend after our flights from Auckland to Sydney AU, Sydney to LA, then LA to Seattle. It's a long haul, but we'll look forward to doing it again even if 'Lark' moves on to a new owner.

26 March 2018

And The Winner Is ...

Thanks to everyone who came up with an answer to my absurd question of how many screws were removed from the decks on 'Lark'.

24 March 2018

Being Afloat

After a night in a work berth at the boatyard, we moved back to our mooring today. Nice to feel water under the hull again, and not be climbing that ladder in and out of the boat multiple times a day. We're still putting things back together, peeling off masking, and cleaning up the residual dust and [...]

23 March 2018 | Opua NZ Boatyard

Splash!

We're back in the water.

Can It Possibly Rain Any Harder?

13 September 2009 | Fare, Huahine, 16 42.71'S:151 02.43'W
Linda
So yesterday was our sightseeing day on Huahine Nui, We were going to rent a scooter but a local convinced us we'd be better off with a car. Boy, was he right! It started pouring about 5 minutes after picked up the car and stopped about the time we returned it. You could barely see out the windows and there was no way we were stopping to get out and see anything.

After we returned the car we stopped for a beer at the little restaurant by the dinghy dock. Marnie and Mike wandered in so we decided to have dinner Another great meal and once again, by the time we were finished, the great deluge had begun. Brad and I had come to shore in our inflatable kayak so 'Shelette' offered to give us a ride in their dinghy and tow the kayak alongside. Looked like a good idea to us. It was raining so hard that you couldn't even see in front of the dinghy. We were soaked by the time we got to 'Kattywompus'. 'Shelette' was anchored quite a distance from us so you can imagine how long it took them to wring things out.

Today we're headed west to the island of Raiatea. We need to get a part for the outboard and are hoping we'll find a shop that will have what we need.. It's mostly sunny and we can see the island from here through the clouds. We should be there in 3-4 hours.
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