January 19, 2013
by Steven
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Port Gore

Scream spent the first night of our Christmas holiday in Port Gore. ¬†We had intended to travel all of the way from Wellington to Guard’s Bay, but despite a wonderful and long day flying our cruising chute we weren’t traveling … Continue reading

January 13, 2013
by Steven
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Pelorus Sound

Scream spent two crazy weeks in Pelorus Sound, part of the Marlborough Sounds of New Zealand’s south island. We anchored in seven places along Pelorus’ 380 km of shoreline, which will get their own posts. Crossing Cook Straight Our friends … Continue reading

July 5, 2012
by Steven
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Tilley Hats

I have been wearing a Tilley hat since before we started cruising. I wore my hat many hundreds of times in lots of difficult circumstances, like our Gallapagos shipwreck. My hat repeatedly was soaked in salt water and worn in … Continue reading

May 8, 2012
by Steven
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Napier

Scream spent two weeks in Napier. The city of Napier has considerable tourist infrastructure. The town center is quite pleasant to walk around. We had a great time at the National Aquarium, particularly viewing Kiwi’s, Sea Horses, and their large … Continue reading

April 23, 2012
by Steven
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Gisborne

Scream spent a week in Gisborne on our way south. While in Gisborne we visited the museum, a brewery, and the cidery. Gisborne’s business district starts right at the marina. Gisborne is a large town and the regional centre, and … Continue reading