Year Six

Year 6

Year Six Itinerary


Below is a list of the major places we will visit during year six of our voyage.

Moorea

Te'avaro, Cook's Bay, Opunohu Bay

Having returned the entire crew from the USA, we visit some ports in Moorea before heading west toward the island of Huahine.

Y6A

Huahine, Raiatea, Tahaa

Huahine: Fareeru
Raitea: Opoa
Tahaa: Poutru

We stop and visit Huahine for a few days before sailing on to Raiatea, then north to Tahaa.

Y6B

Bora Bora, Maupiti

Matira Beach, Maupiti

We spend a few weeks in Bora Bora, enjoying the reefs and beauty of the island before departing for Maupiti.  We make a short stop for in Maupiti to wait for a weather window for an overnight crossing.

Y6C

Maupihaa

Maupiha'a

We make a short stop for in Maupiha'a to wait for a weather window for a crossing of over 650 miles, which will take us about four to five days

Y6D

Suwarrow (Anchorage Island)

Suwarrow

We stop at the Suwarrow atoll for a breather and to wait for another weather window to get us to American Samoa, about 447 miles away, or about three to four days.

Y6E

American Samoa

Tso: Faleasao
Ofu
Pago Pago 

We make two QFlag stops at Tao, Ofu and M, just to wait for weather windows to make the next crossing before arriving in Pago Pago to clear into American Samoa.

Y6F

Samoa

Apia

After clearing into Samoa in Apia, we tour around the islands and return to Apia to clear out.  Then we go between the two islands and head south toward Tonga.

Y6G

Tonga (North)

Niuatoputapu

We clear into Tonga in Niuatoputapu, then stay few days before heading further south toward the Tonga Vava'u group of islands.

Y6H

Tonga: Vava'u Group

Neiafu, Hunga, Ovaka.

We make few stops around the Vava'u group before heading south to the next Tonga group.

Y6I

Tonga: Ha'apai Group

Ofolanga Island, Ha'afeva, O'ua Island, Uoleva, Lifuka.

We make a circular route through the Ha'apai group and finish in Lifuka, where we clear out of Tonga.

Y6J

Fiji

Savusavu, Namenalala, Koro Island, Kocoma, Lomaloma, Bay of Islands, Tuvuca Island, Dakuiloa, Fulanga, Cambara, Totoya, Matuku, Nukuvou, Dravuni, Great Astrolabe Reef, Suva, Mbengga, Vatu Lele, Port Denarau.

We must pass buy the atolls we want to visit in order to clear in at Savusavu, so we then make our way back east and then south through the outer atolls, turning west again at Fulanga until we reach Nukuvou, where we head north to Suva.  Then we head west again, and finally north to Port Denarau, our port of exit.

Y6K

Vanuatu

Loganville Bay, Namaram, Waterfall Village, Pangi, Lamen Bay, Sangafa, Piliura, Eratap Point, Rampunalvat, Lanakel.

We arrive in Vanuatu to clear in at Loganville, then head back east for a short run before heading south down the island chain until we reach Lanakel.

Y6L

New Caladonia

Noumea, Ua Island, Kuto Bay, Bay Coro, Tadine Bay, Luengoni Bay, Drueulu, Lekiny, Ba, Bay de Tare, Ouasse, Ile Toupeti, Ouinne

Noumia is the only port for clearing in, so we have to sail past the east islands, around the point and over to Noumea.  Once cleared in, we sail south east then turn north west, and then north east, to cross back to the outer islands.  WE head west along three islands before sailing back across to the mainland, then south east along that shore.  We round the southern pint of the mainland, again, and go back to Noumea to clear out. 

Y6M

Australia, Queensland

Brisbane, Steiglitz,  Tweed heads

Arriving just as Cyclone season begins in the north, safely now in Brisbane, we head south to cooler places where cyclones don't go, leaving Queensland after stopping in Tweed Heads.

Y6N

Australia, New South Wales (N)

Ballina, Iklua Bay, Wooli, Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie.

We sail down the New South Wales northern section of shore, stopping in harbors along the route.

Y6O

Australia, New South Wales (S)

Port Stephens, Lake Macquarie, Palm Beach, Sidney (Berry's Bay, Yaralla Bay, Lavender Bay, and Manly Harbour.

Continuing south in New South Wales, we finally arrive in Sidney Harbor, where we will spend Christmas and New Years.  Once the new year has arrived, we will head back north to stay in Palm Beach.

Y6P

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