Progress Report 12/31/07 Monday

Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ Mon mrng s 1 to2bft noon se 1 to2bft aft e 2to3bft seas 2.20 swell 1.30mtr frm w Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: 40.46 172.16 Big River 80km 14hrs long but beautiful paddle. 4hrs solid headwinds at noon! Not southerlies… No satellite signal at night, sorry!HAPPY NEW YEAR […]
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Progress Report 12/30/07 Sunday

There’s an interesting article and video clip from NZ TV, about Freya, with input from Paul Caffyn. Includes good footage of Freya crossing the Greymouth bar. You can read the story and see the video here . Many thanks to Derrick for this info — GregWeather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ Sun mrng se 2 […]
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Progress Report 12/29/07 Saturday

http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ Sat mrng s 2 to3bft noon w 3bft aft sw 4bft seas 3.50 swell 1.90 frm w Weather update from Karel Vissel: Sun mrng se 1 to2bft noon w 2 to3bft aft sw 4bft seas 1.90 swell 1 mtr frm w Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: Westport today, Little Wamganui tomorrow. Good weather, […]
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Progress report 12/28/07 Friday

Freya clears Greymouth River Bar in large seas. Photo by Paul Caffyn Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ Sat mrng s 2 to3bft noon w 3bft aft sw 4bft seas 3.50 swell 1.90 frm w Update Received from Paul Caffyn: Freya cleared the Greymouth River bar this morning – 28 Dec 2007 – at approx. […]
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Progress report 12/27/07 Thursday

5 days of x-mas bad weather days at Paul Caffyn’s – we had the pleasure to host Gordon and Morag Brown for two days, too, with their two lovely kids Eilidh and Iain. They enjoyed being captains of their own kayaks in Paul’s pool…and I keep on going on Friday with the middle section only… […]
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x-mas update by Freya

An early Kiwi Christmas gift! Paul Caffyn hands Freya a beer upon her landing at Greymouth. Photo by Murry Cave. I wish you all a Merry x-mas and Happy Holidays! Thanks for all the lovely comments and best wishes on my blog, it feels good to know a lot of friends all over the world […]
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Progress report 12/22/07 Saturday

Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ Sat mrng e 3bft noon nw 3bft aft w 3bft seas 1.40 mtr swell 0.80 frm wSatellite Text Messages Received from Freya: 42.27 171.12 Grey River safe & sound with Paul & friends over xmas. Taking even tomorrow off due to xmas parties starting tonight 🙂  
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Progress report 12/21/07 Friday; Still trucking…

Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ Fri mrng e 3bft noon nw 2 to3bft aft w 3bft seas 2mtr swell 1.10 mtr frm w Sat mrng e 3bft noon nw 3bft aft w 3bft seas 1.40 mtr swell 0.80 frm w Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: 42.43 170.57 Hokitika Took the chicken run this […]
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Progress report 12/20/07 Thursday; Surf Trouble

Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ Thu mrng ne2 to 3bft noon w 3bft aft sw 3bft seas 3.30 to 2.70 mtr swell 1.60 mtr frm w Fri mrng e 3bft noon nw 2 to3bft aft w 3bft seas 2mtr swell 1.10 mtr frm w Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: 43.02 170.25 Wanganui R […]
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Progress report 12/19/07 Wednesday

Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ Wed mrng s3bft noon w 3bft aft w 4bft seas 2.80 mtr swell 1.50 mtr frm nw Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: 43.23 169.55 beh. Galway Point went in early today 65km paddled with closed eyes all day to relax mind body still had to work, steady but […]
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