Progress report 12/07/07 Friday

Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ Fri mrng e 3bft noonnw 3bft aft nw 3bft seas 3.20mtr swell 1.70mtr frm W 45.18 167.02 long day:quiet morning, lunchtime headwinds, sightseeing Doubtful Sound, fighting sandflies, noisy possums in dschungle (jungle). Sat mrng w 3bft noon w 3 to 4 bft aft nw 3bft seas 2.60 to 1.90mtr […]
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Progress report 12/06/07 Thursday

Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ Thu mrng S 4bft noon S 4bft aft S 4bft seas 4.10 to 3.30 mtr swell frm NW Fri mrng e 3bft noonnw 3bft aft nw 3bft seas 3.20mtr swell 1.70mtr frm W Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: 45.37 166.40 Disap.Cove touristic paddle in most stunning sunny scenery. […]
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Progress report 12/05/07 Wednesday; The Yachting life!

Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: Woke up at 10am with lovely coffee and freshly baked bread smell 🙂 Dave and Jenny Todd are lovely! Good luck to end up on their 11m yacht! Relaxing rainy stormy day on the yacht. Visited the "neighbor’s" DOC boat at night for an interesting chat. Heading quietly through […]
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Progress report 12/04/07 Tues; Rounded the Bend!

Freya has passed the half-way point, has rounded the bend, and is heading north! This is a remote area and it might be some time before she finds internet access. Please keep the comments coming! Knowing that someone is rooting for you makes all the difference in the world. http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ tues mrng NE 3 to4bft […]
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Progress report 12/03/07 Monday

Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ mon mrng nw 3bft noon nw 3bft aft nw 3bft seas 4 to 3.80 mtr swell 2.20 mtr frm w tues mrng NE 3 to4bft noon Ne 4bft aft NE 4bft seas 3.80 swell 2mtr frm w Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: 45.60 166.28 sorry didn’t feel today […]
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Progress report 12/02/07 Sunday

Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/Sunday: fjordland mrng s 3bft noon w 4bft aft w 4bft seas 3.70 swell 3mtr frm w Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: 46.02 166.31 Chalky Island 40km an almost relaxing paddle comp.to yest. through swell and backchop with less h.winds to another paradise beach   Monday: mrng nw 3bft […]
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Progress report 12/01/07 Saturday

Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ sat mrng nw 3 to 4bft 4bft aft sw 3bft seas 2.20 swell 1.20 frm sw sun mrng fjordland s 3bft noon w 4bft aft w 4bft seas 3.70 swell 2 mtr frm w Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: 46.13 166.47 Green Islets "Guarantee you a safe harbour, […]
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Progress report 11/30/07 Friday; Earthquake!

  Weather update from Karel Vissel: http://www.kayakweather.blogspot.com/ sat mrng nw 3 to 4bft 4bft aft sw 3bft seas 2.20 swell 1.20 frm swEarthquake News Report: Magnitude 5.9, Friday, November 30 2007 at 4:53 am (NZDT), 50 km north-west of Te Anau. Satellite Text Messages Received from Freya: My first earthquake at 4.55am! About force 6…it’s […]
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Progress Report 11/29/07 Thursday – updated by Freya 29.11.07

I did another pool teaching session today! Jaqui and Tim Anderson with their son Pete, and Belinda and Stan Mulvany were joining me into the local Riverton Pool. Good I was able to do something useful on that windy, rainy day off! It looks like there will be decent weather the next three days!! What […]
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Progress Report 11/28/07 Wednesday – updated again by Freya 28.11.07

I woke up pretty "stoned" this morning, my body told me I worked out hard yesterday! Forecast for today wasn’t too bad, but Thursday wil be a rest day again anyway. An I won’t have made it across Te Waewae Bay today anyway… :-(( I would have needed to land in Colac Bay for that […]
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