Finally got internet access so this is to confirm still alive and kicking. MASON BAY going well, no major problems.
Out to Great Barrier Island 45 miles
Gt. Barrier direct to the Bay of Islands 80 miles
Have been mooching round here in the Bay visiting old friends.
Mid- winter feast for the Brothers of the Coast on 11th then back down the coast to homeport.
Will post fotos and full report when back in Whangarei.