Blink was welcomed into Port Denarau Marina by the RAYC Race Management Team AND the crew from Shaman! Blink crossed the finish line at 04:47:59 hours on Thursday 9th June, 4d 17h 47m 59s after the start. Check out their arrival video.
At 0900 hours on Monday 6th June at Raoul Island (200 nm due east of the fleet) the wind direction was 90 degreed with at a speed of 13 knots. Both the of most used models on the boats GFS and GEM show a similar wind direction (102 deg and 105 deg), but higher wind [...]
As the fleet settles into yet another night at sea, there is an average of about 200 people looking at the online tacker every 30 minutes. ANZ Sail Fiji definitely generates a lot of interest to not only family and friends, but to sailors around the world. Tom Addis, navigator on Giacomo, sent another update [...]
Check out the official video from the start of ANZ Sail Fiji 2016!
With ANZ Sail Fiji set to start in just a few short hours, the guessing game of when boats should arrive in Denarau has begun. The 'guess-timations' are in, and by the looks of it, all boats believe they will be safely berthed in Port Denarau Marina by Friday the 10th June. The start canon [...]
The fleet racing in ANZ Sail Fiji which starts at 1100 hours on Saturday 4th June are currently undergoing customs clearance so they are ready to leave New Zealand waters tomorrow. Customs has been very accomodating of the fleet, with Team Vodafone Sailing kicking off the clearance run at 0700 hours this morning. The clearances [...]
ANZ Sail Fiji is just two more sleeps away and the fleet is itching to get on the water. More than two representatives from each boat attended the briefing at Royal Akarana Yacht Club where sailors collected their boat packs and some vital weather information. "A blocking high to the east of New Zealand has [...]