Friday, 14 November 2014

Tonga in Photos

A collection of photos from our short time in Tonga.  Most of the photos were taken by Doug who is crewing with us for the Tonga to New Zealand leg.
Big Mama Yacht Club (Doug Munn Photo)

The view towards Fluenta (Doug Munn photo)

Big Mama's Yacht Club (Doug Munn Photo)

Most importantly, we finally caught up with SV Exodus so the kids could play together. Halloween costumes. (SV Exodus Photo)
Most importantly, we finally caught up with SV Exodus so the kids could play together.

Benjamin helping with the stowing.

Artist at Work: Victoria sketching the boats in the anchorage now that the wind finally stopped.

Doug teaching the kids to use the bosun's whistle while Johnathan raises the Tongan courtesy flag he made with Nancy from SV Gitane when we were still in Mexico.

As part of the passage preparations - checking out the storm staysail and trysail

Doug trimming the trysail in 2 kts of wind.

Victoria's sketch of SV Sequoia


There was lots of wind ... the kite surfers take advantage of it.

Big Mama teaches Tongan (Doug photo)





Snorkelling off the wreck (Doug Munn Photo)
Snorkelling off the wreck (Doug Munn Photo)

Snorkelling off the wreck (Doug Munn Photo)


Dancing at the Earl's birthday party (Doug Munn Photo)

Another sunset in paradise (Doug Munn photo)

Coconut Milk being prepared for the feast (Doug Munn Photo)

Big Mama chopping tuna for the "raw fish" dinner. (Doug Munn photo)

Big Mama teaching Tongan cooking (Doug Munn photo)

Parrot Fish for the raw fish dinner (Doug Munn Photo)

When the wind shifted some of the boats were a bit close (we think the little boat could be a tender for Koa, the 50' catamaran) (Doug Munn Photo)

Fluenta at anchor (Doug Munn photo)

Benjamin playing the banjo and tambourine (Doug Munn photo)

Taking the ferry to town to do the provisioning (Doug Munn photo)

This little piggie went to ... dinner ... (Doug Munn photo)

And, another sunset in paradise (Doug Munn photo)

Piggy for Dinner (Doug Munn photo)

Departure Pig Roast (Doug Munn Photo)

Doug, Benjamin and Bessie.



2 comments:

  1. Fantastic pictures! Love the kids pictures and the Parrot fish was gorgeous!

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