May 12, 2013
1130 Hrs NZ time
Position: Opua Marina, Northland, NZ
First: Happy Mothers day to all, from crew of SY Visions of Johanna
We have been watching weather patterns closely and at the advice of our weather router Ken McKinley (Locus Weather), we elected to delay our departure and avoid potentially uncomfortable conditions. It is likely that a nice window will open up tomorrow morning and we hope to leave then - 1000 hrs Monday, May 13 NZ time, or around 2 AM east coast time in USA (on Monday morning). Possibility of an additional 24 hr wait remains, but is unlikely. We shall see.
All is well otherwise. Nights are chilly and everyone is looking forward to tropical warmth.
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