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  • We got an unexpected visitor…

    The day was beautiful, we were basking in the sun and Letitgo was resting on a lake. At 5pm the VHF came to life, Ladies and Gentlemen we are having a visitor tonight, the radio net controller Barry announced. A Tropical depression was racing towards Tonga at 35 km/h (Note that normally a system moves […]






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  • News from Vava’u

    Photo complimentary of our friends Ursula and Michael Cyclone season has finally caught up with us and we have now been in town for a week. Truly there is not much to do, but await our first little blow around Thursday. Nothing major yet but a pre-trial for what could be coming in the next […]






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  • Vakaeitu island Vava’u

    Another few days spent in some nice anchorages, but now that we had our “fill of sea salt water” we are back in the harbor for some civilization. Here is a batch of the last photos. On our way back we stopped at Swallow’s cave and dove from Letitgo while one of us stayed on […]






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  • Hunga Lagoon

    It took us a day and a half to perform the mundane task of restocking Letitgo. You see around here, you don’t just run to the supermarket in order to get everything in one scoop; as a matter of fact you need to walk the eight stores that you appreciate to find the combination to […]






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  • Luatefito Island on a few pleasant days.

    The string of East islands in the Vava’u group need to be approached only in calm weather since most of these are pretty much anchored in the Ocean with not much protection open to the elements and some nice little patch of corals. Fortunately the weather kept cooperating and we were able to enjoy a […]






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  • Snorkeling galore around Lua Ui.

    We have yet to reach the top snorkeling spots in Vava’u, although the ones we are visiting are in pristine waters and bonus point: secluded. We have decided since the weather is holding nicely to tour the less protected anchorages. Here are some pictures of our latest ones, and this time we literally dropped the […]