Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Farewell westcoast hello Abel Tasman 110km!




18th March: No news from Babs this morning meant she was on the move, confirmed when she called on her GSM phone approaching in the dark the east end of Farewell Spit at 10:30pm. She said despite the swell being less it was still a challenge getting out, but went well. After coming around to the southern side she  decided to continue with a full moon 30 km across to Golden Bay to Totaranui with an estimated time of arrival around 2:30am. The reason she says is her hands are too sore to drag the kayak up the low tide line to the lighthouse beach. I suspect somehow she wants to get to Picton soon as well! 

6 Comments:

Blogger karel said...

Hi babs your getting there a little bit to go,keep newzealand on your right.

March 18, 2008 at 10:58 AM  
Anonymous Lasse said...

Snart där!
Paddla paddla paddla!
Du är grym!

March 18, 2008 at 12:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

11 mil i en etapp? Man kan ju bli lite orolig...
Måste ha varit ett riktigt flow, häftigt.
Kämpa på vidare!
Micael

March 18, 2008 at 12:36 PM  
Anonymous Birre said...

Nu är det bara yttepytte kvar - heja heja!!
kram Birre

March 18, 2008 at 12:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Make sure you see some of Abel Tasman during the day time, it is a real jewel! Hope all went well overnight Babs. Glad you managed to get finally launch and leave the West Coast.
Cheers
Harriet

March 18, 2008 at 1:43 PM  
Blogger derrick said...

Hang in there! Fantastic!!

March 18, 2008 at 8:33 PM  

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