Our trip from Napier began at 4am. The weather window for the trip south was about 36 hours long, but the sail would take fifty, so we had to leave in headwinds and arrive in headwinds, but we got a decent run in the middle.
Sort of. Since we were racing a gale, we had to motor SOOO much. I hates motorin’!! Anyway, it was good we did, because we arrived in Wellington at 4am, just before it got bad.
We had mixed weather on the passage but were very happy to arrive at the marina before the crazy winds started!