Category: Whangarei

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04
Feb
2021

Away We Go

The detour is over and Dazzler is back underway. The circumnavigation has begun….away we go!

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31
Jan
2021

How Does That Work Again?

How does that work again? Seems a year of not sailing can make the first few days back on the water a tad tricky…read on to find out what we mean.

SV Dazzler at Urquharts Bay
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24
Jan
2021

Preparing To Move On

It’s time for the Dazzler crew to get moving again. We’re going to circumnavigate New Zealand’s North Island. Here’s the first leg of our journey.

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15
Jan
2021

Anchors Aweigh Or Not!

The Dazzler crew gets an unexpected early Christmas gift from their Windlass and it isn’t one they put on their wishlist. Read on to find out what happened…

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12
Jan
2021

Things That Bite In The Night

New Zealand really doesn’t have any insects that will kill you but they do have a couple that can be pretty nasty. Jilly gets attacked by White Tailed Spiders and Sandflies….

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11
Jan
2021

Wind A Go Go

With the world of sailing and global cruising being squeezed by the chokehold of worldwide border closures…

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30
Sep
2020

The Big Bloop

When you drop your favorite tool or item in the water, what do you do? Check out Capt. Dan’s tip on underwater tool recovery. Click here.

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27
Sep
2020

A Dazzling Makeover

After 30 years it’s time to give Dazzler an interior makeover. Dan & Jilly are…

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14
Sep
2020

Rebuilding Saves Money

Sometimes it pays to take something apart and try to fix it. You can’t break it more and you just might save a ton of money in the end. Check out how Captain Dan saved over $1000 by…