Tag Archives: Tonga

Bad Company

Until this year, the 1991 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 44 Jereve lead the exotic life of a cruising boat with loving owners, sailing between the Med and the Caribbean. So how did she end up washed up on a reef in … Continue reading

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Mindbender

Where did Geographic Harbor get its name from? Hint: Pick up a copy of the February issue of BWS. Send your answers to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com. A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random from … Continue reading

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Minerva Reef Not a “Safe” Spot for Cruisers at the Moment

Cruising sailors are being advised to stay away from Minerva Reef, one of their favorite stopping places in the Pacific, between the islands of the South Pacific and New Zealand. The Reef consists of two atolls, one of which is … Continue reading

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Warning for Cruisers Near Minerva Reef

Yachts are being warned to stay away from Minerva Reef, a popular anchoring spot in the Pacific, as tension between Tonga and Fiji rises over who owns it. Minerva Reef is part of Fiji’s exclusive economic zone but has been … Continue reading

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