La Volvo Ocean Race aterriza en Auckland

By Murray Dewhurst in New Zealand. The Volvo Ocean Race has race arrived in Auckland. I sketched them at the event base yesterday morning where they were already up on cradles for service. Elevated like this I thought they looked more aeronautical than nautical. The yachts set off on Leg 4 of the race from […]

Vacaciones en el puerto de Auckland

We haven’t ventured far out of town at all so far this summer, sticking to the inner harbour and over the bridge to the North Shore. Most people escape the city at this time leaving a blissfully peaceful Auckland to those staying behind. This above is Takapuna beach yesterday, a gloriously sunny day. We tried […]

Yates antiguos

Herded the kids around the Maritime Museum on the weekend and got this quick sketch (left) of the original 1800’s cutter ‘Rewa’ on display inside the museum while they clambered all over and in it. I had hoped to sketch the newly launched and spectacular looking ‘Camper’ nearby (the Team New Zealand Volvo Ocean Race […]