Tuesday, September 15, 1998

The Fires of Fiji


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The down side of the dry weather is that grass fires, like these, spring up everywhere. Worse were the burning sugar cane fields. Whether started naturally or burned by the farmers in protest over low prices, they were devastating for many in Fiji's Indian community, and the sights of the burning hillsides each night haunted us.

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Wings' Crew


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Here is the top flight international crew that raced Wings to such success in the Musket Cove Regatta. From left, Ed Fitzimmons-Yacht Cinnabar,USA, Alan-Yacht Incandescent, Gurnsey, Judy Jensen-Yacht Wings,USA, Neal Adams-Yacht Ruben Jane, New Zealand,Carol Noel-Yacht Elyxir, USA, Danny Raak-Yacht Maranatha,Australia, Grenville-UK, Georgie-UK, Nicole Haeck-Netherlands,Julie Swisshelm-Yacht Cinnabar,USA

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John & Amanda, Mahina Tiare


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John Neal and Amanda Swan tied the knot on the beach at Malolo Lailai.

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Cinnabar


Ed and Julie sped from Papeete to Fiji to crew for us at this regatta. Good people.
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Malolo Lailai


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When we got to Malolo Lailai we found crystal clear waters, dozens of cruising yachts, and a luxurious resort..

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Momi Bay, Fiji


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The west side of Fiji is dry, the weather is sooo good here, we loved it.

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Monday, September 14, 1998

Musket Cove Regatta-Fiji


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The racing fleet filled the marina at Malolo Lailai, but it was a curious mix, including hot race boats and luxurious cruisers.

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