Fiji to New Caledonia

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THIRD LEG OF THE WORLD CIRCUMNAVIGATION – July and August 2019

Vuda Marina, Fiji Islands – Musket Cove – Tanna, Vanuatu – Mare Island, New Caledonia – Noumea, New Caledonia

Stage one :: Vuda Marina to Musket Cove,Fiji, departure: 16 July (three-hour sail)

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Musket Cove is a favorite watering hole of the yachties. Spalax 2 will spend two days there to enjoy a sundowner or two at the world-famous Island Bar.

Stage two :: Musket Cove to Tanna, Vanuatu, departure: 19 July (four-day sail)

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Tanna is a volcanic island. The Mt. Yasur volcano puts on a fantastic fireworks display every evening. Its crater is easily accessible to get a better look at the spewing lava.

Stage three :: Tanna to Mare, New Caledonia, departure: 26 July (overnight sail)

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Mare Island is part of New Caledonia, featuring pristine beaches, excellent snorkelling and friendly local population

Stage four :: Mare to Noumea, New Caledonia, departure: 29 July (overnight sail)

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The last stage of the voyage will take us to the capital of New Caledonia, Noumea, and back to civilization, complete with French baguettes, French wine and French cheese.