Saturday, June 27, 2009

New Caledonia

Just when I thought life was good,  it got even better... For the past 2 weeks we've been sailing the remote atolls of New Caledonia in search of new uncrowded surf spots and untouched reefs. We boarded a 46 ft catamaran and with the best boat Captain in town, Stephan and excellent chef Sandra we were in heaven!
I've never sailed before and with surfboards on board, spearguns rigged for big game, and dive floats ready to be imploded our group was ready for action.

Ken Oakes landed his dream fish and because it was so big it wouldn't fit in this picture so instead we got a head shot.  Stay tuned for the full story and show to follow on the next issue/episode of Hawaii Skin Diver.  Until then, start saving your money because we are going back for more this year!  After I get a few more south swell barrels that is...