Papua New Guinea search results for: Reports

  • Pacific – List of Radio Nets

    Date Published - December 12, 2018

    A comprehensive list of all the Pacific Radio Nets, both SSB and HAM. NB: if a radio net is listed on a recently updated blog... Read More
  • Family Cruising in Papua New Guinea

    Date Published - March 13, 2013

    Our family of five spent nearly three months traveling through Papua New Guinea between September and December 2012 aboard SV Totem. It was a thoroughly... Read More
  • Helen Reef – a convenient stopover between Borneo and PNG

    Date Published - June 29, 2011

    Joop Jansen and Hanneke Kroon of SV Vaarwel visited the remote Helen Reef in February 2011 on passage from Borneo to Papua New Guinea. Helen... Read More
  • Cruising the South Pacific with Pets on board – hassle in Fiji

    Date Published - January 15, 2014

    Here is our experience about having Pets on board while crossing the South Pacific. By Danish cruiser Jan Klintegaard of S/Y Anaconda. We bought a... Read More
  • Solomons and Papua New Guinea – Security Considerations 2017

    Date Published - February 09, 2018

    One of the biggest concerns we had when leaving Vanuatu and heading to the Solomons was security. We’d heard stories about items being stolen from... Read More
  • PNG: Five months sailing the outer islands

    Date Published - February 09, 2018

    Papua New Guinea can be challenging in some areas primarily due to safety. There are places where cruisers are just not safe, and we decided... Read More
  • SE Asia to Australia via Selat Muli in West Papua

    Date Published - November 22, 2017

    My wife and I have just returned to Australia from cruising SE Asia for 3 years. For the return journey, I studied what routes other... Read More
  • Papua New Guinea: Notes on a Visit in May 2016

    Date Published - July 24, 2016

    Information on a visit by Hans van Rijn to some lesser known ports as well as some useful anchorages. SV Alk We felt absolutely safe... Read More
  • Trading Goods in the South Pacific

    Date Published - May 25, 2016

    SY Adina found that trading was a great way to engage with the local people living on many of the islands in the South Pacific.... Read More
  • PNG: Notes from a cruise August to September 2017

    Date Published - October 25, 2017

    2017 update on the security and safety of navigating PNG by yacht. The village of Moturina in the Louisiades, which were a lovely cruising ground... Read More
  • Yacht Adina notes on Vanimo, Papua New Guinea: Obtaining Indonesian visas and checking out from PNG

    Date Published - May 19, 2016

    Vanimo is a small town on mainland Papua New Guinea. Adina was there on 31st August 2015 to obtain our visas for Indonesia and to... Read More
  • Papau New Guinea, Wewak: Yacht boarded and robbed by armed men – December 2015

    Date Published - December 25, 2015

    At the beginning of December 2015, a 19m private Swedish yacht on a circumnavigation, was anchored in Wewak, East Sepik Province of PNG, when it... Read More
  • Papua New Guinea, Madang: Boarding and Machete Attack in Hansa Bay – October 2015

    Date Published - October 19, 2015

    Boarding and Attack: 18/10/2015 While anchored in Hansa Bay (04 11.7 N 144 53.3 E) in Madang Province, between Madang and Wewak, northeast of Bogia.... Read More
  • Cruising through PNG and the Solomon Islands 2014-2015

    Date Published - April 16, 2015

    I would like to congratulate you on creating and maintaining a wonderful, informative and essential website. I have greatly benefitted from the information you provide... Read More
  • New Britain: Clearance at Rabaul

    Date Published - December 04, 2014

    There have been MAJOR changes entering PNG – and it’s all good! Previously, one needed a visa prior to entering PNG waters. This has now... Read More
  • PNG and Solomons: Security (2014)

    Date Published - July 30, 2014

    A report from Jim and Joy Carey of S/V Kelaerin, currently in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Security is a big issue when cruising the Solomon Islands... Read More
  • Tropical South Pacific weather resources

    Date Published - March 17, 2014

    A useful list of – www – weather resources for the western South Pacific compiled by Rory Garland of SY Streetcar. Of interest for those... Read More
  • Courtesy Flags for the South Pacific

    Date Published - October 13, 2013

    Tips and advice have taken from the Yahoo group “Pacific Puddle Jump” We need to get courtesy flags for the South Pacific. Does anyone have... Read More
  • Sailing Back to the Australian East Coast from South East Asia

    Date Published - November 29, 2011

    Having cruised from Borneo to Brisbane twice, Dave Bowden offers some tips and recommendations for those planning this route. Introduction The trade-off in a return... Read More
  • Checking in at the Loisade Archipelago, Papua New Guinea

    Date Published - November 15, 2011

    This information was originally posted on the Noonsite forum by Paul Tudor-Stack on 13th November 2011 We were in the Louisiades last year and at... Read More
  • Madang Update

    Date Published - June 16, 2013

    16 June 2013: We’ve now been in Madang for 6 months and thought an update for other cruisers may be of interest. Hermits: © SY... Read More
  • Papua New Guinea, Ninigo Atoll: Report of Three Visits

    Date Published - March 28, 2013

    Alev and Richard of SY Muggerl have visited Ninigo Atoll three times. First in May 2012, again in October 2012 and a third time in... Read More
  • North of PNG, Ninigo Atoll: Mal Island is the Icing on the Cake

    Date Published - October 19, 2012

    The Island groups north of PNG (the Feni Islands, the Tabas Islands, the Hermit Islands, and the Ninigo Islands) are not to be missed if... Read More
  • Ninigo Island group – Admiralty Islands

    Date Published - September 26, 2011

    18 September 2011 Ninigo Island group, Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea Anchorage position: o1 23.660S, 144 11.663 E The Ninigo Island group is 225 nautical... Read More
  • Offshore New Ireland: Cruising the Tabar Islands

    Date Published - September 24, 2012

    Ludvig, Linda, Lovis, and Otto on S/Y Mary report that these are among their favourite islands in the whole Pacific. The scenic Tabar Islands outside... Read More
  • Cruising SE Asia – Security Tips

    Date Published - January 01, 2012

    Our thanks to JJ Nicole of SY Calypso Magic for sharing these excellent cruising security tips. In all my cruising, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, PNG, Indonesia,... Read More
  • Longan Island, Ninigo Atoll: Very warm welcome for yachts

    Date Published - February 17, 2014

    We had a very nice stay at Longan island in Ninigo group. There is a very negative report about this island on your website so... Read More
  • General Cruising Info. for PNG & the Solomons

    Date Published - September 01, 2012

    GENERAL OBSERVATIONS ON MELANESIA In spite of certain negative points listed below, we found Melanesia to be, with a couple of exceptions, a great place... Read More
  • Hermit Atoll in Papua New Guinea: Latest cruising news – March 2011.

    Date Published - June 30, 2011

    Hermit Atoll – 8 till 26 March 2011 Contributors: Hanneke & Joop, SV Vaarwel Unlike its pancake flat neighbour Ninigo, Luf island in Hermit atoll... Read More
  • Ninigo Atoll in Papua New Guinea: Latest cruising news – March 2011.

    Date Published - June 30, 2011

    Contributors: Joop Jansen and Hanneke Kroon, SV Vaarwel Ninigo atoll lies in the northeast of Papua New Guinea, 200 miles northwest of Manus and the... Read More
  • Sailing the Sepik River

    Date Published - January 31, 2006

    Have you any information on navigating the Sepik River? Are there charts of the river and if so available from what organization? Brian Hull of... Read More
  • Papua New Guinea Cruising News 2004

    Date Published - December 09, 2004

    Louisiade Islands Duchateau Islands: coming up from Australia there is no need, in normal trade wind conditions, to enter at Duchateau Entrance. Enter close west... Read More
  • Papua New Guinea, Bougainville Island, Torokina: Armed Robbery and Piracy – October 2019

    Date Published - January 21, 2020

    This incident has only just been reported to Noonsite by the victim. On route from the Shortland Islands to Kavieng Scott Skinner had to stop... Read More
  • Portrait of a Cruiser: Gemma and Andi Ross of SY Paws

    Date Published - February 14, 2020

    Starting out from Australia in 2018, this British/South African liveaboard couple have spent 18 months cruising the countries in Australia’s backyard (New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Solomon... Read More
  • Cruisers will receive a warm welcome in Lae

    Date Published - October 15, 2013

    Simon and Amanda Anderson of SY Thyme share details of their experience in Lae, where they have left their boat for a few months. Lae... Read More
  • South Pacific: Options for Getting Out of the Cyclone Zone

    Date Published - April 20, 2020

    Andy and Sue Warman currently in Gambiers, French Polynesia are thinking ahead to cyclone season in October/November and what options there are for yachts wanting... Read More