Epic Chatham Islands Voyage
07 November 2017
The Chatham Island community was buzzing with excitement with the arrival of our Ship. Our Ship open day welcomed over 60 local students and teachers onboard. They were super enthusiastic to be rafting out to our Ship to meet our voyagers and crew onboard, followed by a Ship tour.
The following afternoon a challenge was met with the local Touch rugby team and our Spirit team partaking in a sports day and then enjoying local delicacies with all the attendees and local fishermen at our BBQ luncheon.
The hospitality of the entire Chatham Islands community was outstandingly warm and welcoming to all our Spirit voyagers, crew and Ship. Special thanks to the Chatham Islands Council who coordinated the touch rugby game and transport for the passengers, Ritchie's transport for donating the use of the bus, Alfred Johanson the bus driver and Norman Kirk Memorial who hosted Friday night. A brilliant time, enjoyed by all.
A truly epic voyage for all involved and one we will never forget.