Canberra looking as pristine as ever in the early morning sunshine in Auckland, 17th February 1993. This was the year she broke down on the US East Coast during her world cruise. Was it Jacksonville ?? Repairs took a week and she was running a day late through Auckland. I joined her for the trip to
Canberra receiving bunkers from Tolema on what was to be Canberra's last call into Auckland on 3rd March 1996.
Being present on the wharf at sailing time on this occassion and in the past was well worth the effort with normally hundreds in attendence. The atmosphere was totally different to that of