Cyclone season strategies in French Polynesia: hauling out at Apataki Carenage in the Tuamotus Archipelago

7 Aug

The Cyclone season in French Polynesia runs during the Austral summer, November through April. Every year more and more boats choose to spend more than one season in French Polynesia, enjoying some of the best cruising grounds in the world … Read More »

Rangiroa to Tahiti: Day 2

13 May

We made good progress overnight motor-sailing in light wind conditions. Less than 70 miles to go, and we are starting to hear the VHF French Coastguard security messages for the Society Islands. We need to slow down a bit in … Read More »

Rangiroa to Tahiti: Day 1

12 May

We spent 10 beautiful days on Rangiroa and fully enjoyed the quiet and protected anchorage, amazing snorkeling and sea life, and sparkling clear blue waters. Yesterday we snorkeled and dove at the Aquarium right off the Tiputa pass, and then … Read More »