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Saying Farewell to French Polynesia from Bora Bora

We had a great break in the weather for our sail from Taha’a to Bora Bora, just half a days hop away.¬† That annoying southerly swell continued to roll us around on the downwind passage but at least the sun … Continue reading

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Saying Tata to Taha’a

Next on our Society Island itinerary is the beautiful island of Taha’a, it actually lies within the same protective coral reef as its larger sister island Raiatea and they may even have been a single island many moons ago. We … Continue reading

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Heavenly Huahine

After a very lively overnight sail from Moorea we entered the easy Avapehi pass in through Huahine’s protective reef and headed to Avea Bay on the south western tip of the island. There are a lot of charter boats in … Continue reading

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A Medley of Marquesas

Fatu Hiva The ‘Bay of Virgins’ anchorage on the small island of Fatu Hiva is really quite stunning, with some curious rock spires towering¬†majestically over the small village of Hanavave.¬† After a tough beat from the north coast of Hiva … Continue reading

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