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Bora Bora

Paradise, that’s about all you can say for Bora Bora. It truly is. We are currently on the hook in front of the Bora Yacht Club. I just had a visit from a local in a outrigger canoe trying to … Continue reading

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Leaving Huahine

Well what can you say, it’s sad leaving an island, especially a beautiful one like Huahine. We really didn’t have enough time here, our 90 days in French Polynesia is running out. We arrived on the 12th and left on … Continue reading

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Huahine

Our trip here was uneventful.  We left Moorea around 3 in the afternoon and arrived at the entrance to Fare on the island of Huahine around 10 am.  We anchored in the crowded anchorage with no problems.  Our friends Jonathan … Continue reading

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Moorea

Well here we sit, another evening on the hook in Opunohu Bay, Moorea. It’s been a beautiful couple of days since we’ve arrived. We took the dinghy over to where you swim with the sting rays and the black tipped … Continue reading

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Moorea/Tahiti

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Moorea reality

Cap’n Rick says: Sometimes I re-read my blogs and they sound a little bit negative. Not intended. Yes, the sailing can require a lot of attention and can be difficult, especially when the wind/seas/squalls are challenging in the middle of … Continue reading

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Moorea

WOW. Really another day in paradise, and I’m not just saying that. Moorea is beautiful, lush green spire mountains and crystal clear green turquoise water. We had a great crossing from Tahiti only 23 miles. The wind was stiff blowing … Continue reading

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Sunday 29 July

Here it is Sunday night already and we returned our car this morning around 11:30AM. What a wonderful couple of days. We reunited with some friends we met in Rangiroa, Joni and Ken on Dancing Walrus. We rented a car … Continue reading

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Crossing to Tahiti

Only a two night crossing from Rangiroa to Papeete, Tahiti, no problem, right. WRONG again. Truly amazing how quickly things can change. We were in dead calm conditions, almost like being in the doldrums. Then out of no where the … Continue reading

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Leaving Rangiroa

Here we are at sea again, rockin’ and rollin’ on our way to Tahiti. The Tuamotu’s with their atolls are very interesting entering and leaving through the different passes. Some are more difficult to navigate through, due to tidal changes, … Continue reading

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