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Tagged With: Port Phaeton

last days of french polynesia

September – October 2014 Upon Wil’s return to Tahiti, our days following were a whirlwind of activity.  The day he returned, we spent one last night in “Carrefour Bay” near Marina Taina, where we shared drinks out with s/v Liward and s/v Macha.  This would be the last time to see our dear friends, Steve … Continue reading »

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port phaeton ~ a separate place

July 17 – 26, 2013 Port Phaeton seems to be in a world all to its own.  Located on the south side of the isthmus that joins Tahiti Nui (big Tahiti) and Tahiti Iti (little Tahiti), Port Phaeton is almost completely surrounded by hills.  While it was blowing 30 knots with 4 meter waves on … Continue reading »

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toau to tahiti

July 15 – 17, 2013  A weather window for our passage from the Tuamotus to theSociety Islands was a difficult one to pick.  The winds were either going to be too strong or not enough, and there would be squalls.  If we missed our opportunity to depart from Toau, then we would easily have to … Continue reading »

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