Perfection in Kauehi, French Polynesia

We may have found the perfect anchorage…while cruising Kauehi, a small atoll in the Tuamotus of French Polynesia. The Passage from Marquesas to Kauehi When we departed Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva, we expected good winds and a passage of 3 days. Unfortunately, the forecast didn’t...

Tahuata and Nuku Hiva

After visiting the islands of Fatu Hiva and Hiva Oa, David and I took a short 7-mile sail over to Tahuata Island, and then onward to Nuku Hiva.  Tahuata and Nuku Hiva are two islands in the Marquesas group of French Polynesia. Tahuata Island It was only a 7-mile sail to the bay...

Fatu Hiva and Hiva Oa

We arrived in Fatu Hiva after a 19-day sail from the Galapagos.  Our plan was to stay two nights in Fatu Hiva before heading on to Hiva Oa.  After a good nights sleep (10 hours!) we woke up prepped and ready to get our feet on the ground. The biggest thing to do in Fatu...
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