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Posted on Jun 21

The Marquesas-Part 3 Ua Poa

Marqueses and French Polynesia

We spent 5 nights at this lovely island, anchoring first in Hakahau Bay, the main village on the island, and then in Hakahetau Bay. The anchorage in Hakahau is small, about 8 boats could fit “comfortably” in the bay. With 8 sailboats...

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Posted on May 26

The Marquesas-Part 2 (Bays of Nuku Hiva)

Marqueses and French Polynesia


This place is magical! The entrance to the bay is through a narrow pass alongside steep cliffs. Once you're inside, the anchorage is calm and protected from the wind and the waves. 

From the nearby beach, we took a 5 hour hike...

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Posted on May 19

The Marquesas - Part 1

Marqueses and French Polynesia

It’s been 3 weeks since we dropped anchor in Taiohea Bay, Nuku Hiva. Our time here has been one of transition; from being a 3 person to a 2 person crew, from the busyness of our preparations in Mexico to the ease of the South Pacific, from ocean...