More Moorea, Nudists and Gendarmes

More Moorea, Nudists and Gendarmes

A quick stop in Raiatea After an overnight pit stop so that Cyprien could work his magic on the rogue wind instrument (which he fixed, and it is now pointing in the right direction), we headed further east back to Moorea. We felt there was unfinished business. For one...
Bora Bora

Bora Bora

The Prince of Whales Bora Bora. The newlywed’s perfect honeymoon destination; filmmaker’s ideal set location, and the preferred breeding and calving area for humpback whales between July and October. As we approached Bora Bora’s only pass on the east...
Huahine to Raiatea

Huahine to Raiatea

Huahine to Raiatea The rain stopped at 0930 on 3rd September. So, presented with the chance of a dry run to Raiatea, we slipped our mooring, squeezed through the pass and motored 27 miles in a light breeze from Huahine to Raiatea. We were on a mission: our watermaker...
Huahine Nui

Huahine Nui

14,716 nautical miles, 813 days, one a***hole That isn’t a bad record, is it? It’s taken almost 15,000 miles and over two years to come across our first real arsehole. And even then we didn’t see him. Maria and I were celebrating our wedding...
Sailing Moorea – how to save £1000 per day

Sailing Moorea – how to save £1000 per day

How to save £1000 per day The accommodation isn’t that different: over the water, around 40 square metre room size, large bed, flat-screen TV, private bathroom and beach. But the price, well, that’s another matter. We anchored Lady Jane near the Sofitel...