Monthly Archives: June 2010

Patti and Gerard – Part II

We woke to a sunny morning in Opunohu bay in Moorea. Patti and Gerard got up and took some pictures of the scenery. I took a wide panorama of the island from Tahina using a fisheye lens and then stitched … Continue reading

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Guests from North Carolina

Our friends Patti and Gerard from North Carolina finally arrived as planned on Saturday evening. But, first we needed to finish cleaning up the boat. Around 8 AM, I went to Marina Taina to find out about using their water … Continue reading

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Tahiti Guests Arriving Today

On Thursday afternoon we left Huahine to make our way back to Tahiti. Our friends Gerard and Patti from North Carolina, who two weeks ago had their flight canceled due to the strike in Tahiti, are finally re-scheduled and will … Continue reading

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Beautiful Huahine and the Sacred Eels

We spent one more day, on Monday, in Moorea mostly relaxing on the boat. In the early afternoon I went to scout some of the snorkeling areas near our anchorage. But, a thunderstorm started threatening the island nearby. So, I … Continue reading

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Festivities from the Rendezvous

Below are just a few photos from the festivities of the 2010 Tahiti Moorea Rendezvous. On Friday night they had us go to the Papeete city hall in Tahiti. We were entertained with drinks, food, dancers, and heard speeches from … Continue reading

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Tahina Takes Second Place!

Yesterday was the big day for the 2010 Tahiti Moorea Rendezvous. Although a big mix of cruising boats, the 70 or so boats were given a race start outside the harbor of Papeete and told the finish line would be … Continue reading

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Tahiti Moorea Sailing Rendezvous 2010

One of the reasons we wanted to be in Tahiti by mid-June was to attend a special sailing event. Before we left the Caribbean through the Panama canal, we had joined an organization called the Pacific Puddle Jump (PPJ) – … Continue reading

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Photos from Tikehau

Last night between 1 and 3 AM, I managed to get faster Internet and uploaded two photo albums for Tikehau. Tikehau is the last Tuamotus atoll we visited before Tahiti and we really enjoyed our visit there. You can read … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs in Tahiti

Our experiences in Tahiti have been a seemingly unending chain of ups and downs. We have had good experiences and bad. Our emotions have had similar highs and lows. There has been periods of stress, and total relaxation. We’re going … Continue reading

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Tahiti Strike Cancels Flight!

Yesterday, as we were shopping for new provisions for our guests, we noticed a sign on a post office door that they were on strike. We didn’t think much about it at the time, but when we got back to … Continue reading

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