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Hiking to N’Ga Peak

Yesterday was a great day! We joined with the crews of s/v Callisto and s/v Kilkea to hike up to the top of N’Ga peak – the tallest point on Iles des Pins. It’s about a 2.5 mile hike to … Continue reading

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Ilot Mato

We finally left the marina yesterday! It was a beautiful sunny day and, after paying the huge marina bill, it was great to finally get Tahina back out into new waters. We decided to head for a little island half … Continue reading

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More Sights of Nouméa

We have been tied to the dock at the Port Moselle Marina in Nouméa, New Caledonia for over 2 weeks. Our batteries needed replacing, so we wanted the shore power. That time is finally coming to an end now that … Continue reading

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Living a Marina Life

It’s always an adjustment when you shift from cruising mode. We spent the past few months living on Tahina, only spending a few days at most in a single anchorage, visiting exciting new places and finding wonderful spots to swim … Continue reading

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Boating Life: In a Port for Repairs

As you travel around the world by boat, occasionally you have to stop somewhere to have boat maintenance and/or repairs performed. After all, the definition we most hear about cruising is: “Repairing your boat in exotic places.” Along our way, … Continue reading

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First Photo Album from New Caledonia

It took a while, but we finally have a decent Internet service in New Caledonia. So, here is the first set of photos. The following album includes photos from our passage from Vanuatu to Noumea, New Caledonia. The arrival to … Continue reading

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Nice Sail to New Caledonia

View Sailing from Port Vila to Noumea in a larger mapOur sail from Vanuatu to New Caledonia was pretty pleasant. There was only one equipment issue that marred an otherwise ideal sail. As we were leaving Vanuatu in the morning, … Continue reading

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