Stuck in paradise

Here we are: Bora Bora, the pearl of the Pacific. One of these mythical paradise names we always dreamed of sailing to. And we have to admit: it is rather wonderful to be here… Especially as it is blowing a hoolie outside! We are stuck here for at least another week until the weather calms … Continue reading Stuck in paradise


Tahaa is famous for its coral gardens so that’s where we go! We have to wait a day for the sun to come out and then we can admire the true colours of the corals and the fishes. It’s absolutely stunning. After a final snorkel on Sunday morning we lift the anchor and sail to … Continue reading Tahaa


It’s hard saying goodbye each time you leave somewhere. The boys made several new friends and are sad to leave Tahiti on Thursday. After filling up with (duty-free!) diesel we cross the ten miles or so to Moorea and flat turquoise water awaits us in the anchorage just outside Cook’s bay. We see several humpback … Continue reading Moorea


Ahhhh… The luxury of being in a marina for a few days: shore power, Wi-Fi, unlimited water on tap, access to all the shops and amenities, being able to go for a run in the morning… We spend the first week in Tahiti anchored near Taine marina. It’s a roley anchorage and after having checked … Continue reading Tahiti