Monthly Archives: December 2016

Happy New Year 2017!

We are ringing in the New Year in Pape’ete Tahiti, and New Years Day with a new sail.  The last couple of days we have been busy getting food, fuel, taking down Christmas lights, raising the dingy, cleaning the boat bottom, doing laundry and it goes on and on.  Our […]

Wade and Sara Happy New Year 2017

Stern SMA Vendee Raceboat Marina Papeete Tahiti

Vendee SMA Paul Meilhat Arrives In Pape’ete Tahiti

We walked off the boat this morning to drums beating and Polynesian dancers arriving on small boats, along with many other small boats and outriggers. Tahiti welcomed Paul Meilhat SMA Vendee solo racer with open arms after his withdraw from third place. He left the Vendee race because of a […]

Belated Merry Christmas from Tahiti

The internet connection was a bit slow yesterday, so a belated Merry Christmas to everyone! We’re sorry we haven’t updated lately but just like most people we got busy around the holidays.  Jackie and Ryan rented a car and met us at our last anchorage to hike the lava tubes. […]

TeFaarumai Waterfall Aerial

Wade, Sara, Jackie, and Ryan Lava Tube Hike

Hiking Lava Tubes Tahiti and Anchoring Nearby

We would like to preface hiking Tahiti without a guide can be dangerous.  Always check local information, proceed with caution, and don’t go if it looks like it is going to rain. This hike gave a bit more than expected because the lava tube hike did not start until after […]

Around Southern Tahiti Iti

We pulled up anchor this morning and we motored around the southern end of Tahiti. The wind and waves picked up so we wrapped King Neptune’s Garden in plastic to protect it from the sea spray. Traveling the south end of Tahiti is beautiful with steep mountain peaks. Sections of […]