Monthly Archives: January 2017

13 posts

Unexpected Company

We weathered the big storm and our big anchored held with no problems. We are very happy to report that King Neptune’s Garden handled the sea salt bath as of yet so hopefully we’ll be eating some pretty tasty and big tomatoes soon. The weather is slowly shifting to the […]

Tempting Fate

We left on a Friday. We actually didn’t realize it was a Friday until after we had left the south Fakarava pass. The wind was from the north at 15 to 25 knots and seemed perfect for our sail to Tahanea. We were running downwind and cruising at 7 knots, […]

Almost The Last Post

This is a terrible joke that we titled this post, “Almost The Last Post”. Originally, we thought we should make a post before we snorkeled south Fakarava passage because of the danger but we didn’t really want to scare anyone so we waited until we got back to the boat. […]

No Need For A Hot Shower

As we explore Motu Rua Vahine, southern Apataki, and resting from busy Pape’ete we try to stay in the shade because it is hot.  We wouldn’t say the humidity is higher than the southern United States, but the heat has brought the sea water temperature high enough that our afternoon […]

Where did the wind go?

We were sailing along and last night around midnight the wind disappeared. We had maybe a 5 knot breeze so we pulled over to Apataki. We found a sweet motu on the south end, called Vahine, and anchored to rest. We are both super tired but jumped in the crystal […]