Por Dos

Family cruising in a Catamaran

04 November 2015 | Brisbane, Australia
30 October 2015 | Isle de Pines, Noumea, New Caledonia
08 October 2015 | Tanna, Vanuatu
01 October 2015 | Viti Levu, Mololo, Fiji
21 September 2015 | Namena, Musket Cove Malolo, Vuda Point Viti Levu, Fiji
12 September 2015 | Vanua Levu and Taveuni, Fiji
02 September 2015 | Tonga
13 August 2015 | Suwarrow, Cook Islands
25 July 2015 | Tahaa, Bora Bora and Maupiti French Polynesia
17 June 2015 | Tahiti & Moorea, French Polynesia
16 June 2015 | Fakarava, Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia
06 June 2015 | Tahanea, Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia
01 June 2015 | Raiatea, Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia
28 May 2015 | Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia
12 May 2015 | Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia
26 April 2015 | Academy Bay, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Islas Galapagos, Ecuador
13 April 2015 | Panama to Galapagos
07 April 2015 | Balboa, Panama
31 March 2015 | Colon, Panama
23 March 2015 | Kralendijk, Bonaire

Tahaa, Bora Bora and Maupiti

25 July 2015 | Tahaa, Bora Bora and Maupiti French Polynesia
Mark Morwood (Aug-2017)
We only spent 3 nights at Tahaa, but tried 2 different anchorages, and did the drift snorkel through the coral gardens between Motu Tau Tau and Motu Maharare a couple of times. It's a great snorkel with the current over shallow coral reefs with lots of fish, and a simple walk back along the shoreline to do it again.

From Tahaa it was only a 4 hour sail over to Bora Bora where we were meeting up with Sarah and Dak. We had a relaxing time on Bora Bora with them, meeting up with Missbehaving and Seabatical while we were there. We made our way around the lagoon from the west, around to the east, and then back, keeping the spectacular peak of Bora Bora as a back drop for the whole visit. The wakeboard we had bought used in Tahiti got a great workout in various places around the lagoon!

After saying good-bye to Sarah, Dak, Andrew and Will we left Bora Bora for our last stop in French Polynesia, Maupiti on the 26th of July. It was a short 5 hour sail, made interesting by the very narrow and hard to spot entrance to the lagoon. We negotiated it without any trouble, only to have me almost drive us into a day marker while sorting out a route on the chart plotter. Always keep your head out of the cockpit!

Maupiti was a fun 5-day stop with about 10 other cruising boats in the anchorage including Miss Behaving, Tinkerbell, Shine and Family Circus. Highlight of the stay there was snorkeling with Manta Rays where they come into shallow bommies to get cleaned by cleaner wrasse.
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Vessel Name: S/V Por Dos
Vessel Make/Model: Catana 48
Hailing Port: Salem, MA
Crew: Mark, Marta, Alec & Roan
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Who: Mark, Marta, Alec & Roan
Port: Salem, MA
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