Pacific Puddle Jump
Special Pacific Puddle Jump Report: Abandonment of ‘Lucky Dog’
We are sorry to report that the Pacific Puddle Jump rally vessel Lucky Dog lost its rudder Wednesday, which ultimately led to the crew’s decision to abandon ship yesterday.
Pacific Puddle Jump — Boats on the Move
The Pacific is calling. More cruisers are signed up with the Pacific Puddle Jump to follow the first few who have already "jumped off" from the Pacific Coast.
Puddle Jumpers Benefit From South Pacific’s Welcome to International Visitors
The 2023 Pacific Puddle Jump rally to French Polynesia has just been announced, with registrations opening on October 26.
New Zealand To Reopen Maritime Borders Ahead of Schedule
New Zealand's borders will open on July 31, two months ahead of schedule.
Is This Your Year to Join the Pacific Puddle Jump?
If your boat is fitted out with the essentials for safety and comfort offshore, and you’re eager for a grand adventure, consider joining the 2022 Pacific Puddle Jump.
Update on Cruising French Polynesia
Things are still not getting back to normal and, as in many places, things are not heading in the right direction.
South Pacific Entry Update
With the ever-evolving nature of government policies and regulations related to COVID, what’s accurate one day can become dangerously inaccurate the next.
French Polynesia Updates Entry Requirements
If the DMA lifts the restriction of Imperative Need, certain restrictions will still apply. All those coming by boat must be vaccinated; if they're not, they will not be allowed in.
The Show Goes On at Tahiti Pearl Regatta
At the annual Tahiti Pearl Regatta, a disparate fleet of monohulls, multihulls and traditionally inspired double-outrigger canoes raced between Taha'a and Raiatea.
French Polynesia Considering Conditional Entry for Tourists
French Polynesia is considering opening its borders to tourists, under the condition of Coronavirus vaccinations.
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