Things are still not getting back to normal and, as in many places, things are not heading in the right direction.
With the ever-evolving nature of government policies and regulations related to COVID, what’s accurate one day can become dangerously inaccurate the next.
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.
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 is considering opening its borders to tourists, under the condition of Coronavirus vaccinations.
Cruisers are on hold up and down the west coast of the Americas as they wait for the South Pacific island nations to reopen.
Put it in your calendar — the 2020 Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendez-vous is now scheduled for July 24 - 26. This annual three-day event celebrates cruising sailors' arrival in the French Polynesian islands after a successful ocean crossing.
A bit of good news for cruising sailors out there: The South Pacific island nation of Fiji once again opens its doors to cruising yachts and super-yachts.
Andy Turpin writes in from Nuku Hiva about a slow easing of restrictions on South Pacific cruising.
Cruising to the South Pacific is not advised in 2020.
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