in the heart of the Pacific Ocean,
spans over a maritime area of 4 million km²,
including 118 islands including Tahiti, Bora Bora, Rangiroa, Tikehau, Manihi, Fakarava…
with a surface area equivalent to that of Europe.
If you like water,
if the surprising richness of the lagoons attract you,
if you feel the call of the open sea,
French Polynesia should be your next destination
on our catamarans.
The Society Islands Archipelago
The ideal setting for a change of scenery and discover Tahiti and its islands on the sea side in catamaran cruising thanks to their diversity of landscapes.
This archipelago, composed of 9 volcanic “high” islands with dense and luxuriant vegetation and 5 atolls with white sandy beaches and coconut palms, is named after Captain Cook who called them “Society Islands” because they are so close to each other that they form an island society.
It is divided into two entities:
- The Windward Islands include 4 high islands: Mehetia, Tahiti, Moorea, Maio and an atoll, Tetiaroa.
- The Leeward Islands, located in the north-western part of the archipelago, are composed of 9 islands: Huahine, Raiatea, Tahaa, Bora Bora, Tupai and Maupiti.
Moana, the ocean is at the heart of Polynesian history, culture and lifestyle.
They conquered the Pacific and gradually settled on the 118 islands that make up French Polynesia.
For your sailing holidays, it is today the archipelago of the Society Islands and that of Tuamotu which fulfills all the requirements for an unforgettable stay at sea on board a catamaran.
The Leeward Islands, for example, accommodates you in complete safety, even if you are a novice sailor, the ideal setting for a change of scenery and enable you to discover Tahiti and its seaside islands.
The Archipelago of Tuamotu
A string of 76 atolls including Rangiroa (second largest lagoon in the world), Fakarava, Tikehau… bordered by white sands and coconut palms, real natural aquariums in crystal clear water, paradise preserved incomparable for diving and underwater fishing. Life is turned towards the lagoon and the sea, where freshwater is precious because there are no rivers or lakes on these islands.
Sailing in Tuamotu requires an experience of navigation. As Professional skippers, we are at your disposal to guide you aboard our catamarans, towards the most beautiful atolls and scuba diving spots.
Our catamarans are perfectly adapted to anchoring in shallow waters to allow you to snorkel in one of the most beautiful aquatic flora and fauna in the world.