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Tahiti

Tahiti, French Polynesia

All Year
Catamaran

French Polynesia is a paradise that redefines beauty. Sail through the crystal-clear South Pacific waters and discover the captivating islands of Raiatea, Bora Bora, and Taha'a. Each island has its unique charm, from crystal-clear lagoons to awe-inspiring landscapes, and there are plenty of adventures, such as diving for pearls and swimming with sharks. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture, indulge in delicious cuisine, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Come experience the breathtaking beauty of French Polynesia, a destination that will take your breath away.

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Tahiti Sailing Adventure
Tahiti
Catamaran
Sat 20 Apr - Sat 27 Apr 2024
Price per sailor from
$5,490 USD
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Intermediate
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Tahiti Sailing Adventure
Tahiti
Catamaran
Sat 31 Aug - Sat 7 Sep 2024
Price per sailor from
$5,990 USD
4 installments of $1,498
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Course includes
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Professional Instructor
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Accomodation on board
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Сoncomitant fees
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Onboard food & limited wine/beer for dinners
What to wear
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Non-Marking Sneakers
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Hat
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Wet Weather Clothing
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Course preparation
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Course certifications
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Beginner (ASA - 101/103)
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Intermediate (ASA – 103/104)
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Advanced (ASA - 105/106)
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Cat ASA 114 + (Int/Adv)
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Sample itinerary

Day by day plan
Day 1: Saturday
Uturoa Marina
Meet us at 3 PM at the Uturoa marina on Raiatea island. Today you will meet your fellow sailors and the instructor and get used to new surroundings.
Day 2: Sunday
Apu Bay, Taha’a
We begin what will be the typical start to the day: morning exercises, meditation, followed by breakfast. After breakfast, we will work through sailing theory. Then, conditions permitting, we will sail to Apu Bay, in the south end of Taha’a, and have dinner at the Taravana Yacht Club.
Day 3: Monday
Pt. Raititi, Bora Bora
After morning exercises, meditation and breakfast, we settle into sailing theory, then have our first sail for the day. Today we sail 4 hours west northwest to Pt. Raititi, Bora Bora, which is known for its spectacular snorkelling and freediving. The afternoon is spent enjoying the surroundings and relaxing in paradise.
Day 4: Tuesday
Bora Bora Yacht Club
After our morning routine and sailing theory session, we sail around the gorgeous island of Bora Bora, ending up at the Bora Bora Yacht Club for dinner.
Day 5: Wednesday
Ha’amene Bay, Taha’a
With everyone in the groove of morning exercises, we look for an opportunity for a pre-breakfast beach explore. Following breakfast we work through sailing theory, then sail around to the lovely Ha’amene Bay, which winds into the center of Taha’a Island. We may elect to have dinner on the boat tonight.
Day 6: Thursday
Fa’aroa Bay, Raiatea
After our morning exercises, breakfast, and sailing theory we will sail south, back to the island of Raiatea. Our destination will be the steep-sided bay called Fa’aroa Bay. In the afternoon, we will explore the Aopomau River by dinghy.
Day 7: Friday
Opoa Bay, Raiatea
After our morning exercises and breakfast, we do a final theory summary for the week, answering any questions that may be on people’s minds. Then we sail south to the historically significant Opoa Bay, said to be the staging port for Polynesian explorers sailing towards New Zealand.
Day 8: Saturday
Uturoa, Raiatea
Early on the last morning (Saturday) you will sail back to Uturoa, Raiatea Island. Your course finishes before midday on Saturday. You will receive your final debrief. You are now a Sailing Virgins Alumni!
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