Exploring Kiribati and the Cook Islands

During this southern winter we plan to sail first up north to visit the Line Islands (Kiribati) and then we want to hop slowly southwards through the Cook Islands. By November we want to back in French Polynesia!


Happy birthday Leeloo!

Our little girlie turns 18 sometime in July, but we neither have to worry about university choices nor driving licenses… Instead we have to tend to the geriatric needs (special diet food, soft landing areas underneath companion way and sofa that go easy on the back, etc.) of our aging ship’s cat. We wish you many more happy years, Leeloo!



After all the working time first in Tahiti and then in the Carenage we’re taking a few days off. We’re still feeling a bit sore, bruised and generally knackered, but a visit to a local chiropractor worked wonders. When we splashed Pitufa was shiny on the outside, but still covered in dust and quite chaotic inside, so we’ve been trying to get some normality back… Continue reading »


Busy pics

Here are some impressions of the busy times we had in Tahiti and Raiatea and of course some pics of Pitufa in her new look: