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REALITIES of OFF-GRID BOAT LIFE Sailing the Tuamotus


Location: Tuamotu Archipelago
Latitude: 0.00000000
Longitude: 0.00000000
Published: 16 Nov 2023

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REALITIES of OFF-GRID BOAT LIFE Sailing the Tuamotus
We’re soaking up the last bit of off-grid life in the Tuamotus before sailing back to civilization in Tahiti. The beauty, freedom and sense of discovery here is addicting but sailing between atolls and navigating the passes to access the lagoons and their underwater world can be quite tricky. We thought we had figured it out but a large ocean swell throws us a curve ball leaving us stuck inside the lagoon. Plus a problem with our main sail reminds us just how remote we are.

Before things get tricky we enjoy some beautiful diving with @svdelos and @SailingOneLife Join us for boat life in the Tuamotus!

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00:00-05:50 Sailing Fakarava's Lagoon
05:51-13:00 Diving Fakarava's North Pass
13:01-15:32 Sailing Fakarava to Toau
15:33-21:49 Sail Repair
21:50-23:46 Toau's Lagoon