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A sandy spot French-Polynesia

When boarding my flight in the end of April, I only have a vague idea of what to expect from French-Polynesia. Tahiti to me meant flower chains and tropical weather, that”s it, never heard of Bora Bora let alone Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea and Taha”a. Having now spent almost a month in the South Pacific, I”m […]

Gone missing: 25 May 2014

We’ve been stolen a day! 25 May 2014 is a day our Polaris crew will never live. On our way from Niue to Tonga we passed the point where time begins. Tonga is situated east of 180° longitude which forms the international border of time and date, although this line was moved further east. That […]

16 days at sea

Today is Tuesday, 18th of March, and we have been out in the Pacific Ocean for more than two weeks. Where did the days go..? If everything goes as planned, we will arrive in Hiva Oa on Thursday morning, after 18 days at sea. Not bad! Today the wind faded away, and we are all […]