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Sailing in French Polynesia

Between South America and Australia, French Polynesia is located, with total 130 islands, divided into 5 archipelagos: Society Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago, Marquesa Islands, Austral Islands and Gambier Islands. A sailing paradise for anyone – with turquoise, crystal-clear water.

The exotics of the Society Islands are: Bora-Bora, Raiatea, Tahaa and Huahine. You shouldn´t miss these during a sailing trip in the French overseas territory, because each island is a world on its own.

Tahiti is the largest island of the archipelago and is characterized by a double island: Greater Thaiti and Smaller Tahiti, which are connected to each other. Be inspired by this volcanic island and discover the entire species richness of tropical vegetation and waterfalls in the interior of the islands. The cathedrals coated with fern you can´t overlook. In the capital, Papeete you can´t escape the Francophile flair, same with the culinary delights, that are offered along the harbor wall in the evenings. You can pilote to the city harbor of Papeete and the Marina Taina.

Bora Bora consists of two islands surrounded by a reef. It´s s a popular sailing destination with the impressive black basalt rocks, rising from the sea which can´t be overlooked. White sandy beaches, luxury resorts, and safe anchorage grounds characterize the island. You will feel like in paradise when you sail through the waters of Bora Bora.

While visiting the historic sites, you can get a glimpse of the Polynesian culture on the second largest island, Raiatea. An ideal starting port, from where you can visit perfect the nearest islands of the archipelago –  Bora Bora, Tahaa and Huahine.

Sail along the mountainous island of Tahaa, which is especially famous for its vanilla plantations, and on to Huahine Island, with craggy coves, beautiful lagoons and white sandy beaches.

After a sailing trip in this French overseas territory, you will not only remember the landscape impressions, but also the delicious food, with the variety of delicacies, that land and sea offer.

Sailing Yacht Charter French Polynesia:

At we offer a huge selection of sailing yachts and motor boats for charter and luxury catamarans for rent in the sailing area French Polynesia. Yacht rental and sailing boat hire with crew and skipper or bareboat yacht charter offers for your next sailing holidays in Tahiti.