July 13th to August 16th – Marquesas Islands Adventures: Hiva Oa, Tahuata, Ua Pou, and Nuku Hiva

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First week in Marquesas – Hiva Oa:   click on any photo below to go to whole album or click here

Taahuku Bay is where we were anchored when we first arrived on July 13th. The overwhelmingly lush beauty of the islands was hard to take in all at once. The anchorage was tricky as there was some rolling swell and about 5 other boats in a tight skinny bay. Continue reading

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54 Days at Sea, 4798 nautical miles: Panama to French Polynesia

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Screenshot from the inreach upon arrival in Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. Shot of our messages and tracks for the entire duration from Panama.

So Wednesday, May 15th we raised the anchor from our spot by Isla Pericos on the Amador(causeway) and were off. Continue reading

We are off! Next stop French Polynesia!

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Crew from left to right: Zack, Steve, Michaela, Pam, Tom, Elena, and Louis

This is it! we have finally got all our things together and we will be off very shortly if all goes well. I will probably not be able to update this blog for quite a while. Likely not until we arrive in Tahiti, French Polynesia sometime in September. We will be exploring the remote islands on route until then. You can read more details about the crew and the trip in my previous post. You can follow our progress and message log through the MapShare feature from our Delorme InReach at this link:

https://share.delorme.com/ZackKruzins

Click here for more information about Karaka.

All the best,

Zack Kruzins