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  • Best time to visit May - October
  • Getting there Faa’a International Airport - Papeete

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Yachts available for charter in Tahiti

This is a small selection of the yachts available to charter in Tahiti. Please contact your Burgess broker for a personalised selection.

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Rate from EUR 550,000 per week

  • Length: 81m (265.8ft)
  • 12 guests in 6 cabins
  • Built: 2020 (refitted 2022), Royal Huisman Shipyard, The Netherlands

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Rate from EUR 700,000 per week

  • Length: 68.2m (223.7ft)
  • Built: 2020, Abeking & Rasmussen, Germany

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Rate from USD 420,000† per week

  • Length: 60m (196.9ft)
  • Built: 2009 (refitted 2022), Abeking & Rasmussen, Germany

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Rate from USD 308,000† per week

  • Length: 55m (180.4ft)
  • Built: 2019, Amels, The Netherlands

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Rate from USD 285,000† per week

  • Length: 52.3m (171.6ft)
  • 10/11 guests in 5 cabins
  • Built: 2010 (refitted 2020, refurbished 2013), Amels, The Netherlands

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Rate from USD 245,000† per week

  • Length: 52m (170.6ft)
  • 11/12 guests in 6 cabins
  • Built: 2003 (refitted 2022), Amels, The Netherlands

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Rate from USD 225,000 per week

  • Length: 44.5m (146ft)
  • 10 guests in 5 cabins
  • Built: 2022, Sanlorenzo, Italy

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Rate from USD 260,000† per week

  • Length: 44.2m (145ft)
  • 10/12 guests in 5 cabins
  • Built: 2011 (refitted 2023), Pendennis Shipyard, United Kingdom

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Rate from USD 215,000 per week

  • Length: 39.2m (128.6ft)
  • 12 guests in 5 cabins
  • Built: 2019, ProFab Central Engineering Ltd

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Rate from USD 115,000 per week

  • Length: 34.2m (112.2ft)
  • Built: 2007 (refitted 2023), Alloy Yachts, New Zealand

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Tahiti Sailing Adventures is the #1 choice among Americans for catamaran charters in French Polynesia. In direct partnership with Poe Charter Tahiti, we specialize in turning your dream vacation in French Polynesia into a reality!  At Tahiti Sailing Adventures our focus is creating custom-tailored vacations that suit you perfectly. Whether you're seeking a romantic honeymoon, an adventurous family escape, or a peaceful solo retreat, we have you covered. Our catamarans are equipped with all the amenities you need for a comfortable and carefree voyage. 

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Our highly skilled and knowledgeable crew members are here to ensure your journey is nothing short of perfection. From great local cuisine prepared onboard to expert guidance on where to snorkel or which hidden beaches to explore, they'll take care of all the details, so you can focus on enjoying the beauty that surrounds you.

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Booking your dream vacation with us is simple. Just get in touch with our friendly team and we'll guide you through the process. You can choose from a range of catamarans, cabin configurations, and trip durations, ensuring that your vacation fits your preferences and budget. 

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Are you ready for an unforgettable journey through the crystal-clear waters and stunning landscapes of Bora Bora. Great! Click below and let's make it happen. We'll work closely with you to create a personalized itinerary that includes your favorite activities and destinations. From swimming with sharks and rays to exploring lush tropical gardens, we've got the inside scoop on the best experiences in Bora Bora and beyond. 

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Tahiti to Bora Bora

7-12 Night trips to explore the beauty of the Society Islands from Moorea to Raiatea and finally arriving in the turquoise lagoons of Bora Bora.

Tuamotu Atolls

Set sail for an adventure in the vast Tuamotu Atolls. Discover a world filled with an abundance of marine life and deserted tropical islands.

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Don't have a lot of time? Stay close to Tahiti and explore the beautiful paradise of Tetiaroa ( Marlon Brando's island) and the crystal clear lagoons of Moorea. 

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Carter White, director of Tahiti Sailing Adventures, is an American living in Tahiti since 2009. He is happy to share his knowledge of the islands and ensure you have an unforgettable trip. 

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Something for everyone.

There are endless activities as you sail through the Polynesian islands. If you love snorkeling and scuba diving than you have found paradise. Dream of catching big fish or big waves... we've got you covered. If you just want to kayak and explore beaches and the local culture along the way then we can offer that as well. Or if you just want to chill out on deck that is always a great option too.

 French Polynesia is an adventure seeker and  ocean lovers dream destination. You will find your happiness during a sailing vacation, we guarantee it. Our mission is to make sure you experience these islands to the fullest and by chartering one of our top of the line catamarans you will certainly find your paradise. 

* Pro Tip :   Embrace the local expertise of your crew and you will have a richer experience throughout the islands.  

Why Choose US?

Experience- We have years of experience in creating exceptional French Polynesian vacations, making us the experts in this slice of paradise. 

Customization- Your trip is as unique as you are. We take your preferences and turn them into a vacation you'll cherish forever.

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Where Tales of the South Pacific Come True

The very word 'Tahiti' invokes visions of an island paradise. Explore the western Society Islands by charter yacht - monohull or catamaran, sailboat or motor boat. For over 30 years Sail Connections has been organising yacht charters around Raiatea, Taha'a, Bora Bora and Huahine. Specifically grouped as the Leeward Society Islands, this amazing part of French Polynesia is consistently one of our most popular bareboat sailing destinations.

The magical Society Islands, a sailing region that's better in real life than it is in the brochures. Majestic volcanic landscapes covered in lush tropical vegetation, each island rising steeply from its lagoon. The encircling and protective outer coral reefs are in turn dotted by small uninhabited motu (islets), fringed by white sandy beaches behind which lush green coconut palms grow. Truly an island paradise!

The Leeward Society Islands are a short flight or overnight passage from the main island of Tahiti, which is part of the Windward group. Adjacent to Tahiti is Moorea, the quintessential South Pacific landscape of stage and screen. On an extended charter it is possible to take in these islands as well as the more popular Leeward group. That is, if willing and able to do that overnight downwind passage*. Any Windward Society Islands visit must include a stopover at Cook's Bay (Paopao Bay), where Captain James Cook's crew enjoyed the local hospitaity in 1769. 

All these beautiful places are in our Pacific backyard, and we know their waters best! Let us share our local sailing knowledge and first-hand personal experiences of French Polynesia sailboat charters in this perfect sailing holiday destination. We will secure the boat that's right for your vacation and assist with all aspects of your charter, including personalised itineraries and provisioning advice to ensure just the very best holiday in one of the best destinations on Earth.

The best time to take a French Polynesian sailing vacation is from May to October. The trade winds provide sensational sailing conditions at that time of year, while the weather is beautifully warm.

Talk to us about a customised Society Islands boat charter. The options will surprise you! Or for more on sail and motor boat charters in the wider French Polynesia, read about sailing holidays in the Tuamotu Islands  and  Marquesas Islands.

The scuba diving and snorkelling was amazing. Being able to pull up the boat wherever you want on these amazing sites was also fantastic. The boat sailed like a dream and we made great time on all our inter-island passages (it helped that the wind was on our side too!) Dean, Australia, January 2020

* It is possible to do a 'one-way' charter from Tahiti island via Moorea to the Leeward islands, finishing at Raiatea and flying back to Papeete.

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Quintessentially the South Pacific: the Glorious Society Islands

The Society Islands are that part of French Polynesia that has become so familiar to Westerners by way of media and tourism promotion. Split into the Windward and Leeward groups, these south sea island jewels are today sophisticated tourist destinations where you can be as connected or as remote as you wish to be.

The Leeward Society Islands are by far the more popular sailing holiday destination, normally accessed on a 40-minute flight from Papeete. The capital city itself is on the iwland of Tahiti, part of the Windward group that also includes Moorea. While of less interest to sailing vacationers, these islands have features to explore and charms to enjoy in their own ways.

The Leeward Islands: Bora Bora, Raiatea and their accompanying coral island gems

Featuring on all the Leeward islands are well-marked deep turquoise lagoons that provide smooth inshore sailing, within which are safe, sheltered havens for staying over. Gaps in the encircling reefs give easy access to blue water and your next island.

After a pleasant day of sailing or relaxation in a picture-perfect lagoon, pick up a mooring and dine ashore at a local restaurant. Eat as the locals do, or make it five star if you wish. Or simply drop anchor in a secluded spot and BBQ aboard under a blanket of stars, savouring the peace, the serenity, the sweet ambience of the unique tropical paradise that is the Society islands.

The island of Raiatea is our Leeward Islands yacht charter hub. The township of Uturoa is the administrative centre of the group and provides your best opportunity to provision your charter yacht. We will assist you with advice on what to buy and where to get it.

According to legend, Raiatea is the sacred home of the gods, and the ancestral heart of French Polynesia. Visit the sacred sites and explore the river where the great canoes were built for their migratory voyages to Hawaii and Aotearoa/New Zealand. It remains a mystery to us why the inhabitants would chose to leave this magical island paradise. Admire the mountainous peaks of the island's south, where magnificent waterfalls cascade to the sea. Spend your first few days relaxing and acclimatising here, exploring the sheltered lagoon shared by the twin islands of Raiatea and Tahaa.

Raiatea lies within easy sight-sailing distance of the Leeward Group's other magical islands. From base it's 24 miles eastward and upwind to Huahine, and 22 miles northwest and downwind to Bora Bora. 

Long walks along narrow coastal roads, big swims in crystal clear waters - some of the highlights.

Taha'a is the only island in the group that you can easily circumnavigate on your charter. The sweet tropical aromas of vanilla and frangipani permeate the air of this lush and tranquil isle. It's Taha'a 'au naturel', unfazed by the commercial world, and accessible only by boat. Ashore, wander along the coral road that winds around the waterfront and meet the friendly locals.

Take a safari tour into the hinterland to visit the vanilla plantations. It's a botanical extravaganza! Visit a pearl farm and learn all about the art of cultivation. Dinghy to the shallows of the reef and explore the sandy palm-clad islets that ring the turquoise lagoon.

We had a great time at Ficus on Taha'a where we saw a very entertaining show and ate authentic Polynesian food which we enjoyed.

Lure a deep-sea tuna on your windward passage to the legendary island of Huahine. Anchor your charter yacht off the village of Fare where you can top-up your supplies. Discover some of the unique qualities of a small island village, go horse riding, or take a land tour to learn about the sacred archaeological sites that mark a civilisation dating back over 1000 years. Anchor in the south of Huahine, take a beachfront stroll, and snorkel the underwater delights.

A favourite with our charter clients is the unique 'round the island tour' of Huahine Iti. You'll get to special places places you can't even go by boat!

Totally awesome place. My wife and I enjoyed the remoteness we found in Avea Bay on Huahine. We had the place to ourselves.

The fabled island where they make movies. spend some time in secluded anchorages and hop ashore to places accessible only by yacht. Sail to the eastern side, visit the Lagoonarium, then lose yourself in the blues, greens and turquoises of the beautiful lagoon itself. After you have plucked up the courage to swim with the turtles, sharks and rays here, you will announce this a highlight of your yacht charter holiday! Dine at the famous Bora Bora Yacht Club, spend a day ashore and take a bicycle, scooter or car around the island road.

On an extended charter of longer than seven days, sail westward to the less-visited yet equally stunning Maupiti, accessed though the Onoiau pass and best crossed in daylight. Maupiti is resplendant in pre-historic sites easily explored on foot or by bicycle.  From Maupiti it's a long sail the wind forward of abeam to Raiatea where most charters end, so a high level of sailing proficiency is required if you haven't hired a skipper. 

Getting to the Leeward Society Islands

Internationally, Tahiti is served through Faa'ā International Airport in Papeete. Air Tahiti has scheduled flights to Raiatea and some multi-island services.  Flight schedules make both return and one-way charter itineraries easy to plan. Charters out of the main island of Tahiti are also possible, but require some blue-water sailing experience and are usually only undertaken with paid skipper on an overnight passage. 

One way charters from Papeete to the Leeward island are possible. As stated above these are always recommended with hired skipper or full crew, sailing west then flyng back for Raiatea to conclude your vacation. 

The Windward Islands of Tahiti and Moorea: Tall peaks, deep valleys, waterfalls and tropical forests

The main island of Tahiti and nearby Moorea are normally visited on an extended (10 day or longer) charter that sets out westward from Papeete. We always recommended  such charters are done with hired skipper due to the distance to be covered crossing to the Leeward Islands. But if sailing miles are not what you're looking for, rather a relaxing time aboard staying close to the main centre, there is plenty to offer around these striking islands. 

It's just two hours from your Papeete base to Cook's Bay. Take a 4WD tour for an appreciation of the lanscape, or just chilll out and enjoy the change in climate after your international flight. Then it's around to Moorea's other famous bay Oponohu, where there is an emphasis on nature and the opportunity to further explore the island by scooter and even horseback. The Ancestor's Walk will connect you to early Polynesian settlement fo these islands.   

The waters of Moorea are rich in sea life, so it's a great place to snorkel and enjoy the marine environment. Particularly at Haapiti lagoon, where you anchor on a large sandbank.

After looping around Moorea, sail back the short distance to the main island of Tahiti and see some of its south-western coastline. This is largely uninhabited with limited road access. It's where you'll find Teahupoto, a famous surfing spot with a safe anchorage. Another attraction where you can anchor is the Botanical Gardens, resplendent in examples of the islands' native flora in all its colourful varieties.You will return to Papeete via the sheltered west coast.

Opportunities to enjoy the main island by charter boat are limited, so you may like to spend a full 7 day charter at Moorea. It's just one of the many choices you have when planning you French Polynesian sailing holiday.

To summarise, take advantage of our in-depth sailing knowledge of the Society Islands. Ask us about the location of our favourite anchorages, our recommended itinerary options, and all the ways to get the very best out of your sailing holiday in.French Polynesia. 

Our client reviews about charter sailing in French Polynesia: The Society Islands

.carousel-cell { width: 50%; /* full width */ } .sc-carousel, section .sc-carousel { margin-top: 0; } Rating: 5 / 5 The Saba 50 was an excellent choice. Extremely comfortable and spacious, equipped with everything we needed. Our skipper Hugo and his lovely wife, added considerably to our enjoyment of the charter. The only discomfort for me was the foam cushions. Everything else was great. We loved the snorkeling, fishing. Swam with reef sharks, rays and fish everywhere. Highlight was the coral garden in Raiatea and of course Bora Bora with its magnificent waters. Your service and the advice given by Sue and Robert was excellent as that given by Tahiti Yacht Charters and our great crew. Sydney, Australia, Jun 27th, 2023
Rating: 5 / 5 The Lucia was great. we had a lot of fun and she did not let us down. There is one big complaint though and it is how hard the tender is to pull up on the Davits. I was able to do it but it was extremely heavy and if there was older or less fit people on board they would have had a terrible time. Bora Bora and Huahine were amazing. On second thoughts everywhere was amazing. Daniel, Australia, Jan 24th, 2023
Rating: 5 / 5 The boat was amazing. We did have an issue with the water maker which couldn't be fixed on the run, but DYC happily reimbursed us for water that we had to buy and in addition compensated us more than fairly for the inconvenience. The scuba diving and snorkelling was amazing. Being able to pull up the boat wherever you want on these amazing sites was also fantastic. The boat sailed like a dream and we made great time on all our inter-island passages (it helped that the wind was on our side too!) Your service was in line with the rest of the holiday. Trouble free, professional and a pleasure to deal with. Dean, Australia, Jan 21st, 2020
I just wanted to say a big thank you to you for your services since we booked our Tahiti charter. In particular Robert I really appreciated the time you took to talk with me on the phone to offer advice just before we left. Also your swift assistance with our torn UV sail strip was greatly appreciated. The charter went very well aside from the minor technical issues we encountered. The water was incredible and the weather was fantastic. Anon, New Zealand, Nov 7th, 2019
.carousel-cell { width: 50%; /* full width */ } .sc-carousel, section .sc-carousel { margin-top: 0; } Rating: 5 / 5 We sailed for two weeks in the Leeward Islands of French Polynesia in late May, 2019. The Dream Yacht Charter team was fantastic. Our boat, the 52' sloop ARZ, was a delight, very much up to the job of carrying our crew of 8 from island to island. Every minute of the trip was life-changingly dynamic, charged with beauty in land, sea, and people. We experienced the deepest peace combined with the greatest excitement, including a passage from Bora Bora in the midst of a suddenly appearing, un-forecast gale with 2-3 meter breaking wind waves slamming against directly opposing 2 meter swells. The boat performed beautifully in these challenging conditions. Really, we couldn't imagine a more wonderful trip and greatly appreciate Sail Connections as our agent, who smoothed our way and was instrumental in our choice of charterer and vessel, and Dream Yacht Charter, who made it happen. Had taken an earlier cruise in Tahiti and had experienced some problems with the charter service. Robert talked to me in detail about those issues and reassured me that Dream Yacht Charters was excellent, and that he and the Sail Connections team would back us up and do all they could to smooth over any difficulties. Without this, I doubt if we would have taken the cruise. Both teams, Sail Connections and Dream Yacht Charters, were meticulous in making serious promises and keeping them. Ten out of ten. Paul, New Zealand, Jul 19th, 2019
Rating: 4 / 5 The boat was well maintained with everything in good working order. Sail systems are easy to use, especially with the electric winch and the Catana sailed beautifully. Personally I do not like the steering stations at the stern of each hull as visibility to the opposite side is poor. But I knew that before we booked. The GPS is located inside the saloon which makes navigating more difficult compared to having a map alongside the steering. Overall a very comfortable sailing boat for 2 families. Vanilla tour of Tahaa was amazing with Noah. Bora Bora is beautiful, though of course very touristy. Managed to swin with many reef sharks, eagle rays and a manta. Taputapuatea is worth the effort to visit being the centre of Polynesian migrations. Your service was great. Quick responses to most questions and patience during the many changes. Craig, New Zealand, Jul 17th, 2019
Rating: 5 / 5 "The water in Bora Bora was amazing. We found the Bali 4.5 to be an excellent boat for cruising the lagoons around Bora Bora, Taha'a and Raiatea." Glenn, Australia, Nov 4th, 2018
Rating: 5 / 5 Practically new boat, so was in great shape. We liked the design, equipage, etc. Everything was as advertised and cannot think of anything serious to complain about. Quite comfortable. We would go back to the Leeward Islands of Tahiti in a speedy minute. Spectacular scenery, not at all crowded, felt private in all our anchorages. Nice, friendly people. Robert, USA, Jul 31st, 2018
First rate service in all respects. At the end of the charter we were practically ready to adopt our skipper and hostess. We truly enjoyed their company as well as high level of competence and knowledge. Checking in and out was a snap. We had such a great experience with Sail Connections, our boat and itinerary. Robert & Pat, USA, Jul 19th, 2018
"What a truly magical trip it was! The islands were stunning, the crew was amazing. We had an amazing trip and truly kicked back. We snorkelled so much in such amazing underwater coral gardens and reefs - outstanding! The local Champion in Raiatea is as good as any grocer here in Toronto. Good supplies in Bora as well, and pizza too! The base crew in Raiatea were great, most knowledgeable and helpful It was a most amazing time. Thank you for all of your help in making this all come together." Patti, Canada, Nov 30th, 2017
Totally awesome place and a trip of a lifetime! My wife and I enjoyed the remoteness we found in Avea Bay on Huahine. We had the place to ourselves. We enjoyed learning about the culture and had a great time at Ficus on Tahaa where we saw a very entertaining show and ate authentic Polynesian food which we enjoyed. We met some great people on our trip. The sailing provided a mix of adventure and relaxation. The natural offerings were spectacular and we enjoyed snorkeling where we saw many beautiful fish and several Manta Rays. Awesome. Robert, USA, Feb 28th, 2016

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Tahiti Yacht Charter

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Tahiti Yacht Charter is the specialist for sailboat catamaran cruising in French Polynesia. Cruises are customized for each customer from 2 passengers. With a fully-dedicated crew, onboard sailing catamarans, you will discover a unique side of Polynesia through the sea and turquoise lagoons of the Leeward islands.

From our base located in Raiatea, you will be able to sail through the marvellous Leeward islands and discover each one’s specific feature: Raiatea the Sacred Island, Taha’a the Vanilla Island, Huahine the Majestic Island and the mythical island of Bora Bora.

This is a unique chance to cruise on an authentic sailing catamaran and enjoy your time on board in complete relaxation while discovering this fascinating region of French Polynesia.

Tahiti Yacht Charter: the ultimate in luxury yacht chartering

When you're searching for the best way to see all that Tahiti has to offer, there's no better choice than a yacht charter. Whether you're looking for a secluded romantic getaway or want to party with friends and family, we have the perfect yacht for your needs.

All of our yachts are equipped with fans, open cockpits, and spacious decks that provide tropical cruises out of this world! And relaxation and pleasure are our on-board priorities. For those looking for a more romantic experience, we recommend our Grande croisière specification complete with generator and water maker.

From the yachts shown below, the Lagoon 40 and Lucia 40 are the ones recommended for parties of 2-4 passengers based on capacity and pricing.


While faithful to the image of Lagoon’s “DNA”, this catamaran adopts a new style, forming a refined and high-performance unit.

The cockpit looks out to sea to welcome a starboard recreation area with a dining table, and seating at the rear beam.

Large aft transoms with a spacious swim platform, allowing simple access to the tender and safe, easy boarding. The ergonomic helm station is accessible from the cockpit or deck, ensuring continuous communication between the skipper and his crew. Inside, a particular attention given to volume layout, smooth flow of circulation and luminosity makes this new interior a truly pleasant living area.

Large hull window glazing with integrated portholes in the cabin provide exceptional natural light and an outstanding view.


Comfortable and efficient, this catamaran is the first 40 feet to have 4 toilet/showers.

Actually, the Lucia 40 has been made to offer a 40 feet’s unprecedented living space. The inside is cozy and bright thanks to its design close to a house’s one, made with modern materials and large window glasses. Outside, the foredeck has a sun lounger in addition to the trampolines, the rear deck offers an L bench seat and the cockpit a better protection against the sun with a rigid bimini.


Outside, a completely rigid bimini, made of RTM, accommodates a spacious double helm station, with the main sail traveler now mounted on top.

Its spacious cockpit is well-protected from rain and sun. Free of obstacle, the cockpit and deck are also much safer and benefit from the addition of two new aft rails.

Inside, the living-room features exceptional room for a boat of this size. On the port side, the chart table, with its host of state-of-the-art electronics, is easily accessible and ergonomically designed.

The cabins offer queen-size aft cabin beds and large port-holes that provide beautiful natural light. The bathroom, at the front, is particularly spacious with 2 meters length, and modern decoration. The Mahe 36 is available in version 3 cabins and 1 toilet/shower or in version 2 cabins and 2 toilet/showers.


The powerful and dynamic nature of the Lagoon 42 is marked by its elegant silhouette, flowing curves which, by virtue of a noticeable acceleration of the lines in the bows and in the new coachroof design.

The space provided between the single-level saloon, the aft crossbeam and the various sunbathing areas is unprecedented on this size of boat. With aft platforms and steps suspended and widened, the transom skirts create a new space for leisure and relaxation. Very appreciable at bathing time.

The large glazed door that occupies the entire width of the coachroof provides access to the unparalleled internal volumes.

At the coachroof bulkhead, the ergonomic helming station is designed to facilitate maneuvering with reduced crew, improve traffic and open direct access to the deck and the cockpit.


The Saba 50 offers exceptional relaxation area for an optimal comfort during both sailing time and anchorage.

The outside is composed by a large reardeck equiped with many bench seats, a lounge deck close to the cockpit, and a real sun lounger on the foredeck. The catamaran has been made at the idea of an easy flow between all of these areas.

Moreover, it runs on self-efficiency at anchor thanks to solar panels.


Diva, an exceptional way to discover Tahiti and her islands.

Perfect combination of innovation and luxury, the Lagoon 560 has outstanding sea qualities while providing maximum comfort.

Live the Polynesia aboard Diva, it is to discover an idyllic place aboard an exceptional catamaran.

  • 4 double cabins
  • Living-room with a 360° view
  • Entertainment on board
  • High level of comfort

•  Diva for your party, Lagoon 560 Grande Croisière version, with the air-conditioning, a 220V generator, a watermaker, and a Nespresso machine.

• Leewards cruises with Tahiti Yacht Charter crew of 3 only: captain/guide, chef/hostess and helper.

• Start any day of the week. Boarding and disembarking resort pontoon if accessible by Diva.

• Toys: 2 stand up paddle boards, 2 sea kayaks, 2 sea hammocks, tube, snorkelling gear, fishing rod, dvd player and tv screen in the lounge.

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Are you currently planning a Vacation or Honeymoon to Bora Bora and Tahiti? Or, do you just have questions about the destination? Either way, we can help.

When you commission your private voyage through Venture Tahiti and Tahiti Yacht Charter, your culinary preferences are not forgotten.  In addition to your English-speaking Skipper, you will be accompanied on your private charter by a hostess who will also prepare all of your meals.  Prior to your trip, your Venture Tahiti Concierge will contact you and ask you to share your preferences for food and drink.  Your hostess will accommodate any food allergies or special diets as well.  

All of your meals (continental breakfast, lunch and dinner) are included during your cruise, with the exception of lunch on your first and last days.  Your included dining will commence with dinner on the day you embark and end with a continental breakfast on your final day.  Juice and hot drinks are included with your continental breakfast.  However, drinking water and other drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic cruise) are not included in your package pricing.  You will have the opportunity to have the galley stocked with your favorite cocktails, liquor, beer, wine, water, and soft beverages as well.  A price list which is generally about 10% higher than local supermarket pricing will be presented to you when you are asked for your cuisine preferences.

Your private yacht experience through Venture Tahiti is a never ending “excursion”.  However, there are many opportunities for additional land and water-based activities along the way.  On your voyage, you will have the opportunity to swim in magnificent lagoons (with sharks and rays, should you choose to).  You can also take advantage of the included sea kayak or stand-up paddle boarding equipment, floating hammocks, snorkeling gear, and maybe even a sunset cruise (weather allowing).  These non-motorized experiences are included in the price of your charter.

For an additional charge, there will be local options depending on your choice of itinerary, including shopping on Huahine, touring a vanilla plantation on Taha’a, or visiting the Bora Bora’s Lagoonarium to see additional aquatic life.  If you choose an itinerary featuring Bora Bora, you may even desire to schedule a massage at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort’s famous Thalasso Spa.

All our boats have 4 double cabins and 2 or 4 bathrooms, depending on the model. They can take up to 10 guests. The “Classic” types are much appreciated by families and groups of friends and represent an excellent value-for-money. Our “Grande Croisière” models, equipped with generator, air conditioning and water maker, are ideal for sailing in the Tuamotu, where there are water shortages. The standard of comfort is that of a home. We organize private cruises, with or without crew, for couples or more. The only other persons on board will be your crew and they know how to make themselves unobtrusive whenever it is appropriate.

The Deck Plan shown is for the Lagoon 40.

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French Polynesia


90 boats available for bareboat or crewed charter

Yachts from professional fleet operators in French Polynesia

Free cancellation of reservation without obligations within 4 days

Most popular boats For rent in FRENCH POLYNESIA


Bali Catspace (2024)

Aqua Tiki III -

Fountaine Pajot Alegria 67 (2019)


Bali 4.5 - 4 + 2 cab. (2017)


Lagoon 50 (2019)


Catana 47 - 4 + 2 cab. (2013)

Tiril -

Sunreef 50 (2019)


Bali 5.4 - 6 + 2 cab. (2024)

Darren -

Excess 11 (2023)


Bali 4.3 - 4 + 2 cab. (2020)


Bali 4.5 - 4 + 2 cab. (2020)

Top destinations in french polynesia for boat rental.


62 boats for charter

from €2,036 per week


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from €2,310 per week

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from €3,032 per week


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Types of boats available for rent in French Polynesia

Catamaran charter

82 catamarans available for rent in French Polynesia, form €2,614 for 1 week charter. Ideal option for group of friends or family vacation.

Catamaran charter

Sailboat charter

There are 8 sailboats available for charter in French Polynesia, prices start from €2,036 per week. Most budget friendly option for a vacation.

Sailboat charter

Trimaran charter

Currently not available for charter in this country. Check other boat types.

Trimaran charter

Power boat charter

Power boat charter

Gulets charter

Gulets charter

Houseboat charter

Houseboat charter

Yacht charter types available in French Polynesia

Bareboat charter, crewed yachts, by the cabin charter, skippered boats, french polynesia sailing itineraries.

Raiatea 7 days sailing itinerary

Raiatea 7 days sailing itinerary

Cost of boat rental in french polynesia.

Average yacht charter cost in French Polynesia starts from €2,036 per week. Graphic below represents fluctuation of charter prices in French Polynesia during the year, based on a sample of 50 boats ranging from 40 to 50-foot. This graphic shows months with lowest prices during the year as well high season when prices are above average. Before booking the boat at lowest rate, please check sailing conditions as usually best prices are during off season.

Sailing conditions in French Polynesia

Air temperature, precipitation and wind force may vary significantly during the year. Below you may find graphics with min and max temperature and average precipitation days in French Polynesia during the year. Book your charter vacation in French Polynesia wisely! Considering sailing conditions along with the best price offers

Temperature by month

Average air High and Low temperature during the year

Rainy days by month

Average number of days with precipitation during the year.

French Polynesia Yacht Charter Reviews with 12knots

Jason Gefre

United States

“I recommend 12 knots”

Helene was our representative and was very helpful with our charter in Tahiti. I recommend 12 knots and would use them again!

Dave Vieregg

“Tahiti charter”

Julia and the team at 12 knots really came through for us with our Tahiti charter. They communicated regularly, were quick to respond to my many questions and made me feel confident in the booking. The Bali Catspace was exactly what we needed and wor…

Mark Etheridge

“We all enjoyed the vacation very much”

Hi Grigory, The boat was in great condition! and it really is a beautiful location. Thanks for all the organizing you’ve done to make the trip a success. Mark

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Tahiti boat rentals

Tahiti boat rentals

Tahiti is one of the islands of the French Polynesia  archipelago, located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean between  Australia and South America. Tahiti is also the largest island of  another one hundred and more islands included in the archipelago. The  most popular sailing itineraries may include the islands of Bora-Bora,  Raiatea, Tahaa, and Huahine. The region boasts absolutely stunning ocean  views, that is why French Polynesia is still considered to be simply a  sailing paradise and the most desired destinations to set sails in  throughout the year. The three above mentioned islands are known as the  famous Leeward Islands of Tahiti, offering some of the most exclusive  sailing facilities in the world one may only dream of.     

Sailing in French Polynesia you will be astonished by the number of  islands with different origin. Some of them are formed by volcanic  eruptions and have extremely diverse nature – rivers, lakes, waterfalls,  lagoons, canyons, lush tropical vegetation that cover valleys and  forests, thickets of trees, coconuts and bananas. The others are formed  with corals and have sandy plains covered with palm trees, surrounded by  the smooth surface of the ocean.

Sailing in the Leeward islands of French Polynesia, you may wish to  enjoy snorkelling among those reefs and exploring the magical underwater  world with its inhabitants, or check out a couple of scuba diving  locations. Find out a great number of fish species, spend some  unforgettable time watching sharks, dolphins and turtles - the nature  itself is calling to show you all it has to offer! If you are not much  about it, then you have an extensive choice of water sport activities,  as well as gastronomy and archaeological tours across the islands, when  taking a yacht charter in Tahiti.

Culture and History of Tahiti

Being a cultural centre of French Polynesia, Tahiti has a rich  and interesting historical view with the traditions going back to the  ancient times, dated as 500 year BC. Sailing in Tahiti is somehow can be  compared with exploring the bright legends and myths about the island’s  life. 

The main concept of Polynesian life is called Mana. Mana is something  that is not just a list of rules or traditions to follow, it is more  the way of life, the core of the local identity and existence. Every  single being or thing in the Universe is the part of Mana - the  self-concentrated system that is fundamental, harmonic and undisputed.  The main rule of Mana, better say its idea, is to be kind, wise and  generally ‘pure’ - then it is the right way, and Mana lives in you. 

In X-V centuries BC these islands were inhabited by MAOI who left  here ancient heritage of their complex civilization. Sanctuaries,  cairns, traditional paintings, tattoos and dances all this reflects  unique culture, religion, and a clear hierarchy of MAOI society all this  you will be able to explore during your sailing vacations in Tahiti.

 English captain Samuel Wallis and  French sailor Louis-Antoine de  Bougainville, Cook first discovered these lands in XVII. Original name  "Polynesia" was given by sailors who simply described with this word  "many islands" in the southern sea. These islands are also famous for a  well-known Captain William Blyth, who came here on "Bounty" frigate to  collect breadfruit tree sprouts - food for the slave Caribbean  plantations, but faced for the most incredible rebellion in the history  of seafaring. Polynesian monarch Pomare V gave these lands to France and  starting from 1984 French Polynesia became one of the French overseas  territories, but still has it’s autonomy – President, the Council of  Ministers and the legislative assembly. France is only responsible for  legal, financial and military issues. All guests in airport are greet  with flower necklace made from gardenia, symbol of Tahiti and see off  with a necklace made of shells.

Fortunately connection with Europe did not influence a lot local way  of life. Renting a boat in French Polynesia you will be amazed by the  life that still goes on in its leisurely pace. Here you will drink   coconut water from the cup made of coconut shell and eat from a plate  made of palm fronds.

Sailing in Tahiti

Water and air temperature +20 28C, hospitable people, nice  service, lapping waves, warm sand and the fresh ocean breeze will  delight sailors throughout the year. Picnic on a deserted island with  national dish - Tahitian salad of raw fish under the coconut milk. Songs  with ukulele and dancing in a sunset, swimming with dolphins you can  feed; diving with sharks and rays, visiting black pearl farm, huge  turtles, fishing from shore using a spear – truly unforgettable sailing  vacation in French Polynesia!

18 Polynesian islands spread over 5 archipelagoes where Society  Archipelago is the most popular among sailors. Tahiti, Moorea, Bora  Bora, Huahine are the islands formed on the top of extinct volcanoes,  with high mountains, lush vegetation and lagoons in the shape of crown.

 Tahiti is the main island of the archipelago with urban  infrastructure and is developed more than others. Papeete is the capital  with international airport, skyscrapers and luxurious villas in  tropical gardens located under the palm trees. It is a mountainous  island while city and port are guarded by reef. Two islands the Great  and Small Tahiti are connected by a small isthmus.

 Moorea Island has a shape in form of heart surrounded by the bronze  surface of the ocean with chain of coral reefs. Here you will find white  sandy beaches, coral, crystal-clear lagoon, a variety of entertainment,  fruit plantations in the mountains. All these beauties attract artists,  jewelers, writers from different countries. In Polynesian Tiki village  you can dive into the real world of locals.

Bora Bora Island  is a lagoon, surrounded by a mountain range with  three peaks. Otemanu is necklace of black pearls - an archipelago of  small coral islands Motu with scenic beauty, ancient temples and  mountains.

Cuisine of Tahiti

Cuisine of Tahiti

Tahitian culinary traditions and history is a discrete topic to  talk about, due to several reasons. One of them may be already the  fact, that this region is called French Polynesia, probably that is why  local cuisine has very much of its so-called French flavour. Besides,  traditions of Polynesian cooking required special methods, techniques  and approaches, for example, using open fire and wood or coal as a fuel,  ideally avoiding cooking with modern cookers and kitchen facilities  like ovens or grillers. Generally, Tahitian menu may include an  extensive list of vegetable-based foods provided in a variety of healthy  and sophisticated fish and meat courses. Be prepared to taste tropical  fruits in the majority of Tahitian dishes and meals. Vegetable and fruit  leaves are often used for wrapping and serving food in Tahiti.  Absolutely, the food of Tahiti is mouth-watering, and you should give it  a try. Below you may wish to find a shortlist of traditional dishes,  commonly served in Tahiti:

Poisson Cru. In French, ‘poisson cru’ means ‘raw fish’. So, as you  may guess, it is the main ingredient of this Tahitian specialty. Poisson  Cru (though called not like this among the locals) is generally  considered to be the national dish of French Polynesia. Basically, it  can be made not only of tuna, as it is supposed to be made, but using a  variety of any other fish. Though only fresh fish is used, it should be  freezed to prevent any risk of bacteria in it. 

Ma’a Tahiti. Sailing in French Polynesia, do not miss the chance to  try this authentic local food specialty - ma’a dishes. This is a type of  food (actually, can include whatever: pig, fish, crab or chicken)  cooked with the help of traditional Polynesian oven, often placed right  in the sand among the hot stones, that form a stove.

Considering a yacht charter in Tahiti, please pay attention to the  fact, that the island attracts many travellers all the year round and  remains one of the desired sailing and holiday destinations. If you wish  the true Tahitian culture and celebrations, plan to come in May or  July: at this time you have great chances to try sophisticated local  cuisine and take part in traditional events, which tourists are always  very welcome to.

Weather And Climate In Tahiti

The Island of Tahiti enjoys commonly pleasant and warm climate  with a lot of sunshine. In winter, which is considered to be dry season,  the temperatures are slightly lower, showing the averages around 25°C -  29°C (78°F - 85°F), with more frequent winds. The best time to sail in  Tahiti amy be the period lasting from May to September, when the  easterly winds begin to blow, providing desired cruising conditions.  Mentioning the summer season, it is usually very hot and humid, starting  in November and lasting until the end of March.

Sailing Conditions And Places To Visit in Tahiti

The Leeward Islands of French Polynesia offer a unique yacht  charter destination, that you will most likely never forget. Sail around  the magnificent groups of islands and drop an anchor in the azure  waters of a lagoon. Enjoy inshore navigation and let yourself relax  nearby the beautiful reefs when hopping among the islands 

Featuring on all these islands are the well-marked deep turquoise  lagoons that provide smooth inshore sailing, and safe, sheltered havens.  Gaps in the encircling reefs give easy access to blue water and your  next island. The passages are short, but still exciting. Sailing in  Tahiti, you may wish to navigate your itinerary to the islands of  Huahine, Tahaa and, of course, Bora-Bora.

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ELYT welcomes you on the most beautiful lagoon in the world

on a unique eco friendly solar catamaran.

The ELYT concept

A modern solar catamaran inspired by the ancient Polynesian canoes and overwater way of life. With its eco friendly spirit, ELYT adds a green touch to the turquoise hues of the most beautiful lagoon in the world.

Hanging between heaven and ocean without any clear line to separate water from sky, Bora Bora is the perfect location to experience the ELYT way of life. Enjoy the lagoon of Bora Bora from every angle and let the blissful trade winds gently cuddle you.

Concierge Services

Depending on the type of experience you are looking for, intimate or with a crew, away from it all or closer to city facilities, we will help make sure your stay is perfect (transfers, catering, cleaning, activities & tours...).


Pre-opening special offer 30% off.

Charters begin 1st quarter 2023 (launching date to be advised)

ELYT allows you to enjoy Bora Bora while protecting the island. At ELYT we ensure to optimize all natural ressources to power our catamarans.

inspired by polynesian canoes .

The new Overwater Bungalow

A unique houseboat

for a unique lagoon experience


The ELYT solar catamaran is unique in French Polynesia.

Just as a little islet seems to float on the lagoon of Bora Bora, the ELYT overwater villa will allow you to enjoy salt water life like never before in comfort & style.

The ELYT canoes are designed & built in Tahiti. They represent a new generation of custom catamarans focussed on sharing the Tahitian overwater way of life.

At a brief 50 minutes flight from Tahiti, the island of Bora Bora is an old volcano rising atop a lagoon made of a million shades of blue.

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Comfort is key on ELYT. The upper deck welcomes a sun terrace, a large and comfortable lounge area, a bar and an outdoor barbecue kitchen. Enjoy true walk around double beds and the comfort of standard house lavatories.

The love of the ocean runs in the family. The life and memory of Alain Colas, the French single-handed ocean sailor of legend lost at sea, has been a source of inspiration for many, and especially his son, Torea Colas, co-founder of ELYT Charter Tahiti, with his wife, Emily Biotteau-Colas.


Propulsion, hot water, lights and household equipment, the sun shines for your comfort. And no diesel engine also means total silence, safety and no smell or smoke.

Home of some of the most beautiful luxury resorts in the world, Bora Bora offers most of the facilities and services you will need to make your stay truly enjoyable. Stand up paddle, snorkeling, fishing… Enjoy your equipment and go explore!

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  • Yacht Age: 2023
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  • Yacht Age: 1-3 Years in Service

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  Broker retains the Broker Fee as compensation in arranging your Charter Reservation. The Broker Fee varies based on the amount and type of Charter and/or services provided by Broker.  By making a Charter Reservation, you accept and agree to the relevant cancellation and no-show policy of the Charter Provider set forth in the Charter Agreement. Cancellation and no-show policies vary for each Charter. Carefully read the Charter Agreement and additional information provided to you by Broker. It is expressly agreed by Charterer that the Broker Fee is earned at the time the Charter Reservation is made. Late payment, wrong credit card or debit card details, invalid credit or debit cards, or insufficient funds are for your own risk and account, and you will not be entitled to any refund of any prepaid amount unless the Charter Provider expressly agrees otherwise under the Charter Agreement or in some other signed writing.

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  Broker expressly reserves the right to cancel your Charter Reservation if full payment is not timely received as set forth in the Charter Agreement.

  • Cancellation and Rescheduling . You may cancel or change your Charter Reservation as set forth in the Charter Agreement by and among you, the Charter Provider and/or Broker. Please note that some Charter Providers do not permit changes to or cancellation of reservations after they are made, or after a certain date, as indicated in the Charter Agreement. You agree to abide by the terms of the Charter Agreement with respect to your Charter Reservation. Broker will not be responsible for reimbursing Charterer for any previously tendered deposits or payments by Charterer and disclaims all liability for the failure of a Charter Provider to refund or return any such funds.
  • Credit Card Transactions and Chargebacks . If for any reason, any Charter Provider is unable to provide the Charter, or any part thereof, for which you have contracted, your remedy lies against the Charter Provider, and not against Broker. However, Broker will use reasonable efforts to assist you and Charter Provider in reaching a resolution to a dispute between you and the Charter Provider. In the event that your payment has already been transferred from Broker to Charter Provider or to an escrow account, you agree that you will not seek a chargeback against Broker for such amounts transferred. You further agree to indemnify and hold Broker harmless from and against any liability, loss, damage or expense (including without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) that Broker may incur in connection with chargebacks against Broker or under the Charter Agreement and your performance thereunder. If Broker incurs any costs, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, to recover any payments charged back by your credit card company or other financial institution, you agree that you will be liable for these costs. If your payment is declined for any reason, you agree to settle any amounts owed to Broker via money order, cashier’s check, personal check or bank/ACH transfer immediately.
  • Broker Responsibility . Broker makes arrangements with the Charter Provider. Broker additionally makes additional arrangements with other suppliers for the various components and other services that comprise your Charter (“Charter Suppliers”). Broker is not an agent of these Charter Providers or the Charter Suppliers (and the Charter Providers and Charter Suppliers are not agents of Broker). Broker expressly disclaims any liability for the actions or omissions of the Charter Provider and the Charter Suppliers. The Charter Providers and the Charter Suppliers reserve the right to refuse service to you at their sole discretion. Broker assumes no liability for the acts of the Charter Provider or the Charter Suppliers in refusing service. Broker is not responsible for schedule changes and does not offer compensation for those changes. Broker is not responsible under any circumstances for any injury or damages you may suffer, in connection with sea, air or ground transportation, hotel accommodations, or other travel or excursion services arranged by Broker.

  You understand Broker is not the source or supplier of the Charter or other travel services you requested and acts solely as a broker for the Charter Provider and the Charter Suppliers. You agree that the Charter Provider and Charter Suppliers whose names appear in the information supplied to you are those who are solely responsible for providing the Charter you purchase. You consent to and request the use of the Charter Provider and the Charter Suppliers and agree to not hold Broker responsible should any of them: (i) fail to provide the Charter or travel services you purchased, whether or not such services are listed in the Charter Agreement or otherwise, (ii) fail to comply with any applicable law, or (iii) engage in any negligent act or omission that causes you any sort of injury, damage, delay or inconvenience.

By using Broker’s services, you waive and release any claim against Broker, its affiliated and subsidiary companies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, and agents, arising out of or in connection with any loss of or damage to property or injury to any person caused by reason of (i) any defect, negligence, or other wrongful act or omission, or any failure of performance of any kind, by any Charter Provider, Charter Suppliers, or any other provider of sea, airline, hotel, ground transportation or any other travel provider connected to or otherwise associated with the Charter, (ii) any claim for inconvenience, loss of enjoyment, mental distress or other similar claim, (iii) any delayed departure, missed connection, substitute accommodation, termination of service or change in fares or rates, and (iv) overbooking, flight or other travel cancellation, lost or misconnected personal property, or any claim arising out of the air transportation portion of your travel, and (v) or any other claim arising out of or otherwise related to the Charter Agreement or services provided by the Charter Provider and the Charter Suppliers.

Excepting only liability that directly arises from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Broker, you will not hold Broker responsible for any injury, damage or loss you may suffer while on a Charter, whether incurred on the Charter or in connection with any other rental, purchase, excursion or activity, regardless of the relationship of any of the foregoing with the Charter Provider or the Charter Suppliers.

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You understand that Broker recommends purchasing travel insurance to cover certain risks inherent in travel such as supplier bankruptcy and the inability to travel due to a medical or personal emergency.

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Broker has no special knowledge regarding the Charter Provider’s or Charter Supplier’s financial condition, unsafe conditions, health hazards, weather hazards, or climate extremes at locations to which you may travel during or otherwise in connection with your Charter.

  • Limitation on Liability . In no event shall Broker, Charter Provider, Charter Suppliers, and/or their respective affiliates, or any employees, agents, officers, directors, members or managers of any of the foregoing (“Broker and Charter Releasees”), be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access to, display of or use the Broker’s website, the Charter or services provided to you in connection with the Charter (including, but not limited to, your reliance upon opinions of the Broker), whether based on a theory of negligence, contract, tort, strict liability, consumer protection statutes, or otherwise, and even if Broker and/or any other of the Broker and Charter Releasees have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

If, despite the limitation above, Broker or the Broker and Charter Releasees are found liable for any loss or damage which arises out of or in any way connected with any of the occurrences described above, then Broker, Charter Provider, Charter Supplier and the Broker and Charter Releasees will in no event exceed, in the aggregate, the greater of (a) the Broker Fee, and (b) One-Hundred Dollars (US $100.00).

The foregoing limitation of liability reflects the allocation of risk between the parties. The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these Terms is found to have failed of its essential purpose. The limitations of liability provided in these Terms inure to the benefit of Broker and/or its providers.

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Sailing Tahiti by Private Yacht Is Surprisingly Easy

Yacht charters offer a blend of immersive access, eco-friendly exploration, and luxurious digs..

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Shallow blue waters in French Polynesia with green mountains in background

Small yachts can get you to hard-to-reach coves and inlets.

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Waves break onto barrier reefs. Palm trees nod in the morning light. Manta rays lazily cross the sea floor. Drizzle falls while the sun shines, inviting rainbows to gleam in each direction. Then, a mother and newborn humpback whale entrust you to swim with them in the sapphire sea, rolling, surfacing, and communing with you in the deep.

It really is the stuff of dreams, traveling Tahiti via private yacht. And yet somehow—of all the ways a person could explore the 118 islands of French Polynesia—yacht charters can be among the more accessible, too, blending immersive access, eco-savvy exploration, and attainable luxury all in one.

With islands spread across an area equivalent to the land mass of Europe, French Polynesia is best explored little by little, with lots of time to play, one archipelago at a time. The Society Islands provide a perfect jumping off point for maritime adventures. Home to Tahiti International Airport, the country’s main international transit hub, they not only host direct flights from Los Angeles and Auckland on Air Tahiti Nui , but also claim alluring isles such as Bora Bora and Moorea just a puddle-jumper flight—or yacht crossing—away.

The island of Raiatea offers shopping, beaches, and UNESCO World Heritage site Taputapuātea , a basalt- and coral-laden spiritual and political gathering place established as early as 1000 C.E. Neighboring Taha’a was once conjoined with Raiatea, but the volcano that comprised the island collapsed in on itself, creating two separate, smaller islands; the former is known for vanilla plantations , rum distilleries , and pearl farms . A short boat ride away sits Bora Bora , famed for its crystalline lagoon, overwater bungalows, and scenic mountain peaks, formed by an extinct volcano whose fauna-covered caldera now winks down nearly 2,400 feet at the ships moored below.

Navigating Tahiti by boat

Each of these islands is more accessible via charter yacht, with guests boarding their boat, unpacking just once within their comfy-if-quaint two-person cabin , and navigating daily around turquoise-ringed isles from the comfort of their home away from home. Whether the yacht is undertaking a half-hour sail to an unexplored cove on the originating island or navigating a 25-nautical-mile crossing to a nearby isle over the course of a few hours, no additional onshore logistics are required. Thus, instead of throwing time and money at airport transfers, flights, and unpacking and repacking for each island stay, guests are blessed with not only a smaller carbon footprint, but also an abundance of time—and nothing to do but enjoy .

To hop on the yacht charter trend, would-be sailors choose their primary destination, boat size, and whether they want to rent out the entire yacht with friends and family or rent by the cabin instead. Rentals typically range in size from 44 to 82 feet, with popular options including catamarans such as the Fountaine Pajot Ipanema 58 or the Lagoon 620 . With the possibility to include onboard kits containing kayaks, paddleboards, snorkels, masks, and fins, the options for exploration are limited only by one’s sense of adventure and number of (at least semi-) dry swimsuits.

A small yacht in Tahitian waters

There’s nothing quite like jumping in crystal clear waters off the back of a boat.

For our Tahiti adventure, we sailed with Dream Yacht Worldwide , which offers a fleet of more than 900 monohulls and catamarans across over 50 destinations. My group of by-the-cabin renters (including my friend Silver and a series of former strangers who became fast friends) sailed aboard the Lagoon 620 , a 62-foot catamaran offering 6 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, allowing for up to 12 guests. (Depending on your destination and the time of year you sail, the cost of a cabin charter starts at around $1,200 per person for a week-long trip.)

Given that none of us were experienced sailors, we traveled on a fully crewed yacht versus going the “bareboat” route (i.e., sailing the vessel ourselves). Hiring a bareboat charter proves more economical, allowing experienced sailors to undertake all sailing, mooring, cooking, and ship-related duties themselves. Fully crewed options, meanwhile, include a skipper and a “hostess”; although they’re more expensive, they allow guests to simply relax into their surroundings.

We entrusted our knowledgeable local skipper Wen with everything from making safe ocean crossings to finding the best spots to snorkel, capture scenic photographs, and laze along the shores of uninhabited islands. Our hostess, an old-school term for an abundantly modern crew member, did such tasks as cook delicious meals (like lamb curry in puff pastry and mahi mahi in Tahitian vanilla sauce), assist the captain with sailing, and ensure the vessel was shipshape with housekeeping.

As I look back, the notion of sailing the islands of Tahiti via private yacht seems too good to be true. With sunrise swan dives off the stern of our ship, afternoons whale-watching from the top deck, sunset mai tais with newfound friends, and evenings of live entertainment onshore, it all feels like the stuff of dreams. And yet, my camera roll is filled with proof that it all was real, and it can be real for you, too.

The Unique Burial of a Child of Early Scythian Time at the Cemetery of Saryg-Bulun (Tuva)

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In 1988, the Tuvan Archaeological Expedition (led by M. E. Kilunovskaya and V. A. Semenov) discovered a unique burial of the early Iron Age at Saryg-Bulun in Central Tuva. There are two burial mounds of the Aldy-Bel culture dated by 7th century BC. Within the barrows, which adjoined one another, forming a figure-of-eight, there were discovered 7 burials, from which a representative collection of artifacts was recovered. Burial 5 was the most unique, it was found in a coffin made of a larch trunk, with a tightly closed lid. Due to the preservative properties of larch and lack of air access, the coffin contained a well-preserved mummy of a child with an accompanying set of grave goods. The interred individual retained the skin on his face and had a leather headdress painted with red pigment and a coat, sewn from jerboa fur. The coat was belted with a leather belt with bronze ornaments and buckles. Besides that, a leather quiver with arrows with the shafts decorated with painted ornaments, fully preserved battle pick and a bow were buried in the coffin. Unexpectedly, the full-genomic analysis, showed that the individual was female. This fact opens a new aspect in the study of the social history of the Scythian society and perhaps brings us back to the myth of the Amazons, discussed by Herodotus. Of course, this discovery is unique in its preservation for the Scythian culture of Tuva and requires careful study and conservation.

Keywords: Tuva, Early Iron Age, early Scythian period, Aldy-Bel culture, barrow, burial in the coffin, mummy, full genome sequencing, aDNA

Information about authors: Marina Kilunovskaya (Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation). Candidate of Historical Sciences. Institute for the History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Dvortsovaya Emb., 18, Saint Petersburg, 191186, Russian Federation E-mail: [email protected] Vladimir Semenov (Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation). Candidate of Historical Sciences. Institute for the History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Dvortsovaya Emb., 18, Saint Petersburg, 191186, Russian Federation E-mail: [email protected] Varvara Busova  (Moscow, Russian Federation).  (Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation). Institute for the History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences.  Dvortsovaya Emb., 18, Saint Petersburg, 191186, Russian Federation E-mail:  [email protected] Kharis Mustafin  (Moscow, Russian Federation). Candidate of Technical Sciences. Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.  Institutsky Lane, 9, Dolgoprudny, 141701, Moscow Oblast, Russian Federation E-mail:  [email protected] Irina Alborova  (Moscow, Russian Federation). Candidate of Biological Sciences. Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.  Institutsky Lane, 9, Dolgoprudny, 141701, Moscow Oblast, Russian Federation E-mail:  [email protected] Alina Matzvai  (Moscow, Russian Federation). Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.  Institutsky Lane, 9, Dolgoprudny, 141701, Moscow Oblast, Russian Federation E-mail:  [email protected]

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Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery and Museum

Zvenigorod's most famous sight is the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery, which was founded in 1398 by the monk Savva from the Troitse-Sergieva Lavra, at the invitation and with the support of Prince Yury Dmitrievich of Zvenigorod. Savva was later canonised as St Sabbas (Savva) of Storozhev. The monastery late flourished under the reign of Tsar Alexis, who chose the monastery as his family church and often went on pilgrimage there and made lots of donations to it. Most of the monastery’s buildings date from this time. The monastery is heavily fortified with thick walls and six towers, the most impressive of which is the Krasny Tower which also serves as the eastern entrance. The monastery was closed in 1918 and only reopened in 1995. In 1998 Patriarch Alexius II took part in a service to return the relics of St Sabbas to the monastery. Today the monastery has the status of a stauropegic monastery, which is second in status to a lavra. In addition to being a working monastery, it also holds the Zvenigorod Historical, Architectural and Art Museum.

Belfry and Neighbouring Churches

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Located near the main entrance is the monastery's belfry which is perhaps the calling card of the monastery due to its uniqueness. It was built in the 1650s and the St Sergius of Radonezh’s Church was opened on the middle tier in the mid-17th century, although it was originally dedicated to the Trinity. The belfry's 35-tonne Great Bladgovestny Bell fell in 1941 and was only restored and returned in 2003. Attached to the belfry is a large refectory and the Transfiguration Church, both of which were built on the orders of Tsar Alexis in the 1650s.  

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To the left of the belfry is another, smaller, refectory which is attached to the Trinity Gate-Church, which was also constructed in the 1650s on the orders of Tsar Alexis who made it his own family church. The church is elaborately decorated with colourful trims and underneath the archway is a beautiful 19th century fresco.

Nativity of Virgin Mary Cathedral

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The Nativity of Virgin Mary Cathedral is the oldest building in the monastery and among the oldest buildings in the Moscow Region. It was built between 1404 and 1405 during the lifetime of St Sabbas and using the funds of Prince Yury of Zvenigorod. The white-stone cathedral is a standard four-pillar design with a single golden dome. After the death of St Sabbas he was interred in the cathedral and a new altar dedicated to him was added.

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Under the reign of Tsar Alexis the cathedral was decorated with frescoes by Stepan Ryazanets, some of which remain today. Tsar Alexis also presented the cathedral with a five-tier iconostasis, the top row of icons have been preserved.

Tsaritsa's Chambers

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The Nativity of Virgin Mary Cathedral is located between the Tsaritsa's Chambers of the left and the Palace of Tsar Alexis on the right. The Tsaritsa's Chambers were built in the mid-17th century for the wife of Tsar Alexey - Tsaritsa Maria Ilinichna Miloskavskaya. The design of the building is influenced by the ancient Russian architectural style. Is prettier than the Tsar's chambers opposite, being red in colour with elaborately decorated window frames and entrance.

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At present the Tsaritsa's Chambers houses the Zvenigorod Historical, Architectural and Art Museum. Among its displays is an accurate recreation of the interior of a noble lady's chambers including furniture, decorations and a decorated tiled oven, and an exhibition on the history of Zvenigorod and the monastery.

Palace of Tsar Alexis

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The Palace of Tsar Alexis was built in the 1650s and is now one of the best surviving examples of non-religious architecture of that era. It was built especially for Tsar Alexis who often visited the monastery on religious pilgrimages. Its most striking feature is its pretty row of nine chimney spouts which resemble towers.

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    When embarking on a catamaran charter in Tahiti, your journey begins in Raiatea, which is the second-largest island in the Society Islands of the South Pacific. Tahiti is the largest of the islands. 118 islands comprise all of French Polynesia. Within the Society Islands group are Bora-Bora, Raiatea, Tahaa and Huahine - all are downwind from Tahiti and known as the Leewards.

  15. Catamaran charter services in Tahiti

    Yacht charter in Tahiti Sail Tahiti Charter Do you dream of sailing in Polynesia, discovering its incredible beauty, enjoying a real offshore sailing experience and practicing water sports in the most secret spots... but you don't have the time to devote a sabbatical year to it? Charter a catamaran with Sail Tahiti.

  16. ELYT Charter Tahiti

    ELYT Charter Tahiti is a polynesian yacht charter company managing innovative and eco friendly catamarans powered by solar panels for lagoon cruising. Skip to the content. ... co-founder of ELYT Charter Tahiti, with his wife, Emily Biotteau-Colas. Environment. Propulsion, hot water, lights and household equipment, the sun shines for your ...

  17. Tahiti Yacht Charter

    Tahiti. Be surrounded by paradise as you cruise through the crystal clear waters and relax in the warm air of exotic French Polynesia on a Tahiti yacht charter. Speak to a Charter Expert: (800) 382-9666. REQUEST A QUOTE.

  18. How to Charter a Private Yacht in Tahiti

    For our Tahiti adventure, we sailed with Dream Yacht Worldwide, which offers a fleet of more than 900 monohulls and catamarans across over 50 destinations.My group of by-the-cabin renters (including my friend Silver and a series of former strangers who became fast friends) sailed aboard the Lagoon 620, a 62-foot catamaran offering 6 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, allowing for up to 12 guests.

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  21. Bareboat Charter Tahiti

    Tahiti. Bareboat information. For experienced sailors, a bareboat charter is the perfect getaway. Tahiti Sailing Vacations information. The South Pacific island of Tahiti and the neighboring islands of French Polynesia may be the closest you will ever come to paradise on earth. Bareboat. Skippered. Page 1 - Showing 1-7 of 29 available charters.

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