• Ocean Cruising

    Sailing French Polynesia

  • Where are we

    November to march in the Marquesas (Atuona, Hiva Oa), april to october in the Tuamotu (Rotoava, Fakarava)

  • Destinations in French Polynesia

    French Polynesia more commonly known as "Tahiti" is located in the South Pacific, 8 hours from San Francisco.

    Polynesia is composed of 5 archipelagos: Society, Tuamotu, Marquesas, Gambier & Austral islands.

    The best way to discover this vast territory is certainly on a sailboat.

     

    Embark with us on Panet Ocean for an unforgettable trip to the Pacific Islands, Bora Bora, Moorea, Rangiroa, Fakarava...

    Marquesas

    « The Marquesas are exquisite»

     

    The richness of their culture, human encounters, nature and landscape make these islands so endearing, that it is hard to leave again.

     

    The "young" Marquesas have no lagoon and the wilderness they contain make them unique with towering mountains disappearing into the sea.

     

    • Discover the fascinating marquesian culture, where the spirits of the ancient Maohi still live. (dances, food, archaeology, handicraft, tattoos)

    • Hiking and horse riding

    • Fjord-like bays

    • Swimming in natural wonders (into the sea and waterfalls)

    • Fishing and snorkeling

    Tuamotu

    Nature at its finest!

     

    The Tuamotu are an untouched world offering desert anchorages in strings of coral encircling luminous turquoise and jade-green lagoons.

     

    The main attraction here is a rich life below and above the surface. A rich ecosystem, home to rare birds, plants, and crustaceans while infinite schools of marine life fill the iridescent waters.

    • Navigation within the atolls

    • Anchorages off the beaten path in front of your “motus” (small desert island)

    • Visiting pearl farms
    • Kite surf, wind surf

    • Scuba diving or simply snorkeling with manta rays, turtles, sharks, dolphins ... Rangiroa and Fakarava are among the world's greatest dive destinations.

    • Fakarava is classified UNESCO Biosphere Reserve for the preservation of rare species.

    Society islands

    Navigate between bright-green islands and lagoons.

     

    The lagoons of Bora Bora, Maupiti, Raiatea or Huahine offer swimming in calm neon-blue waters surrounded by lush-green peaks and exiting land tours to dramatic overlooks or historic and cultural sites.

    • Navigation in calm waters within the lagoons

    • Visiting pearl farms

    • Hiking, biking and horse riding

    • Scuba-diving and snorkeling

    • Surf, kite-surf

    • Whale watching

  • Croisiere Ocean Services

    An exotic parenthesis mastered since 2010

    Catamaran

    Comfort AND SAFETY

    A 44 feet catamaran (14m length) fully equipped for a safe family circumnavigation

    Equipment: 220/110v, watermaker, generator, 8pers tender, shady trampoline

    Comfort

    Relax

    4 double cabins with en-suite bathroom and a single cabin (linens and towels included).

    A spacious saloon and safe cockpit.

    Equipment

    Athletic! or not...

    Kayak, paddle, beach games, snorkeling and fishing equipments, not to mention hammocks!!

     

    We offer diving cruises in association with the local diving centers (this avoids the noise of the compressor on board)

     

    Kite-surfers are welcome with their own equipment (autonomous level)

     

    Meals

    Delicious !

    Polynesian, international and French cuisine, fresh soft drinks.

    Alcohol not included ... Although... :-)

  • SPECIAL CRUISES

    Kite surfing cruise, Diving trips

    kite surf in French Polynesia

    Kite Surfing

    ride the lagoons!

    Special kite surf cruises in may 2018, riders welcome with their own equipement. Best spots of the Tuamotu, rides in the lagoon, long runs, surfing in the pass!

    courses available with kitetuamotu.com, more info : http://sailandkite.mystrikingly.com

    diving Fakarava pass

    Diving cruise

    dive with the sharks

    Special diving trips in Fakarava or Rangiroa. Dive with our partners and enjoy the best anchorages in the lagoon

    sailing with kids in french polynesia

    Family friendly

    Kids welcome

    Planet Ocean is prepared for the kids. We 've been sailing for years with our kids, hosting friends and large familys. Safety and Fun are always on board!

  • Vacation Options

    From 185 euros day per person: rates vary according to duration, season and number of guests (contact us for a quotation).

     

    Crewed charter, min. 4 days:

    • Enjoy! ... Holidays!...  We take care of everything else.
    • Share! ... We welcome you onboard and you share our "around the world" sailing adventure.
    • Enjoy! ...  2 double cabins and 1 single cabin with ensuite bathroom.
    • Slow Down! ... with a program and a cruise adapted to the rhythm of your desires.

    • Enjoy! ... our cuisine based on natural local products

    Skippered charter, min. 7 jours :

    • Captain Olivier takes you "wherever" you want !

    • You have 4 double cabins

    • You benefit from our experience to plan and organize your cruise

    • We can help you do the supply

    • We can also help you find a local "chef-cook"!

    Whatever the formula chosen, our goal is to make you discover the most beautiful stops, off the beaten track, for an unforgettable sailing holiday (with family or friends).

  • The Crew

     

    We've been traveling for over 8 years aboard our 14m (44') spacious and comfortable catamaran and each port-of-call is an opportunity to share our encounters and discoveries with you.

     

    We offer you our experience of navigation and hospitality on board, for an unforgettable holiday and an unforgettable stay.

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    Captain Olivier

    Over 20 years of sailing experience, scuba instructor, free diver, fisherman and kite surfer. Olivier, will make enthusiastic volunteers participate to the maneuvers to fully enjoy the pleasures of sailing.

    Stéphanie

    Scuba diver, private pilot, kite surfer, practices Iyengar yoga and massages (indulge!).

    Cook of thousand secrets, she will make you discover the Polynesian cuisine as well as the french and caribbean delicacies.

    Camille & Noé

    Camille and Noé are the two intrepid sailors (10 and 12yrs). They love snorkeling, exploring nature, playing on the beach, sailing their Optimist and all kind of water-sports.

    Curious and enthusiastic, they love to have friends on board to share their adventure.

  • Our Phylosophy

    Sharing is our motto!

    Examples :

    Navigation

    GUIDED

    Navigation in calm waters within the lagoons.

    Discoveries

    BE SURPRISED

    Visit pearl farms, learn the local danses and musics.

    Adventure

    ON LAND

    Hiking and horseback riding.

    Diving

    WORLD OF NEMO

    Diving and snorkeling

    Extra Sailing

    ENJOY THE SEAS

    Surf, kite surf, kayak

    The cetaceans

    DOLPHIN AS TRAVEL COMPANIONS

    Whale whatching

  • Contact-us

    Don't be scared to contact us.

    You + Us = prodigious

  • Comunicate with us

    Small connexion ... big shares!

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