World ARC in the atolls of the Tuamotu. 23/04/2017
The departure to the Tuamotu archipelago had a good start, with the privilege of crossing paths with the visit of the Hawaiian traditional sailing vessel HOKULEA, in Nuku Hiva. The fleet had a touch of our counterparts from the past, whom populated the whole Pacific ocean in sailing vessels, guided by their knowledge of the stars and the sky, the movements of the sea and all the signs of nature around them. 500 miles to the South West, cap to the Tuamotu then. Previous to GPS technology, this chain of atolls was known as “the dangerous archipelago” due to its low lying reefs, and many currents. In modern times, they are now accessible, but remain relatively un-visited, and un-spoiled, boasting clear water, and some of the most diverse marine life in the world. Taking... Click here for more info..