The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. Most of the catamaran chartering is in the Southern Pacific Ocean, in tropical or sub-tropical areas, that are easily accessable by air. The distances are far too great to sail your own yacht to these exoctic destinations, so why not fly there and have a fully prepared catamaran waiting for your arrival to sail and have the experience of a life time.
Best Cruising Months: May - October
The Whitsundays are made up of 74 Island Wonders, on the beautiful tropical coast of Queensland, Australia. Right in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, a visit to the Whitsundays is a feast for the senses. The stunning natural landscapes of coast and islands are dotted with secluded beaches and friendly towns. Explore the incredible diversity of the sea and islands from the bow of a catamaran. Cruise through the islands and drop anchor for a quick snorkel or scuba dive. Spend a fun day splashing in the clear shallow waters of world famous Whitehaven Beach.
Best Cruising Months: April - December
A special collectivity of France located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, 1,210 km (750 mi) east of Australia The archipelago, part of the Melanesia sub-region, includes the main island of Grande Terre, the Loyalty Islands, the Chesterfield Islands, the Belep archipelago, the Isle of Pines, and a few remote islets. The Capital city is Noumea on the main island of Grande Terre, which has a rich and unique mix of Kanak (the local indigenous people), Asian, Polynesian and European cultures. A major international airport here has connections to most countries around.
This tropical island group has warm temperatures year round with warm water, coral & a superb selection of tropical fish.
The western side of Grande Terre. is one almighty lagoon, the largest in the world, dotted with small islands.
Best Cruising Months: April - October
French Polynesia, most commonly known as "Tahiti" is an overseas territory of France. It is located in the central South Pacific and is an archipelago of 5 major groups, the main one being, the Society Islands. The largest island in this group is the island of Tahiti and the capital is Papeete, which has a major international airport. As it is only about 10 degrees off the equator, it has a tropical climate, that appeals to everyone.
The Society Islands is divided into 2 groups, those being the Windward Islands and the Leeward Islands . The yacht chartering area is in the Leeward islands consisting of Huahine, Raiatea,Tahaa, Bora Bora & Maupiti. These islands are all high ex-volcanic peaks surrounded by coral barrier reefs and atolls that form protected lagoons making some of the best anchorages ever seen.
La Paz - Mexico
Best Cruising Months: December - May.
It is not a coincidence that La Paz means “peace” in Spanish. Many tourists who drive the 1,000 miles from Tijuana on the Baja Peninsula to La Paz are rewarded with a peaceful city and blissful weather.
La Paz remains a tranquil, easy-to-love port . It has preserved a nostalgic and provincial atmosphere that makes you think that little has changed here for decades. The area is a beautiful collection of beaches, lively squares and city streets surrounded by desert. Cruising in the Sea of Cortes will have you sailing through crystal blue waters and along a coast of amazing landscapes where the ocher-colored desert meets the ocean's deep blue.