Archives for September 2016

Na Wahine O Ke Kai

The Na Wahine O Ke Kai was first run in 1979 when 10 va’a competed ..... it had taken 57 years to convince certain men that women could safely paddle the course (& only after 2 women's crews has secretly made the crossing in 1975)!Tahiti’s … [Read more...]

Bora Bora – Politics & Tourists

COMMENT - June 2017 For a destination for which tourism is it's economic motor, where the majority of visitors are english speaking & to a large extent Americans used to living a cash-less society where the credit card plays a central role in … [Read more...]

The Maraamu Surf Ski Race

The Maraamu Surf-Ski Race is arguably the world’s greatest downwind race. It's a course that takes paddlers from the island of Tahaa across one of the world's most scenic ocean crossings to what many regard as paradise on earth - Bora Bora with its … [Read more...]