Cruising the South Pacific

There are 22 Pacific Island countries, hundreds of islands, thousands of anchorages you can visit on your vacation in the South Pacific. All the Islands in the South Pacific have their own character, their own lifestyle, their special culture. You could visit the Melanesian islands, and Cruise the Solomon Islands, go cruising in Papua New Guinea, cruising Fiji, cruising New Caledonia, cruising Vanuatu or head for the Polynesian islands and go cruising Samoa or go for the Micronesian islands cruising Palau, or, easiest off go cruising Australia, or any other of the 22 South Pacific island nations.

Cruising the South Pacific is a way to experience the magic of the sea and expand your personal thread of awareness and expectations to fit the actuality of the islands. You really can't imagine the beauty of the Pacific Islands, even when looking at professional quality images and photos of New Caledonia - not even when looking at virtual reality 360 sphere images of the New Caledonia Lagoon.

 

Get Informed

 

If you go cruising as a professional, on your own yacht, or if you charter in vanuatu, or bareboat charter anywhere in the world, you'll need information about the places you go. You would get cruising guides like the cruising Broken Bay nautical guide so you would know all about the Pittwater and Broken Bay sailing grounds. There is a terrific cruising guide to vanuatu, with satellite and vanuatu aerial images of 140 anchorages covering every Vanuatu island. The cruising guide for New Caledonia has even more information and covers all the islands of New Caledonia.

 

There are general tourism guides of interest to cruisers planning to visit an exotic country, such as the tourism guide to vanuatu

You'll also need to know what the cruising weather is going to be like whenever you go sailing. If you sail when the weather is nice you'll always have a good trip. The secret is picking the best time to go and going when the time is right. This is called finding the right weather window for sailing. However, if you go with a captained yacht charter, the captain takes care of all the details leaving you and your family free to enjoy the adventure.


Don't forget that cruising requires a certain mind set and awareness, you need something to do, like the sailers of old.