Marinas & Anchorages
: Puna'auia, French Polynesia
modern well equipped marina, 10 miles out of town. It is close to a large Carrefour and has both coin operated laundry and free showers. Michel’s Chandlery is in the compound. Friendly staff, diesel and water available for those on moorings. as of 2017 For us pedestrian class yachts under 60 feet the high season (1st March to 30th Sept) rate in the marina is $1.00 per foot per day and one half that in the low season. Mooring are $1.84 per foot per month year round for monohulls and $2.76 for multihulls. Better protection than Marina Papeete in a north-westerly.
In the low season leaving your yacht for the "cyclone" season generally requires a reserveation for you by June/July. The manager noted that during the only cyclone to ever come close to Tahiti, the marina lost two cleats with little damage to boats. Beware that agents have been known to claim that only they can secure a reservation, which the manager insisted is not true. The area does not usually require dehumidifier in the rainy season generally.