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The Tahiti Cruisers Guide is brought to you by Julien Desmont from Xperimental and Chuck Houlihan from Jacaranda. Starting as an idea based on the very successful Panama City Cruisers guide, it has evolved into 200+ pages of information on vendors and services throughout French Polynesia. In January 2018, we added GPS coordinates and links to Google Maps to assist in locating businesses.

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Last update: 19 Sep 2023

Marine Suppliers

Mo’orea Marine Center

2021-04-12 19:20:59 UTC

Island: Mo'orea

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude in decimal degrees):

Latitude: -17.506249

Longitude: -149.819181

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Mo’orea Marine Center

4-21 Reported Mo'orea Marine center appears to be closed.

There's a new(ish) chandlery in Pao Pao, Mo'orea. It's located close to the head of Cook's Bay, near the red marker at approximately 17°30.331'S • 149°49.158'W, adjacent to the fishermen's wharf. Their primary market is small boats, but they do have a selection of line, hardware (cleats, shackles, etc), cleaning and maintenance products, among other things. Uship is a nation-wide chain in mainland France, which has a large catalog of items. There's a dinghy dock, which one is advised to approach with caution, and perhaps with outboard tilted up, as the rocky shelf extends from the red marker to shore. Their current hours are 08:30 - 15:30, and they hope to expand as business slowly picks up. They also offer outboard and fiberglass repairs. Here's their FB page: