For Services and Resources in French Polynesia

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.

Downloading the guide and GPS map coordinates will facilitate using the guide offline. The coordinates will work for either (best for Papeete) or Google Maps.

Especially thankful to John (SV Mary Ann II) and Steve (SV Ocean Star) for their huge effort in supplying a vast amount of information for the guide.

The guide is a community effort. Updates and new additions are greatly appreciated. If you find the guide useful or find something that needs updating please drop us a note at tahiticruisersguide (AT)

Last update: 06 Jul 2022


Pascal Maurin ("Paco")

2019-11-16 04:30:18 UTC

Island: Tahiti

Pascal Maurin ("Paco"): Teaches stainless and alu welding, rigger, un-stepping and stepping of masts, hydraulics, general mechanical work (windlass, etc...).
Thorough, precise and patient.
Phone: 87202816

He may also be affiliated with Sailtec

11-2019 Recommend by Olivier on Mary Ann
08-2018 Jacaranda - used Paco to build a SS riser for our Yanmar.  He did a nice job and it was done on price and on time.