Tahiti Cruisers Guide
For Services and Resources in Papeete

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Since arriving in Papeete to do some boat projects, we found ourselves “reinventing the wheel” - asking the same questions hundreds of others have asked - in trying to track down parts, services, doctors, dentists, etc.
We have often said we wished there were a Cruiser’s Guide to Papeete modeled after the valuable Panama City Cruisers Guide put together by Debi Shaimas on SV Serenity.
So we started compiling this one and what we have so far is now available online and downloadable as a pdf.
Please send updates or additions to tahiticruisersguide (AT) gmail.com
Last update: 14 Aug 2018

Nuts, Bolts, Screws, Fasteners

VBP (Visserie Boulonnerie Polynésienne) -17.530485, -149.571079

Two shops in Tahiti

Fare Uti

Tel: 40.83.43.10

Fax: 40.43.29.43

Recently moved and is aprox 150 meters se of Nautisport.   They speak English

Punaauia

40-83-43-20

Vbp.fixations@vbp.pf

The best stock of bolts especially stainless is VBP.  They carry a number of stainless shackles, hose champs, rod stock, and even stock helicoils; But don’t expect to find imperial sizes.

 One of the fishing tackle shops near the cathedral is reported to have stainless bolts and screws.