South coast bays: more sheltered from the wind and swells.
Taiohae: stable moorings, often rolling. Restricted anchoring area : east part of the bay.
Small warf of Taiohae: For the dinghy (think of dropping a small anchor in the back).Bathrooms, non drinkable water, market, handcraft, diving club, snack, yacht services (washing, mechanics, sail making, boat shop, clothing store and Marquesan art, Internet access, etc.).
“Quai des goélettes“: gas station.
June to September
Hakaehu: North side, landing at the mouth of the small river.
Anaho Bay: white sand beach, restaurant, water, fruits and vegetables. Excursions to Hatiheu bay, restaurant, grocery, infirmary, landing sometimes difficult.
“Baie du Contrôleur“: on the eastside small wharf of Taipivai, crowded in July, snack, groceries store.