Pacific Puddle Jump
From the Americas to French Polynesia

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2022 Pacific Puddle Jump

French Polynesia is closed to maritime arrivals but we have their blessings for the Pacific Puddle Jump.
• What is the Pacific Puddle Jump?
• How to get a PPJ Bond Exemption?
• Information on getting a Long Stay Visa
• Check out this year's PPJ sponsors

The Latest News & Announcements

Taking the Pulse of Tahiti

December 2021 - I am told by a variety of sources that from San Francisco to Panama many sailors are eager to begin their long-delayed South Pacific cruising plans in the coming months. Yet uncertainty remains regarding the reopening dates of many South Pacific nations. Read More...

Welcome Letter from Tahiti Crew

November 2021 - Boats registered with the PPJ are eligible to participate in a special PPJ bond and clearance package offered by the Tahitian yacht agent Tahiti Crew for a reasonable fee. The package includes clearance in and out, bond exemptions for crew, a duty free fuel certificate and discounts. Read More...

PPJ 2022 Gets the Green Light

October 2021 - GOOD NEWS! Although French Polynesia’s maritime borders remain closed, as they have been since March 2020, the territorial government’s maritime agency, DPAM, has given us it’s wholehearted approval to promote and operate the 2022 Pacific Puddle Jump. Read More...

Little Wing & the Return to the Pearl

July 2021 - Andy Turpin reports from Little Wing on the Pearl Regatta with some South Pacific updates in this article in Latitude 38. Read More...

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This is the official homepage for the annual Pacific Puddle Jump rally. It is not to be confused with the PPJ group hosted by (previously by Yahoo). Although that group is not directly affiliated with Latitude 38 or this site, the group members share useful tips and info about Puddle Jump-related topics. All would-be South Pacific cruisers are welcome to join it.

2020 Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendezvous July 24-26

French Polynesia Guide
2020-21 Yellow Flag Guide
to French Polynesia (29 MB)

Supported by Latitude 38, the West's Premier Sailing and Marine Magazine