Pacific Puddle Jump
From the Americas to French Polynesia

Crew List

 Event Schedule

2018 Pacific Puddle Jump Events:
Date Time Topic / Speaker(s) Location
January 27 & 28 3:00pm Cruising Tahiti and the Pacific Puddle Jump - Andy Turpin
Arriving at the dream-like landfalls of French Polynesia is one of the greatest rewards a cruising sailor can have. In our highly informative multimedia presentation, we'll give an overview of the Tahitian islands and their sister archipelagos, and also discuss in detail the annual migration of westbound cruisers called the Pacific Puddle Jump.

Seattle Boat Show
Stage #6 Club Level


March 5 3:00-6:00pm Pacific Puddle Jump Send-off Party. Latitude's editor-at-large Andy Turpin will host a highly informative media presentation, including in-depth immigration and customs info provided by our Tahitian associates. Mini-profiles of all attending crews will appear in the magazine. Vallarta Yacht Club, in Nuevo Vallarta's Paradise Village Resort
March 8 10:00am - 2:00pm

PPJ Sendoff Party at Balboa YC.
Andy Turpin, Latitude 38
With our partners from Tahiti Tourisme in attendance. All westbound cruisers are welcome to attend.

Balboa YC, (officially called the Tahiti Bon Voyage) on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal
March 10 9:00am -
PPJ Sendoff Party at Shelter Bay Marina
Andy Turpin, Latitude 38

(Similar program to the above.)
Shelter Bay Marina, (officially called the Tahiti Bon Voyage) on the Caribbean side of the Canal
Fri.-Sun. June 22-24   Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendezvous Papeete, Tahiti & Cook's Bay, Moorea

Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendez-vous
Tahiti-Moorea Sailing
Rendezvous brochure

TMS Poster2017 Rendezvous Poster

French Polynesia Guide
2016 Yellow Flag Guide to French Polynesia
PDF Download (19.4 MB)
New Caledonia Guide
PDF Download (19.8 MB)


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