Futuna Island

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Weather

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Passages

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Islands

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Communication

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Navigation

The small harbour of Leava offers shelter in all winds except SE-SW, although the swell is constant (BEWARE THE CORAL REEF IN THE HARBOUR). Alternatively, anchor off Alofi island in the channel.


Entrance

Go ashore by dinghy to the "wharf" and check in with customs first (in the French Delegation building complex) and then the local gendarmerie (immigration). Both are within walking distance, south of the wharf.

Berthing

Ports

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Note: Please indicate which ports are a port of entry.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

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Anchorages

  • Ava Leava. Anchor midway between inner port & starboard marks in 10m. Good holding but can be very rolly. If weather turns to the west get out straightaway.

Yacht Services and Repairs

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If services are included in specific port pages, the following line is appropriate, otherwise remove it.

Also see each Port.

Marine Stores

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Repairs/Yards

Fuel, Water, & Electricity

Fuel
Diesel available via jerry can. 161.5 francs/litre in 2010
Water
Available at wharf. US dollars very hard to change (bank opens 2 days/month). Cowafardis store in anchorage can arrange foreign exchange in limited amounts
Electricity
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Things to do Ashore

Tourism

  • For a tour of the island and other help contact Teli Fatuimoana give him some lures or Kava etc. He lives in the house immediately south of the small stream running into Ava Leava

Grocery & Supply Stores

Eateries

  • Interesting Tapa available

Internet/WiFi

Available?

Laundry

Motorbike & Car Rentals

Garbage Disposal

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Transportation

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References & Publications

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{{Reference|Rod Heikel|Greek Waters Pilot|Imray|Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire (2010)|9780852889718}}, expands to
Rod Heikell, Greek Waters Pilot, Imray Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire (2010), ISBN 9780852889718
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