Anchorages Western Group

HAKAU LAHI TO LOFANGA ISLAND 3. HA'AFEVA ISLAND TO TONGUA ISLAND 4. HA'AFEVA ISLAND TO 'O'UA ISLAND U. 'O'UA ISLAND - WEST (BEABEA ISLAND) We found a good anchorage ofTthe southern shore of the Island In 5 to 6 fathoms, sand bottom. The Island and reef provides protection from NW to NE winds. A dinghy pass through the reef Is situated towards the eastern end of the beach. There Is no longer a permanent village on this island, although we found a temporary...

Navigation In The Haapai Group

Cyclone Wind New Caledonia

The most detailed charts covering the Ha'apai Group are CHARTS BA 2421 Tonga or Friendly Islands BA 3099 Ha'apai Group Northern Portion BA 3100 Ha'apai Group Southern Portion BA 473 Lifuka Anchorages and Approaches BA 1385 Anchorages in Tonga -Nomuka Harbour BA 3097 Anchorages in the Friendly Islands - Ofolanga BA 474 Nomuka Group There are no metric charts. It is anticipated that a new series of metric charts will be issued in the next 10-15 years. PILOTS Pacific Island Pilot. Vol. II NOTE In...

Ha Kau La H I

Two and a quarter miles north of Lofanga Island the atoll of Hakau Lahi encircles a large shallow lagoon with two tiny islands. In settled weather an anchorage may be found outside the barrier reef on Its southern side, to the west of Nukubule Island (Nukupule Island), in 4 to 5 fathoms, sand bottom. The anchorage is at the SE corner of the island, off the eastern end of the beach close to the reef. There Is a clear sand bottom In 5 fathoms. The reef extending nearly 0.2 NM. to the south...

Haapai

A CRUISING YACHTSMAN'S VIEW OF THE HA'APAI GROUP THE KINGDOM OF TONGA BY This guide Is intended for use with the appropriate navigational charts. Every effort has been made to describe conditions accurately, however, the author and publisher makes no warrantly, expressed or Implied for any errors or omissions In this publication. The yachtsman should use this guide only in conjunction with approved charts and navigation aids and not placc undue crcadance In the accuracy of this guide....