Yacht Services Nuku-Hiva

Mailing address: BP 301 Taiohae, 98742 Nuku-Hiva

French Polynesia

eMail: YSNukuHiva@Outlook.com

Telephone/Fax: 689 40 920 750

VHF: 72

About Us


Yacht Services Nuku-Hiva is a family owned business. Annabella and Kevin Ellis took over YSNH in January 2013.


Annabella was born on the Island of Nuku-Hiva where she lived with her family until the age of 16. She then spent the next 18 years living in France. She returned to Nuku-Hiva at the end of 2005. Annabella has worked in customer service related fields most of her working life.


Kevin was born in Glendale, California, USA. He left his information systems career in July of 2006, After 3 years living aboard his Dufore 45 Classic to preparing it for a world cruise. The cruise was cut short by meeting Annabella in Taiohae. During the following two years Kevin continued cruising with regular return visits to the Marquises, by air. After selling the Dufore in New Caledonia Kevin returned to live in the Marquises in 2008.


Kevin came from a boating family, and is reported to have learned how to walk on the deck of his parents 32 Christ craft cabin cruiser.


In addition, Kevin is a Staff Commodore of the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club where he had been cruising and racing sailboats of various sizes since the early 90s. .




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