We recently updated our documents on how to obtain a French Polynesia Long Stay Visa and then acquiring the carte de sejour. This doc was published a few months ago in the SSCA Bulletin
The information is located on www.jacarandajourney.com
click on "Other Good Stuff" Located on the left hand side of the home page.
In addition Linda created a Food & Fuel Price write up for the Marquesas. Same location as above
SSCA Life time Commodores