Can't speak for the canal region, nor the Galapagos
(though I doubt there are many marinas
If you are going to make this trip, I'd heavily suggest you forget about marinas and moorings (you won't find many), and concentrate instead on your anchoring
technique and ground-tackle. We crossed from Mexico
to the Marquesas
, on to the Tuomotus, french Poly, The Cooks, Niue
, and Tonga
before getting to New Zealand
. Here's the skinny...
Marquesas...Anchor only, relatively few/ no services (some diesel).
Tuomotus...anchor only, almost no services (maybe diesel
French Poly...some moorings (Tahiti, Raiatea, Tahaa, Bora Bora), a few expensive marinas (Tahiti, Raiatea). Mostly anchoring
. Some good, but expensive, services, mostly in Tahiti
...Suvarov has only anchoring, no services. Raratonga has no anchoring, but a harbor where you med-moor. Few services (diesel, butane, not propane).
...no anchoring, only 12 mooring
...Vavau group...Tons of good anchoring. Neiafu (main town) has several good moorings. Some services here
Tonga...Tongatapu group...mostly anchoring, and a med-moor harbor. Some services (don't miss Big Mama's Yacht Club on Pangimotu Island...the best cruiser hangout in the Pacific).
...everything you could ask for, and more. And at killer prices, specially with the current