We finish up some last minute work on the before leaving Miami and Sailing to Bimini! Unfortunately we lost the dinghy on the way but found lots of new friends in the Bahamas. These videos are funded by generous viewers like you. Visit our website or patreon to find out how you can become a
City Sailing Tidal Heights Tutorial for Day Skipper Courses and Essential Navigation and Seamanship Course. In this tutorial, we look at how to read a tide table to find high and low water times. We find out how and why tides work with the effect of the earth and moon. We are shown how to
The new Bill Dixon designed Project Fly promises to be a sailing superyacht with motoryacht appeal packed with creature comforts and top-end features Bill Dixon has bags of experience in designing motor yachts, and the team brought this to the fore when they sat down to pen a sailing concept around the 100ft mark. As
For years, Distant Drummer managed to keep her prop clear of lines, until the day she didn’t… Photo by Suzy Carmody When a winter norther blows through the Bahamas, the northeast trades can reach gale force as they funnel through the Windward Passage between Cuba and Haiti. After waiting for a lull, though, we had
A new ‘corrected time’ platform has been launched to enable owners and skippers of a wider variety of yachts to take on some of sailing’s most iconic records. Whilst many events and races have successfully applied rating systems to determine an overall winner across different classes, sailing records have always been dominated by the largest
Summers can be hot down in Baja, but the anchorages are wide open Just 24 hours before our scheduled charter in the Bahamas, the government clamped down again on visitors from the United States. Having endured two Covid-19 brain swabs in preparation, I looked at my packed bag on the floor and reached for the
I’m a few days behind on replying to comments and emails. I’ve been sick for the past two days. I thought I was getting better but as you can probably tell by the end of this video that wasn’t the case. I wanted to publish this video to wish all of you guys a merry
#301 Join our crew for LIVE broadcasts, exclusive content and other cool perks! Check out our Patreon page here: http://bit.ly/SLVPatreon What a surprise on board La Vagabonde. Riley’s interest in a random photo shoot was suspicious but I never suspected such a wonderfully organised date night. Kudos to him and his wonderful helpers. Thanks to
Tom Cunliffe introduces an extract from Albert Strange’s early corinthian cruising account of sailing from Scarborough to Brightlingsea, a trip which was not without its challenges. The Edwardian period of English yachting is best remembered for the great cutters and schooners of the racing scene. From Cowes to the Clyde professionally crewed yachts competed for
Nomad (left) and Gypsy stand watch aboard Bumpy Nightundefined Four years ago, my husband, Paul, and I sold our five-bedroom Victorian home in Baltimore, Maryland, with the intention of buying a sailboat to live aboard in the future. From there we moved into a rental apartment in Washington, D.C., across the street from Paul’s office.
Come join me for yet another installment of the DIY sailboat refit show 😉 In this episode I get surprised by a small storm surge, do some sanding and fail at putting up sound insulation. Links mentioned in this video: Dymo Rhino 4200 label maker: US: http://amzn.to/2je23zP UK: http://bit.ly/7sdHJB Dymo Heat Shrink Tube: US: http://amzn.to/2jlEBmG
A how-to video on getting your first sailboat. Contact me at AdventuresinParadiseFL@gmail.com Good Resources: Catalinadirect.com Sailflow.com Also check the tides and water depth where you want to sail, I forgot to mention that.
The 7 Best Sailing tips for Bluewater Sailboats…How to stop leaks on sailboats. Patrick Childress Sailing Videos #25 explains how to stop those pesky boat leaks on Bluewater sailboats with “chinking” around leaking hatches, stopping a leaking port light with a storm windows, how to stop water by way of a leaking chain pipe… Also,
This week I got started in the aft cabin. Insulated the hull, build a little locker, and put up mahogany slats. She’s looking pretty dang spiffy! 😀 *** Links *** Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter
We visit one of the most beautiful islands in the world, Culebrita and get some beach time! This channel is funded by viewers like you. Please help us keep this channel creating great content by becoming a patron http://www.patreon.com/sailingdoodles Donate Via Paypal to help us get a new drone: http://www.paypal.me/sailingdoodles
High winds on the second day of racing for the SailGP season opener saw thrills spills and a surprise win. The event could hardly have been a better advert for the season to come Sir Ben Ainslie’s British team took the opening victory in an action-packed SailGP in Bermuda, which saw close racing, collisions, capsizes
The American SailGP team started yesterday’s racing in an optimistic fourth, only needing to move up one place in order to earn a spot in the finals. However, during the first beat things quickly went south. Japan’s SailGP team attempted to cross Team U.S. but didn’t have the clearance to make it overtop in time.