May 29, 2023
Earl has been sailing all his life, and relates some great stories, We talk about catamarans, losing a boat on a reef, foul weather in the Gulf Stream, powerboats, sailing with a family, different boats for different places, catamarans vs monohulls, crossing shallow water, maintaining a catamaran, common mistakes new...
May 22, 2023
Simon Curwen recently was the first boat to cross the finish line in the 2022 Golden Globe Race, though he was relegated to the Chichester class for having to stop for repairs in Chile. During the interview, I tease out as much information as I can that cruising sailors might learn from. Since the GGR racers sail...
May 15, 2023
Renald had been living aboard and sailing for over ten years and is a sales rep for St Francis Catamarans. We talk about living aboard, making the decision to live aboard, choosing a boat, common mistakes, sailing, anchoring, and much more.
May 8, 2023
Brioni and Iain were sailing from Panama to French Polynesia. We talk about Starlink, sailing a catamaran, sailing in Scotland, dodging submarines, Cartagena, Colombia, failed antifouling, San Blass, Panama, customs, cultures, the Panama Canal, plans for French Polynesia, Wayfinder, and much more.
May 1, 2023
Reading from the book I co-wrote with Tapio Lehtinen "On a Belt of Foaming Seas," about his 2018 Golden Globe Race campaign. In this chapter, Tapio is sailing alone in the Southern Ocean trying to get past the islands and shoals south of New Zealand during a gale.