Just around the east corner from some of the more famous locations on Jost Van Dyke (JVT) is Manichioneel Bay and Long Bay which both offer good mooring and anchor … Continue Reading
Merry Christmas!! I woke up early and quickly saw that Santa had not found us in our Caribbean location. Captain Diego soon appeared with my copy of Boney M 20 Greatest … Continue Reading
Our first dive on a wreck – we were excited! It was a short dingy ride from our anchorage at Salt Island to the RMS Rhone dive site. John was … Continue Reading
It felt great to be the first one up! We had Soldier’s Cove all to ourselves that morning and there was a terrific rainbow off the stern. I found the … Continue Reading
We woke to a gorgeous morning. John found his way to a coffee and early morning swim before I even crawled out of bed! He spent some leisurely time on … Continue Reading
Wouldn’t you know it, my first morning onboard and I missed all the excitement?! John woke up at 7:30 to grab a coffee and I followed at about 8am. Unfortunately while … Continue Reading
Great promo video from PADI.
This is a very cool video of someone climbing the mast, and will serve as a motivational video for Christa…as she is terrified of heights. You can see SEDOV on … Continue Reading
Wow! I guess it makes sense for a manufacturer to verify the safety of their design with potential hazards, but we never knew there were boats subjected to actual crash tests as you … Continue Reading
Now that we’ve become weather wimps living in Southern Italy the next trip had to be somewhere warm. Our recent trip to Austria and Germany between Christmas and New Years ranged … Continue Reading
OK, this won’t tech you anything about actually making a trucker’s hitch…unless you’re really sharp near the end, but it is still a great video.
We found this on Sailfeed.com. Amazing they caught it on video. “Holy smokin’ Toledos!”
Here’s a pretty good 9(ish) minute video from Liz Clark, who has been sailing solo since 2006.
An even better video than the previous one explain why the sail reacts the way it does.
Not a bad beginner’s video on YouTube about how to watch and trim your sails, both downwind and upwind.
This is an entertaining/scary look at one of the many reasons why we don’t want to be this guy, and are taking some fairly involved sailing courses before releasing ourselves onto … Continue Reading
We’re finding great stuff on YouTube recently. Slow in some places but a fascinating look at what many thought were just some silly people on the water. From the online … Continue Reading
Another video from YouTube. This one is a BBC documentary about the story of a Force 10 gale which decimated the 1979 Fastnet race, the last of the Admiral’s Cup events in … Continue Reading
I came across this documentary (which the author calls a videozine) on YouTube that was made by a group that calls themselves the Anarchist Yacht Clubb. It won’t be for … Continue Reading
Netflix suggestions are working out pretty well for us. We just watched another sailing themed documentary called Maidentrip. It’s about a 14 year old Dutch girl that sailed solo around … Continue Reading