Month: April 2021

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
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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
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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
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#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
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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
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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.
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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
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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,
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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
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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.
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