Recluta is a 69ft ketch built for renowned designer Germán Frers to lines drawn by his father some 80 years previously. Helen Fretter reports The Frers dynasty is responsible for more than 1,300 yacht designs. Germán Frers, having last year celebrated his 80th birthday, remains one of the most prolific and sought after designers in
There are laws and there are rules, and then there is etiquette. We do whatever we can aboard Clarity to not offend. We’ve failed many times and learned along the way. From anchoring to garbage to dinghies to BYOB to no wake zones to borrowing tools, we break down some of the do’s and don’ts
I install a Selden E40i electric winch in our cockpit, and Ava makes super spiffy jerry-can covers. Check our friends aboard Cadoha: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Gm4AEDq9lA More about Selden E40i: https://support.seldenmast.com/en/products/winches/e40i.html *** Links *** Sail Life website: https://www.saillifechannel.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saillife_/ Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter
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Skip Novak’s final adventure on Pelagic Australis before she moves on to a new owner was a mission to save the albatross I let go the lines at the pontoon in Cape Town and watched Pelagic Australis motor out of the basin, breathing a monumental sigh of relief. She was bound for Marion Island, 1,400
The author gets a feel for what she hopes will soon be her new boat “Keep it simple, sailor,” was always our mantra. Aboard our 1985 Niagara 35, Plaintiff’s Rest, my partner, Phillip, and I didn’t have heat, AC, a hot-water heater, generator, watermaker or bow thruster, which meant we also didn’t have to absorb
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We explore the volcanic lakes of Mount Kelimutu on Flores, Indonesia and gety attacked by hungry monkeys! Check out the new channel and videos! Please Subscribe! 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
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We showcase three of the latest 3 standout sailing superyacht designs for their ability to bring the outside in A priority with any new superyacht design should be of providing the owners with the ability to enjoy their surroundings to the absolute fullest while giving them the means and options for proper privacy. We’ve picked
The inevitable combination of both the trend for aluminium yachts and towards multihulls, the Ovnicat 48 is a new go anywhere catamaran, Rupert Holmes reports It’s easy to assume that all rugged metal yachts are very heavy. While that was the case at one time for steel designs, it’s a different matter for aluminium which,
When on passage, the magic often starts when the sun goes down February 2, 2019. Somewhere near mid-Atlantic, on passage aboard the Swan 48, Isbjørn, from Gran Canaria to Antigua, from my personal logbook: “Something clicked for me in the early morning hours after midnight. I had slept well before Mia woke me up at
An awesome song from a great band. There are quite a few chords used in this lesson, G, D, E minor, D minor 7, C add9, A sus2, C. However with just the riff anyone who knows Live will recognize this song instantly. Enjoy this lesson and keep playing!
I had a lot of fun meeting a few of guys while I was in the US this summer. So, in the immortal words of the Teletubbies – again again! If you’d like to meet up while I’m in NYC (March 28 – April 2, 2016) go ahead and drop me an email at email@example.com.
This is everything to do at Staniel Cay in one day! Swimming Pigs, Thunderball Grotto, Rachael’s bubble bath, The Aquarium, Rocky Dundas, and the friendly sharks at Compass Cay. 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
Toby Hodges and Rupert Holmes take a look at some of the latest eco-friendly sails technology, from recycleable to recycled materials Sails are predominantly made from new plastics, chemicals and virgin fibres, but some latest developments may help address that and make eco-friendly sails a real option when you buy your next set. As consumers,
The Ocean Cruising Club’s 2022 Lifetime Cruising Award has been bestowed posthumously to James Wharram, a pioneer in modern offshore multihull design and sailing. Wharram, who passed away in December at the age of 93, was fascinated by Polynesian canoes from a young age, and in the 1950s began to design his own modern versions.
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