Sunken TREASURES & Volcanoes – Tranquilo Ep.55

Join us as we explore the islands of La Graciosa and Lanzarote, the eastern most islands of the Canaries, getting in amongst their not-so-dormant volcanoes and other fantastic landscapes, and freedive off the southcoast for underwater treasures! – – Music acknowledgements – – Intro: Almost Famous Band – Mas que nada (Cover)—————————————————————————————— Please support us…

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Beat the heat in the Sea of Cortez

How do you stay cool in the Sea of Cortez? Summers place it among the hottest cruising grounds in the world. We’ve spent time during four different summers in the Sea of Cortez. From June through October, average daily temps are in the 90s F (33-36C), the water reaches this range as well, and the…

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Ep27 | When your engine dies at sea

It’s a whirlwind tour through Croatias stunning scenery and an epic sail into Venice. Everyone who owns a boat should sail into Venice once in their lives. With some trials and tribulations along the way this is a voyage not to be missed. ——————————————————————————————————————– PATREON: There is a way to see the current videos with…

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Weather routing for passages

Jamie will be the first to tell you he’s not a weather router. But weather advice has crept into the work we do with coaching clients, as we seek to help them cruise happily. Getting caught in bad weather due to misjudging a forecast or failing to read conditions – common errors for new cruisers…

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Ep26 | In the eye of the storm!

Lightning storms are one of a sailors worst fears. On a night sail from Italy to Croatia we get caught in the middle of a monster storm. For forty minutes we were stuck in the eye of the storm with lightning strikes all around. The timing was bad. We were approaching land, and the raging…

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Preparing a boat for haulout

Leaving Puerto Peñasco’s harbor in our wake last December, I really expected it would be years – many years! – before we returned. But, 2020! Now we’re preparing to haulout at Cabrales Boatyard again. The hurricane safe location offers us a chance to work on some minor projects for a couple of weeks, while readily…

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