.S3#16. Atlantic Crossing Update – Hammered at the “Cape of Storms”


Join our Patreon : patreon.com/BarefootDoctorsSailing b for live position and speed updates for our Atlantic crossing, behind the scenes and uncut videos of what it is really like to be doing an 8000 mile crossing.

Join Barefoot Doctors Sailing as we share an update of what is happening in real time for us as we attempt to sail across the Atlantic Ocean…

We share the weather forecasts with wind and sea states to explain how we have had to make decisions about departure dates and are faced with THREE low pressure systems coming across towards Cape Town within 5 days of each other!

We face a huge system that stretches half way to South America, 4-7m seas and winds above 45 knots and also turning to be directly against us for 36-48 hours – not nice and how will we cope, what will we do?

Our exciting Patreon option will allow our supporters to enjoy live updates on positions and webcams on the crossing as well as join us for sailing events in Gocek, Turkey (Sept 2023), Aegean Greece, May 2024. Then in Dubai Jan 2025 (aboard the new Portofino 52) join us for the launching party and test sails!!! We are also offering boat build tours with sailing off Dubai to share the progress of the P52 build and provide whatever sailing or life discussions that YOU want us to provide during all of these events….. It is a very exciting prospect and we have been requested repeatedly to give advice, take folk sailing, teach sailing techniques etc etc…. So here it is!!!

Any Patreons will have the choice to join us for these events which are usually about 5 days to be up close and personal with Eli and John and learn from their expertise… There will be sailing trips, excursions and chats during the events and the subjects will be designed to suit the participants that will be there. Patreons will receive all the sailing and talks with the Barefoot Doctors without any cost but will only have to cover their own travel, food and accomodation costs.

All Patreon proceeds go to Exqisit Life Foundation to support TUFMINDS Mental Resilience and Suicide Prevention Program worldwide.

Some come Barefoot with us on this exciting journey – now physically and in person with Patreon if you wish!!!

Binge watch and come barefoot with us as we travel and explore the planet, mostly from the water but sometimes through the minds of others as we provide aid and support where needed through the amazing TUFMINDS solutions!

The free TUFMINDS program is released as a smartphone program under the Exqisit Life Foundation Charity, a registered not for profit and requires financial support to fund the free program. TUFMINDS saves lives by intervening at the point of suicide and pulling everyone to higher levels of mental resilience, wellbeing and functioning. it also creates better attitudes, resilience and coping – all very important for sailors facing difficult situations at sea.

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