S3#30 Is Land sickness real? Atlantic Crossing Plus Portofino Design Walkthrough

S3#30 Is Land sickness real? Atlantic Crossing Plus Portofino Design Walkthrough

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Join the Barefoot Doctors on the trans-Atlantic voyage as they approach St Helena and enjoy a few days of rest and land based exploration. We see spctacular vertical double rainbows on the way into St Helena, the Napoleon’s house, tomb and life size model. We also see the worlds oldest living mammal, Jonathan, a 191 year old land tortoise!

We struggle up Jacobs Ladder after a huge English breakfast – that is 699 steps and 180m high vertical climb. We visit Boer cemetery with Paul Badenhorst’s namesakes that died during this imprisonment of Boers during the war in 1901-1903….

We also take you through a walkthrough of the Portofino 52 design using a CAD program and share many of the unique internal features that the boat comes with….

This is a long video of 35 minutes, so hopefully you find it valuable and interesting – so please let us know in comments if you think it is too long!!!!

The first Patreon sailing event is in the week of 17th Sept in Gocek, Turkey so those lucky to be patrons on our channel can join us for this great week of sailing the Turquoise Coast of Turkey with us on our Leopard 45!!! Join up if you want to have those opportunities…

Our Patreon option starts from only $3 per week, and will allow our supporters to enjoy live updates, 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!

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