If We FINISHED, We Could Be Doing THIS!! (MJ Sailing – Ep 328

If We FINISHED, We Could Be Doing THIS!! (MJ Sailing - Ep 328

We bring you our last episode of our time in SE Asia, where we go out for our second day of sailing on a Max Cruise 44.

On our first day we had worked with a combination of the Code 65 and the genoa, just to test out different points of sails. On this morning, we had a specific destination in mind!

Going through the setup of turning on the different systems and starting up both of the electric engines, we left the marina under electric engines only. Once we were in the harbour, the mainsail was raised and the genoa was let out. We had a tight course to keep, if we wanted to make it to our destination of Koh Khram, so sailing a course of 35 degrees off the apparent wind, we’d switch back and forth between sailing and motor-sailing.

Coming up on the breathtaking island, the sun popped out once again, and we enjoyed a refreshing swim before making lunch and getting on our way once again. The Code 65 was packed away, and with the winds at our back, we sailed ourselves back to the marina under spinnaker alone.

Between our 2.5 days of living aboard and two days out sailing, we completely fell in love again with what will be our future boat, and all the features it has which fit exactly what Matt and I are looking for, not only in terms of a performance multihull, but a comfortable liveaboard.

Stay tuned to the end of the episode where we recap our time and a few of our favorite features.

We hope you enjoy!

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Much love,
Jessica, Matt & Georgie

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Videos made by Jessica, featuring Matt and Georgie.

00:00 – Starting the electric engines
02:58 – Sailing close hauled (w/ & w/o electric engines)
07:34 – Anchoring and swimming at Koh Khram
12:27 – Using spinnaker alone to get back
16:14 – L-shaped cockpit seat – Yes or No?
20:00 – Thought on sailing the Max Cruise 44
26:13 – Closing

Music:
3house – Ooyy
Easily Attached – Vicky Vox
Meeting Across the River – Staffan Carlen
My Place – Gamma Skies
Pandemonium (Tribute Version) – The Mondays

Camera equipment used:
– Google Pixel 7
– GoPro Hero 8
– DJI Osmo Action 4

Previous Boats: 1983 Trisalu 37 – custom aluminum, built in Quebec (Elements of Life) Where we’ve been: 2.5 year refit in Indiantown,
Florida; Abacos, Bahamas; St. Barth’s; St. Maarten; Antigua; Saba; Azores; Ireland; Scotland; Norway; England 1989
Sabre 34 Targa (Serendipity)
Where We Sailed Her: U.S. – Bahamas – Jamaica – Cuba – Cayman Islands – Honduras – Guatemala – Belize – Mexico – Bermuda – Azores – Madeira – Canary Islands – Sint Maarten – BVI’s – USVI’s

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