All posts by Deckhand

INTO The ATLANTIC: A STORMY Rough Welcome! – Tranquilo Sailing Around the World Ep.54

Join us as we finally enter the Atlantic, and face our toughest passage to date as we sail for the Canary Islands. Off the back of the most easterly hurricane…

/ September 4, 2020

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…

/ September 1, 2020

Sailing Arctic Norway – We got REINDEER, seals and a broken outboard… [ep15]

Sailing and (mostly) skiing north of the Arctic Circle. One of our typical days! (Except for the weather, which was better than usual). We’re getting close to 20k subscribers and…

/ August 28, 2020

PREPARING to Enter the ATLANTIC – Tranquilo Sailing Around the World Ep.52

We finally reach the west end of the Med – Gibraltar and La Linea. And here our key task is to prepare Tranquilo to enter the Atlantic! But there’s still…

/ August 22, 2020

Foraging while cruising

The flavor of places we visit as cruisers is a meaningful part of the joy of cruising. The literal flavor: the sourcing, preparing, and enjoying of food connects us to…

/ August 20, 2020

A Sailor’s REALITY CHECK – Tranquilo Sailing Around the World Ep.50

Join us as we continue our sail around the world, as we head back for the Spanish coast where we stretch our climbing legs, bring out the big orange beast,…

/ August 18, 2020

5K Subscriber Update 🙏 Thank You GTG Community

GUYS — WE REACHED 5K SUBSCRIBERS!THANK YOU TO EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU!! I MEAN IT!!I want to GIVE BACK to one of you lucky legends. To enter: Comment on…

/ August 13, 2020

Managing resources: propane on board

We ran out of propane last night. Inconveniently enough (is it ever convenient?) it happened in the middle of cooking dinner. That’s preferable to seeing burner flames fizzle out before…

/ August 10, 2020

Escaping a winter storm [ep14]

This time we’re setting off for some winter sailing (& skiing), but end up escaping a storm to a more suitable anchorage. You can support my small production on Patreon.…

/ August 7, 2020

sailing to world’s northernmost city – in WINTER! [ep12]

This time we’re sailing to Hammerfest, have some trouble with the genoa halyard and experience couple big snowstorms. Also included some sailing on snow (kiteskiing)! Filmed in March/April 2020. At…

/ August 7, 2020