Category: The Sailing Family

Curse of the Red Ferrari & Life Under Lockdown. [Ep55]

We get pulled over AGAIN as we make our way into our Marina for lockdown. We’re pretty sure having a red boat didn’t help us any. And we had quite…

/ May 11, 2021

How it all went down. The Coronavirus Episode. [Ep54]

Just days before one of the harshest lock downs in the world, we sail to Great Barrier Island off New Zealand’s east coast. It was a beautiful place to be…

/ May 6, 2021

7 Perfect Days in New Zealand – Covid Can’t Stop Us! [Ep53]

Just days before New Zealand locked down for Covid-19, we visited the South Island. If you’re looking for itineraries, this one is GOLD! Seth spent a lot of time researching…

/ April 28, 2021

Is This New Zealand’s Best Kept Secret?! [Ep52]

We land in paradise after an epic 15 day ocean passage. All we want is Ice-Cream, wild Kiwis, a haircut, hiking with sheep, a good restaurant, boat repair facilities, friends,…

/ April 21, 2021

Dodging Cyclones. Super Fun. Really Rough. Can We Get There Already!? [Ep51]

After a single night in Tonga, we depart yet again for one of the roughest parts of the Pacific Ocean – sailing to New Zealand. What’s to worry about? We…

/ April 13, 2021

A Marathon of Sailing! EPISODE 50!!! [Part 2 of ???]

The hardest part of sailing can sometimes be deciding when to go, and when to stay. Here we make the hard call to keep going. NO ONE wanted to keep…

/ April 6, 2021

The Never Ending Passage, Part 1 of ??? [Ep49]

We are on a remote island, in the middle of Cyclone Season. We need to get to New Zealand, 2,500 miles away. Cyclone Sarai is south of us. Another is…

/ April 1, 2021

Never give up on your dreams! Unless that dream is surfing in Huahine. [Ep48]

We are in the middle of Cyclone season and we need to move the boat. As we debate where to go, we share a few rescue stories from the Carenage,…

/ March 25, 2021

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! [Ep47]

We’re back on Archer! Five months in 20 minutes is all it took! We show you the repair process and share what it felt like to get “home.” We owe…

/ March 16, 2021

Dealing with the Aftermath: A New Hope [Ep46]

We are on a remote island with a unseaworthy boat. We need to get her to a qualified yard on another island and fully inspect her for damage. And we…

/ March 13, 2021