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Feb 27, 2023

I spoke with Simon and Sally while they were in Providencia, Colombia. We talk about there recent journey from Maine, stopping along the way down the US East Coast, to Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and to Provedencia. Among this and other things, we talk about their electric dinghy motor, Starlink, their lithium...

Feb 20, 2023

Pat Lawless was racing in the GGR when his windvane self-steering failed and he was forced to retire in Cape Town. We talk about the race, his boat, Cape Town, Lanzarote, Dakar, and more.

Feb 13, 2023

Erick and Jenny recently transited the Panama Canal in their Downeast 38, Windsong, en route to the Galapagos Islands and French Polynesia. We talk about the logistics of the canal, using an agent, line handlers, insurance, getting a long-stay visa for French Polynesia, the logistics of visiting the Galapagos, and...

Feb 6, 2023

I met Christian in Hare Bay, a fjord in the uninhabited central south coast of Newfoundland, Canada. He continued on from there to the Azores and Europe. He runs Saga 47 Swan Sailing, an Offshore and Coastal Adventure Sailing business. We talk about his boat, his adventures, running a charter business, and more.