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What Is The Perfect Sail?
What Is The Perfect Sail?

Did you know that there’s a massive percentage of new sailors that head out for the perfect sail only to return and never go sailing....

Sucia and Matias
Sucia and Matias

We did not follow through with our plans to cross the San Juan de Fuca Strait. Instead, we chose to turn tail and run North....

harder to breathe
harder to breathe

Scientists estimate that 50-80 percent of the oxygen production on Earth comes from the ocean. The majority of this production is from oceanic plankton — drifting plants, algae,....

NO MORE HOLES! But, will our Boat Float??? Ep 183
NO MORE HOLES! But, will our Boat Float??? Ep 183

NO MORE HOLES! Yew! Finishing off the repairs to the hull we fibreglass the outside for strength and make it water tight. These are the....

Top 10 Catamarans 2020
Top 10 Catamarans 2020

The 2020 Top 10 Catamaran results video is here! 5,000 independent public votes, 19 catamarans reviewed, 3 boat shows, a dedicated app, and NO DEALER....

Building our own Rudder… Part two | Ep 182
Building our own Rudder… Part two | Ep 182

Our friends were quoted $25k to have a rudder built! I think I'll build one myself! https://www.sailingnandji.com/ This video was filmed in Febuary before the....

Selfies with Drones – How to Use a Drone on a Sailboat
Selfies with Drones – How to Use a Drone on a Sailboat

Due to the nature of sailing and the constantly changing seascape in which it takes place, being able to achieve aerial video clips or photos....

Caulking our wooden Sailboat, the Old School way…. Ep 181
Caulking our wooden Sailboat, the Old School way…. Ep 181

There is no better feeling than completing a boat job, especially when it involves filling holes in your boat! https://www.sailingnandji.com/ This video was filmed in....

Cuttin the lines
Cuttin the lines

After another two weeks at the marina, finishing off even more projects while we wait out the COVID-19 closures and a few final packages with....

Sailing in 40 Kts of Wind and Zero Visibility. Sailing Thailand. Sailing Ruby Rose
Sailing in 40 Kts of Wind and Zero Visibility. Sailing Thailand. Sailing Ruby Rose

In our last episode shot in Thailand, we finally turn our catamaran around and head for home. We've seen some amazing sites, and visited some....

Point of View: Paper Chart Dreams
Point of View: Paper Chart Dreams

A wall stacked with charts awaits at shops such as Seabreeze Nautical Books and Charts in San Diego. (Ann Kinner/)I’m walking down the street with....

Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted for 2020
Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted for 2020

Hurricane Humberto spins off the southeastern coast of the US in September 2019. (Courtesy of NOAA /)An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according....

Les Voiles de St.Tropez – New during 2 weeks!
Les Voiles de St.Tropez – New during 2 weeks!

In order to meet the corona-related safety requirements, the Voiles de St-Tropez Regattas have been extended to 2 weeks from September 26 to October 10,....

Five Questions with Delivery Skipper Hank Schmitt
Five Questions with Delivery Skipper Hank Schmitt

  Hank Schmitt has made numerous runs to the Caribbean and back, though not along the return route he took this year.As the coronavirus continues....

Rescue At Sea
Rescue At Sea

If you had to perform a rescue at sea would you know what to do? Would your partner, guests, family, or friends sailing with you....

A Happy Obsession
A Happy Obsession

The first real sea trials in Newport Harbor on the newly-acquired and nameless O’Day Widgeon confirms the potential of this once neglected craft. For the....

You Got Us Into This Mess!! Sailing Ruby Rose
You Got Us Into This Mess!! Sailing Ruby Rose

Sometimes we have good ideas, and sometimes we had not so good ideas. Sometimes people come along with their ideas and lead us astray! This....

Saving $25K by Building our own Rudder | Part one… Ep 180
Saving $25K by Building our own Rudder | Part one… Ep 180

Things have to get worse before they can better , Let the Repairs begin! https://www.sailingnandji.com/ This video was filmed in Febuary before the global pandemic....

Five Performance Cruisers for 2020
Five Performance Cruisers for 2020

  The Grand Soleil 34 has ­options galore.Way back in the 1970s, when the well-known Italian boatyard Grand Soleil was just getting started, its first....

Cruising Maine, by Chance
Cruising Maine, by Chance

  The Camden Classics Cup Regatta is just one of the countless visual feasts awaiting summer cruisers in Penobscot Bay.The first ankle biter struck while....

house music
house music

For Southern Wind, the delivery of each new yacht from their yard in Cape Town, South Africa usually means a passage of 7,000 miles for....

Cutting a HUGE HOLE in our Boat. Let the Repairs Begin!… Ep 179
Cutting a HUGE HOLE in our Boat. Let the Repairs Begin!… Ep 179

Things have to get worse before they can better , Let the Repairs begin! https://www.sailingnandji.com/ This video was filmed early Febuary before the global pandemic....

Racing Resumed
Racing Resumed

Chicago’s Vanguard 15 sailors moved the early season action to Indiana’s Lake Maxinkuckee, the second largest natural lake in Indiana. Using GPS-guided buoys from MarkSetBot,....

How To Prevent Boat Fails
How To Prevent Boat Fails

It might surprise you to learn that how to prevent boat fails comes down to several critical pieces of paper. The secret weapon boaters use....

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