What have we been doing……..

What have we been doing……..

For lack of updates, if you wonder what we have been up to during the months that have passed, take your pick here…..and on that note – using the opportunity to wish that you all….

Have a great Christmas and a generous and fun New Year!

 

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The source of this picture is another sailor’s blog. The linked page is kind of funny if your are cruiser inclined

https://aleriasadventures.blogspot.no/p/you-know-you-are-cruiser-when-by-daria.html

Cutting the bowlines – 2nd June 2016

Inspired by Mark Twain’s quote “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you did not do than by the once you did do. So throw off your bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” we cut the bowlines on …

A goldmine of offshore knowledge – and for free as pdf’s

A goldmine of offshore knowledge – and for free as pdf’s

Steve and Linda Dashew have crossed oceans and developed novel cruising vessels. First they designed aluminium sailing yachts for themselves and others. When these became too heavy to handle, they started designing aluminium ocean crossing power boats from 64ft and up – based on the experience from sailing. The result is highly exciting and what they call the FPB – fast power boat.

The couple has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and shared this through published books. They are now offering these books a free pdf’s. Do not wait – go get them!
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If you want to know more about the FPB’s all is here – setsail.com

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Farkwar – free multiplatform offshore position reporting – painlessly

Farkwar – free multiplatform offshore position reporting  – painlessly

There are a many solutions for reporting position when offshore. Many of them entails buying a device like Spot or YB  and adding a service subscription. What makes Farkwar stand out is that it is free, works from anywhere, anytime and from a multiple of devices and communication platforms. You probably already own a device that works; SatPhone, amateur radio, wifi.

If you like there is an option to customise sending of e-mail notifications  to recipients that your designate or to Twitter or Facebook for that matter

Tucker Bradford is the founder and developer behind. He, and his family of four are actively cruising around the globe. So head over to Farkwar and give it a try. Maybe you will do like us – use it.

Farkwar was launched May 2014.