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Episode 17 Rewind

9/3/2017
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Sailing Sardinia and Italy Right now I am living out adventures Sailing in the Mediterranean. Here is a past episode on Sardinia and Italy first published on March 21 2013 In this podcast I talk about the summer of 1999 where I continued my journey through the Mediterranean by launching my boat in Santa Pola Spain sailing through the Balearics to Ibiza Mallorca Minorca over to Corsica and Sardinia then across to Italy making a stop at the delightful island of Ponza. Let's talk about...

Duration: 00:38:59


Episode 14 rewind

8/26/2017
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While I am out making memories here is a past episode from March 1 2013 This makes it easy and fun! Thanks for the letters. Today I answer the following letters ( I have taken off any personal information and just republished the letters below). Keep them coming! BTW I mentioned the wonderful weather routing free service that Herb Hilgenberg, SOUTH BOUND II has offered for many years for those sailors crossing the Atlantic. Here is his web page. http://www3.sympatico.ca/hehilgen/vax498.htm...

Duration: 00:28:29


Episode 8 Rewind I am out sailing Here is a past episode

8/12/2017
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Going from Dreamer to Sailor I am out sailing here is my story published first on Oct 18 2012 This is the story of how I went from being a dreamer of being a sailor as a child in landlocked Utah to realizing my dream and becoming a sailor with my boat in the Mediterranean.

Duration: 00:22:06


Episode 2 Rewind I am out sailing Here is a past episode

7/29/2017
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Sailing in Croatia and Montenegro. rewind episode I will be back at the end of this summer it will be interesting to see the changes this episode was first published on Sept 18, 2012 Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 2, 2012 summer sail Croatia, Montenegro, Albania Summer 2012 sail This is the first of several episodes that talk about my summer sail from Croatia to Turkey. This podcast covers Croatia Montenegro and Albania If you have some good sailing or travel stories to tell please...

Duration: 00:30:16


Episode 3 Rewind I am out sailing Here is a past episode

7/14/2017
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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 3,Interview with sailor Andrew Vik published originally on Sept 12, 2012 I conducted this interview with Andrew Vik . I am looking for other sailors to interview if you have any ideas please contact me! seedream@medsailor.com Also check out my books: Also consider purchasing my books on Amazon And Bareboat Yacht Chartering in Turkey 2012

Duration: 00:33:26


Episode 142 Sailing Weather tools with Julia Andrys

6/23/2017
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In this episode I have a great discussion with Julia Andrys about weather forecasting and weather forecasting tools and what she uses while sailing in the Mediterranean Julia mentions three great resources for whether planning they are: https://www.windy.com/ http://inavx.com/ Predictwind.com All three have apps for smartphones. Below is a screenshot of the thunderstorm predicting page of windy.com I still have a few open crew positions for the summer of 2017 sail from Turkey to Croatia,...

Duration: 01:01:00


Episode 141 Engine Maintenance Sailing in the Mediterranean and Beyond

6/13/2017
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Want to go sailing with me this summer? In this episode I talk crew opening positions for the summer of 2017 and engine oil change tips. Also I go over a reader’s letter. I will be installing a Furlex roller on my staysail this summer I found this great video on the installation process! https://youtu.be/cgPgVY1aWsU Please Consider supporting the podcast in Patreon Want me to go sailing with you? Then contact me! If you have ideas for future podcasts or comments please drop me a note! and...

Duration: 00:30:27


Episode 140 Neil Fletcher SoCal 300 Race Sailing in the Mediterranean and Beyond

6/5/2017
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Neil Fletcher Reports on the So Cal 300 My good friend Neil Fletcher just completed the Southern California 300 mile yacht race (the SoCal 300). Neil took it upon himself to record this story for us. It's a great story Neil told me that in the process of creating this audio story he enjoyed learning some new skills in audio editing and interviewing techniques. I hope Neil continues to be my Southern California correspondent. Great Job Neil! Thanks I would love to have other listeners...

Duration: 00:28:55


Episode 139 David Baird Interview Sailing in the Mediterranean and Beyond

5/23/2017
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In this episode I talk with David Baird David just bought a boat in Palma Mallorca and sailed it to Corfu by way or Tunisia. He tells a great story! Here is a YouTube video of his boat before he purchased it! https://youtu.be/bCPoKDKg34Q Please Consider supporting the podcast in Patreon Want me to go sailing with you? Then contact me! If you have ideas for future podcasts or comments please drop me a note! and PLEASE rate my podcast in iTunes and perhaps write a note. link...

Duration: 01:11:55


Episode 138 Sailboat Fuel Systems and Bill Wiebe interview Sailing in the Mediterranean and Beyond

4/29/2017
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In this episode I talk about Diesel Engine Fuel Systems. Also I include an interview with my adventurous friend Bill Wiebe. Here is a link to Racor Fuel/water filters. http://ph.parker.com/us/17583/en/marine-filtration-rcr Please Consider supporting the podcast on Patreon Want me to go sailing with you? Then contact me! If you have ideas for future podcasts or comments please drop me a note! and PLEASE rate my podcast in iTunes and perhaps write a note. link...

Duration: 01:09:10


Episode 137 Rory McDougal Pt 7 Sailing in the Mediterranean

4/16/2017
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In this final episode with Rory Rory talks about completing is circumnavigation. This is from Rory's website http://www.roryandcookie.com/about.html "In 1989 Rory McDougall had a dream. Inspired by Laurent Bourgnon who crossed the Atlantic in a Hobie 18 catamaran, Rory had the burning passion to sail around the world on the smallest catamaran and multihulled sailboat. Rory tried for 2 years to get support and sponsorship to create a high-tech event to circumnavigate the world on an...

Duration: 01:16:45


Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 136 Listener Questions

4/8/2017
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This week I answer some questions that came in from a British listener about: Past Episodes Boat drinking water Tender/dinghy security Here are links to the products that I use and recommend Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter Sawyer Products SP128 Mini Water Filtration System Please Consider supporting the podcast on Patreon Want me to go sailing with you? ...Then contact me! If you have ideas for future podcasts or comments please drop me a note! and PLEASE rate my podcast in iTunes and...

Duration: 00:42:04


Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 135 Luis Martins on Fiberglass Vacuum Bagging

4/1/2017
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This is the fifth episode on laminate working and this one is on tools and techniques for vacuum bagging of composite reinforced laminate's with Louis Martins a long time listener and boat builder located in Lisbon Portugal. If you buy or build a boat you're going to need to learn these techniques and while it's better to actually watch videos on this topic. Here you can at least get a head start in the terminology and the thought process of learning to use epoxy reinforced fiberglass,...

Duration: 01:03:48


Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 134 Matt Grant of Sailrite

3/25/2017
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This week I talk to Matt Grant VP of Sailrite. Sailrite is a sponsor of this podcast and a company I fully endorse personally. Check out their website http://sailrite.com Please Consider supporting the podcast on Patreon Want me to go sailing with you? Then contact me! If you have ideas for future podcasts or comments please drop me a note! and PLEASE rate my podcast in iTunes and perhaps write a note. Here is the link...

Duration: 01:02:45


Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 133 Tyler and Ian Drogan Greece Charter pt 2

3/18/2017
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Ian and Tyler Drogan and some friends chartered a Bareboat in Greece this summer here is part 2 of their story; Here is some other information Tyler shared with me: here is a website we made prior to the trip and updated during the trip http://www.windandrock.com It has information and blog posts about the trip. As far as other info: Sail Ways website http://www.sailways.gr/ My personal website if anyone wants to get in contact http://www.tylerdrogin.com Link to part 1 of a story I wrote...

Duration: 00:59:47


Episode 132 Sailing in the Mediterranean Tyler and Ian Drogan Greece Charter pt 1

3/12/2017
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Ian and Tyler Drogan and some friends chartered a Bareboat in Greece this summer here is part 1 of their story; Here is some other information Tyler shared with me: here is a website we made prior to the trip and updated during the trip http://www.windandrock.com It has information and blog posts about the trip. As far as other info: Sail Ways website http://www.sailways.gr/ My personal website if anyone wants to get in contact http://www.tylerdrogin.com Link to part 1 of a story I wrote...

Duration: 00:56:38


Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 131 Route Planning

3/4/2017
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In this episode i discuss my thought process about Route Planning and I go thought the process of planning out one of three possible routes I may use for this summer. Please Consider supporting the podcast on Patreon Want me to go sailing with you? Then contact me! If you have ideas for future podcasts […]

Duration: 00:51:01


Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 131 Luis Martins on how to Repair Fiberglass pt 4 Fixed

2/27/2017
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There was a problem with the previous audio file for this Episode so it is being re-released with a fixed audio file. This week I interview . This is the third episode of what will probably be several episodes where we discuss the tools, materials and techniques of glass reinforced laminate’s with Louis Martins a […]

Duration: 01:16:06


Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 131 Luis Martins on how to Repair Fiberglass pt 4

2/26/2017
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This week I interview . This is the third episode of what will probably be several episodes where we discuss the tools, materials and techniques of glass reinforced laminate’s with Louis Martins a long time listener and boat builder located in Lisbon Portugal. In other words he is teaching us how to lay up graphite […]

Duration: 01:09:34


Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 129 Rory McDougal aboard s/y Cokie pt 6

2/18/2017
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In this episode #6 Rory talks about his adventure sailing from Sri Lanka and we end at the Suez Canal. This is from Rory’s website http://www.roryandcookie.com/about.html “In 1989 Rory McDougall had a dream. Inspired by Laurent Bourgnon who crossed the Atlantic in a Hobie 18 catamaran, Rory had the burning passion to sail around the […]

Duration: 01:13:24

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