For it’s remoteness it has gotten the title of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yet the influence of our wasteful civilization on its beaches could not be more striking!
Author - Kim
First mate aboard S/v Zingaro.
Zingaro's final installment of the adventures on Easter Island. Editing this footage brought us back so many memories. We absolutely will return to this magical place.
We start this story in the magical land of Anakena. This place has proven to be (and still holds the title) the best anchorage we've ever been to.
If you ever get the chance to go to Easter Island, please do. It was a magical place. A bit difficult to have a boat, but the people, the food, and the ambiance was...
The stories about this island were true: Little protection for sailboats and dangerous harbor entrances for dinghies make it a very difficult destination for cruisers.
In this episode we find out exactly, what happens when you lose your autopilot 500nm out to sea on the way to the most remote inhabited island in the world.
I made this Episode more documentary style and longer than usual. It's about how to stay sane while sailing around the world and why having fun should be on your to do...
This video was taken back in Ecuador when we were beginning to explore the coast and the islands of that beautiful country.
We had tons of work to do on the boat and Ecuador was really a great place to do that. Not too hot to work during the day and a low cost of living.
Zingaro's sail from the Coco Island, entering the South Pacific and arriving to Ecuador - the big surprise.
We talk about plywood catamaran problems and what work you can expect. After sailing 700nm we finally find a boatyard to haul out Zingaro.