In my FIRST VIDEO I put on the internet I explained that I had just purchased a catamaran and was going to sail it to Tahiti… I thought it would take around a year. Well, three years later and it’s finally here! In this episode, Kimmi and I arrive to Oeno, the fourth and lastContinue reading “After Three Years We Made it to TAHITI! – Ep. 77”
We were blessed by weather, and got to spend 7 days anchored in the famous Bounty Bay in May 2019 (we’re behind a lot with our episodes). We will never forget our time in Pitcairn, and hope you all enjoy our little excerpt of it. Let me tell you a bit about this not-to-often visitedContinue reading “Pitcairn Island – Sailing Zingaro Ep. 76”
Real time update | I’ve got a special video that you’ll want to see: After being separated by the coronavirus pandemic for 7 months, we are together one final time to bring you this video. It’s been a wild ride, one that has deeply touched us both, and one that we will surely never forget.Continue reading “Update From Kimmi, James and the New Boat”
We’re going boat shopping! Come join us to see what Zingaro II may look like!
Our catamaran suffered catastrophic damage in a storm on route to Hawaii. In this live stream we will talk about the lessons we learned.
Upload of our livestream | Tearing apart our boat… In this video James takes you on a tour of the damage sustained on Dec 22nd 2019 when our boat was shipwrecked, and his thoughts on what caused it. You want more? Become part of the crew via Patreon or support Season II on kickstarter.de
Finally we found the courage to go back to the marina in Kona and have a sober look at Zingaro. Without the adrenaline the boat looks horrible.
In this episode we’re heading inland to Ecuador: kayaking in a dormant volcano, riding dirtbikes through Baños and checking out the biggest swing in South America!
We decided to give away one of our spearguns to a local fisherman in Kiritimati. They don’t have many guns on the whole island, and the gun passed down from his father desintegrated. We love this gun, but it’s going to a great home. Maybe it will be handed down to his son orContinue reading “Our Speargun is Going to a Fisherman’s Home”
We pop open the gennaker and take Zingaro for a play day in the bay of Manta, Ecuador. Come join us for some how-to on the asymmetrical spinnaker
The Line Islands consists of the scattered islands and atolls lying near the Equator and the meridian of 160°00’W. We have visited three of the islands in the group so far.
We set sail for Hawai’i over the Line Islands. We’re packed, we’re super excited, we’re ready for this 2,500 nm crossing!
Mahi mahi, swordfish, sharks, tuna and squid all cut up right in front of us. The beach is filled with people, all trying to get a piece of their favorite fish.
I got installed sweet new 16:1 purchase adjustable backstays, and all new rigging. What I didn’t realize was the amount of dyneema that needed to be stretched. Big mistake.
Real time update | So we’re technically checked out of the country, but we can’t seem to tear ourselves away from Mo’orea. It’s so nice here. We can swim with whales every day, dive, have friends over every night… it’s magical here. We’ve even been invited to go hiking by the guy we stole ourContinue reading “Bye Bye, Mo’orea!”
Livestream from a cyber cafe in Moorea (French Polynesia). It’s going to be about our time in Ecuador (where we are in the Episodes). We’re talking about sailing plans plus some special announcements!
This is a video for you Techie-Types covering our thoughts after living with this watermaker for 6 months.
This is an all-sailing episode! We go over how to sail safer, specifically on a catamaran.
While Kim is visiting her family in Berlin, I am solo sailing through the Tuoamotus, looking for the coolest places to bring her back to. This archipelago is definitely one of the most beautiful areas of the world!
These are things I didn’t know about when I started, that I wish someone had told me. Tips to save money and time on your boat. Learned during my circumnavigation.