What to expect and how to prepare. We cover anchoring in the flats, form 4405-I, scheduling to get measured, and the river Chagres!
Watch how I took my synthetic standing rigging to the next level! I explain everything I did to upgrade my rigging, what tools are required, and where to get them.
How to install synthetic standing rigging on a sailboat, how to splice a deadeye, and discussion of the pro’s and con’s of steel rigging vs synthetic.
A complete how-to on dyneema. What it is, the 20 places it’s used onZingaro, how to make the 2 splices you need to know, and even how to tie a soft shackle.
Join us while we sail off anchor with our Catamaran! This is an essential part of owning a sailboat…
We lost our rudder off the coast of the Cayman Islands, so Captain James had to build another. A HUGE thank you to our Caymanian friends!
Livin la Vida Broka is our new format, all about living on the cheap and the necessary skillset to cruise on a sailboat. In the first LVB video, we show you how to save a couple bucks with making bridles out of your own lines.
I broke two of the biggest pieces of my boat. In this video you’ll learn the method I used to rebuild my broken daggerboards.
The public transportation in Panama is old schoolbuses, back from primary school days.
Here’s everything you need to know about sailing to Cuba. Well, not really sailing, more checking-in to Cuba via sailboat. It’s overwhelming at first, and information was sketchy – so here’s my first-person account of arriving and checking into customs in Cuba.
This is an in-depth video on how I installed my 300W solar system. I’m not advocating any particular vendor, just using what worked best for me.
Having trouble with your generator? Running funny, or not at all? It’s probably gum the in the carburetor. In this video I show you how to clean it out so it runs like new again.
The hardest, and best addition during the refit. THE hardtop vid. I couldn’t find anything like this while I needed it, so I hope it helps someone. Love, peace, and fair winds.
In this video I take you through the necessary steps to paint the nonskid on your boat. This is very important so you or your guests don’t slip.
In this video we get a walkthrough on how to change the bands on your speargun. Good skill to have when sailing around the world.
Sailboat how-to video brought to you by sv Zingaro! In this episode I take you through everything I did to install a new tri-color masthead light.