Our passage from Ecuador to Easter Island: Three weeks on the Pacific Ocean, all by ourselves, we were fantasizing about a couple different things.
In this episode we provision and start our 2500 nautical mile sail. We leave Ecuador bound for Easter Island (Rapa Nui)!
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 list!
James attempts to scale the Chimborazo and Kim heads to the Amazon, taking a camera and capturing some amazing scenes of her travels.
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 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
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.
This video was taken back in Ecuador when we were beginning to explore the coast and the islands of that beautiful country.
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.
He had it coming. He was such a bugger… Very difficult to live with, constantly complaining, a real nightmare. So, we got rid of the problem. Who Needs Cold Beer?
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!
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.
This is an all-sailing episode! We go over how to sail safer, specifically on a catamaran.
Can you see what’s wrong with this picture? Find out in this week’s adventure sailing around Costa Rica on a plywood catamaran.
Departure: March 8, 2019 at 3 pm, Puerto López (Ecuador) Distance: 2,500 nm / 4,600 km March 12, 2019: autopilot problems :/ Half way: March 17, 2019 🙂 Estimated arrival: March 27 ⛵️ Find out our current position …
You’ve ever wondered watermakers turn saltwater to fresh, drinkable water, how to install one in your boat or how much work this really is? This video will teach you everything.
Took me a few days. I’d say 16 hours to install and 4 hours to source parts. Now she’s done, she purrs, and she’s filling our tanks on SOLAR 6.1gph @ 12.6vdc.
So much action in this episode! Spearfishing, shark fishing, storm sailing, and sweet sweet sailing. If you’ve got the itch to cut the lines and head offshore, this episode will do it for you.
Ecuador was by far the biggest surprise. We wanted to come down here just to jump of to French Polynesia, but we ended up extending our visas and staying for four months.