Zingaro is on the HUNT! James tours a Bob Perry designed Lafitte 44 monohull sailboat. He says: The boat is trying to speak to you, all you have to do is listen…
We’re going boat shopping! Come join us to see what Zingaro II may look like!
Our Kickstarter-Campaign was sucessfull! We are so close to going out there again and doing what we love.
Our floating home has broken in two pieces. With the help of our Patrons and friends, we will find a new, stronger Zingaro 2.0 and take it on a new adventure.
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.
Here’s a little peek into how we are provisioning for Easter Island. We are filling 10L/20L containers with rice, beans, quinoa, flour, lentils and popcorn.
We are visiting a 5k sistership to Zingaro near San Francisco. We take you on a buying journey for a boat and look on the internet to see if we can find a good deal on a cat.
Today we had a livestream with Luke Berger, owner of Kraken Structures Synthetic Rigging. We talk about Dyneema, and are showing examples of different ropes available, where they are best used.
In this episode we cover cost of the panama canal, how to pay, where to go, with maps to show you the way!
What to expect and how to prepare. We cover anchoring in the flats, form 4405-I, scheduling to get measured, and the river Chagres!
We haul out the boat in Costa Rica. Lots of work to do, paint, repair, straighten the bent rudder and bent port strut.
When trying to find a place to HAUL OUT on the pacific coast of Central America. Why? Because I want to copper-epoxy the bottom of the boat.
We got hit by lightning off the coast of Colombia. Worried that the sailboat might be hit again, the first mate sails Zingaro back to Cartagena.
Cruising is hard! In this live stream we talk about the hard parts of cruising, our sailing plans for the next months,
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.
We’re getting moored at the yacht club that I called from Panama, verified the size of the lift, and reserved a spot to get hauled out.
Our new Zingaro crew-shirts – designed by Kim. Every purchase goes toward a watermaker for Zingaro, so we can check out some of the more remote areas of the world (Chile, Easter Island …).
About our second attempt to sail to Jamaica and about our second failure. Building a rudder on the beach and other fun stuff to do in Cayman Brac.
Join us while we sail off anchor with our Catamaran! This is an essential part of owning a sailboat…
Panama Canal: There is no where that a private sailboat can dock their dinghy to get to the bank to pay the fee! They make it extremely difficult for cruising sailors to do this without an agent.