I hope you’ve had fun watching this series. The wind has arrived! Heavy weather sailing, big waves, breaking boats… You’re not going want to be downstairs for this one! Dolphins, whales and seals usher us in as we call land HO!! It was an awesome experience, the whole thing: the crossing, filming, editing, and producing.Continue reading “Te Vega – Pacific Crossing FINALE! (pt. 4)”
Here is the third part of the 4 part mini-series of my Pacific crossing aboard the 63′ Mason ketch Te Vega. We’ve got a bit of everything in this one, fishing, maintenance, injuries, and, of course, a lot of sailing. This part opens on half-way-day where we pop a bottle of champagne, give a littleContinue reading “Te Vega – Pacific Crossing (pt. 3)”
Sailing and fishing for mahi mahi, Jake gets a hook in the leg (ouch!). Also we play with some really crazy looking glasses! Watch what happens next on this 3300nm adventure across the Pacific Ocean! In this installment of Sailing Zingaro we go through another 5 days out to sea on Te Vega, the MasonContinue reading “Catch and Cook: Pacific Crossing on Te Vega (pt. 2)”
Sailing across the Pacific ocean aboard a $1,000,000 monohull! Refit, sea trial, cast off, and starting a 3,300nm adventure that will take us from Hawaii to California! Come join the crew of Te Vega, a 1984 Mason 63′ ketch as we show you and in-depth glimpse of what offshore sailing is really like! Ladies andContinue reading “My Love Affair With a Million Dollar Mono (pt. 1)”
Real time update (June 25, 2020) | While Kim stucks in Germany, James is back on the water. He is sailing with the crew of s/v Te Vega, a 1984 Mason 63, from Hawaii to California. They’ll heading north towards Alaska before turning to the east to ride the northern trades into the mainland. OverallContinue reading “Pacific Crossing – Sailing with the Ketch „Te Vega“”
Our passage from Ecuador to Easter Island: Three weeks on the Pacific Ocean, all by ourselves, we were fantasizing about a couple different things.
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!
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?
We arrived in Hanga Roa Wednesday, March 27th, and needed to wait for the authorities to give us clearance to step foot on the island.