Livestream upload (Dec 20, 2020) | Sailing with Sailing Yacht Aequus to the uninhabited island of Klien Curaçao. We’ll spend two nights exploring this amazing place. This Bavaria 57 is a hell of a yacht… Very nice, spacious, and (most importantly) 😏 FAST! You like our content? Please don’t forget to like, subcribe and share!YouContinue reading “LIVE – Sailing Aboard a Bavaria 57!”
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)”
For it’s remoteness it has gotten the title of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yet the influence of our wasteful civilization on its beaches could not be more striking!
It was with heavy hearts that we left our friends on Rapa Nui behind. But as soon as we got into our passage routine again, our excitement to see new locations started to grow quickly! Our next destination were the Pitcairn Islands, which include Ducie Atoll, Henderson Island, Oeno Atoll and, of course, the famousContinue reading “Sailing to the Pitcairn Islands! – Ep. 74”
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“”
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…
If you ever get the chance to go to Easter Island, please do. It was a magical place. A bit difficult to have a boat, but the people, the food, and the ambiance was amazing.
The stories about this island were true: Little protection for sailboats and dangerous harbor entrances for dinghies make it a very difficult destination for cruisers.
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 video we’re slowly but steadily making our way to the remote Easter Island, we’re dealing with the autopilot and the very moody weather underway.
Our Kickstarter-Campaign was sucessfull! We are so close to going out there again and doing what we love.
In this episode we find out exactly, what happens when you lose your autopilot 500nm out to sea on the way to the most remote inhabited island in the world.
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!
Fanning Island – beautiful atoll in the Pacific
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