Monthly Archives: June 2016

Hello from the Azores!

Hello HaveWind followers.  While our stop in the Azores was unexpected and due to necessary boat repairs, Phillip and I have had an incredible time exploring and immersing ourselves in the lifestyle and lush greenery of this incredible island.  Enjoy … Continue reading

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Boat #8: 1988 (Slow Boat to the Bahamas!) Island Packet 31

Celebrity boat tour here!  Our very own fellow sailing author, blogger and podcaster, Linus Wilson’s, 1988 Island Packet 31 — THE Slow Boat to the Bahamas.  Not only do you get a glimpse of my SlowBoatSailing video podcast interview, but … Continue reading

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Happy Buns in the Sport-a-Seat

“We can’t have you crossing with unhappy buns!” Christian said.  Love that guy.  Do  any of you have these: the famous Sport-a-Seat? To be honest, I didn’t know we did until the fine Sport-a-Seat folks reached out to me.  What … Continue reading

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#69: Meet Hydraulic Auto (a.k.a. Mr. Roboto!)

“Don’t nobody got no Mr. Roboto!”  This is a really fun video guys.  You’ll get to see, from start to finish, the installation of our below-decks hydraulic auto-pilot.  Video Annie loves her some new steering! Enjoy the show and if … Continue reading

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Written Interview on SailNator.com!

This was pretty cool.  I had a fellow sailing blogger reach out to me and ask me to do a written interview for his blog — SailNator.com “Learn to Sail Online.”  I found the questions he asked were really fun … Continue reading

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Boat #7: 1997 Norseman 43

Wow.  This is an exquisite Catamaran.  A comfortable, durable coastal cruiser that looks like and feels like a five-star condo on the water.  Thank you Tom and Karen for Sunday Funday drinks and the hospitality.  Enjoy the tour! Want to … Continue reading

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It’s time!

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Thank You West Marine!

It’s a lesson I’m still learning but one that keeps ringing true.  It’s amazing what you can get if you just ask.  “All they can say is ‘no,’” Phillip keeps telling me.  I reached out to several marine apparel companies … Continue reading

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#68: How NOT to Run Steering Cable

Another valuable lesson from Video Annie: “Don’t Shoot the Messenger!”  I keep telling myself I’m learning how to fix things at sea if they break in the most inopportune way (like back up in the steering column). Hope you’re enjoying … Continue reading

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Come Join Us!

So far the wonderful crew on S/V Andanza has traveled roughly 400 miles, and are nearing Key West. To see the first exclusive story about their first leg, you can join the fun on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/havewindwilltravel?ty=c  

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