Monthly Archives: November 2016

#85: How to Take Advantage of the Wind (Go Kite-Surfing!)

Coming straight to you from Isla Mujeres, footage from our very first kite-surfing sessions of 2016!  What can I say?  With the shipyard work and ocean-crossing, it’s been a busy year, but Phillip and I absolutely love kite-surfing and we … Continue reading

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ATL CRX Lesson: The Decision to Stop

“Do what you would do if the kids and I were with you.” This was probably the best advice I could imagine anyone giving Yannick in the moment.  He was really wrestling with the decision of whether to pull out … Continue reading

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#84: How to Rig Your Boat for Heavy Weather Sailing

Even after crossing the Atlantic, I still believe some of the worst wind and sea state I have faced has been in the Gulf of Mexico.  As Phillip and I prepare to sail across it to Cuba this winter, we … Continue reading

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Skype with Capt. Yannick

If you have seen our Atlantic-crossing movie, I know you want to meet this man. We’ve had so many followers and Patrons ask me so many questions after watching the movie: “Why non-stop?”  “Why did you have so much trouble … Continue reading

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Boat #12: 2013 Leopard 48 (Offshore Tour!)

Hey Crew!  My first ever offshore boat tour!  This was such a spur-of-the-moment, whirl-wind and might I say WINDY fun trip.  I got invited last minute to join a yacht delivery crew taking this very nice 2013 Leopard 48 from … Continue reading

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Monthly “Extra! Extra!”

“Read all about it!”  Hey HaveWind followers.  I hope you’ve got a BIG cup of coffee in hand, because there is enough awesome cruising content here to keep you entertained for hours.  If only you had more hours, right?  I wanted … Continue reading

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#83: How to Get More Sailing Experience

It’s simple: meet sailors, make friends, then offer to crew and bring good booze and snacks!  I just returned from crewing on a pretty spur of the moment yacht delivery on a Leopard 48 and I can’t wait to share … Continue reading

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