Category Archives: Atlantic Crossing

Podcast Interview about Our Voyage to Cuba

Hey hey HaveWind followers!  A real treat for you here.  Crazy Annie, at it again.  I get so excited talking about our wicked sail to Cuba I can hear myself running out of breath.  It just bursts out of me. … Continue reading

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#88: 30 Days Across the Atlantic (Season Five Premiere!)

Friends, followers, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from HaveWindWillTravel!  A real treat for you here, available for the first time to my entire audience: my two-hour movie from our trans-Atlantic.  For those of you who are new, Phillip and … Continue reading

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Why We Travel

“There’s something magical about the Azores,” Phillip told me well before we stepped foot on Andanza to cross the Atlantic. When the idea first started to flick like a candle flame in our minds that we might sail across an … 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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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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Ch. 13: Auto Turn-Notto

“You know, I knew it was going to be things breaking, stuff needing to be fixed, repaired, maintained, but I thought it would occur at a rate that I could keep up with it.  If it’s like this all the … Continue reading

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Podcast Interview with Andy Schell from 59-North

“What follows was one of the more fun-loving and honest interviews I’ve done in a while.”  Those are Andy’s words and they mean the world to me.  I am honored to be able to share this with you all, my … Continue reading

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Ch. 12: Good Mourning for a Spinnaker

Johnny’s inspecting melted pieces.  Yannick’s cursing in French.  I’m coughing my way out of our berth.  It’s 4:00 a.m. the morning of June 10th and the muffler has melted its way off the port engine. Tempers and temperatures were high … Continue reading

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Q&A about the Atlantic-Crossing

Hey there HaveWind followers!  As you may have seen on Patreon on Facebook, Phillip and I recently hosted a Skype Q&A session with Patrons who had watched the movie from our Atlantic-crossing and had some questions about the boat, maintenance, … Continue reading

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Ch. 11: High Speeds and Hot Temps

“Oh, that’s normal for cats.” “Too much banging can cause metal fatigue.” “You should tighten the shrouds.” “How much?” “Until it feels right.” These were some of the varying pieces of advice we were getting when we reached out to … Continue reading

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