Tag Archives: niagara 35

BV16: Leaving our Boat Behind: In Another Country, In Another’s Hands

Pffhhhhh … I have to let out a long huff even as I read that.  It was so hard to leave our boat behind.  I feel like I’m still apologizing to her, but I also feel like (or hope at least) … Continue reading

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BV4 (VIDEO): Across the Gulf Stream to West End

“Never cross with a north wind!”  Can you hear it?  Pam Wall’s little energetic voice?  She repeated this warning many times when we first saw, heard and met her at the Miami Boat Show back in February, 2015.  I had … Continue reading

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#78: How to Budget (and Brace) for BIG Boat Repairs

Unexpected mast pulls can happen to you!  While we’ve dealt with our fair share of boat projects here at HaveWindWillTravel, it’s good to be reminded there will always be more and you need to know “How To” be ready — … Continue reading

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Boat #9: 1985 Niagara 35

That’s right.  It’s our very own s/v Plaintiff’s Rest, post re-rig, re-fit and repairs.  I will also show you each of the features on our boat that Phillip and I believe make it a great cruising vessel from engine access to … Continue reading

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#36: Happy New Years-in-Review!

Happy New Years kids!  I thought it would be fun to give you guys a photo history montage of our sailing days, back before everything became YouTube history.  Enjoy! Thanks to my Patrons who help me share the journey.  Get inspired. … Continue reading

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Chapter One – The Bug

We’ve all had it happen to a friend at one point or another.  They see you’ve got a boat.  They come and hang out a time or two on said boat.  They start asking you questions about maintenance, where you … Continue reading

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#3: Tour of Zee Boat – Down Below

Hello HaveWind followers!  Video No. 3 here – a tour of our incredible Niagara 35 below decks.  After some feedback from followers, I embedded each video’s number and name in the intro to (hopefully) avoid confusion.  Every video is different, … Continue reading

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