Tag Archives: offshore voyage

#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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HASTA LUEGO!

This is it!  Our official goodbye.  We are out!  Off!  Headed to Cuba!  See you next year.  Phillip and I were dreaming about this moment every day at the shipyard, every time we encountered a new problem, found a new … Continue reading

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Sail with Us to the Miami Boat Show!

Very exciting video for you here guys.  Our 4th Gift of Cruising will be a five-day offshore adventure sail from Pensacola to Miami with us on s/v Libra to attend the Strictly Sail Miami Boat Show, boat show tickets included. … 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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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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