Tag Archives: trans-atlantic

2018 Atlantic-Crossing Announcement!

Some pretty big news here at HaveWind!  Many of you have been wondering about our cruising plans this coming season, where we are going, which routes, etc.  I’ll bet this one hadn’t crossed your mind!  We’re going to complete our … Continue reading

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10,000 Bluewater Miles

Ten.  Thousand.  I almost can’t believe it myself, but that’s my number.  10,025 to be exact.  I’ve been keeping track and when Phillip and I sailed our gallant Niagara 35 back into the Pensacola Pass on our recent return from … 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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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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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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Ch. 9: Reef Early, Reef Often

The cruising community is really very small.  Meet cruisers in one port and you know you’ll likely run into them somewhere on the other side of the world.  It’s also a very giving community.  Lend some cruisers a hand here, … Continue reading

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#76: How To Cross Oceans (My Trans-At Movie Trailer)

What do you need to cross an ocean?  A level-head, an adventurous spirit and a sense of humor!  Exciting news guys!  I have completed the complete, 90+ minute movie from mine and Phillip’s first trans-Atlantic this past June when we … Continue reading

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