Restoring Old Teak & Decks (Ep. 38)

This week we take you on a teak journey – from grey and tired to honey-coloured and varnished. We also recaulk the decks, which is a bit of a challenge but is so worth it. Oh and this episode is served with an introduction that we hope shows the difference between Kittiwake and Skua. Fingers

Buying A Bluewater Sailboat (Ep. 36)

 Season 3 is here! Come with us to Spain, where we survey a Tayana 37 from 1976 and find a lot of problems to do with the boat. Among them are some rotten bulkheads, old standing rigging, blisters in the rudder,… will we overcome the nerves and buy her?! Find out in the video. We

Old School Navigation Between Islands (Ep. 32)

In this episode, we sail from Majorca to Menorca. Our first attempt fails, as we cannot make progress against the wind. Mike, a follower of our channel, later sent us an email saying we avoided 40 knot winds and 5 meter swells! We were glad we turned around. The next day, we try again and we

Collision Course with a Seaplane (Ep. 30)

Phew! That was a close call. We were in Majorca, there was a seaplane flying, and it landed on our course, not far from us! That was an exciting arrival into Port de Pollença. We arrived here after spending two days making our way up the coast from Sa Calobra. On the way, we managed