Connecting to the internet from a boat

How To Get Online From A Sailboat


Being able to get online from a sailboat while cruising is fundamental. It’s important for passage planning, looking up weather information, searching for the nearest grocery store, and staying in touch with family and friends. However, for us it’s even more important – our livelihoods essentially depend on it, as we earn our income by working from

Ryan on bows under spinnaker

Five Things I’ve Learned Since We Sailed Away


When I started bugging Ryan with crazy plans for an escape route from our routine a little less than two years ago, I would have never imagined I’d be now sitting in Kittiwake’s saloon, typing away on my laptop, in a boatyard. I didn’t even know cruising was “a thing.” After a year of preparations and 10 months

Kittiwake with Chute Up

Sailing To The Best Beach In The World – Ep. 8


After nearly smashing our boat into a catamaran at the local marina, we spent a few days relaxing in Ortigueira. We explored the stunning ria and the beautiful village. We were then ready to set off for Ares, where our friends Sofia and Jaime were waiting for us, to give us our brand new cruising chute.

Our Favourite Sailing Podcasts


Whether we’re planning a new adventure, looking for an engaging way to spend our time during a night watch, or need to escape to distant shores through our minds, we love to listen to sailing podcasts. Here are some of our favourite sailing shows. Boat Radio The podcasts by Boat Radio are excellent and the fact

Crossing The English Channel On A Sailboat


Log – 15th to 16th June 2017 After spending three weeks in the Isles of Scilly we were itching to move on. Unfortunately, once our tiller pilot was installed and tested, the conditions weren’t ideal for our crossing. First, the waves were too big at 4 meters high, then the winds too low. We waited