The boat briefing checklist is a comprehensive list set out to help you or your skipper introduce your boat to guests and crew. This checklist comes from my book entitled, ‘Checklists for Sailors – Passage Planning, Sailboat Maintenance, Cleaning, Medical and More. Making it easier to enjoy sailing your sailboat.’ To get more information on
An Atlantic Ocean Crossing On the 22nd of November, my husband, daughter and three crew left Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Islands of west coast of Africa), sailed 2800+ miles and ended our journey in the Caribbean on the island of St Lucia. We encountered high seas, calm seas, dolphins, fishing stories (mahimahi, tuna and more),
The following post was written by Richard Abbott (pictured below) after spending two weeks sailing with us from Palma, Mallorca (Balearic Islands off of east coast of Spain) to Gibraltar and then onto Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Islands off the east coast of Morocco, Africa). Discover the answer to ‘what is it like to sail
Whether you’re a skipper taking a group of people out on a charter boat or have visitors joining you for a week or two on your boat, it’s helpful to have a sailboat briefing checklist of things to go through before setting sail. Furthermore, if you’ve never gone out on sailboat this list might also prove
Photo by Eneka Stewart Photography The following post is by crew member, Loryn Bennet…my amazing cousin: Since March 21st I have visited 6 different countries, the United Kingdom, Gibraltar, Algeria, Tunisia (for only a couple hours), Malta and Sicily. I still can’t even believe this is happening. In each country not only have I learned
While typing away today I yelled over to Loryn – ‘Hey Loryn, are you ready to write something for the website?’ She replied, ‘Yes.’ Within a few minutes she was sat across from me in the cockpit. ‘What do you want me to write about Kim?’ I replied, ‘Just write about how you feel. Write
Imagine that you have a guest or crew member on your sailboat, yacht or motorboat and an accident happens. Perhaps they get hit by the boom and are knocked out or pass-out for no logical reason? If the crew member needs medical attention will you be able to talk to a doctor about their medical history?