Sailing to a new country can be daunting for the first few times. It’s best to understand the process and learn tips and tricks before you go. So, what’s the procedure to book in? How about booking out? What information to do you need to supply? Where can things go terribly wrong? Are there any tips to make the process easier, faster and less painful? What about spear guns, real guns, and pets? What about booking into the US of A?! That’s a big topic in its own right. Watch the video and then read below for a checklist on what we bring with us every time we enter and leave a country.
After one year of living aboard our boat in a marina the time had finally come to take our sailboat, Britican, back out to sea. The video I created to showcase the lead up to our departure demonstrates how to provision and prepare your boat for passage. There’s information about the jobs we did to