small sailboat ocean crossing

  • Atom Voyages

    Advice on choosing a small voyaging sailboat for offshore , Otherwise you may end up spending years and many thousands of dollars more than expected modifying your boat and then find out on your first ocean crossing that the boat is not right for you or those great ideas you had during the refurbishment did not work out that well at sea.

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  • Search for a Boat

    Show sailboats located in: Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota.

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  • 15 Top tips for an Atlantic Crossing

    Jun 19, 2017· Here is a list of my top 15 tips for an Atlantic crossing, which I’ve drawn up both from my own ocean passages in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, and from talking to hundreds of.

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  • Ocean Crossing Cruises

    Combine a classic Atlantic Ocean crossing with unforgettable visits to Caribbean small ports, Lisbon’s Gothic landmarks and the gateway to the Panama Canal during this far-ranging, 25-day cruise between Central America and Portugal.

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  • Transatlantic crossing

    What used to be an imposingly vast ocean has turned into an increasingly popular passage for ocean adventure travellers With modern well-equipped boats, it has become a safer and more feasible undertaking than it was back in the day Hundreds of sailing yachts make the Atlantic Ocean crossing.

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  • John Welsford Small Craft Design

    Traditional style in a small boat * Sports Rowing Boats: Seagull Simple stitch and tape performance under oars or outboard , Ocean going, small and affordable, and exceptionally tough Fafnir : A tough little cruiser for one or two: Swaggie : , and supported by John Welsford Small Craft Design.

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  • How dangerous is an ocean crossing in a small boat?

    Feb 21, 2006· How dangerous is an ocean crossing in a small boat? , How dangerous is an ocean crossing in a small boat? Given that many long distance sailors are retired, they probably have more risk of death from natural causes, than they do of death from accident, though the number of containers floating about is certainly increasing the risk.

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  • The right yacht for an Atlantic crossing

    May 20, 2015· So whatever boat you have right now, the chances are that she’ll be fine for an Atlantic crossing with a bit of extra preparation , That will start to put a small crew under strain by robbing.

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  • Atlantic Crossing in a pocket cruising catamaran

    Atlantic Crossing in a pocket cruising catamaran, Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a small boat Catalac 900 Catamaran crosses the Atlantic Catalac Catamaran info website, Cruising Catamaran information Boat models, performance specs, Catalac 8M, Catalac 27, Catalac 9M, catamarans for sale, builder updates, sailing tips.

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  • Cruising on small craft

    You do not want too small a boat when crossing an ocean, though, since a larger boat will handle waves better and will have space for the provisions and spare parts needed for longer journeys About 36 feet (11 m) is the smallest reasonable size for typical cruisers, though some people have crossed oceans or even gone around the world in much.

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  • Catamaran size

    Even though my boat was quite light and had a reasonably big rig, I never felt unsafe on the ocean With a 40ft boat on the sea, I feel like I am on something half serious Advantages of size After a lot of miles sailing and especially on my Pacific trip, I certainly dreamt of a bigger boat The main reason was speed and also less pitching.

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  • Ocean Rowboats

    Modifying SailboatsUndoubtedly a boat specifically designed for offshore rowing is the best choice for crossing oceans It is possible, however, to modify a small sailboat into a rowboat Many small well-designed sailboats are very seaworthy by being ballasted, properly shaped and sealed.

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  • Best Boats To Buy For Traveling The World

    Say it with us: “I’m on a boat!” Of course, depending on where you live and what layer of the economic strata you land in, you’ll probably be picturing something different than the person.

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  • July 24, 1979: Across the Atlantic in a 10-foot sailboat

    Jul 24, 1979· He designed little "Yankee " to set a world record as the smallest boat to cross the Atlantic Ocean , the Pacific Ocean He made the 7,800-mile crossing , sea in a small boat.

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  • Small cruising on a big ocean

    Nov 19, 2008· Small cruising on a big ocean , As huge waves rolled under our small voyaging catamaran, Light Wave, our spirits flagged We were losing confidence in ourselves and in the forward momentum of our crossing We had expected our first ocean crossing to be pretty easy, having set out during the prescribed time when, as one friend put it, this.

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  • Sailing my 323 alone across the Atlantic

    Sailing my 323 alone across the Atlantic , I often felt as if I was crossing the ocean on the breath of Mother Nature Thirdly, “How can you sail a boat by yourself?” Well, I’m living proof it can be done, but it is very difficult , (as small as the main sail will get) and a scrap of jib The Ault was traveling too fast in.

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  • 5 Top Affordable Bluewater Cruising Sailboats

    5 Top Affordable Bluewater Cruising Sailboats , ocean-going aft cockpit The design concept grew out of the hugely popular, Bob Perry-designed Valiant 40, and the forward cabin comes in multiple arrangements If you ask three sailors what the best cruising sailboat of all time is, you’ll get at least five opinions These five were selected.

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  • Five Affordable Cruisers that are Perfect for Sailing to

    Five Affordable Cruisers that are Perfect for Sailing to the Bahamas If you’re looking for a sailboat under 40 feet and under 100k that can cruise the coast and make overnight passages to the Bahamas, you need to consider these five cruisers.

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  • SAILING IN LIMBO: Across the Atlantic in a 26-foot yacht

    Mar 10, 2013· We’ve given up our jobs to sail away for a year or so I’ve wanted to do this on my own boat since a gap year crewing across the Atlantic in 1998/99 I’ve built up more than 20,000 miles of experience on various craft, including a trip to Greenland and back, sailing round Ireland on a tall ship, and a memorable summer in the South Pacific.

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  • Sailing a Com-Pac 16 Sailboat to the Bahamas Single-handed

    Some of my favorite accounts include Tim Batstone’s Round Britain Windsurf, Frank and Margaret Dye’s Ocean-Crossing Wayfarer: To Iceland and Norway in an Open Boat, and Alone Against the Atlantic, Gerry Spiess’ account of crossing the Atlantic in his 10-foot boat Thus, when people tell you that you are crazy, you can counter with, “but.

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  • My solo Transatlantic in a 27ft cruiser

    Dec 06, 2016· My solo Transatlantic in a 27ft cruiser I first crossed the Atlantic over 49 years ago, aged 18, as one of 16 crew onboard the 180ft motoryacht Camargo VI felt awe and fear at the vastness and relentless power of the ocean and vowed never to go near it again.

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  • Sail Far Live Free

    It takes a very big small sailboat to live up to the Falmouth name, but the Falmouth Cutter 22 does so and then some , An ocean crossing does not make a boat seaworthy, the sailing skill and weather and sea mix have as much to credit I assert that a long heavy keel, stout rig and water tightness are compulsory if you want to lengthen the.

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