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Sailing the World – Panama Canal Performance

We were privileged to experience the Panama Canal Performance, while sailing the world. If you prefer to listen to this story, click here for Turning Your Cruising Dreams into Reality Podcasts. A shroud of mystery envelopes the modus operandi for traversing the Panama Canal.  Gossip, rumour and dare I say, a little tittle-tattle gave the …

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Coastal Navigation Course FAQ

Coastal Navigation Course – FAQ What you get Unlimited support via phone or email Learning terminology and chart conventions Where on Earth are we? And what does that mean? Time conversions, Speed Distance and Time, Learning all about the chart and chart corrections (notices to mariners) Chart work, chart scale Latitude and longitude, plotting Position …

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Flopper Stopper in a Flap

Flopper Stopper: the essential cruising peacemaker If you’d like to listen to this story, click here for our Podcast Show ‘Turning Your Cruising Dreams into Reality’ Right, all you blokes pay attention; Sheilas turn the page (well if you could just wait a little while) this is for the emasculated males. The scene is set …

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Where West Wind Went

Sometimes a journey is not about the destination but about the decisions along the way. If you’d like to listen to this story, click here for our Podcast Show ‘Turning Your Cruising Dreams into Reality’ The tangy smell of the salt laden breeze combined with the late afternoon muting of colours surrounded the sparkling cockpit, …

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