The 830 nautical mile voyage from Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands to St. George, Bermuda was some of the most relaxed time I’ve ever spent at sea. After a bit of nervous energy regarding the number of hacksaw blades aboard I settled into a very comfortable watch schedule where each day was comfortable conditions […]
CBI to BVI – From Dinghy Sailor to Bareboat Charter Skipper
These are the slides and a video of the presentation used at Community Boating (CBI) to guide new sailors onto the path to becoming bareboat charter skippers. The slides were made for dinghy sailors, specifically those from CBI, but will be enlightening for any sailors who haven’t yet skippered a bareboat charter or two. Here […]
Dollars and Cents: How much does Bareboat Chartering Cost?
Updated 16-Oct-2019 I was surprised to find that bareboat chartering is a very economical way to vacation IF you’re willing to vacation with a boatload of your (soon to be) closest friends. Your accommodations always have unlimited access to the worlds largest infinity pool! Money Saving Tips Of course you have to be conscientious about […]
What’s a Day like Bareboating in the BVI?
What does a day Bareboating in the British Virgin Islands look like? Join my friends and I for my first full day bareboat chartering: We started out at Marina Cay, explored The Baths on Virgin Gorda before they opened. Then we sailed to the Bitter End Yacht Club and snorkeled along the barrier reef northeast […]
The Video that Started it All
About a year ago I was going over the video clips that I had taken since I had started sailing and I thought with a bit more effort I could come up with a sailing video like many of the awesome sailing videos I had seen on YouTube. So I bought a bunch of video […]