The Sailing Rode – followtheboat interview

The Sailing Rode - followtheboat

It took nine months to line up an interview with Steve and Brandy of The Sailing Rode but we got there in the end, and it was great fun chatting on Skype.

The Sailing Rode is a great series of podcasts put together by two cruisers, Steve and Brandy, aboard their boat S/V Wiki Honu. They document their sailing adventures but also broadcast interviews with other yachties, and this week it was our turn.


Slow Motion Sailing – GoPro 120fps

This is a little experiment with the GoPro Hero 4+ Black’s 120fps feature. In this clip, which appeared in a recent episode of followtheboat’s sailing log, we hang the camera off the side of the boat and get a fish-eye (literally) of Esper ploughing through the water in Thailand.


Wanderlust – finding secret sunsets

wanderlust nai yang followtheboat sunset

‘Phuket’ conjures different images to different folks. To some it’s a luxurious holiday destination of palm-tree-white-sand clichés. Those with a different perspective might think of ping-pong girls, seedy ex-pats and Patong’s Bangla Road. To yachties it’s a useful destination, a great base from which to start a season sailing around the islands, or to begin the long voyage westwards across the Indian Ocean.