A TOUR OF KRABI BOAT LAGOON MARINA

Krabi Boat Lagoon in Thailand, all shot from a bicycle! It’s a lovely spot to work on the boat… Shot at 60fps in the EM5’s ‘flat’ picture profile with minor adjustments, continual AF, auto white balance using the Zhiyun Crane (Mk2).

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SIX MORE SAILING QUESTIONS ANSWERED!

Do You Drink And Sail? Eight Essential Cheap Items For Your Boat! Sailing With Pets! When Should You Quit The Liveaboard Cruising Life? The Truth About Boat Refits! Are Liveaboard Cruisers Tourists?

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SY ESPER HAS HER FIRST VALUATION SURVEY IN 14 YEARS!

We crossed everything as John began checking for osmosis, and tapped his way round the hull. The engine had all its boxes ticked and our safety equipment was given the thumbs up. So far, so good. But when he reached the shaft, the surveyor found something we weren’t expecting…

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SAILBOAT CAUGHT IN A FISHING NET!

We took leisurely day-hops along the coast, and anchored when the sea-state allowed us. All went pretty smoothly until we dropped the hook just before Pangkor in the open water. A local fishing boat released his floats and disappeared back to land, leaving the long line and net to drift straight onto SY Esper!

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HOW TO PREPARE YOUR BOAT FOR AN OCEAN PASSAGE

We will be heading into a colder climate, so this means making some big purchases and implementing some structural changes aboard Esper. The additional work and new gear is going to cost thousands of dollars, so you are probably wondering how we are going to afford to do all this…

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