Are things are looking up?

There are times when we have lost our mojo and sense of urgency over the past couple of months. Not being able to make long-term plans (even short and medium plans!) can weigh heavily…

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Why A Ketch Is The Best Offshore Sailboat

In a cruising world dominated by catamarans and light-displacement boats the ketch rig seems almost antiquated among the YouTube generation. But if you’re serious about off-shore sailing, the ketch rig has proven its worth time and time again, even by today’s standards.

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Is Lockdown Easier For Cruisers?

Lockdown on a boat is difficult, but is it worse if you’re on land? Gnarly old cruisers like us and Sailing Totem have developed a stoical mental attitude, but we know some who are having problems being stuck at anchor.

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Top 10 Tools You Need On A Sailboat

In the first of our real-time sailing updates from lockdown in Borneo we answer the question, “would you please do an episode on essential tools and gear”. And we discuss how Covid-19 will affect the sailing plans of sailors and cruisers on sailboats around the world.

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