I created a video featuring our Seascape 27 story from the start. I had planned to do a narrated video for a while now. The first part of video sequence is about the pick-up of Norðri from the yard in Slovenia and our cold and foggy maiden voyage. I hope you enjoy …
Being in the middle of an ocean for couple of days or even weeks, cut off from any help or medical support we’re so accustomed to in our civilized world, could be worrisome. With the right preparation and medical equipment the worry could be turned into a manageable risk. Better safe then sorry!
But what’s right, what’s helpful and what is all that stuff anyways …?
Save money on the transport by sailing her from Europe to the U.S. or vice versa? Why not, for sure the most adventurous option of all. I’ve recently had a very informative FaceTime call with Andraž Mihelin, owner of the Seascape Yard and professional Mini Transat Sailor, about the safety requirements and preparations for such a journey on a Seascape 27.
To make sure the epoxy sticks properly, I rubbed the tiller with leach agent. A small but apparently very important step, especially with oily wood like teak.
The third part of the Apps & co. mini-post-series is about entertainment and other stuff I think you should know about. Something I really enjoy about sailing is the possibility to disconnect from the constantly faster spinning surrounding daily business. Yet some inspiration from nice music, books or even trash TV along the way, after fingers are bleeding from the salty steel strings of a guitar, is not too bad either… sometimes …
The second part of the Apps & co. mini-post-series is about weather. They say weather is an inexact science. My feeling is forecasts for temperature and rain is pretty good, wind forecast seem to belong to a different league entirely, along with it sea state and wind inflicted current.