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In this episode #6 Rory talks about his adventure sailing from Sri Lanka and we end at the Suez Canal.

This is from Rory’s website http://www.roryandcookie.com/about.html

“In 1989 Rory McDougall had a dream. Inspired by Laurent Bourgnon who crossed the Atlantic in a Hobie 18 catamaran, Rory had the burning passion to sail around the world on the smallest catamaran and multihulled sailboat.

Rory tried for 2 years to get support and sponsorship to create a high-tech event to circumnavigate the world on an open-deck beach catamaran. Fantastic support came from TIMBERLAND, NORTH SAILS UK, RIGEL COMPASSES, BROOKES & GATEHOUSE in the form of products – but no boat to float them on!! In the end it made sense to choose a less extreme catamaran that had living space below and gave a low-tech and low-expense way of getting afloat. The Wharram Tiki 21 design was the perfect choice.

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This week I interview . This is the third episode of what will probably be several episodes where we discuss the tools, materials and techniques of glass reinforced laminate’s with Louis Martins a long time listener and boat builder located in Lisbon Portugal. In other words he is teaching us how to lay up graphite […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 126 Luis Martins on how to Fiberglass pt 2

January 29, 2017
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This week I interview Luis Martins a long time listener and boat builder located in Lisbon Portugal. This is the second episode of what will probably be several episodes where we discuss the tools, materials and techniques of glass reinforced laminate’s. In other words, learning to lay up graphite or fiberglass using mostly polyester or […]

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January 15, 2017
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In this episode Rory talks about his adventure sailing from New Zeland to Australia and on to Indonesia. This is from Rory’s website http://www.roryandcookie.com/about.html “In 1989 Rory McDougall had a dream. Inspired by Laurent Bourgnon who crossed the Atlantic in a Hobie 18 catamaran, Rory had the burning passion to sail around the world on […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 123 Jack Andrys pt. 3

January 8, 2017
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This is the third part of a multi-part series where I talked to Jack Andrys about the purchase of his boat in Slovenia this summer and then working down the coast and eventually ending up in Sicily. In this episode We start in Italy and end in Zadar Croatia. Here is a link to Jack’s […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 122 Jack Andrys pt. 2

January 1, 2017
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This is the second part of a multi-part series where I talked to Jack Andrys about the purchase of his boat in Slovenia this summer and is working his self down the coast and eventually ending up in Sicily. In this episode check buys his boat in Slovenia sales over to Italy visits Venice and […]

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December 25, 2016
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