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Sailing Sardinia and Italy

Right now I am living out adventures Sailing in the Mediterranean. Here is a past episode on Sardinia and Italy first published on March 21 2013

In this podcast I talk about the summer of 1999 where I continued my journey through the Mediterranean by launching my boat in Santa Pola Spain sailing through the Balearics to Ibiza Mallorca Minorca over to Corsica and Sardinia then across to Italy making a stop at the delightful island of Ponza.

Let’s talk about putting together a group of people to buy a canal barge somewhere in Europe so that we can sail the French German and Dutch canals. If interested drop me an e-mail I am just in the planning stages right now but it’s something I want to do in the next two or three years.

Last weekend I took a trip to southern Utah to the town of St. George we were hiking in Snow Canyon State Park and I took a few photographs to share with you.

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Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA Petrified Sand Dunes Trail

Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA Petrified Sand Dunes Trail

Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA Petrified Sand Dunes Trail

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Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA Petrified Sand Dunes Trail

Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA Petrified Sand Dunes Trail

Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA Petrified Sand Dunes Trail

Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA Petrified Sand Dunes Trail

Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA

Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA

 

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Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA

Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA

Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA Petrified Sand Dunes Trail

Snow Canyon State Park March 2013 near St George UT USA Petrified Sand Dunes Trail

 

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Episode 14 rewind

August 26, 2017
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While I am out making memories here is a past episode from March 1 2013 This makes it easy and fun! Thanks for the letters. Today I answer the following letters ( I have taken off any personal information and just republished the letters below). Keep them coming! BTW I mentioned the wonderful weather routing […]

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Episode 8 Rewind I am out sailing Here is a past episode

August 12, 2017
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Going from Dreamer to Sailor I am out sailing here is my story published first on Oct 18 2012 This is the story of how I went from being a dreamer of being a sailor as a child in landlocked Utah to realizing my dream and becoming a sailor with my boat in the Mediterranean.

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Episode 2 Rewind I am out sailing Here is a past episode

July 29, 2017
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Sailing in Croatia and Montenegro. rewind episode I will be back at the end of this summer it will be interesting to see the changes this episode was first published on Sept 18, 2012 Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 2, 2012 summer sail Croatia, Montenegro, Albania Summer 2012 sail This is the first of several […]

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Episode 3 Rewind I am out sailing Here is a past episode

July 14, 2017
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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 3,Interview with sailor Andrew Vik published originally on Sept 12, 2012   I conducted this interview with Andrew Vik . I am looking for other sailors to interview if you have any ideas please contact me! seedream@medsailor.com Also check out my books:     Also consider purchasing my books on […]

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Episode 142 Sailing Weather tools with Julia Andrys

June 23, 2017
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In this episode I have a great discussion with Julia Andrys about weather forecasting and weather forecasting tools and what she uses while sailing in the Mediterranean Julia mentions three great resources for whether planning they are: https://www.windy.com/ iNavX Predictwind.com All three have apps for smartphones. Below is a screenshot of the thunderstorm predicting page […]

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Episode 141 Engine Maintenance Sailing in the Mediterranean and Beyond

June 13, 2017
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Want to go sailing with me this summer? In this episode I talk crew opening positions for the summer of 2017 and engine oil change tips. Also I go over a reader’s letter. I will be installing a Furlex roller on my staysail this summer I found this great video on the installation process! Please […]

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Episode 140 Neil Fletcher SoCal 300 Race Sailing in the Mediterranean and Beyond

June 5, 2017
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Neil Fletcher Reports on the So Cal 300 My good friend Neil Fletcher just completed the Southern California 300 mile yacht race (the SoCal 300). Neil took it upon himself to record this story for us. It’s a great story Neil told me that in the process of creating this audio story he enjoyed learning […]

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Sailing Flotilla Charter Review

June 1, 2017

I just received this email from a listener and for those of you that are looking for flotilla charter information you might want to take a look at TJ’s link below: Hi Franz, I’m a long-time listener to your podcast. Yours was the first sailing podcast to which I subscribed and it remains an informative […]

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2017 Summer Sail Crew Positions

May 31, 2017

I may have some openings for guest crew positions this summer in my sail from Turkey to Croatia. July 15-September 15 If you are interested in learning more, write me a short note and tell me about yourself. Please use the contact form. Go sailing! Franz

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