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In this episode I talk with David Baird

David just bought a boat in Palma Mallorca and sailed it to Corfu by way or Tunisia. He tells a great story!

Here is a YouTube video of his boat before he purchased it!

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Red-Buy-Now-Button-29-99-200Sailing! Learn To Sail: Bareboat Cruising Certification Lessons for the ASA 104 Exam Exam over 8 hours of Audio Instruction to help you get ready to

 

go sailing and also to prepare you for the written portion of the ASA 104 written exam.
https://gumroad.com/l/bwXh

If you’re interested in my sailing instructional audio series here are the links:

Sailing! Learn to Sail: Basic Keelboat Certification Lessons for the ASA 101 Exam
https://gumroad.com/l/Eiig
Sailing! Learn to Sail: Basic Coastal Cruising; Lessons for the ASA 103 Exam
https://gumroad.com/l/PvOYK
Sailing! Learn To Sail: Bareboat Cruising Certification Lessons for the ASA 104 Exam
https://gumroad.com/l/bwXh
Sailing in the Mediterranean Website
http://www.medsailor.com

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Episode 138 Sailboat Fuel Systems and Bill Wiebe interview Sailing in the Mediterranean and Beyond

April 29, 2017
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In this episode I talk about Diesel Engine Fuel Systems. Also I include an interview with my adventurous friend Bill Wiebe. Here is a link to Racor Fuel/water filters. http://ph.parker.com/us/17583/en/marine-filtration-rcr Please Consider supporting the podcast in Patreon Want me to go sailing with you? Then contact me! If you have ideas for future podcasts or […]

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Episode 137 Rory McDougal Pt 7 Sailing in the Mediterranean

April 16, 2017
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In this final episode with Rory Rory talks about completing is circumnavigation. 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. […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 136 Listener Questions

April 8, 2017
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This week I answer some questions that came in from a British listener about: Past Episodes Boat drinking water Tender/dinghy security Here are links to the products that I use and recommend Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter Sawyer Products SP128 Mini Water Filtration System Please Consider supporting the podcast on Patreon Want me to go sailing […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 135 Luis Martins on Fiberglass Vacuum Bagging

April 1, 2017
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This is the fifth episode on laminate working and this one is on tools and techniques for vacuum bagging of composite reinforced laminate’s with Louis Martins a long time listener and boat builder located in Lisbon Portugal. If you buy or build a boat you’re going to need to learn these techniques and while it’s […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 134 Matt Grant of Sailrite

March 25, 2017
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This week I talk to Matt Grant VP of Sailrite.  Sailrite is a sponsor of this podcast and a company I fully endorse personally.  Check out their website http://sailrite.com   Please Consider supporting the podcast on Patreon Want me to go sailing with you? Then contact me! If you have ideas for future podcasts or […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 133 Tyler and Ian Drogan Greece Charter pt 2

March 18, 2017
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Ian and Tyler Drogan and some friends chartered a Bareboat in Greece this summer here is part 2 of their story; Here is some other information Tyler shared with me: here is a website we made prior to the trip and updated during the trip http://www.windandrock.com It has information and blog posts about the trip. […]

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Episode 132 Sailing in the Mediterranean Tyler and Ian Drogan Greece Charter pt 1

March 12, 2017
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Ian and Tyler Drogan and some friends chartered a Bareboat in Greece this summer here is part 1 of their story; Here is some other information Tyler shared with me: here is a website we made prior to the trip and updated during the trip http://www.windandrock.com It has information and blog posts about the trip. […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 131 Route Planning

March 4, 2017
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In this episode I discuss my thought process about Route Planning and I go thought the process of planning out one of three possible routes I may use for this summer. Please Consider supporting the podcast on Patreon Want me to go sailing with you? Then contact me! If you have ideas for future podcasts […]

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Arduino SOS Man Overboard 1 Watt Light DIY

February 27, 2017

Here is a video of a man Overboard light I made using a Arduino Nano a 1w LED driver, Mercury Switch and battery pack Here is a parts list and the arduino code along with some photos Parts LED Driver DC5-35V 1W LED 350MA LED Driver PWM Dimmer Step-down Constant Current Module https://www.amazon.com/DC5-35V-Driver-Step-down-Constant-Current/dp/B0183KF6MK http://www.ebay.com/itm/2PCS-3W-5-35V-LED-Driver-700mA-PWM-Dimming-DC-to-DC-Step-down-Constant-Current/191827304101?_trksid=p2060778.c100290.m3507&_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D40954%26meid%3D0e4235b05e91490ca3cc2930103c7610%26pid%3D100290%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D1%26sd%3D191827304101 US […]

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