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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Episode 139 David Baird Interview Sailing in the Mediterranean and Beyond

May 23, 2017
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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! Please Consider supporting the podcast in Patreon Want me to go sailing with […]

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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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