Out Chasing Stars Presentations
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Out Chasing Stars Presentations

April 30, 2017 – Seattle, Washington This is the presentation we gave at my Grandma’s retirement community in Bellevue, WA on April 30, 2017, covering the first half of our sailing circumnavigation. We cover a lot of topics from how we got started and the basics of Starry Horizons all the way to some of…

SAS Planet: How to Navigate Uncharted Reefs
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SAS Planet: How to Navigate Uncharted Reefs

We absolutely love cruising remote destinations. There’s a beautiful feeling about being all alone in nature. But, just because boats have sailed the oceans since the dawn of man doesn’t mean that our charts are accurate. And here’s where SAS Planet comes in. Why You Need to Use SAS Planet Last year we noticed that…

We’re in Panama!!
Catamarans & Sailing

We’re in Panama!!

We have arrived in Panama! Starry Horizons is safely tied up to the dock at Shelter Bay Marina, thanks to some excellent maneuvering in close quarters by the Admiral. There are lots of other cruisers here prepping for the Pacific so we’ve already started making friends. Sailing Passage Summary The final day of the passage…

Maintenance

Re-bedding Deck Hatches

Even straight from the factory, one of our deck hatches leaked. That meant that early into our cruising life, I learned how to pull out the hatch and re-bed it. Remove the screws in the frame. You might notice that the screws are not all the same. Be sure to keep track of what screws…