Flexofold Folding Props Review
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Flexofold Folding Props Review

One of the first projects we tackled in the very early stages of outfitting our boat for cruising was to add folding propellors to our sailing catamaran. Now, after nearly 45,000 nm of total sailing – including a world circumnavigation – here’s our thoughts on folding propellers, and more specifically, our Flexofold propellers. What are…

Tools for Cruising Boats Sailing Around the World
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Tools for Cruising Boats Sailing Around the World

One of the things David and I love about cruising is being out in remote locations, away from cities and towns.  During our world circumnavigation, we’ve been able to go to some amazing places like the Lau group of Fiji and the Ha’apai group of Tonga.  This also means we’re away from professional repairmen, chandleries,…

Gear & Cameras for Sailing Videos & Photos
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Gear & Cameras for Sailing Videos & Photos

We’ve been using making sailing videos since 2014, and have surpassed 21K subscribers.  We’ve had a lot of video and photo equipment come and go.  Here’s what we are using currently. Out Chasing Stars is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites…

Safety Gear: Our Viking Liferaft Servicing
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Safety Gear: Our Viking Liferaft Servicing

Starry Horizons is over three years old, and that meant our liferaft, a VIKING RescYou™ liferaft, 6 person model, was due for a liferaft servicing. Getting your liferaft serviced is fascinating.  We got to watch Graham from MarineSafe pop open our liferaft.  He inflated it using the shop’s pump, and then he gave us a tour,…