Your 20 Must-Have Sailing Clothing before You Sail!

Your 20 Must-Have Sailing Clothing before You Sail!

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Ever since we were all young, regardless of being born a Filipino or another nationality, parents will always be parents. Back in my younger days, it’s either my mother or father who will scold me if I haven’t prepared my things for school, a vacation, or even on any event weeks or even a day before– I wasn’t organized when …

How to Choose a Solar Panel System for your Sailboat, RV, or Home, without being an Electrician!

How to Choose a Solar Panel System for your Sailboat, RV, or Home, without being an Electrician!

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Generating your own electricity from renewable sources like photovoltaic panels is nothing new; consumer solar panel systems have been around for quite some time now and have come a long way in the past two decades. What used to be a huge financial investment with a long payback of up to ten years and “professional installers” has developed into a …

Sailboat Restoration - SV Empress - Upgrading our V-Berth Mattress

Sailboat Restoration with S/V Empress – Upgrading our V-Berth Mattress!

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This article is all about our mission to get a good night’s sleep aboard on our live aboard cruising sailboat, SV Empress, by replacing the thin old cushions with a king size, 10-inch thick luxury memory foam mattress from LULL. At the end of this article, you can watch the video showing exactly how we did it! How to Upgrade …

Sailing SV Empress - How we Bought our Dream Live-aboard Sailboat!

Sailing SV Empress – How we Bought our Dream Live-aboard Sailboat!

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In the middle of the sweltering afternoon heat of the South Florida Keys, we stood and watched nervously as our long-envisioned dream started to rise up out of the water. Empress had been sitting in the water for a little over two years and we had no idea what we might find when we finally lifted her out. Our new sailboat, …

San Blas Sailing - Panama to Colombia via the San Blas Islands with Ave Maria Sailing

San Blas Sailing – Panama to Colombia via the San Blas Islands with Ave Maria Sailing

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There’s a very good reason why we decided to go on a San Blas sailing trip – For anyone looking to travel from Central to South America via the Pan American Highway will ultimately run into the same barrier – The Darien Gap, a huge area of dense jungle and swamp, 160km long and 50 km wide, separating Panama from Colombia, …