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Tagged: Atlantic Ocean

Hurricane Matthew Boat Relocation and Preparations 0

Out running Cat 5 Hurricane Matthew and Hurricane Boat Preparations on a mooring.

October 1st, 2016, Hurricane Matthew cometh. Which became a CAT 5 hurricane, while were relocating Black Diamond. The boat was in Freeport, Bahamas at the time, and Hurricane Matthew was barreling down right for...

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Sailing Rode’s Pod cast interview with the Radonic’s about Black Diamond their Ocean Performance Cruiser.

Follow this link to listen to the Sailing Rode’s interview with Ed & Roxane Radonic about their experiences ocean cruising and racing Black Diamond. The interview with Ed & Roxane starts at about 16:30...

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Shark Attack in the Bahamas!

Sharks Attacks in the Bahamas The Bahamas have many species of sharks that can be found in different regions and islands of the Bahamas. Next to Florida and South Africa, it is the second...

Final Offshore leg to the Bahamas. 0

Final Offshore leg to the Bahamas.

 ** Video, at the bottom of post ** We were only 380nm to Little San Salvador Island. The winds were predicted to subside a little bit and possibly to almost a dead calm. If this...

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Rogue Wave

  We just got swamped by a rogue wave! The wind was picking up and we were hitting 12 knots of boat speed. We put a reef in the main and the jib. Consistent waves/swells...

* VIDEO * Volvo Ocean Race – In Port Races – 2012 0

* VIDEO * Volvo Ocean Race – In Port Races – 2012

  Volvo Ocean Racing… In Port Races for 2012 Full One and Half hours each, amazing, around the buoys in 70 foot Volvos.. In Alacante, Spain watch?v=Er98ogArEiw In Cape Town, South Africa watch?v=lbsDzrXnCAA In...

* VIDEO * New York to Florida, Offshore Non-Stop, Tropical Storm. 1

* VIDEO * New York to Florida, Offshore Non-Stop, Tropical Storm.

Just after Hurricane season Nov. 1st 2008, we left New York City, offshore, for a non-stop trip to Florida. We arrived in Jacksonville, Florida, in 5 days and 3 hours non-stop ocean passage. We...

* VIDEO * Skipper Ed Delivering Yacht from BVI to NYC Via Exumas 2

* VIDEO * Skipper Ed Delivering Yacht from BVI to NYC Via Exumas

  I will be assisting friends with the delivery of their new sailing yacht “Sealight” a 43 foot Beneteau. This is an “X” Charter Yacht from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. The goal...

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Cave Cay to Georgetown, Exumas

We exited the cut from Cave Cay, and took the outside route to Georgetown, we were sailing on the outside, as opposed to inside the cays. We chose this as a more direct and...

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Safe arrival to New York City

We arrived safely with no injuries or damages in New York City on Sunday Morning at 5AM. The trip started out as a wild one. Just north of Charleston about 50 miles or so,...

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Jacksonville to St. Augustines, Florida

Dec. 3rd, 2008 Florida is experiencing a bit of a cold spell this week. We actually had to turn the heat on in the boat last night! We can’t complain too much considering that...

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Arriving in Jacksonville, Florida

  We left the house this morning at 3:30AM, and arrived without problems to the boat by noon. We are just getting organized, and resting up. Tomorrow we plan to do some grocery shopping,...

Day 1c at Sea Continued 0

Day 1c at Sea Continued

Day 1 at Sea Continued…….Thursday 12AM Midnight…… Perfect conditions on our offshore sail from New York to Florida, November 2008. The winds were 15 to 25 knots, on the starboard quarter, broad reaching the...

* VIDEO * Rough Sail from New York to Florida 1

* VIDEO * Rough Sail from New York to Florida

A little clip of some rough sailing from New York to Florida offshore the whole way in 5 days 3 hours.