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VIDEO – Sailing Passage from Ne...

VIDEO – Sailing Passage from New Zealand to Fiji 2017!
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Exploring Great Barrier Island, Surfi...

Life has been exciting the past week!  We sailed out to spectacular and remote Great Barrier Island and did some incredible hiking and kayaking.  While out there we saw a weather window to sail to Fiji so we left immediately and had an amazing downwind sail back to the mainland! We made 50 miles in under 5 hours, had dolphins dancing in the b [...]

VIDEO: Sailing with Dolphins off the ...

VIDEO: Sailing with Dolphins off the New Zealand Coast!
Another epic day aboard QUIXOTIC – this time with perfect conditions, awesome friends and even the dolphins came by to entertain us all!  Check out the video and then plan YOUR next adventure aboard the epic catamaran QUIXOTIC!   www.QuixoticCharters.com Share this:EmailShare on TumblrPrintMorePocket

VIDEO: Tour of the Re-powered Catamar...

VIDEO: Tour of the Re-powered Catamaran QUIXOTIC @ 8+ knots!
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The Rocketship QUIXOTIC Blasting Nort...

I guess we finally learned how to sail a catamaran to windward! What a blast! Turns out we have one hell of a fast boat.  We finally summoned up the courage to raise enough canvas to let her rip and that she did. We were sailing at 9 knots with apparent wind forward the beam. It was a blast!  For the sailors out there I will go into more deta [...]

Kicked in the Head by the Tail of a H...

Kicked in the Head by the Tail of a Humpback Whale!!!
You read the title correctly, I was almost knocked unconscious by the tail of an enormous wild humpback whale while swimming with a pod yesterday. It was scary, enthralling and disorienting at the same time. I am writing this with a huge bump/egg on the port side of my skull. I seem to be fine and waking up this morning was a success. So now [...]

VIDEO – Sailing the Flat Waters...

VIDEO – Sailing the Flat Waters of Vava’u with the Mermaid at the Helm
By the way – it took three long days to upload this video over the super slow Tonga pig telecom internet connection. Hope you enjoy! Share this:EmailShare on TumblrPrintMorePocket

Video – Crazy Anchorage in Suwa...

Video – Crazy Anchorage in Suwarrow During High Winds!
Video shot after dropping anchor in Suwarrow. Recap of our heavy conditions during the preceding 12 hours. Check out how big those waves are in the anchorage! Share this:EmailShare on TumblrPrintMorePocket

Suwarrow Shark Encounter Video

Suwarrow Shark Encounter Video
Finally was able to upload a video over this very slow connection in Sah-moa. The wide-angle GoPro lens makes it look like he was not right at my mask but trust me, I could have kissed him. Enjoy Share this:EmailShare on TumblrPrintMorePocket

Bon Voyage from Oahu – HD Video...

Bon Voyage from Oahu – HD Video!
We are finally done provisioning Ellie up and will be sailing out of Oahu tomorrow morning (Wednesday). We made a video so everyone can see how beautiful my girls (Alyssa and Ellie of course) are lookin’ before we put to sea. Tomorrow we sail for the Big Island, a 160 mile overnight run. Once there we’ll patiently wait for favorab [...]

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