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Search: Posts Made By: distantshores
Forum: Cruising Videos 10-08-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By distantshores
Transatlantic Crossing Film

Here is a 24 minute episode from Distant Shores on crossing the Atlantic. We left England in the end of November (yikes!!) and stopped at Madeira and the Canaries before crossing the Atlantic over...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-08-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By distantshores
Re: The Offshore Voyaging Reference Site

Yes Morgan's Cloud have done a great job... the page is very well organized for reference! I have been following this page for years...

Paul
Forum: Cruising Videos 10-08-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By distantshores
Re: Distant Shores - Season 9 Preview

Thanks IRMEDIC for the kind words. The shows are a lot of work to make and its a great help to get such feedback!

Fair winds

Paul Shard
Forum: Cruising Videos 09-29-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By distantshores
Re: Distant Shores - Season 9 Preview

Hi Evelyn,

The first 9 episodes are already up on Vimeo with a "season's pass" to include the upcoming 4 eps.

https://vimeo.com/ondemand/distantshorestv9

The DVD set of all 3 disks will be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-02-2013
Replies: 190
Views: 24,292
Posted By distantshores
Re: Pictures of your boat

We anchored Distant Shores II in the magical Tobago Cays a few days ago...
Forum: Cruising Videos 05-06-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By distantshores
French Canals

Crossing France through the small canals. We took our 49 foot sailboat right across the country and this shows how we did it with fender boards etc.

Enjoy!
...
Forum: Cruising Videos 04-29-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By distantshores
Re: Distant Shores - Season 9 Preview

Oops... forgot

FREE STUFF

Here the pilot episode of Distant Shores - 24 minutes with Gibraltar, Ceuta and South Spain..

Distant Shores Season 1 - Western & Central Mediterranean...
Forum: Cruising Videos 04-29-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By distantshores
Re: Distant Shores - Season 9 Preview

Yes Argyle, we shot for 5 years cruising the length of the Med from Gibraltar, Spain, Italy, the Adriatic and Croatia, the fabulous Greek Islands and Turkey. Then we converted to HD equipment and...
Forum: Cruising Videos 04-16-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By distantshores
Re: Distant Shores - Season 9 Preview

Argyle, Yes WealthTV has picked up the new season and I have just couriered them the most recent eps. Not sure when they will air them since they may wait a bit and put up a series (first 6 perhaps)....
Forum: Cruising Videos 04-13-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By distantshores
Distant Shores - Season 9 Preview

Sailing England-France-Paris-French Canals-Med-Morocco, ARC Transatlantic - all in the last year. I have posted a trailer for the Season of Distant Shores here... We are working on putting movies up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-15-2013
Replies: 90
Views: 6,381
Posted By distantshores
Re: Seasick medication

On board Distant Shores II we use Stugeron. On rough ocean passages I (Paul) can get seasick and Stugeron definitely works for me.

I have tried Scopolomine and MUST WARN if you want to use it -...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-01-2013
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,734,693
Posted By distantshores
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Here is some video we shot "mid-atlantic" on our recent crossing with the ARC. Rough sailing downwind showing the waves nicely.

Southerly 49
Lagoon 56 Cat

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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-31-2013
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,734,693
Posted By distantshores
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Very soft bottom paints will rub off so we use the harder formulations - in Europe Cruiser Uno and we will try SeaHawk Hard when I apply more next week in Saint Martin.

As in the video you should...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-31-2013
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,734,693
Posted By distantshores
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Getting off the beach. Remote Bahamas with the Southerly 42 Swing-Keel sailboat.

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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-31-2013
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,734,693
Posted By distantshores
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Beaching a boat - how to dry out.

WARNING - This video contains gorgeous images from the Bahamas and may cause you to want to quit everything and sail there!

This was shot on our previous...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-28-2013
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,734,693
Posted By distantshores
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Paulo, Yes the Boreals look lovely. I didn't know the Pogo could dry out, interesting. There were Pogos in the ARC and they were quite quick although I don't know if they were liftkeel versions.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-28-2013
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,734,693
Posted By distantshores
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Our current boat is a Southerly 49 - a "swing-keel" sailboat that draws less than 3 feet with the keel up. This summer we took the mast down and went right across France via the Seine, Paris and the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-28-2013
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,734,693
Posted By distantshores
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Hi Daviid & Paulo,

I haven't heard people criticize the lack of storage for fenders before - but I totally agree. Our latest boat - Southerly 49 has a large forward "sail" locker but we use it...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 01-28-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 12,049
Posted By distantshores
Re: Swing Keal..good or bad

My wife and I sail a Southerly 49 with a swing-keel. It is real foil-shaped keel so we do not like to hear it called a centerboard.
Draft Keel up - 2'11'' (0.9 meters)
Draft Keel down - 10'4" ...
Forum: Boat Reviews 01-28-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 5,533
Posted By distantshores
Re: Southerly 32 Owners Feedback?

We have a Southerly 49 and it is fitted with a bow thruster but not a stern thruster. We have no problem maneuvering in tight quarters after a little practice. This past season we crossed France via...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-26-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By distantshores
Re: No Mast And Motoring

We just spent the summer motoring across France with the mast on deck. A bit rolly going up the Seine to Paris but the motion isn't that much different that its dangerous. For us we had to make sure...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-24-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By distantshores
Re: Hi from Distant Shores

Yes I saw Distant Shores-1 is up for sail! We are happily cruising on DS2 now for 3 years. Time flies...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-24-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By distantshores
Hi from Distant Shores

Hi from Paul & Sheryl aboard Distant Shores II - currently in St Martin. We haven't visited Sailnet in a few years so its good to be back!

This past year we had one of our most interesting and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-24-2013
Replies: 3,304
Views: 585,713
Posted By distantshores
Re: Sailnet Members from around the world check-in please.

Paul & sheryl Shard here - we haven't checked in to Sailnet for a few years... Yikes!

We are still sailing and this year was a winner - we took the mast down and crossed France - then did our...
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