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Sail Vicarious

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Sail Vicarious

Kathleen & SpencerOver eight hours of how-to and cruising information. Join Spencer and Kathleen as they locate the right cruising sailboat, undertake a major multi-year refit, outfit their craft for long-range cruising, gain experience during a coast cruise up and down the U.S. east coast, then head offshore from Miami to the Bahamas, then south, cruising the islands of the eastern Caribbean. You'll be there as they learn the hard way, correct mistakes, gain experience and confidence by doing, then reap the rewards.

 

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7 Volume Full Set QuickTime (m4v)
Over 8-hours
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4 How-To Volumes: I, II-1, II-2, III
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4 How-To Volumes: I, II-1, II-2, III
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3 Cruising Volumes: IV, V, VI
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3 Cruising Volumes: IV, V, VI
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6 DVD Full Set - US $79.95
6 DVD Full Set - INTL $99.95
4 DVD Outfit-Cruise Set - US
Vol. III, IV, V, VI
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Vol. III, IV, V, VI
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3 DVD How-to Set - US
Vol. I, II, III
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EP53 New Zealand Part 1

Volume I: "Sail The World Through Us!"
52-mintues

In this series, Spencer and Kathleen want to sail around the world. But first, they need to find the right boat, refit it, outfit for long range cruising, gain experience with coastal cruising and then venture off-shore into the Caribbean. Volume I covers research in choosing the right boat to live aboard while exploring the world. They visit boat shows and charter, finally finding a 1975 Fisher 37 that they name Vicarious. Amateur sailors with limited experience, they learn from their mistakes along the way.

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Vol. 2, Pt1 - Volume II, Part 1: "Year of the Refit"
77-minutes

After finding the right boat, Spencer and Kathleen need to do an extensive refit before the can go cruising. Vol II, Pt 1 covers the first half of the refit: coastal cruise shakedown, dinghy setup, anchoring improvements, plumbing, and haul-out. Vol II, Pt 2 covers the second half: electrical system, interior work, exterior work, engine room, refitting tidbits, and more.

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Vol. 2, Pt2 - Year of the Refit

Volume II, Part 2:: "Year of the Refit"
82-minutes

After finding the right boat, Spencer and Kathleen need to do an extensive refit before the can go cruising. Vol II, Pt 2 covers the second half of the refit: electrical system, interior work, exterior work, engine room, refitting tidbits, and more. Vol II, Pt 1 covers the first half: coastal cruise shakedown, dinghy setup, anchoring improvements, plumbing, and haul-out.

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Vol. 3 - Outfitting for Long Range Cruising

Volume III: "Outfitting for Long Range Cruising" 69-minutes
After doing an extensive reft, they outfit their vessel for long range cruising. Vol. III covers a complete re-power, installing a water maker, solar panels, diesel generator, wind generator, washer/dryer, life raft, EPIRB, ditch bag and much more. Their year long cruise from Maine to Grenada and back was a test of all the equipment they installed.

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Vol. 4 - Cruising Along the U.S. East Coast Volume IV: "Cruising the U.S. East Coast"
74-minutes

After outfitting their vessel for long range cruising, they head off up the east coast of the U.S. Vol. IV covers their cruise from Maine to Miami including the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW). You'll see extensive coverage of such places as the Blynman Canal to Annisquam River, the run through Hell Gate in New York City, Atlantic City, and The Great Dismal Swamp Canal, just to name a few.

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Vol. 5 - Cruising to Paradise, Miami to the BVI Volume V: "Cruising to Paradise, Miami to BVI" 79-minutes
After gaining experience during their coastal cruise, they head offshore. Vol. V covers their cruise from Miami to the British Virgin Islands. They cross the Gulf Stream to the Bahamas where they visit the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park, Big Sand Cay then voyage on into the Caribbean, visiting the Turks and Caicos, Luperon in The Dominican Republic, the island of Culebra and the spectacular Baths in the BVI, and much more.
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Vol. 6 - Cruising the Eastern Caribbean Volume VI: "Cruising the Eastern Caribbean"
85-minutes

The BVI Share the Sail gang departs Cooper Island in a tropical storm as they head for the Bitter End Yacht Club. The following day we’ll sail with the “Alaska Boat” as the Sunsail flotilla anchors in Great Harbor on Jost van Dyke. We’ll demonstrate a revolutionary hybrid solar/battery flashlight. Also includes the weekly “Sailing Made Easy” tip by the American Sailing Association, “Rules of the Road Q&A” with the Maritime Institute, a Sunsail “Wish You Were Here” photo contest, “Underway”, and Bob’s “Attitudes”.

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