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We Lost All Our Memory Cards! | Sailing Wisdom: S3 Ep20

Herby and Maddie suffer from the confusing effects of jet lag after returning to Terceira, Azores, to work on the boat. While on the island, they are given a tour of the sights and scenes of the land in the middle of the Atlantic. Panic ensues when they lose all of their memory cards, but…
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Project Problems | Sailing Wisdom: S3E18

We finally make it onto the next flight back to the United States, which then leads to family time and a random video for you to enjoy (DH Mountain Biking)! Herby returns to the Azores to work on the boat and runs into a series of road blocks that seem to halt any attempts at…
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Sail to Terceira | Sailing Wisdom: S3 Ep16

Herby and Maddie leave Horta, Faial, and set sail for Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira. The winds were more favorable than predicted and we managed to sail the distance in 22 hours instead of the predicted 30 to 36 hours! Upon arriving in Terceira, they prepare Wisdom for being hauled out as they prepare to fly…
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Port at Horta! | Sailing Wisdom: S3 Ep 15

We made it! Now it’s time to get off the boat and start exploring! Come along with Herby and Maddie as they hike, eat, and explore the town of Horta, the fourth busiest port in the world, and their first landfall in a month!

Equipment Failures and Success Across the Ocean | Sailing Wisdom

Herby and Maddie talk about the gear they used while crossing an ocean. What worked, what broke, and what was worthless! Some of the major talking points are the electric motor, the Monitor Windvane, and the electrical gizmos on board the boat. Electric Motor/Regeneration Video: https://youtu.be/QWgbM9DoA7A

Storm Avoidance and Weather Routing: Atlantic Crossing Affected by Climate Change | Sailing Wisdom

Herby and Maddie discuss their tactics for storm avoidance while crossing the Atlantic. They discuss the gear they used and how they used it to better predict the weather and plan their route accordingly. Blog: Weather Routing: https://www.riggingdoctor.com/search?… Blog: Reading Clouds: https://www.riggingdoctor.com/search?… Blog: Forecasting by Clouds: https://www.riggingdoctor.com/search?… Reading Clouds: https://youtu.be/phxMe2mdbzk https://youtu.be/E6mYBHJs8HQ

Azores: São Miguel and Sete Cidades Half-Day 4WD Tour

Drive off the usual tourist trail on a 3.5-hour 4WD tour of the Sete Cidades (Seven Cities) region of São Miguel, part of the Azores, departing from Ponta Delgada. Traveling by 4WD vehicle, experience the dramatic scenery of the volcanic crater up close, and see unique flora and fauna. You will drive to the mountain…
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Lagoa do Fogo Half-Day 4WD Tour from Ponta Delgada

Explore one of the largest lakes in the Azores on a 3-hour tour of the Lagoa do Fogo by 4WD vehicle. Surrounded by native trees and beautiful flowers, the lake is best accessed and appreciated by off-road vehicle, getting you to more remote and picturesque areas. During the tour, you will stop at a variety…
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Azores: Swimming with Wild Dolphins

Join the ultimate swimming experience on an encounter with wild dolphins in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Head out from the Azores in a Zodiac boat for an unforgettable adventure. This 2-hour activity is carried out in small groups and led by a qualified biologists or nature guides. Each swimming tour is…
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