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What Kind of Weirdo Brings MILK?! Things We Didn’t Think Could Exist | Sailing Wisdom [S3 Ep25]

Herby and Maddie take a vacation from the boat work and venture off to the magical land of Flores (pronounced Floresh) where the encounter untouched natural beauty in the westernmost point of Europe and the most western Portuguese Colony. Herby and Maddie saw Flores in the distance as they entered the Azores archipelago after sailing…
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What’s the Deal With SPREADERS? | Sailing Wisdom

Ever wonder why sailboats have spreaders? And why some have many while others only have one? In this video, Herby and Maddie explain what spreaders are for and how they work. They also go into detail about keel stepped vs deck stepped masts, as well as typical single and double spreader setups.


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How Rigging Doctor Began | Sailing Wisdom

Ever wonder how your favorite Youtube Channel started? How it came to be? Herby and Maddie take a look down memory lane to talk about how they started Rigging Doctor!


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Chop it up into little pieces | Sailing Wisdom [S3 Ep24]

Herby and Maddie continue tearing out the old head to make room for the head refit they are doing. They also take a break from the work to visit the sulfur pits on the island of Terceira, Azores.


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How To Tie the Alpine Butterfly Knot (Correction Video) | Sailing Wisdom

In a previous how to, I showed the farmer’s loop and called it an alpine butterfly knot. This is a correction to that video and a comparison of the two knots. They have similar properties and similar ways of being tied, but they are different knots!


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How We Met | Sailing Wisdom

Ever wonder what it’s like to date when living on a boat? Herby and Maddie take you way back, back to how they met and came to be the married couple that is cruising the world at such a young age.


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We Have a Dirty Little Secret | Sailing Wisdom [S3 Ep23

We are living in squalor and celebrate São Martinho and eat whole sardines. Herby finished the closet reconstruction while Maddie does the laundry at a friends house. The boat painting continues as the floor project gets completed. Herby also works with foam core to build the chimney base. A powerful wind storm blows over as…
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How to Travel With Tools | Sailing Wisdom

We all think of sailing as traveling, but what about when you need to get to your boat? Herby goes over how he packs for a flight to the boat with all the materials he needs to get the projects taken care of!


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Bend and Snap | Sailing Wisdom [S3 Ep22]

While Wisdom is being repainted, Herby and Maddie explore the island of Terciera, Azores! They venture off the beaten path to find a side of the Azores rarely seen (like a geothermal power plant). The wood finally arrives at the boat so that they can begin the galley refit! The plan is to build sepele…
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How To Tie an Anchor Bend and All About THE Classic Anchor

You know this anchor, you see in tattoos, pictures, decorations, but never on a boat! This anchor goes by many names: Fisherman’s Anchor, Admiralty Anchor, Kedge Anchor, Anchor Tattoo Anchor, etc. This video discusses the parts of this anchor, what it’s uses are, and how to work the anchor. Most importantly, Herby discusses how to…
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