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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!


10/02/2019 0

How To Hand Crank a Diesel Motor | Sailing Wisdom

Being able to start your Diesel motor by hand is a valuable skill to have. Should your batteries die or the starter fail, hand cranking will ensure that you are able to get powered up again! In this video, Scott shows us how he hand cranks his original diesel motor in his Contessa 26.


07/01/2019 0

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


02/12/2018 0

Watch Schedules and Safety Across an Ocean | Sailing Wisdom

Sailing across an ocean means sailing 24 hours a day. How do you sleep and still stay safe? In this video, Maddie and Herby discuss what worked for them as they voyaged on their transatlantic adventure. They found a way to always keep a person on watch and still see each other during the day.


02/12/2018 0

Watch Schedules and Safety Across an Ocean | Sailing Wisdom

Sailing across an ocean means sailing 24 hours a day. How do you sleep and still stay safe? In this video, Maddie and Herby discuss what worked for them as they voyaged on their transatlantic adventure. They found a way to always keep a person on watch and still see each other during the day.


02/12/2018 0

Electric Motor, Ocean Crossing with Regeneration | Sailing Wisdom

Now that we have crossed an ocean with our electric motor, we think it’s time to have a serious discussion about its capabilities including regen. There’s no other video out there like this one, so enjoy and let us know if you have questions!!


02/12/2018 0

Transatlantic Part 10: Whales and Dolphins for Neighbors! | Sailing Wisdom S3 E12

We are finally back on the move after four days of being becalmed! This episode includes a major highlight of our crossing: visits from Northern Bottlenose Whales and a pod of Atlantic Spotted Dolphins!! We were so excited, we kept all of the footage in, so the dolphin part is a bit long, but it’s…
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04/11/2018 0

Transatlantic Part 7: Hurricane Avoidance and Old School Weather Routing | Sailing Wisdom S3 Ep9

In this episode, you really get the feel of what it’s like to be out there in the middle of the Ocean. Daily life is slow, but there are moments of excitement that make it all worth it. Off in the distance, you can see Hurricane Chris and Herby discusses hurricane avoidance as well as…
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16/10/2018 0

Transatlantic (Part 6) Watch Schedule! | Sailing Wisdom: S3 Ep 8

We restock the fridge before checking out of Bermuda and beginning our solo trip across the Atlantic to the Azores! We find that it is so much more relaxing to sail long-term without crew, but we schedule a bit with the watch schedule. The weather is perfect in the first few days of sailing and…
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08/10/2018 0