Episode 24: Sailing Miss Lone Star and the Slow Boat’s Trip Across the Equator

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This week I talk about Janna, Sophie, Daly (dog), and my long and winding offshore trip from Panama City to Salinas, Ecuador. We also talk to the Aubrey and Robb Hamic from the Sailing Miss Lone Star YouTube channel and blog about sailing with two young kids and a big dog. They tell about their big expensive gas guzzling trip from Texas to the Florida keys by way of the Mississippi River and the Slow Boat’s home port of New Orleans to the the Florida Keys. After paying $6,000 in gas, they decided to switch from power to sail and got a deal on a big cruising boat in Maine. We talk about home schooling, sea sickness, and keeping the little crew members occupied underway. They tell us about In the bonus episode exclusively for Patreon supporters of the podcast they tell how their dog climbs ladders and how they are outfitting their boat.

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This episode is sponsored by Jenifer Clark’s Gulfstream. The Slow Boat crew relied on Jenifer Clark’s Gulfstream for their trip to Ecuador. Call 410-286-5270 or e-mail gulfstream@comcast.net so you can find out how their current and weather routing can aid you in your next blue water voyage.

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Thanks for joining the voyage!  Check out my book How to Sail Around the World Part-Time, which is now available as an album on iTunes or Amazon. Links to my books are at my website. Buy How to Sail Around the World Part-Time or Slow Boat to the Bahamas at Amazon. Both books have been #1 bestsellers in the Amazon sailing eBook categories. (If you are a non-US Amazon customer, e-mail me at linuswilson outlook [dot] com, and I’ll send you the link addresses for your country’s site.)  Like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter and tell your friends to do the same. I’m putting up more videos of the Slow Boat crew on YouTubeSubscribe to my free newsletter at http://www.slowboatsailing.com for free books and boat repair and upgrade tips.  There you can also find a orange banner link at the bottom of the page and promo code to save $15 off your next purchase of $200+ at West Marine. Write a review on iTunes for the podcast or on Amazon for my books.  Finally, have some fun on the water!

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