Ep. 49: Adventures of An Old Seadog’s Barry Perrins and Sailing from Aitutaki to Tonga with Linus Wilson


Linus Wilson interviews solo-sailor and creator of Adventures of an Old Seadog sailing vlog on YouTube Barry Perrins. Barry Perrins sailed from England accross the Atlantic and beyond in his sailboat. He talks about his cruise of Portugal, Spain, the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, and Curacao. He was anchored next to the creators of RAN Sailing in Curacao when he was interviewed.

Linus also talks about his second longest offshore passage (900 nm) from Aitutaki, Cook Islands to Nuku’alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga. Linus passed up on Beveridge Reef and sailed into a cold front that stoped the Slow Boat’s forward progress.The Raymarine and CPT Autopilots failed and the diesel engine got air in the lines and a broken bleed bolt knocked out the Yanmar diesel engine. That forced Linus to sail into anchor at Big Mama’s Yacht Club in Tonga where Janna and Sophie will meet Linus in a few days.

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