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  • Cleaning a Sailboat Hull Underwater; How do the Pros do it so Fast?!?

    TweetCleaning a sailboat Hull, underwater, and the tools that you need: Cruisers around the world have different ways of cleaning their hull. Different tools, different process, and techniques. But how do the professionals do it? The ones who are paid to do it and want to do it quickly and… Click here for full post: […] More

  • Real Life On A Remote Island

    Palmerston Island is one of those places we’ll remember forever.  It’s the most remote place we’ve ever sailed, but that isn’t what makes it so memorable.  The islanders have completely immersed us into their world from the moment we set our feet in the sand. See The Full Story At: Click here for full post: […] More

  • Winter Storage

    Where do Finnish sailing yachts go for winter? I’d love to say they (and we, the people on them!) migrate to warmer climates, but no. We all stay here, try to protect ourselves from oncoming winter as well as we can afford, and then put an optimistic spin on it: Click here for full post: […] More

  • We’re Adopted by Natives!!! Palmerston Island, Population: 35

    The tiny speck of palm fringed sand has no airport, no harbor and a dwindling population of 35 inhabitants.  All decedents of one man and three wives.  See The Full Story At: We’re Adopted by Natives!!! Palmerston Island, Population: 35 Click here for full post: https://www.gonewiththewynns.com/adopted-palmerston-island Twitter: @the_wynns YouTube: gonewiththewynns Instagram: the_wynns More

  • Our Fave Gear – 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

    Big Discounts are coming with Black Friday & Cyber Monday so we’re sharing our Annual Holiday Gift Guide for travelers in time for the craziness. See The Full Story At: Our Fave Gear – 2019 Holiday Gift Guide Click here for full post: https://www.gonewiththewynns.com/gift-guide-2019 Twitter: @the_wynns YouTube: gonewiththewynns Instagram: the_wynns More

  • Destination: Staycation

    When I was a kid, my family had a trailer that we would not only take on far-away adventures but also, on occasion, take to the beach which was a 5-minute drive from our house at Seacliff Beach, in Aptos California. I must admit, as silly as it seems those were some of my favorite […] More

  • This Is Our Meditation

    The wind is whipping but the sun is shining and we’re anchored in a little paradise.  So, we take a cue from the locals and slip into the island life. See The Full Story At: This Is Our Meditation Click here for full post: https://www.gonewiththewynns.com/meditation-aitutaki Twitter: @the_wynns YouTube: gonewiththewynns Instagram: the_wynns More

  • Sailing in Madagascar

    After a four-day passage from Seychelles to Madagascar, we dropped anchor in one of the most exotic – and poor – countries we will visit while cruising. We spent 35 days in Madagascar, mostly in Nosy Be, which is one of the (if not the biggest) tourism hubs in Madagascar. Click here for full post: […] More

  • Sailboat vs TUG! Anti-collision tactics

    Sailing 180 miles from Belitung to Lingga in the Java Sea was a first, made more interesting by the anti-collision tactics we had to employ for the fishing platforms, floating debris and crazy tugs in the water. We had checked out of Indonesia, but there was still a long way Click here for full post: […] More

  • Busting 4m waves and tropical island-hopping in the Java Sea

    Three or four metre waves hitting your sailboat beam-on doesn’t always make for the most comfortable of overnight passages. But we were sailing, and that’s what it’s all about! We left the comfort and shelter of Tiger Island (Pulau Macan) on a 180 nautical mile trip north-east to Pulau Belitung Click here for full post: […] More

  • How to use a hookah (not a hooker!) at anchor

    Just yer average life at anchor next to a tropical island: boat work, beach walking, beer drinking… using a hookah (that’s hookah, not hooker!) for boat maintenance. White beaches, gin-clear water and thriving coral fringe this green and lush island, while granite rocks straight out of a Henry Moore sculpture Click here for full post: […] More

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