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8 days ago
Another day in the tradewinds! The time has come to spruce ourselves up and wash off the saltwater spray while Emerald Steel continues toward the South Sea islands on her virtual voyage....Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
15 days ago
More tradewind sailing as Suzie prepares peach crepes with sour cream for breakfast as we roll along...Jules shows his appreciation, as usual😋 And a beautiful sunrise and sunset, too! Can't beat that! Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
21 days ago
Throughout the years, when talking to wannabe cruisers, we've noticed that their biggest concerns are storms and gales but in reality a lack of wind is what really tried our patience. In this vid we share what kind of winds to expect on an "average" offshore passage. Remember, as Jules says in our theme song......if you're patient enough, the wind will blow...... eventually 😊⛵Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
24 days ago
This is the follow up to our last episode #174 A SONIC WEAPON ??? It's Driving Us MAD!!! https://youtu.be/bCp3LnMULgc We received many comments and suggestions as to the possibilities.....from a submarine sonar to a low battery on our smoke detector and pretty much everything in between! The next time it happened we refused to suffer in silence and in this vid we share what we did about it.... Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
1 month ago
Hi everybody! While Jules and I are in quarantine, aboard Emerald Steel like pretty much the rest of the world, we suddenly hear this horrible, tormenting noise..... it's driving us crazy!! What is it?? A military Sonic weapon of torture or what?? Please share your thoughts. Take care ❤️ Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
1 month ago
In this vid we share life at sea aboard Emerald Steel ..... also something yummy from Suzie's galley:)) Hope you enjoy! Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
1 month ago
In this vid we share how we're getting through these very difficult times and how little our life has changed while also sharing our virtual cruise to the Marquesas..... Hope you all are doing ok wherever you may be. Let us know how everything is going with you and stay safe guys!! Hope you enjoy! Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
2 months ago
Hi Guys, In this vid we share how we'll stay sane during these trying times.... hopefully you will get something out of it and stay sane, as well!! Take care and stay safe guys! Here is the link for our trip from California to the Marquesas https://youtu.be/pHuwdG7YGoY Hope you enjoy! Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
2 months ago
In this vid we go back in time, circa1994, to Fanning Island where we are the honored guests at an island feast. They were celebrating the arrival of their new pastor and we had a lot more interaction with the islanders. We also trade for some fresh provisions and prepare Emerald Steel before heading off to our next island Tutuila, American Samoa. Life aboard at sea!! Hope you enjoy! Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
2 months ago
In this vid we go waaay back in time and continue our trip to the South Pacific with new crew members, Ed and Rick. If you missed the last episode don't forget to check out Episode #168! The photography is shaky and definitely not HD:)) but this is for those that enjoy a good sailing story, want to learn from our mistakes or want to see what cruising was like back in the day. Hope you enjoy! Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
3 months ago
In this video we continue our series - With Determination Anything Is Possible. We take on crew for the first and last time and things go from good to bad. You never know how things will turn out.... Hope you enjoy! Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldstee
3 months ago
In this vid we share a story of a very unhappy yacht owner who's wife was never satisfied vs. the joy of living a simple and uncomplicated life. We also share some vintage footage of simple living in Tahiti ... doing laundry, the old fashioned way, and showering under a tree. Hope you enjoy! Don't forget to give a thumb up, leave a comment, subscribe if you haven't already and click the notification bell if you want to be notified whenever we put out a new vid!
4 months ago
In this vid we share why we believe cruisers are actually good for the environment and we debunk many of the negative stereotypes that land people have about cruisers. Thanks for watching and don't forget to leave a thumb up👍 and a comment! :)) Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldstee
4 months ago
In this vid we show some of the differences between cruising and anchoring in Hawaii past and present. Some old, grainy VHS footage of Emerald Steel back in the day. Hope you enjoy it! Thanks for watching and don't forget to leave a comment and thumb up if you enjoyed the video:)) Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
5 months ago
After receiving many comments both pro and against anchoring rules and regulations in our last video https://youtu.be/JZdCmY-ceqY . We recommend listening to this episode where we explain why some rules are necessary and others are totally overboard! We also share our experience about how the local authorities went about changing anchorage regulations by using phony arguments against boaters to change the laws. Thanks for watching guys and a Merry Christmas to you all!!🎄✨❄️ Don't forget to comment, like, share and subscribe if you aren't already:))
5 months ago
Many of our viewers have asked how they can go about living the lifestyle we chose. Some things are much harder then they used to be while others are virtually impossible.... The times are a changing, folks! In this series of vids we share the differences between the past and present, living aboard, cruising and working on your boat.
5 months ago
After meeting a fellow sailor in the boatyard and learning about the problems, difficulties and extra expenses he had in replacing his cutlass bearing we share with you how we went about removing and replacing our cutlass bearing after we ran into the same problem he had. We also describe how to align your engine which is very important for the life span of your cutlass bearing. Thanks for watching and don't forget to leave a comment and thumb up if you enjoyed the video:))
6 months ago
In this vid we point out some of the maintenance required, aboard Emerald Steel, to keep the spars in good condition. Afterwards we take her out for a sail to check that all is running smoothly. Also have a bit of discussion about compensating magnets to reduce compass deviation. Hope you all enjoy and don't forget to leave a comment and a thumb up, too! We love hearing from you :)) Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
6 months ago
In this vid we show that you don't have to eat only canned or prepackaged food while cruising. Suzie prepares a traditional Czech. dinner.
7 months ago
Our last vid was all about me, Suzie, and my life's transformation into a full fledged sailor/woman. If you haven't already checked it out here is the link https://youtu.be/OkNKdpOTdPk Well many of our viewers asked "What the heck does Jules do, if you do all the work"?? So in answer to that question this vid explains why I'm crazy about my captain! Hope you enjoy it and don't forget to leave a comment, share and thumb up if you enjoyed it. SUBSCRIBE!! Please support us on http://patreon.com/sailingemeraldsteel or https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YH6N8TYGPJ5D6 Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/sailingemeraldsteel
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