Adventures of the Yacht Warbird

An expedition yacht like “Warbird” was built for long range open ocean cruising. With full fuel tanks we can cruise thousands of miles without refueling. That doesn’t mean we don’t try...

At 0130 while traveling the North Atlantic, on our way to the Windward Passage, cargo vessel “Palmela” showed herself on radar at 16 nautical miles. She was on a dead head...

We recently installed a new Furuno 3D depth sounder. Today we were able to see the new technology working at it’s best!

The sun has set on the second day of our trip. The winds have eased out of the southeast and the ocean is calm. There is very little moonlight, revealing only...

One of the many tasks crew perform during a trip is to monitor the machinery. Every hour a crew member will perform checks of the engine room to inspect all equipment....

Captain John would like to invite everyone to join us on our journey to the land that time forgot!

First Mate Ricky managing the fuel pump. Stewardess Taylor is ready to head to sea!!

Today is the day! Weeks of preparations come to and end and we are ready to depart for the Galapagos Islands. The first leg of the trip is 1286 nautical miles...