Sailing Yacht

Xquisite X5 – The boat I will sail ten,000+ NM throughout the South Atlantic from South Africa to the United states

Ep172. In this episode of Cruising Off Responsibility, we are having a examination sail of the Xquisite X5 Catamaran at the end of the Annapolis Sailboat Display. I have been invited to take the inaugural sail of hull #seven of this 50′ Catamaran from Cape Town South Africa, ten,000+ nautical Miles throughout the South Atlantic, throughout the equator to the Caribbean and then on the East Coastline of the United states. This voyage will take at minimum six weeks to finish and will definitely have us sailing as a result of all sorts of sailing circumstances, from the doldrums close to the equator to occasions the place there will definitely be in high winds and high waves.

It will be the adventure of a life span and I will be filming the complete journey to share on the Cruising Off Responsibility channel and web page. There are expected stops, to replenish supplies, at Namibia Africa, St Helena Island and Ascension Island (2 of the most remote islands in the earth, in the middle of the South Atlantic) then 4,000 NM throughout the equator to the southern idea of the Caribbean prior to making our way North as a result of the islands to Florida and up the east coastline to North Carolina.

At very well around ten,000 nautical miles, I am certain this will be just one of the longest sailing passages I will at any time finish in my sailing everyday living. With these types of a long passage there are pitfalls of sailing as a result of some extremely hair increasing circumstances but that helps make the passage that considerably additional thrilling and need to make for some good long term episodes.

Along the way, when I have obtain to the online, I system to send out shorter online video updates to Patrons of the channel. Uncover out how to develop into a member of the COD patron crew at From the boat, we need to have an Iridium Go satellite modem that will enable fundamental pics to be sent. If that doable, I will be uploading them to the Cruising Off Responsibility Facebook website page, so adhere to the website page so you can see all those pics updates as we progress throughout the Ocean.

Ideally, you will obtain this voyage as thrilling as I do and will adhere to alongside by subscribing to the Cruising Off Responsibility Youtube channel at: or at the web page at

A stay episode need to be manufactured inside of the future 7 days the place you will see Janice and I chatting about this voyage and you can question any inquiries to us at that time. Perhaps question Janice how she feels about me heading on this journey on your own. In some way she will not seem anxious about it? Not certain why for the reason that even I experience a little bit anxious with all the unknowns.

Far more pleasure coming soon to the channel.

If you would like to see the total guided tour of the inside of and outdoors of the Xquisite X5, check out out the episode we manufactured at previous several years Annapolis Sailboat Display by clicking this url:


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