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EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - Andratx, the Balearic Islands

EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - Andratx, the Balearic Islands

Scott and Mary Flanders continue sharing their Med cruise with a visit to the Balearic Islands off Spain. This post is about the seaside town of Andratx, on the island of Mallorca.

EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - The Med - Part 3

EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - The Med - Part 3

To cruise the Med, one has to get there. Scott and Mary Flanders share their thoughts on that in this third post on general Med cruising.

Hopefully, it will give you some ideas and perhaps even some inspiration.

Monday Minute - When the Outboard Goes Overboard

Monday Minute - When the Outboard Goes Overboard

How to save a two-stroke outboard after it goes underwater. Scott Flanders explains how you can save a two-stroke.

Submerged four-stroke outboards are a different story and unlikely to be fixable. The replacement of an outboard is expensive, assuming you can even find one while cruising.

EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - The Med - Part 2

EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - The Med - Part 2

In this second post about Med cruising, Scott and Mary Flanders share tips about cruising, what it costs, what you'll need, and about sharing the experience with friends and family.

EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - THE MEDITERRANEAN, WHY, AND HOW - Part 1

EGRET TALES OF THE SEA  -  THE MEDITERRANEAN, WHY, AND HOW - Part 1

In this first of a three-part series, Scott and Mary Flanders discuss the reality of Mediterranean cruising, and why it is easier than you might think to enjoy this wonderful area. Their experiences on Egret, their Nordhavn 46, should inspire you to enjoy your own world cruise. 

EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - Cruising Regions, Why and How

EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - Cruising Regions, Why and How

Scott and Mary Flanders reflect on their world cruising adventures and highlight those areas they found most appealing to North Americans. Not everyone has the means to travel the world in a full displacement passagemaker, and this cruising couple explains us how we can explore the world in a way that is more attainable.

EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - The Island of Ponza

  EGRET TALES OF THE SEA - The Island of Ponza

Cruising the Mediterranean is a unique experience, with rich history, fabulous cuisine, and crystal clear waters. The crew of Egret share their visit to Ponza off the Italian coast, a wonderful island that called them back several times. Scot and Mary urge you to go there on your own boat.

Adventure Series Conclusion

Adventure Series Conclusion

In this final piece on the Adventure Series, Scott and Mary wrap up their discussion of this very different kind of cruising motorboat, specially designed to voyage in higher latitudes. Hopefully someone will step forward to take this design into production, and the rest of us can witness the dawn of a new concept of adventure boating.

Adventure Series Design Article - Part Three

Adventure Series Design Article - Part Three

In this third article of the new Adventure Series motorboat, Scott Flanders walks through some of the features and design elements that came up from a meeting with his builder, a naval architect, and Bill Parlatore. The rough edges softened into more specific design spiral elements, and the design continued to evolve.

What's Life Without A Little Adventure

What's Life Without A Little Adventure

Scott and Mary Flanders begin a new journey, a new path, with a new design concept for a cruising ocean motorboat. This begins a series of posts that will follow the philosophy behind the design spiral, the construction, and all that will follow....

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A Photo Essay - Newfoundland’s Fjord Coast and St Pierre

A Photo Essay - Newfoundland’s Fjord Coast and St Pierre

Scott and Mary Flanders share their photos and thoughts of traveling the less-popular cruising grounds of Newfoundland and beyond. The imagery is fabulous and the trip quite a unique experience to complement any cruising agenda.

Experienced Circumnavigators Build a Coastal Cruiser - Part 1

Experienced Circumnavigators Build a Coastal Cruiser - Part 1

Scott Flanders begins a blog about the couple's search for a small, proper cruising boat so they can spend months of cruising along the East Coast and the Bahamas during the season. They begin by finding the right boat so they can use their experience to make it better, more comfortable for their cruising plans.