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SAILING The Marshall Islands - Ailuk to Majuro &...

SAILING Between Atolls and a MID OCEAN Anniversary This week we wave goodbye to Ailuk Atoll and Sail 40 hours back towards Majuro. Celebrating a very special day along the way. Footage from July 2020 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ☕️ Want to Buy us a Coffee? Support our videos: https://ko-fi.com/sailingdoubletrouble 🌎 Blogs...

BLUEWATER Sailing Kiribati to Marshall Islands...

BLUEWATER Sailing Kiribati to Marshall Islands Farewell Kiribati - Hello Marshall Islands - 3 Days at Sea ! We leave Kiribati and embark on a three-day ocean crossing to the Marshall Islands . We make a final trip to to the market to stock up on fresh fruit and veggies and spend a VERY hot day visiting Customs and Immigration to complete our clearing out of Kiribati. We set sail northwards...

Mooring for A MELLOW MONTH in the Marshall...

A mellow month in the Marshall islands! This week we settle in to life in Majuro. We organise our cruising permits for outer atoll travel. We do a big restocking of the larder after a few months of travel through Tuvalu and Kiribati. The local shops and supermarkets are well stocked but we have to keep a close eye on the use by dates... . Amazon is definitely our friend this week as we take...

Catamaran Sailing Shipwrecks in Majuro EP68

Catamaran Sailing Shipwrecks in Majuro Saiing couple explore shipwrecks This week we leave downtown Majuro and head out to explore two anchorages on the North side of the lagoon. After a quick six mile sail we stop at Enamanet where we unpack our dive gear and jump into the crystal clear lagoon waters. We enjoy our time exploring a shipwreck, a sunken plane and two helicopters. We use our Coltri...

Sailing Catamaran Maintenance EP69

Sailing Catamaran Maintenance Stuff BREAKS; We FIX It - The Boat Jobs Never End! This week we are enjoying time in Majuro Atoll. After nearly a year of cruising, we take the opportunity to complete a few boat projects. Majuro has good access to hardware shops and the US postal system, so we have better access to spares and supplies. Project one: Reinforcing our escape hatches. There is a...

Sailing to remote Atoll and refused entry EP70

Sailing to remote Atoll and refused entry A TRICKY Check In as The World SHUT DOWN Begins ! Majuro to Maloelap EP70 After 6 weeks in Majuro we utilise our outer atoll cruising permits and head north to Maloelap atoll to do some exploring . The journey starts out quite lively with twenty five knot winds on the beam and a confused sea state which makes life a tad uncomfortable. We have a busy...

Sailboat, sailing and replacing zincs

Sailboat, sailing and replacing zincs Replacing the Zincs on our Volvo folding Propellers - in the water. TECH Tip In this video we focus on some of the technical and maintenance jobs we get up to on Double Trouble. If you like the video let us know with a thumbs up! Sacrificial zincs are attached to our sail drive legs and propellers and are used to protect metal structures from corroding. They...

Sailing and exploring War RELICS of TAROA EP71

Sailing and exploring War RELICS of TAROA The World War 2 WRECKS and RELICS of TAROA After a long check in, we were more than ready to get off DT and start exploring Taroa. The island had played a big role during the Second World War. The Japanese built two runways and stationed over 3000 troops on the islands. There are a lot of reminders of this occupation, with spent shells, live ammunition...

Sailing to DESERTED Islands Maloelap Atoll EP72

sailing to DESERT Islands DESERT Islands and DRONE Fun ☕️ Support our videos: https://ko-fi.com/sailingdoubletrouble Pigotti Island was used by the Japanese in World War 2 to provide electricity to Taroa island. Today it is pretty much deserted. We explore the remains of the generator building and stumble over old bomb casings on the beach. Daisy is finally allowed to take to the skies and...

Sailing into a BAD Anchorage EP73

Sailing, A SCARY NIGHT at Anchor A SCARY NIGHT at Anchor and a DIVE into HISTORY We anchor at Ollat Island where we are asked to help a medical team visiting from Majuro. Their ice packs are rapidly melting and the vaccines they are carrying are in danger of spoiling... We dive on a couple of wrecks that have a very famous history and snorkel with a beautiful Zebra shark . We then have a VERY...