Ocean Voyager 2015

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Ocean Voyager

Bluewater Gear interview

The changing world of fuel and oil supplies

Voyagers can experience a wide disparity in fuel quality in various parts of the world.

Steering inspections for the offshore boat

Preparing a vessel for an offshore passage encompasses many tasks, from installing safety equipment to doing a rigging inspection.

Offshore safety interview

Starting and finishing weather

When considering weather conditions for a long ocean voyage, significant emphasis is placed on the high seas portion of the voyage.

Dealing with head trauma

A ski area is a trauma factory, and a great place to practice emergency medicine.

Voyaging Skills interview

The “clearing in” dance

Clearing into and out of countries can be as simple as the waltz or as complicated as the tango, but it is always a memorable experience.

Choosing the right crew

The question of how many crew one should engage to help safely sail a small boat around the world is a tough one.

Fiddler's Green

Soothing sounds of the ocean

You’ve probably seen the CDs on the racks, or heard them in elevators. The general consensus is that the noises of the sea must be gentle, calming and peaceful, which should make them the perfect complement to a good night’s sleep.

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