How Not To Sail

How Not To Sail
Screwing up is part of cruising. Let me show you how!

15: Persistence…?
Aug 27 • 23 min
In this episode, I finally head back toward my home port, meet some “old friends” (I didn’t say they were human!), and am stubbornly persistent as usual. Hopefully that works out okay.
14: Happy Where I Am?
Jul 14 • 23 min
Ah…back in Marathon with a frosty beverage in hand. But is there trouble in paradise?
13: Back Toward Marathon
Jun 8 • 17 min
After coming to grips with the new reality of things, I start the 350-mile journey back toward Marathon, and “home.” (And I probably should learn how certain things work on the boat. Just sayin’.)
12: The Way Forward
Apr 29 • 12 min
In the aftermath of a major setback, I learn that you have to go with the current.
11: My Favorite Dance Is The Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Apr 14 • 14 min
The Admiral and I finally make it to the boat show in Miami…and a shocking development.
Listener Mail: Free Book Offer, Favorite Cruising Grounds, and more…
Feb 22 • 5 min
In this bonus episode, I answer your questions!
10: Miami
Feb 12 • 17 min
Wherein I point the boat toward downtown Miami at last! (Plus info on the How Not To Sail book giveaway!)
9: Eastbound!
Nov 30, 2019 • 26 min
FINALLY, I sail east from Marathon toward Key Biscayne, Miami and the Miami Boat Show, stopping at Rodriguez Key near Key Largo, getting rained on, scraping through some shallow water, and having the usual misadventures.
Update: We Found Fuel Dock Debbie
Sep 27, 2019 • 7 min
I tracked down Fuel Dock Debbie, and here’s the phone call… (Also, an update on the How Not To Sail book giveaway.)
8: I Don’t Wanna Be Buffett
Sep 17, 2019 • 20 min
In my quest to learn more about this “Trop Rock” music that all the boaters seem to love, I talk to Eric Stone, Mike Nash, and Brian Watson from SV Another Road.
7: Fuel Dock Debbie
Aug 2, 2019 • 16 min
In this episode, we find out what happened under the bridge, and meet a new interesting character.
Listener Mail: Ask me anything!
Jul 12, 2019 • 5 min
In this bonus episode, I answer your questions!
6: The Great Leap Forward
Jun 20, 2019 • 18 min
In this episode, I make the leap 90 miles south from Marco to Marathon, and find…something in the way. (Or many somethings, really.)
5: Jacie Sails
May 25, 2019 • 16 min
In this episode, we finally meet the main character—Jacie Sails—and learn how she got her unusual name.
4: Sounds
Apr 15, 2019 • 21 min
In this episode, Bradford visits the home of the Cheeseburger in Paradise to record his show on Pyrate Radio and try to score an interview with the island’s elusive and colorful owner.
3: Fog
Mar 28, 2019 • 15 min
In this episode, Bradford finally sets out on his voyage, and runs into fog…both literal and metaphorical.
2: Control
Mar 17, 2019 • 15 min
In this episode, Bradford makes final preparations for his voyage and learns something interesting from musician and sailor Peter Suarez.
1: Bitchin
Feb 28, 2019 • 19 min
Bradford has a crazy idea to sail around Florida to the Miami International Boat Show to launch the podcast…and talks to mentor and all-around-bad-influence Bob Bitchin.