Ahoy! Welcome to Bluewater Adventure

Worldwide Ocean Cruising Series & Cruiser’s Information Internet Portal

Featuring Streaming Videos, Podcasts, Sailing Forums,  Crew & Vessel Search, Thousands of Links and More!

Marinehttp://www.chevrondelo.com/en/products/default.asp
Medical SeaPakhttp://www.firstaidpak.com/
Lifeline Batterieshttp://www.lifelinebatteries.com/marine.php
Para Tech
Sea Anchorshttp://www.seaanchor.com/
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Bluewater Adventure
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SAT Weather Systemhttp://www.xaxero.com/
OCEAN
Prediction Centerhttp://www.opc.ncep.noaa.gov/site_index.shtml
Weather FAX 2000®http://store.xaxero.com/cubecart/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=7
MacENC®http://www.gpsnavx.com/
GRIB Data
SAT Weatherhttp://www.grib.us/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx
Global Marine Networks™
SSB eMailhttp://www.globalmarinenet.net/index.htm
WindPlot®http://store.xaxero.com/cubecart/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=4
Cassens Plath®http://www.cassens-plath.de/
Jim Bouy®http://www.jimbuoy.com/pages/marine/mrnidx.htm
JASCO®http://www.homaxproducts.com/products/cleanersremovers/25/index.html
SOLAR ENERGYhttp://www.kyocerasolar.com/
Marine Electricalhttp://marinco.com/brand/ancor
Port Townsend Sailshttp://porttownsendsails.com/
Marine Filtrationhttp://www.parker.com/portal/site/PARKER/menuitem.75b3c0354ff8851afa93ebde76108a0c?vgnextoid=5a13d1bea018f010VgnVCM10000032a71dacRCRD&vgnextfmt=default
Inflatableshttp://www.zodiacmarineusa.com/
Outboardshttp://www.johnson.com/
Strongtrack™http://www.tidesmarine.com/
Samson Rope™http://www.samsonrope.com/
Camera Armor™http://cameraarmor.us/
Frigoboathttp://www.frigoboat.com

Bluewateradventure.net is hi-bred, Coastal and Offshore Cruiser's Internet Portal in the form of a comprehensive reference, education, crew & vessel networking web site featuring streaming video & audio, Podcasts, 1,000 plus informative marine website links and much more. Navigate links to quickly find information, products, vendors, advise, marine environment sites and more, Download and watch or listen to Podcasts that cover virtually anything related to preparing vessels and crew for making passage in coastal or bluewater cruising, worldwide.


In our Bluewater Adventure Series we feature the entire "real world" process of readying the 1963, 50ft. Classic S&S sloop, JANDY   Preparing for worldwide cruising and continued production, this on-going series features presentations on the installations, uses and processes associated with, equipping, rigging, refinishing and outfitting from the bottom of the keel to top of the mast, stem to stern.  From RADAR, GPS, Communications, Navigation, Safety & Emergency Equipment, Engine Room Supplies, Sails, Rigging and Lines, to Tailing Winches, Rain Catchers, Galley Gear, Watermakers, Ship Stores, Foul Weather Gear, Outboard, Inflatables, Liferafts and much more . . .  Bluewater Adventure episodes feature the world's best marine tools, equipment, products, services, suppliers and experts that directly apply to any one preparing to sail the world . . . . . . .        Education from world class bluewater sailing experts and professional tradesman share their valuable knowledge and expertise to help you make educated decisions for all of the preparations & needs for world cruisers and their vessels.


Our site is continuously under construction, so please check back often for updates and additions.

Fair Winds &  Safe Sail . . . . . .    JANDY clear    _/)_

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“Essentials of Sailmaking” with Carol Hasse
Port Townsend Sails™
120 Min.http://www.porttownsendsails.com/

EPISODES NOW IN POST-PRODUCTION - COMING SOON

Worldwide Divers
Dream Spotshttp://www.courseworld.com/links/diveclubs.html
Sparman & Stephens
The Best of the Besthttp://www.sparkmanstephens.com/

“Master Shipwrights”

of Port Townsend

Work Their Magic

60 Min.

“sv JANDY Down to the Wood”

Planks, Seams & Finished Hull

40 Min.

“Worldwide eMail @ Sea”

SSB Radiotelephone & SAT Phone Systems, Software

& Techniques  60 Min.

Port’s of Call
Customs & Visa’shttp://www.traveldocs.com/resources.htm

Gourmet  Beach Food

& Fresh Foods from the Sea

“Whispers from the Sea”
The State of Our Oceanshttp://www.wwf.org/
Bluewater Cruising
Remote Destinationshttp://www.funadventure.com/search/index.cfm?cat=04&option=&products=&&lg=en&webpartner=fun&rand=6&nuts=oc
Bluewater Crew
& Vessel Searchhttp://www.findacrew.net
Worldwide Shows
& Festival: 2009http://www.findacrew.net/secure-server/eng/boatshows.asp?l=eng&d=www.findacrew.net
Sailing the Mediterraneanhttp://www.1yachtua.com/Medit-marinas/index.htm
Exotic, Near Port
Inland Journey’shttp://realtravel.com/tag-z672510-323.html
Bluewater Cruisers
The BLOG BOOKhttp://bluewateradventure.blogspot.com/

EPISODES IN PRE-PRODUCTION

“Copper Cladding a Classic”

60 Min. Haulouts for Life

40 Min.

“Wind, Solar & Batteries”

Designing a System to

Fit Your Vessels Needs

60 Min.

Coming Feature Articles & Episodes

REFINISHING:  Techniques

& Quality Finishes

COMMUNICATIONS: Using VHF &

Single Sideband Radiotelephones, eMail @ Sea, Broadband @ Sea NAVIGATION: New RADAR’s, GPS

Chart Plotters & Weather FAX’s

ELECTRONICS: Charts & Plotting

Software, SAT Weather Downloads

SAIL COMPLIMENT: Main & Storm Sails, Sail Maintenance, Care, Protection & Repairs Underway

RIGGING: Wind Vanes,

Adding an Inner Stay, Vangs, Blocks, Sail Track Upgrades, Choosing & Preparing Lines

SAFETY AS SEA: EPIRBs, AIS,

DSC Alert, Liferafts, MOB Equipment, First Aid Kits

& Sea Anchors

ESSENTIAL PASSAGE EQUIPMENT: Watermakers, Back Up Stoves, Preparing

Ship Stores

ELECTRICAL: Designing Battery Systems, Charger/Inverters, Solar & Wind for Power

DOWNLOAD CENTER

Handy tools in Word & PDF

Ships Stores Log

Engine Room Log

RADAR Log

Weather Log

International VHF Channels

International SSB Channels

The Beaufort Scale

Regional VHF

Marine Weather

Streaming Worldwide Live

COMING SOON

Bluewater Cruisers
& World Traveler’s Banking Specialistshttp://www.hsbc.com/1/2

The Bluewater Adventure Series & Internet Portal flagship vessel JANDY is being rigged and readied for worldwide offshore cruising using the best tools, equipment, supplies and processes the world has to offer. Below you will find direct links to the quality suppliers we have chosen to rig and outfit JANDY for safe, secure world cruising . . while continuing to educate, learn and explore the worlds greatest ports of call, regattas and bluewater destinations . . . _/)_