TSR 022 Part 2 - The Gleda Project - Building and Cruising a Wharram 38 Catamaran

05.06.2016 - By The Sailing Rode

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In this episode, we feature Part 2 of our interview with Neil Hawkesford from The Gleda Project about building his Wharram 38 catamaran and beginning his cruising life.  We have some sailing news.  And our featured product will keep your boat fenders looking sharp. Intro News We talk about our weekend on the beach at Palm Island Resort. If you enjoy the podcast, you can show us some support with a donation to the TSR Tip Jar here. Make sure to like The Sailing Rode Facebook page to keep up with our latest cruising plans, if you live in Florida we may be cruising in your area.   The Interview - Part 2 with Neil Hawkesford - The Gleda Project Get a copy of Neil's book A Foolish Voyage here.  It is a fantastic read.  Neil tells the story of sailing the south coast of the UK in an 18 foot sailboat.   You really feel that you are along for the ride.  It will make you want to go back to your early 2o's and go on a big adventure!   Go to Neil's web site The Gleda Project to see all the details of him building his Wharram 38 catamaran and his current cruising blog.   Neil's catamaran build took eight years. In the interview, Neil speaks about not just building a boat, but building his future lifestyle. For a female perspective on Gleda's adventures, go to his partner Gail's blog Landgirl Afloat. Sailing News ARC Bluewater Open Weekend cruisers rally May 14th - 15th Lymington, UK Key Safety Equipment for Offshore Passages A Tale of Survival After Catamaran Hits Whale 280Ft. Sailing Superyacht AQUIJO Product of the Week Bumper Buddies These covers keep our fenders looking sharp and protect the hull of the boat.   Amazon Store Please use our Amazon Affiliate link or if you are in Canada, use the Amazon.CA affiliate for anything you buy on Amazon or look at over 90 items we have in our TSR Amazon store.  We use all the items on our boat and include notes of why we like them.  We also added over 40 sailing and cruising books we recommend.  You pay the same low Amazon price and we get a small commission. Please help us Support Podcast We need your help to spread the word about the Podcast.  Please share the podcast with your sailing & cruising friends and ask them to subscribe on iTunes, stitcher, or Google Play Music.  You can send them these links: iPhone iTunes link Android Stitcher link Google Play Music link It also helps when you share the podcast links on social media and sailing forums. Please like or follow us on Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram  We will follow you too! Remember to tag your Instagram sailing related pictures with #thesailingrode Send us your feedback on the show and any show topic ideas to [email protected] Patreon If you enjoy the podcast, you can support us on our Patreon site and get some special rewards. Check it out at this link: https://www.patreon.com/TheSailingRode How it works:  Patreon is designed for you to support your favorite content creators.  You can support our podcast creations by signing up for various levels of support.  You can set a maximum monthly amount so if we release a lot of podcasts in one month, you still only pay your maximum amount.  In return, you get some rewards for your support.  It is kind of like giving us a tip or buying us a drink after a good show. Thanks for listening and all your support!  We wish you fair winds and hope to see you on the water soon. –  Steve & Brandy

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