This time you’re invited to visit our floating home Mana Kai! You will see how life aboard looks like, what characteristics it has, which part of catamaran whose and what additional equipment we have. Welcome aboard, friends! If you wish to cheer us up and get notifications about new video episodes, please, SUBSCRIBE to …

The next destination after hiking the volcano in Statia was a fabulous French island Saint Barthélemy, commonly known as St. Barts. This is one of the Northern Islands in the Lesser Antilles archipelago. Ones arrived there we fell in love with it’s charm and beauty! You can feel the difference right now as soon …

Honestly, when we decided to visit St. Eustatius, which is a tiny Dutch island in the Caribbean, we havenʼt heard of it before. We just read that it is famous by the Quill, a dormant volcano and Quill National Park has some hiking trails along the ocean and around the volcano. So, sails were …

It took us not for so long to get to St.Kitts from Nevis. Approaching the port we were looking for an anchorage but could see nothing attractive but busy open area… so we went on moving inside the small (as we could judge by navigation chart) lagoon where there were some docks. And it …

It was pity to leave beautiful Antigua so soon but the weather was just perfect for sailing toward the St.Kitts&Nevis. The Caribbean Sea was calm and the wind was fair. We started our first independent sailing. It took us about 12 hours and we came late in the darkness. We did it! Our Cap …

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We were driven to Jolly Harbour where our Mana Kai had been waiting for us We were so excited to begin the new chapter of our life! And at the same time so tired after the last three super busy weeks when we got everything prepared and taken care of in particular and the …

We’re happily sailing the beautiful catamaran Lagoon 400, 2012 with a name of Mana Kai which means “the Soul of the Ocean”. Mana Kai has everything onboard for taking long offshore passages and we feel secure and autonomous. For making enough power it has 4 – 100W solar panels, a wind generator and diesel …

So as it was said before we had really busy days before leaving to Antigua to meet our new boat! Victor was preoccupied doing all paperwork both for closing the deal with the boat and selling the house, and buying necessary things like a new Raymarine radar, chart plotter, installing new navigation charts, ordering …