The perfect weekend at Jost Van Dyke

The perfect weekend at Jost Van Dyke Another the prettiest destination where we decided to spend weekend was an island claimed to be named after a Dutch pirate Joost Van Dyke. According the legend, he was one of the first Europeans at the beginning of the 17th century who set foot ashore.  Actually he …

BVI

Virgin Gorda I was awaken in the middle of the night by our Captain. He decided that 4 o’clock in the morning is a good time to start the new adventure! OK! The Captain is always right! At least he had a brilliant sense of humor! We set course and slowly began moving toward …

St. Maarten

St.Maarten, life after hurricane Irma While heading from Antigua and hoping from island to island we slowly made our way to Sint Maarten. This is well known Caribbean island divided into two parts : Dutch and French with separate clearing posts in Philipsburg and Simpson Bay on the Dutch side and in Marigot on …

Sailing Manakai lost wallet

To lose wallet with ID and credit cards while visiting foreign country with 4 kids onboard the nightmare? – it’s REALITY! What do you see looking at pictures of travelers, yacht owners? Right! Most likely you see a beautiful carefree life. That’s how stereotypes works! Actually most travelers have old pre-used boats, not always big …

It’s an absolutely different World ! This gorgeous mega  yacht Venus designed by Philippe Starck’s design company Ubik and built by Feadship for Steve Jobs. Unfortunately, he never had a chance to own her or enjoy cruising on her 🛥 He died in 2011 and she was finished in 2012. The cost of this …

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 …

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 …