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Go Simple, Go Small, Go Now

One of the catchiest phrases ever applied to sailing might be Lin and Larry Pardey’s “Go Simple, Go Small, Go Now”. It became their mantra, and was etched into sailing lore in their books from Crusing in Serafyn to Self Sufficient Sailor. Many others have since extolled the virtues of simply getting out there and Read more about Go Simple, Go Small, Go Now[…]

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Cruising Story – 22 Days Solo from Galapagos (Part 1)

Rich and Karen together have cruised their Seawind 1160 all around the world.  We now join them for a particular adventure, of the kind that rarely get enough attention – sailing solo. Aboard his Seawind 1160, Rich made a solo crossing from the famed Panama Canal to the Galapagos Islands, and then to the Marquises Read more about Cruising Story – 22 Days Solo from Galapagos (Part 1)[…]

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A quick walkthrough of Seawind catamaran – 1160 Lite

This year, Seawind 1160 Lite was displayed at Miami Boat Show and received a lot of attention from professionals and journalists. If you were not able to come to the show, you could see the Seawind 1160 Lite through professionals’ point of view. The first video is presented by Antonio Vettese, who graduated as a Read more about A quick walkthrough of Seawind catamaran – 1160 Lite[…]

Feedback from 4-year Seawind bluewater cruisers

Carl & Roxy have spent 4 years full-time cruising around on the Seawind 1160.      We love our Seawind and we’re living on it full time, going on year four. We just finished a rally with several other Seawind owners and with no exception, all owners feel the Seawind has been the perfect cat Read more about Feedback from 4-year Seawind bluewater cruisers[…]

A week with Seawind 1160 at Whitsundays

Free range sailing is a YouTube channel belonging to a couple – Troy and Pascale. The channel helps share their passion and love for fishing, travel and adventure by cruising around Australia. One day, Pascale decides it’s time to get her family experience what she’s been enjoyed for a few years, so she chartered a Read more about A week with Seawind 1160 at Whitsundays[…]

TWO APRIL SPRING BOAT SHOWS TO KICK OFF YOUR GREATEST SUMMER

Nowadays, event participation is not as essential as before in this booming era of social media and the Internet. Photos, videos, messaging, online customer support provide us with sufficient information to make decisions on various activities including shopping. However, for the marine market, boat show events still play an irreplaceable role for sailing lovers. No Read more about TWO APRIL SPRING BOAT SHOWS TO KICK OFF YOUR GREATEST SUMMER[…]

CRUISING TIPS: Docking

Here’s an excerpt of our recent article on boat handling for catamarans.  The original piece, in entirety, can be found in our 2018 Seawind Cruising Club Magazine.  Download a copy here. Of the numerous benefits of owning a catamaran, one which simply cannot be overlooked is the control advantages offered with a dual engine setup as found Read more about CRUISING TIPS: Docking[…]

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Us Chartering the Seawind 1160 Lite from Whitsunday Escape

In 2015 we chartered a Seawind 1160 Lite from Whitsunday Escape for 14 days to tour the Whitsunday Islands. It was one of the most comfortable and best sailing adventures we have had. We fell in love with the 1160. Now a few years later, we decided to make a short video about our experience Read more about Us Chartering the Seawind 1160 Lite from Whitsunday Escape[…]

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Cruising a Seawind 1160 – How we got there!

An interesting story from Eric and Pam Sellix… Who are we? We’re too old people from the USA who have become full-time live-a-board cruisers 24/7/365.  We are both in our seventies, having bought our Seawind in 2009 when we were both 65. How did we get there? The how we got there is much harder.  Read more about Cruising a Seawind 1160 – How we got there![…]

THE PEARL that we have owned

“The design, from top to bottom is amazing, with exceptionally functional layout and fittings, some great sailing minds have obviously been engaged.” Dear Richard, Mike and Brent, I am writing to let you all know how much we are enjoying The Pearl, our Seawind 1160 Lite, that we have owned for just over 6 months. Read more about THE PEARL that we have owned[…]