Beach Obstacle Course A damp and windy Sunday is not what most are looking for on the Algave. But on Praia da Roche Beach, in Portamao, Portugal, it is perfect if you are about to run the length of the beach, approx 3.5 times, whilst throwing yourself over, under and across some challenging obstacles alongContinue reading “PORTIMAO Elite Police Beach Obstacle Course”
We’ve spent some time re-organising our blog site @ oceanstrider.co.uk. All about our adventures onboard OCEAN STRIDER. A COBRA 1050 10.4 meter live aboard sailing yacht with a Lynch electric propulsion engine. Our aim is to make this blog site easy to navigate and as informative as posible. Now and in the future we willContinue reading “We’ve made improvements to our website OCEAN STRIDER”
A stunning Tall ship and huge sail boat, the magical sights of the oceans. A huge sailing yacht in PORTIMAO marina. The sights you see can be breath- taking. A tall ship in PORTIMAO. I counted 26 sails.
The dream becomes reality. We sailed South, to the ALGARVE in PROTUGAL!!! On 24th July 2021, we started our epic journey, from Maryport in the UK. Sailing and living onboard OCEAN STRIDER. Continuing South for more than 1,000 miles, as the crow flies. Sailing roughly 1,500, nautical miles, to our destinations on the way. We’veContinue reading “A Sailing dream, Now a Reality.”
THE CHERRY ON TOP! OCEAN STRIDER’s, renewable, sustainable electrical system, explained. A boat can be as comfortable as a house & more sustainable. I’ve lived on boats, on the inland waterways and the salty sea since 1989. I’m not sure I could live any other way. For personal use and through business, I’ve fit outContinue reading “Sustainable and living the dream!”
Extended Cruising, using an Electric Powered Sail Boat. Long term test about Ocean sailing onboard an eco friendly yacht. It’s over a year since I fitted the electric drive to OCEAN STRIDER. Practical information regarding its use, is almost impossible to find. Manufacturers just don’t have the time to do what we are doing. IContinue reading “Long Distance Sailing with an Electric Engine.”
Electric propulsion on sail boats works and works well. A sail boat with electric drive has got to be one of the most fuel-efficient forms of transport on the planet. More than 1,500 nautical miles and 3 months extended cruising on OCEAN STRIDER, has forced us on a steep learning experience to say the least.Continue reading “SAILING ELECTRIC. It’s a REALITY.”