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Sailing around the world one anchorage at a time

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Cala La Sardinera, Spain: Our first overnight trip
Mid-July 2022, after 3 long weeks stuck on the dock, the throttles came back with the friction properly adjusted (getting it from UPS become a fun scavenger hunt that had Kevin biking...
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Valencia Part 3: Moving aboard & Settling in with liveaboard life far from "home"
On Saturday May 24th, we officially checked out of our quaint little AirBnB in Russafa and moved fully aboard. Having run through all the live-aboard systems, we were confident it was...
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Valencia Part 2: Finding our way around, Learning the boat, & OUR first sail!
To stay that the next couple months were a bit overwhelming would be…an understatement.  An absolutely amazing experience we wouldn’t trade for the world, but it was a wild rollercoaster...
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Before the Atlantic Crossing, there was Valencia (Part 1: Arrival)
After a lot of research, in March of 2021, we signed a contract for a Vision 444 (Hull #4) already working its way through the production line in South Africa. We had the option to...
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Sailing water wings across the Atlantic: by the numbers
There was a lot of interest in our “By the Numbers” Facebook/ Instagram post. Being that it was a social media post, I wasn’t able to expand much on the information...
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Musings From an Atlantic Crossing
We had a lot of requests for our tracker musings as we crossed the Atlantic. Here they are in full! Grab a tasty cold rum cocktail and sit back and read the antics of four crazy sailors...
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Welcome to WaterWings Sailing! We are Kevin and Erin, two retired US Naval Flight Officers who traded in our horizontal wings for vertical ones. We sold everything we owned, which encompassed 2 houses, 2 cars, and a lifetime of memories to try to live the dream of sailing the world. 


“There are good ships and wood shipsships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships, may they always be! 

-Irish Proverb