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Sailing around the world one anchorage at a time

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Sailing The Balearic Islands: part 1
After spending a full day and two nights recovering from our crazy trip crossing the Balearic Sea to Ibiza and letting the winds die down a bit, it was time to start moving and explore! ...
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Our first big trip: Bound for the Balearics!
Having successfully completed a relatively comfortable weekend on the hook making sure everything we would need to live comfortably worked, we were ready to stretch our legs even further. ...
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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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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