The Sailing Rode
About This Show
The Sailing Rode is about sailboat cruising and travel. We share our lessons learned as we grow our sailing experience from local trailer sailors to global offshore sailors. We discuss our sailing travel adventures and feature marine and general products we use on our boat.
Most Recent Episode
TSR029 Part 2 - The Radonic Family Trailer Sailing to Offshore Cruising
In this episode, we feature part two of our interview with the Radonic Family and discuss their move from trailer sailing to offshore cruising. We have some more unusual sailing news and our products of the week will provide comfortable seating on and off the boat. Intro Chat We experienced some engine trouble on our Labor Day weekend trip to the Hammock Beach Resort and Marina in Palm Coast, Florida. Our throttle cable broke, but we were able to remove the outboard cover and manually work the throttle to get us five miles to our destination and back. We are attending the Annapolis Sailboat Show October 6-9. Let us know if you are attending and we will find a time to meet everyone. Thank you to all the listeners who have given the podcast great reviews on iTunes and for everyone that has sent us an email. It is great to hear that people are enjoying the show. Check out one of our listener blogs, Rik from Aruba built a beautiful trailer sailer with his daughter and sailing in Aruba looks amazing. Enter the ASA / Hands Across the Sea Sweepstakes for a chance to win a great sailing or land based vacation in the islands. The proceeds help deliver thousands of books to schools throughout the islands. TSR donated again this year, join us in supporting the islands and families that provide great cruising grounds for our sailing. The Sailing Rode Leukemia Fundraising Brandy was diagnosed with leukemia in 2009. She is one of the lucky survivors as her cancer has been treated so far by a great drug therapy. That drug did not exist a few years before she was diagnosed and her prognosis would not have been as good before research created the drug therapy. In 2010, we created a crazy boating event called Lake Conway Wipeout that we eventually turned into a charity event. We ran the event for 5 years and raised over $30,000 for leukemia research. The event grew too large to manage safely so we ended it in 2014. Here are a couple videos on the event. Lake Conway Wipeout