Fundi Sailing

Global Yacht Deliveries: Available for delivering all kinds of motor and sail boats worldwide. Come sail away with me to explore new horizons from Cape Town to Belize in Central America - A journey of 8500Miles!

31 December 2010 | Caribbean Sea
24 December 2010 | Caribbean Sea
20 December 2010 | Royal Jamaican Yacht Club
16 December 2010 | Caribbean Sea
09 December 2010 | St Vincent
08 December 2010 | St Vincent
05 December 2010 | North Atlantic Ocean
28 November 2010 | Atlantic Ocean
24 November 2010 | Atlantic Ocean
22 November 2010 | Brazil, South America
17 November 2010 | South Atlantic Ocean
15 November 2010 | South Atlantic Ocean
14 November 2010 | South Atlantic Ocean
13 November 2010 | South Atlantic Ocean
08 November 2010 | South Atlantic Ocean
06 November 2010 | South Atlantic Ocean
03 November 2010 | South Atlantic Ocean
01 November 2010 | South Atlantic Ocean
30 October 2010 | South Atlantic Ocean
23 October 2010 | Cape Town, South Africa

Life in a Confined Space

13 November 2010 | South Atlantic Ocean
Home from home

When doing a ocean passage on a 38ft yacht, one doesn't perceive how small and insignificant you are until a couple of days into the big blue yonder and then you realise how huge the oceans are while traversing them.

No sign of other yachts or ships for days now now as we are not in the shipping lanes. This is a good thing in a way as normally when in shipping lanes or fishing boat grounds you find plenty of garbage in the water. That would be a concern as we have been trawling our fishing lines for days now without any success. We have been 'broken-up' by some big one's but using a hand line and bungy is not the best option for landing a big catch.

With three crew, the watches are done on a three hours on and six hour off basis which makes a good rotation as you don't get to do the same watch every day. I enjoy the 'dog watch' as you get to see the sunrise and the beauty of a new day with the tranquility of the ocean and the birds swooping around hunting for food. The 'log' is also filled in every six hours or when the course is changed as this is vital information in the event of a mishap and insurance companies will want a copy if there is a claim. The information noted in the logs are boat position, speed, heading, date and time, wind, weather and sea state. Motoring is also logged and the engine hours kept for the servicing which has to be carried out at sea whilst en-route. So, these are just a few things to mention but there are so many things to keep one busy and many people ask 'don't you get bored out there?'

Vince and crew
Vessel Name: Delivery Skipper
Vessel Make/Model: 140ft Monohull
Hailing Port: Cape Town, South Africa
About: My carefully chosen experienced crew are keen fishermen wanting to explore new oceans and catch a variety of fish species and have good clean fun...
I deliver motor yachts, sailing yachts, catamarans, commercial, sport fishing yachts, and power boats, offshore, coastal and worldwide. I am a full service yacht delivery captain. I have a extensive knowledge of the boating industry having sailed and worked on yachts and boats all over the [...]

Vince Fundaro (Fundi) +27 (79) 9296033

Port: Cape Town, South Africa
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