2-4-1 in the BWS February Issue

There is still a few days to pick up the February issue of Blue Water Sailing magazine where you’ll find information about building an onboard medical kit in my regular column, Heather Francis Onboard, as well as a story about our time in New Caledonia earlier this year! You can also subscribe to the digital…

Tsunami Stories on a Throwback Thursday

Todays 8.3 earthquake in Chile has again sparked tsunami warnings throughout the Pacific, although it does not sound like it will affect us here in Vanuatu. Thankfully. But this isn’t our first tsunami warning. In 2010 an earthquake in Chile caused a tsunami warning to be issued while we were afloat in Panama City, and…

Cooking Underway

I am very excited and proud to announce that you can now find me in Blue Water Sailing Magazine every other month! Look for my new column “Heather Francis Onboard” in the August issue. I will be tackling crew health and welfare issues; everything from tips for cooking underway, healthy entertaining and how to start…

December Reading

Check out the December Issue of Blue Water Sailing to read about another of our “Classic Passages”, A Trip into the Dangerous Middle, the eventful passage between French Polynesia and Niue. And don’t forget you can check out the ‘Articles‘ page on the website if your local news agent doesn’t carry BWS Magazine. Love, H&S

Tale from the Crypt

If you can still find the September 2014 issue of Blue Water Sailing Magazine you can read another of our white knuckle adventures,  Tales from the Crypt Stay tuned for more updates about future publications!