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Captain’s Vlog

Captain’s Vlog

By Mark Burkes
Pro sailor. RYA Yachtmaster™ Ocean Instructor. Writer, Vlogger and Podcaster.

Sponsored by and An Independent Blog for crew in training for the Clipper Round the World Race. This podcast is entirely independent of the Clipper Race, Clipper Training and Clipper Ventures.

All views are entirely my own.
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Episode 7 | The Pros & Cons of RTW
Sailing around the World is a massive and exciting Challenge. What are the pros and cons?
March 08, 2019
Episode 6 | The Pros & Cons of Leg 8
Leg 8 is sometimes known as the Glory Leg - and for good reason!
March 08, 2019
Episode 5 | The Pros & Cons of Leg 7
Leg 7 is very different to Leg 6 but it has it's own pros and cons to deal with.
March 08, 2019
Episode 3 | The Pros & Cons of Leg 5
Here we briefly consider our own views of Leg 5 and the pros and cons. We also consider kit requirements for this leg.
March 08, 2019
Episode 4 | The Pros & Cons of Leg 6
Leg 6 is a challenging but rewarding Leg and is right up there with Leg 3 and the Roaring Forties for boat speeds and thrills!
March 08, 2019
Episode 2 | Should I Buy a Dry Suit?
Dry Suits are not cheap and modern ocean sailing kit is very good. So why would you consider spending more money to buy a dry suit?
March 08, 2019
Episode 1 | The Best Kit for a Cold Ocean
Episode 1 of Fierce Turtle's new podcast, Captain's Vlog, discusses what to pack for a cold ocean crossing in hostile environments such as the Southern Ocean and North Pacific. 
February 03, 2019