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Happy Afloat Sailing

Happy Afloat Sailing

By The Happy Afloat Crew
We love UK sailing and want to encourage more families to take the plunge!
Tales of family adventures at sea. We are a sailing family from the UK, not sailing around the world and mostly loving it!
Each episode we have a chat about aspects of cruising a sailing boat in the UK with the kids.
www.happyafloat.com
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Which boat should you buy to sail your family around the UK?
We love UK sailing and want to encourage more families to take the plunge! In this episode we discuss what key features you should consider, when contemplating which boat to buy to sail your family around the UK.  Most importantly, are two heads better than one? www.happyafloat.com Sound Effects: https://freesound.org/s/77692/ https://freesound.org/s/397620/ https://freesound.org/s/60507/ https://freesound.org/s/353416/ https://freesound.org/s/524775/ Music: https://www.podcast.co/music
29:57
February 16, 2021
Learning to sail how hard can it be?
We love UK sailing and want to encourage more families to take the plunge! In this episode we discuss the advantages of formal yacht training courses, the fun of bareboat chartering and how to build sea miles for all the family. www.happyafloat.com Sound Effects: https://freesound.org/s/77692/ https://freesound.org/s/397620/ https://freesound.org/s/60507/ https://freesound.org/s/353416/ https://freesound.org/s/524775/ Music: https://www.podcast.co/music
29:57
January 24, 2021
How to get your kids onboard with the crazy plan!
We love UK sailing and want to encourage more families to take the plunge!  Our focus this time  is the children, how do you get kids onboard with the parents' crazy idea to sail around Britain? You need to sow seeds that will spark their adventurous nature!  In this episode we discuss a range of ideas to motivate the kids, from hunting the Loch Ness Monster to bribing them with their body weight in ice cream.  www.happyafloat.com Sound Effects:  https://freesound.org/s/77692/  https://freesound.org/s/397620/  https://freesound.org/s/60507/  https://freesound.org/s/353416/  Music:  https://www.podcast.co/music
31:06
January 3, 2021
Is a UK circumnavigation better than sailing around the world?
We love UK sailing and want to encourage more families to take the plunge! COVID 19 & BREXIT are just two reasons why you might consider staying in UK waters and ticking off that circumnavigation of Britain.  We discuss the the implications of the Schengen agreement on longer cruises to Europe and an Atlantic Crossing . We list the reasons why you should grab the opportunity to sail around the UK. Also discover the best chippy in the UK! www.happyafloat.com Sound Effects https://freesound.org/s/77692/ https://freesound.org/s/397620/ https://freesound.org/s/60507/ https://freesound.org/s/353416/ Music https://www.podcast.co/music
26:28
December 20, 2020
Summer Sailing Adventure 2020
Family sailing in the UK It's catch up time.  A year has almost passed since the last episode, so where have we be sailing and what boat projects have we completed? Bonus content includes porridge, biscuits, all you ever wanted to know about lime kilns and a trip to the London Bridge of 1831. www.happyafloat.com
23:54
September 28, 2020
Why go Family Sailing?
UK family sailing. A coffee talk episode. A conversation about why adventures at sea are better together. www.happyafloat.com
13:51
November 21, 2019
Introducing the Crew
Family sailing in the UK Morning coffee is an important ritual on our boat. In this episode we have a brief introduction to the crew of the sailing vessel Happy Afloat. www.happyafloat.com
08:38
November 1, 2019