Why we sail through storms EVERY DAY! | Sailing Sulawesi | Ep 311
We've been sailing in the tropics since 2013 and reckon the most significant hazard to cruising is the weather. Tropical storms, squalls, and unpredictable winds make navigation challenging.
The weather is divided north of the equator into three main periods: the northeast monsoon; the southwest monsoon; and the transitional periods, when winds are either erratic or non-existent.
As we approached the equator, we discovered that navigating the unforgiving northern coastline of Sulawesi during the transitional period did not mean an easy journey...
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Liz and Jamie
00:00 The weather is the biggest hazard to cruising in the tropics
00:55 Sailing the north coast of Sulawesi (Pt 1)
08:31 Why squalls happen every day in the tropics
09:46 Village life on the north coast of Sulawesi (Pt 1)
10:48 Sulawesi agriculture and farming
12:27 Village life on the north coast of Sulawesi (Pt 2)
13:11 Sailing the north coast of Sulawesi (Pt 2)
15:12 Should we eat barracuda?
16:15 Storm sailing into one of our favourite anchorages
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