FIRST SAIL on our NEW CATAMARAN!! - Sea Trials of the Max Cruise 44 SC (MJ Sailing - Episode 241)
Our first sail, we hit 5.2 knots of boat speed in 5 knots of wind!!
Well, we don't want to spoil too much for you, but as you can tell by the title of this episode, we are smitten. And although we were not sailing in perfect conditions, or the sails were not always properly trimmed (this was literally their first time up) we still managed at one point to go faster than wind speed.
And that is exactly what we were hoping for!!
We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did while filming - and make sure to stay tuned for some very exciting news following our second day of sea trials.
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We hope you enjoy!
Much love from Annapolis!
Jessica, Matt & Georgie
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Videos made by Jessica, featuring Matt and Georgie.
00:00 - We're getting ready for sea trials!!
01:24 – First time seeing the rig up
02:53 – There is so much deck space!!
04:40 – First time sails are up & we pass wind speed
08:09 – Bahn mi lunch & break
08:40 - Almost 14 knots, with 14 passengers
10:39 – Storm is upon us, day 01 is finished
12:38 – Day 02 was 'Supposed' to be better
15:00 – Weeds keep jamming our rudders
17:10 - Exciting Announcement!!
18:56– Day trip to Vũng Tàu
22:53 - Closing
Amber Lights - Chill Cole
False Expectations - Sunfish Grove
Morning Stretch - Timothy Infinite
Only the Real - Iso Indies
Twenty-Five - Dylan Sitts
Pandemonium (Tribute Version) - The Mondays
Camera equipment used:
- Panasonic Lumix GH5
- Shure VP83F shotgun microphone - https://amzn.to/2rsIHLL
- GoPro Hero8
Previous Boats: 1983 Trisalu 37 - custom aluminum, built in Quebec (Elements of Life) Where we've been: 2.5 year refit in Indiantown,
Florida; Abacos, Bahamas; St. Barth's; St. Maarten; Antigua; Saba; Azores; Ireland; Scotland; Norway; England 1989
Sabre 34 Targa (Serendipity)
Where We Sailed Her: U.S. - Bahamas - Jamaica - Cuba - Cayman Islands - Honduras - Guatemala - Belize - Mexico - Bermuda - Azores - Madeira - Canary Islands - Sint Maarten - BVI's - USVI's
Editing software: Adobe Premier Pro