65 Days at Sea
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65 Days at Sea
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In 2003 Bernie completed a solo circumnavigation of the world in a 35 foot steel cutter – "Sea Bird". During this voyage Bernie filmed what life at sea was like during the long passage (over 6,000 miles) from South Africa to the US Virgin Islands. Bring Bernie’s positive spirit and life at sea into your living room with this one hour… Continue reading
65 Days At Sea DVD Original
65 Days Alone At Sea DVD
In 2003 Bernie completed a solo circumnavigation of the globe in a 35 foot steel cutter – "Sea Bird". During this voyage Bernie filmed what life at sea was like during the long passage (over 6,000 miles) from South Africa to the US Virgin Islands. Bring Bernie’s positive spirit and life at sea into your living room with this one hour DVD.
Format: SD (Standard Definition)
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"65 Days Alone" DVD Released!
Day 37 – Stuck in the Atlantic Doldrums
After months of work, three-time Emmy Award winner Bob Collins and I have released my “65 Days Alone at Sea” DVD.
65 Days Alone at Sea
This film answers the question I get most about sailig solo around the world – “So Bernie, what’s it like to be alone on the ocean for months at a time.”
Well, here’s your chance to find out.
“65 Days Alone at Sea” is about… Continue reading
"65 Days at Sea" DVD Preview, Review and Upgrade
The New “65 Days at Sea” DVD
We’ve spent the last 180 days rolling Polly’s mule wagon across the Lost Sea. Curious what it’s like aboard a sailboat traversing the real thing?
Click here for a taste of two months on the real briny…
Sail Around the World in an Eight-footer?
In early 2007, I plan to drive the mule-drawn “Captain Bernie’s Lost Sea Expedition” wagon from Mexico to Canada.
The Lost Sea Expedition wagon
Southern Pines, NC
Why? Because I want to explore the sea bed of a vanished ocean, the Great Interior Seaway, that covered the Great Plains 75 million years ago
Ok, I admit I’ve taken a bit of ribbing from my friends. They’re just not going for my “Well, that’s what I do for fun. What do… Continue reading
How Big is Your Escape Pod?
Folks are curious about how big an “escape pod” they need – an escape pod being anything that’ll take them on their dream journey. They often ask me “How long a boat do you recommend for ocean sailing?” or “How big (or many) a horse(s) do I need to go on a long distance ride?”
The answer, these days, seems to be “REALY BIG”. The average length of a new cruising sailboat has stretched to 40-something feet, up… Continue reading