Sao Jorge Adventures - Azores


Filming in Sao Jorge for a few days…
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Faja canyoning expedition - our goal is to reach this village - no road goes here…
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What the heck is all this?? We are trained in basic climbing/rapelling
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Learning to rapel… canyoning was a hoot!!
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Happiest cows must be here in the Azores!
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I make friends with one of the local producers…
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Offshore Sailing

Are you planning an offshore passage? Here is our webpage on Offshore Passaging with thoughts and suggestions for your sailing passages... WARNING - may entice you to head offshore!!
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Thanks for helping us to move the dream forward. Whenever we watch the Shards shows we're inspired to keep moving toward a life of full time cruising. If you enjoy, travel, sailing or just well produced non-fiction television, this series is for you.
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Sailing Recipe - Roast Chicken in a Pressure Cooker

In the small settlements of the Out Islands of the Bahamas it is sometimes hard to find good meat but you can always get good quality frozen chicken both in pieces or as a whole chicken so I have been experimenting with lots of chicken recipes recently!
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About Paul & Sheryl

Paul and Sheryl Shard are award-winning filmmakers, sailing authors, and hosts of the Distant Shores sailing adventure TV series. The Shards have been cruising internationally since 1989 documenting their experiences for television. Their programs have been broadcast on Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, PBS, Travel & Escape Channel, Women's Network and WealthTV. They have sailed to over 60 countries and colonies in North and South America, Northern Europe and the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Africa and the Caribbean. They have sailed over 90,000 nm and completed 5 ocean crossings. 

Through Paul and Sheryl's informative and entertaining television programs, magazine articles, book and seminars, thousands of sailors have been introduced to the pleasures of sailing and inspired to carry out their own dreams of sailing to exotic ports around the world.
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Your films are so great and just keep us watching them for hours ! We also own a boat...and we are planning to cast off to sail around the World in about one year.
Alex & Max S/Y Y2K
Don't be surprised if after a couple of episodes you find yourself trying to figure out a way to go cruising yourself.
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