Sailing and Cruising Videos & DVDs - Distant Shores TV
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Arrived in St Lucia!

Check out this newsletter with shots from leg one 865 miles from Cabo Verde to St Lucia.
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IridiumGO Review for Cruising Sailors

Do you want to stay connected while at Sea? To send photos back home from your adventure? Email, social media, weather info and more? This is now possible (with conditions)!! Read on…

Offshore Drama! Net Tangled in the Propeller…

We got a net caught on the prop as we were halfway to Porto Santo... rolling ocean swells mean you have to be careful not to get hit with the boat as you dive in clear blue water...
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Best Sailboat Anchor - Blog

Here is one of our most popular blogs from the last year… expanded with a few videos embedded…

What's the best anchor for a cruising sailboat?

Over the past 25 years we have used a CQR, Delta anchors and Rocnas as primary anchors, and the Fortress, Fisherman and Danforth-copy as backup-spare or storm anchors. We have anchored for many thousands of nights and have ridden out some serious gales at anchor. read more
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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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Sailing Adventure on DVD & Download

Check out our most popular package - downloadable in Hi-Def and also on DVD in a nifty travel wallet!
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.
Genlack - Vimeo Viewer
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Keep on inspiring people Distant Shores! Well done. Watched your TV shows here in New Zealand and loved every episode !
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On TV This Week

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(USA Eastern times)
Mon -8:30am 2:30pm 8:30pm Transatlantic to Azores
Wed -8:30am 2:30pm 8:30pm Flores Horta
Fri -8:30am 2:30pm 8:30pm, Azores -Sao Jorge
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(Europe - times in CET) Narrow Boats, Frisian Islands
Sun - 1900, 1930
Mon - 1200, 1230
Tue - 1000, 1030
Wed - 1400, 1430
Thu - 1600, 1630
Fri - 1700, 1730
Note: Nautical Channel repeats at other day times.
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The Shards put together a great show! It's a wonderful way to see the world with a great insight into the cruising lifestyle. Top notch entertainment that will keep you wanting more Well done indeed!
Marc (Vimeo Viewer)
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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
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All Episodes here on Vimeo
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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