FYI, to comment and use all the features and such, I highly recommend you watch this video on YouTube. (All the same links below are there, too, not to worry…)

In this episode, Nathan and Vivian from s/v Ultima join me to talk boats and drones, How Not To Refit A Boat, with a couple of stories about John Kretschmer and Bob Bitchin thrown in for good measure…all while enjoying a socially distant beverage!


First and foremost, don’t miss Vivian’s upcoming webinar Photography & Film Underway…! (click the link and scroll down a little!)

You can find out more about Ocean Passages, and see more pics of Ultima and life aboard at:

Read about Nathan and Vivian’s Boat Buying Adventures at

And check out Vivian’s awesome photos and video footage at

And Vivian was kind enough to mention my audio podcast…just CLICK HERE to get it delivered (FREE) to your iPhone, Android, tablet, desktop, laptop, or whatever ya like!

How Not To Sail

If you want to learn how to sail a boat properly…Bradford is the wrong guy to ask! But after a few years of sailing the Florida Gulf Coast, he can definitely tell you a few things NOT to do!

The Book

You can get How Not To Sail on Kindle and paperback here:

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(If you’re not familiar, Patreon is a way to support your favorite artists, writers, cat-jugglers, whatever…so ya don’t see ’em out on the street trying to sell their kidneys for beer money–er, I mean boat parts. Yeah, that’s it…boat parts.)

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The Audio Podcast

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And now there’s a handy link to take you to the easiest way to listen to the podcast… Just CLICK THIS LINK…easy peasy!

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Everything listed here Bradford uses and unreservedly endorses. Not everybody needs every piece of gear, so do your homework before dropping any bread…and hit Bradford up in the comments if you have any questions!

(He’ll be expanding this list…stay tuned! He has a lotta gear…)

DJI Mavic Air Drone (‘Fly More’ package) –
Canon M50 Mirrorless Camera –
Apogee Duet USB audio interface –
Zoom f8n Multitrack Field Recorder –
Zoom H4N Digital Multitrack Reorder w Stereo Mics –
Canon 6D DSLR Camera –


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Bradford Rogers
Producer. Performer. Sailor. Multimedia Ninja. Author of How Not To Sail, host of the How Not To Sail podcast and YouTube channel.


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