Friday, June 6, 2008

Blog Repair?

Just a quick update today. Engine installation is going well. Hoping to fire her up today! I want to thank Boatswain's Locker for giving us a great deal on the engine and Duncan McIntosh the producer of the Marina del Rey Boat Show who has offered some support in this area also.

I have had many comments on how my blog is not working well. We are making a change to that today that should take care of the problems of seeing older posts and archives. Let me know what you find!

I'm busy with media today; interviewing with The Log Newspaper, CNN and later this afternoon with an Italian journalist who writes for several major mags over there.

You can see my interview with CNN Young People Who Rock here:

I have received some very cool equipment sponsorships that I would also like to mention:

Pure Fishing has set me up for round the world fishing! I will be commenting on these babies as I go! Thanks again Bob!

Adventure Medical Kits has sent over a medical kit for my ditch bag, the bag you grab if you have to ditch the boat for the life raft. They are also sending over a medical kit for land-based travel in my various ports of call.

Panavision is sending over 4 video cameras to be mounted in the boat. I will be meeting with a few of their technical guys to set them up strategically around the boat.

MarineNav has sponsored me with their Leviathan computer system. Still working through the set up and will comment more on its capabilities later.

OK - that it all for now. Sorry to be so short but I really have to run!



Blogger Uncle Hectic said...

Sounds like you're getting close...those sponsors really came through for you, video will be great, hopefully you can post some on here.

June 6, 2008 at 11:19 AM  
Blogger Willyboy said...

Happy sailing, Zac! Looking forward to following your adventure via your blog.

June 6, 2008 at 12:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Zac,

I am looking forward to seeing you accomplish your dream and i hope you do.

You really inspire me to never give up on my dreams with is to be on the girls national soccer team.

Have a good weekend


P.S. Good luck!!:)

June 6, 2008 at 2:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is very exciting Zac! Good luck to you! I'll be following on blogs and the news. Best wishes from...

Uncle Nathan

June 6, 2008 at 3:49 PM  
Blogger sportcam said...

Zac, very stoked that the blog seems to be up and running again. I followed the Handley's on their voyage and enjoyed every minute and am really looking forward to following your journey. Good Luck!! Sportcam

June 6, 2008 at 6:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hello ZAC.. MY NAME IS HONEYDEW..AND I AM SINGER FOR THE BAND BIG DADDY BULLFROG BLUES BAND. read your story in the la times.. we would like to become friends, and help send you on your way with prayers and good vibes...check our band out at my space..we are BIG DADDY BULLFROG BLUES BAND..and our prayers for success are all around your adventure..peace to you..your new friends..big daddy bullfrog blues band

June 7, 2008 at 7:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Zac, excited about your sailing adventure and will be following your story. You are inspiring & part of my journal. All the best.... Linda

June 7, 2008 at 10:14 AM  
Blogger Una Amiga said...

Dear Zac,

Did you notice? You are on your way! Don't let anyone - sponsors, newscasters, well wishers, the wind - pressure you. Apologies are unnecessary because it's your trip.

An all weather fan.

June 7, 2008 at 7:20 PM  
Anonymous Stephanie said...

Hey my names Stephanie my dad but the water system in your boat, so i wanted to say good luck and i think it is really cool that your going after something that you want so badly.

June 8, 2008 at 10:10 PM  
Blogger Toast said...

I've been using blogger for about 2 years to host our cruising blog. I've found Twitter and Google Maps to be nice additions for folks following the journey from the bleachers. You can embed them into the Blogger layout, and Twitter at least is easy to update via SailMail.

June 9, 2008 at 3:34 PM  
Blogger Adam said...

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June 9, 2008 at 3:59 PM  
Blogger richardnoble said...
Join the unofficial Myspace fan page today.

June 18, 2008 at 2:28 PM  
Blogger richardnoble said...

have a nice sail away from Avalon and thanks for keeping us posted. I can't wait to see the live feed.

June 18, 2008 at 2:37 PM  
Anonymous battery said...

[...]uh…ja, maybe not quite hey, more like 1.2192 METRES… I only raise this as I am 5ft1 and most definately not close to 2km tall! I don’t think any one would even make a bike that is big enough for someone 2.1km tall.[...]

June 26, 2008 at 1:28 AM  

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