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Making Our Way | Sailing Viā
May 18, 2024
Making Our Way | Sailing Viā

Making Our Way | Sailing Viā

We are Mike & Taylor: a couple in their thirties who sold everything, quit the city life in Seattle, and with little to no prior sailing experience, moved onto a 2004 Caliber 40 to sail around the world with our two dogs, Penny and Lucy. Join us every Saturday as we travel the world, find new adventures, and experience the beautiful planet and vast ocean.

Viā is latin for path, way, or road.

Welcome to our channel, where we are share the highs and lows of what it looks like to forge and walk your own path, one step at a time.

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We Traded Our MAINSAIL For…What?! [Making Our Way Ep 120]
We Traded Our MAINSAIL For…What?! [Making Our Way Ep 120]
We finally arrived at the San Blas Archipelago in Panama, where we intend to spend the next several months. But before we can enjoy it, we have a major problem that needs to be fixed right away. Join us as we fix stuff in paradise, celebrate a birthday, an...
Published: May 18, 2024
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:24:00
SO CLOSE and Yet SO Far & a BIG Upgrade for Via  [Making Our Way Ep 119]
SO CLOSE and Yet SO Far & a BIG Upgrade for Via [Making Our Way Ep 119]
We transited the Panama Canal! But we can't head out into the Atlantic just yet as the entire country has shut down. Join us as we give Via a BIG upgrade, watch some impressive storms, and eventually push off the dock and head out into the Caribbean to sta...
Published: May 04, 2024
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:24:51
Transiting the PANAMA CANAL: 🎉WE DID IT! [Making Our Way Ep 118]
Transiting the PANAMA CANAL: 🎉WE DID IT! [Making Our Way Ep 118]
Be sure to watch PART ONE of our transit first, and then join us for the grand finale of a truly epic day: we drive our floating home across a continent and enter an entirely new ocean. 🎉JOIN OUR CREW ON PATREON! https://www.patreon.com/makingourway_ B...
Published: Apr 20, 2024
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:24:04
Transiting the PANAMA CANAL in a 40ft SAILBOAT [Making Our Way Ep 117]
Transiting the PANAMA CANAL in a 40ft SAILBOAT [Making Our Way Ep 117]
Three years after leaving Seattle Washington, we have arrived at the gateway to the Atlantic: the Panama Canal -- and it feels absolutely surreal to be here. Join us for some beautiful old town Panama City sights, the delight of flying in crew for the tran...
Published: Apr 06, 2024
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:26:01
Discomfort, Danger, & Stress: Sailing Central America’s WET SEASON  [Making Our Way Ep 116]
Discomfort, Danger, & Stress: Sailing Central America’s WET SEASON [Making Our Way Ep 116]
We may be in some of the most beautiful places on earth and having some amazing highs, but behind the scenes, there's more to the story. Join us as we share some honest words about what life on board has been like lately, we take on the most notorious pass...
Published: Feb 10, 2024
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:27:16
Swimming with Sharks, Whales & CROCODILES? [Making Our Way Episode 115]
Swimming with Sharks, Whales & CROCODILES? [Making Our Way Episode 115]
Join us for our final cruising days in the Pacific Ocean! In this episode we've got terrible anchorages, squalls, and some seriously epic marine life... including a man-eating crocodile. 🎉JOIN OUR CREW ON PATREON! https://www.patreon.com/makingourway_ ...
Published: Jan 27, 2024
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:24:51

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We’re Doing it! The Truth Behind Our Decision to Live on a Boat [Making Our Way Ep 1]
We’re Doing it! The Truth Behind Our Decision to Live on a Boat [Making Our Way Ep 1]
In November of 2020 we sold our home and everything in it, Mike quit his job, and we moved onto a sailboat where we will live while we travel the world for the foreseeable future. The number one question we get when we share this choice: WHY? So this vi...
Published: Jan 22, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:14:53
Making the Move: Selling Everything to Live on a Boat [Making Our Way Ep 2]
Making the Move: Selling Everything to Live on a Boat [Making Our Way Ep 2]
The truth about what its like to sell off nearly everything you own (including your home) and moving onto a 40 ft sailboat. Join us as we say goodbye to lots of memories as we begin our newest adventure on the sea.
Published: Mar 19, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:18:25
Our First Month Living Aboard Via… and it’s TOUGH. [Making Our Way Ep 3]
Our First Month Living Aboard Via… and it’s TOUGH. [Making Our Way Ep 3]
We finally make the move from our house and to living full-time on our boat, and in the first 12 hours we have the rug pulled out from underneath us. This video is a short collection of the heartbreak, challenges, and the happier moments of our first month...
Published: May 05, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:14:33
Pushing Off the Dock for Good + Naming Via! [Making Our Way Ep 4]
Pushing Off the Dock for Good + Naming Via! [Making Our Way Ep 4]
We finally leave the marina and begin our life as full time cruisers, and it doesn't go quiiiiite to plan. Come along with us as we spend our first few nights out and hold a renaming ceremony to officially rename our vessel to Viā, and share the story beh...
Published: May 16, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:15:02
Boarded by the US Coast Guard in the San Juan Islands [Making Our Way Ep 5]
Boarded by the US Coast Guard in the San Juan Islands [Making Our Way Ep 5]
In this episode we sail to and explore stunning Sucia Island, celebrate 13 years together, and get a surprise visit from the U.S. Coast Guard!
Published: May 30, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:16:30
Mistakes Were Made: We Hit Something [Making Our Way Ep 6]
Mistakes Were Made: We Hit Something [Making Our Way Ep 6]
In this episode, we learn some important lessons about our boat, we discover bioluminescence in a VERY surprising place, and we make some mistakes. Oops.
Published: Jun 11, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:13:57
Stalking Oprah on Orcas + a VERY COLD Dive on the Prop!! [Making Our Way Ep 7]
Stalking Oprah on Orcas + a VERY COLD Dive on the Prop!! [Making Our Way Ep 7]
In this episode we explore gorgeous East Sound, spot Oprah’s digs on Orcas Island, have ourselves a perfect downwind sail (we passed Oprah's house!), update our interior a bit, and check our prop for crab-pot damage in 47° water.
Published: Jun 25, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:15:07
Our SPICIEST Day of Sailing yet! Weathering Unexpected Conditions [Making Our Way Ep 8]
Our SPICIEST Day of Sailing yet! Weathering Unexpected Conditions [Making Our Way Ep 8]
In this episode we come face to face with an unexpected patch of SPICY conditions: a strong rip tide moving against 25+ knots of wind that creates some big, messy chop. It was our most serious day of sailing that we've had aboard Via, and we learned a lot ...
Published: Jul 18, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:16:32
The Challenges + Bliss of Sailing the Pacific Northwest [Making Our Way Ep 9]
The Challenges + Bliss of Sailing the Pacific Northwest [Making Our Way Ep 9]
Tides, currents, and winds, oh my! In this episode, we get a taste for the good and bad sides of sailing this part of the world: we have to navigate a big tides that create strong currents, and wind directions that change every time you pass an island. But...
Published: Jul 31, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:13:53
A PERFECT Day Off, Playing in the Sun on Lopez Island [Making Our Way Ep 10]
A PERFECT Day Off, Playing in the Sun on Lopez Island [Making Our Way Ep 10]
In this episode we spend the spring heat wave in gorgeous Watmough Bay on Lopez Island. We hang the hammock, go for a hike, paddle board around the shallows, and even go for a swim in the icy water!
Published: Aug 06, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:15:41
Crossing the Strait + Sailing Under Our First BRIDGE! [Making Our Way Ep 11]
Crossing the Strait + Sailing Under Our First BRIDGE! [Making Our Way Ep 11]
We tackle a few firsts! We finally cross the Straight of Juan de Fuca and look out on the path to the Pacific that we will be taking in just a few short months, navigate the strong currents of Admiralty Inlet, and with nerves on high alert, we go under our...
Published: Aug 16, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:14:15
Almost Running AGROUND + Dodging TORPEDOS?! [Making Our Way Ep 12]
Almost Running AGROUND + Dodging TORPEDOS?! [Making Our Way Ep 12]
In this episode we pass through an active naval torpedo range (?!), navigate a shallow channel on Whidbey Island during an extra low tide and almost run aground, all so we can get into town and snag our COVID vaccines. Come along for the adventures on land...
Published: Aug 21, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:14:56
Braving Deception Pass in a Sailboat! [Making Our Way Ep 13]
Braving Deception Pass in a Sailboat! [Making Our Way Ep 13]
In this episode we go through Deception Pass: a place known for its white water tidal rips that can become severely dangerous in certain conditions. We do our research and find conflicting slack water times, but take our chances and go for it.
Published: Aug 29, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:13:42
BOAT WORK + Off Shore Prep Begins! [Making Our Way Ep 14]
BOAT WORK + Off Shore Prep Begins! [Making Our Way Ep 14]
In this episode we spend a week in a marina tackling projects to get viā ready to head off shore. We measure our standing rigging and take on a risky little endeavor to trouble shoot our boat speed instrument!
Published: Sep 13, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:13:23
A Day in the Life ON ANCHOR in Friday Harbor [Making Our Way Ep 15]
A Day in the Life ON ANCHOR in Friday Harbor [Making Our Way Ep 15]
Its almost summertime in the San Juan Islands! Join us as we enjoy a day on the hook and explore town, grab provisions, hunt down wifi, and make dinner as the sun sets in beautiful Friday Harbor. It's day in the life of cruising the San Juans!
Published: Sep 26, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:10:42
On the Hunt for WHALES in the Pacific Northwest! [Making Our Way Ep 16]
On the Hunt for WHALES in the Pacific Northwest! [Making Our Way Ep 16]
Come along with us as we sail the circumference of San Juan Island in pursuit of seeing whales!! We are determined to find ourselves some wildlife so we take the scenic route on our way to Roche Harbor.
Published: Oct 03, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:15:28
FAIL: We Botched This Roche Harbor Adventure! [Making Our Way Ep 17]
FAIL: We Botched This Roche Harbor Adventure! [Making Our Way Ep 17]
We are in beautiful Roche Harbor on San Juan Island and decide to go on a bit of an adventure and try something neither of us have done before! We might have totally failed at our mission but at least we got to enjoy the stunning scenery, have a few good l...
Published: Oct 09, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:16:43
DAY MADE: Sailing with ORCA in the San Juans!  [Ep 18 Making Our Way]
DAY MADE: Sailing with ORCA in the San Juans! [Ep 18 Making Our Way]
What a day this was!! Come join us a warm, sunny evening downwind sail that turns from good to great when we hang out with a pod of orca on our way to Stuart Island in the San Juans.
Published: Oct 16, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:15:45
Sailing to CANADA & So Much NATURE! [Ep 19 Making Our Way]
Sailing to CANADA & So Much NATURE! [Ep 19 Making Our Way]
In this episode we enjoy some beautiful downtime on Stuart Island in the San Juans: hiking in the woods, paddle boarding over kelp forests, and watching the sunsets and moonrises from our anchorage. Then we go for a little sail over to Canada.
Published: Oct 23, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:12:27
Birthday Shenanigans x BOAT LIFE! [Ep 20 Making Our Way]
Birthday Shenanigans x BOAT LIFE! [Ep 20 Making Our Way]
In this episode we almost run aground in a marina, find a surprise in our bathroom, and celebrate Mike's birthday on anchor. Join us as we sail, eat, explore, and reflect on our last year and the year ahead.
Published: Nov 13, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:12:06
Someone is Dragging Anchor RIGHT Towards Us [Ep 21 Making Our Way]
Someone is Dragging Anchor RIGHT Towards Us [Ep 21 Making Our Way]
Cupcakes with a side of drama! In this episode, Mike's birthday fun continues -- but some high winds create quite a not-so-fun surprise. We aren't thrilled to see someone directly upwind from us dragging anchor fast. Come hang with us as we cook, eat, hang...
Published: Nov 29, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:13:09
Via’s first CREW! 3 People + 2 Dogs in 40 ft for 3 Days! [Ep 22 Making Our Way]
Via’s first CREW! 3 People + 2 Dogs in 40 ft for 3 Days! [Ep 22 Making Our Way]
We are excited + nervous to bring aboard our first crew member for a whole weekend! Tune in to see how it goes and all the incredible wildlife encounters we manage to have in a short time.
Published: Dec 04, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:15:45
Well This Doesn’t Suck: Summer Cruising in the San Juan Islands [Ep 23 Making Our Way]
Well This Doesn’t Suck: Summer Cruising in the San Juan Islands [Ep 23 Making Our Way]
Join us for a week of peak cruising in the Pacific Northwest. We've got one week left til we're tied to the dock for major boat work, so we're soaking it ALL up: swimming, downwind sailing, grilling, stunning sunsets and moonrises, and much more.
Published: Dec 11, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:16:10
HEAT WAVE! Dock Work in a Toasty 100 Degrees [Making Our Way Ep 24]
HEAT WAVE! Dock Work in a Toasty 100 Degrees [Making Our Way Ep 24]
We make it to the dock to begin 10 days of intense boat projects, JUST in time for a massive heatwave to sweep through the Pacific Northwest. Join us as we kick off some work on via and try to stay cool!
Published: Dec 18, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:15:52
Replacing Our STANDING RIGGING Ourselves?! [Making Our Way Ep 25]
Replacing Our STANDING RIGGING Ourselves?! [Making Our Way Ep 25]
We tackle a BIG project in this week's episode! Replacing all of our standing rigging ourselves in prep for taking via offshore. Come hang with us on the dock as we take it all on!
Published: Dec 25, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:12:32
Holy BOAT WORK Batman! Our Massive Project Continues! [Making Our Way Ep 26]
Holy BOAT WORK Batman! Our Massive Project Continues! [Making Our Way Ep 26]
The boat work saga continues! We are THISCLOSE to finally wrapping the huge task of replacing our standing rigging. Come hang on the dock while we chip away and prepare Via for offshore sailing!
Published: Dec 25, 2021
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:13:02
It Just Never Ends: The Joys of Boat Life Continue! [Making Our Way Ep 27]
It Just Never Ends: The Joys of Boat Life Continue! [Making Our Way Ep 27]
We FINALLY push off the dock and complete an intensive 10 days of work! And just when we thought we were out of the woods, another unexpected situation unfolds. We just have to laugh as we take this one on!
Published: Jan 01, 2022
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:12:36
Free at Last! SAILING AWAY From Land Life!! [Making Our Way Ep 28]
Free at Last! SAILING AWAY From Land Life!! [Making Our Way Ep 28]
In this episode we fully cut our ties with land life and FINALLY get to push off the dock. Come sail away with us as we travel from the San Juans to Seattle to make final preps for heading offshore!
Published: Jan 08, 2022
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:13:50
Scary Day: We Found a LEAK in Our Boat [Making Our Way Ep 29]
Scary Day: We Found a LEAK in Our Boat [Making Our Way Ep 29]
Pretty much any boat owners worst nightmare: we find a salt water leak in the boat that requires immediate attention, and fixing it does *not* go to plan. At all.
Published: Jan 15, 2022
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:18:25
The Most STRESSFUL Day on Our Boat YET [Making Our Way Ep 30]
The Most STRESSFUL Day on Our Boat YET [Making Our Way Ep 30]
Come join us for 15 minutes of anxiety! In this episode we have to move our boat without an engine (including docking it), and we get our first haul out and put Via on the hard. Whew!
Published: Jan 22, 2022
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:17:40
Via is On the Hard: The PRESSURE IS ON to Fix the LEAK! [Making Our Way Ep 31]
Via is On the Hard: The PRESSURE IS ON to Fix the LEAK! [Making Our Way Ep 31]
The leak saga continues! We finally limp our way over to the haul out and put via on the hard, in the hopes that we can easily fix the leak and be back in the water the next day.
Published: Jan 29, 2022
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:15:00
When It All Comes Crashing Down [Making Our Way Ep 32]
When It All Comes Crashing Down [Making Our Way Ep 32]
We find ourselves 2 days away from The Big Left Turn: leaving the Pacific Northwest to sail down the coast of the United States in our first offshore passage. And nothing (nothing) goes to plan.
Published: Feb 05, 2022
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:18:04
The Big Left Turn NERVES!! We’re Leaving the Pacific Northwest! [Making Our Way Ep 33]
The Big Left Turn NERVES!! We’re Leaving the Pacific Northwest! [Making Our Way Ep 33]
The day we've been waiting for is FINALLY here! We have to address our last minute issues that popped up, and then we untie the dock lines and sail out of the PNW for good, embarking on our first ocean passage ever.
Published: Feb 12, 2022
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:16:06
😱We SAILED from Seattle to Newport Oregon!! 🥳 [Making Our Way Ep 34]
😱We SAILED from Seattle to Newport Oregon!! 🥳 [Making Our Way Ep 34]
Leg one of our journey down the west coast of the United States: done! This episode is a recap of the highs and lows from our passage, and some gorgeous Oregon Coast scenery. For a full written account of our first 3 days at sea, head to our blog below: ...
Published: Feb 19, 2022
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:12:52
CABIN FEVER! Trapped by Weather in Newport Oregon [Making Our Way Ep 35]
CABIN FEVER! Trapped by Weather in Newport Oregon [Making Our Way Ep 35]
Our journey down the coast of the States gets put on hold as we wait out massive gales raging around the capes just south of us. Come join us as we explore the quaint fishing town of Newport and keep ourselves busy as we wait to make our next jump south.
Published: Feb 26, 2022
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:17:01
NO RADAR & Pea Soup Fog: Sailing From Newport to Crescent City [Making Our Way Ep 36]
NO RADAR & Pea Soup Fog: Sailing From Newport to Crescent City [Making Our Way Ep 36]
Leg 2 of our voyage down the west coast of the States is here! We travel for 3 days and 2 nights from Newport OR to Crescent City CA -- and just as we approach land our visibility drops to 100 ft as dense fog rolls in. Come along for the ride! Read our bl...
Published: Mar 05, 2022
Language: EN
Play Time: 00:00:17:35