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Redlands presentation (Judith - 22nd Mar 17)
Chris thank you for such a wonderful presentation on Monday night,you are an inspiration to the young adults of today to go "DUIT"..Your no fear attitude along with determination, humour, positiveness, smile & partner Jess proves what can be achieved if you give it a go. Thanks again I
Hello! (Mike - 10th Mar 17)
Just discovered your videos on Youtube the other day. Almost got through most all of them. Fantastic videos. I have really enjoyed them. Maybe one day I could follow in your wake! Although the mosquitoes are a bit off putting!!
Thanks for a sharing your fantastic adventure!
Chris & Jess's Reply (11th Mar 17)
Hi MIke, Thanks so much for watching our videos on Youtube!! It takes a lot to film / edit them all together so we are really happy when people write to us to say 'thanks'! We hope you get to sail north, it was one of the best experiences in our life!! The mosquitoes are really bad tho, I won't lie!! All the best for your own adventures!!
Yacht Teleport (Liam Pareis - 13th Feb 17)
Hey Chris & Jess!
Really enjoyed watching your adventures aboard yacht Teleport. I was wondering if she's still for sale? The most recent listing I found is about half a year old.
Chris & Jess's Reply (14th Feb 17)
Hi Liam, thanks so much for watching our videos and for your comment!! We have a buyer for Teleport who is going to check her out this weekend so we have our fingers and toes crossed that he likes what he see's and will continue the adventures!!
email@example.com (Chris Yale - 6th Feb 17)
Hi Chris & Jess
Came across this one and thought of you and your amazing North West passage, how about this Swiss family with 5 children onboard!! The family Dario&Sabine Schwoerer toptotop-dot-org(I'm not able to include the Yuotube link here!)
btw..Any family developments of your own just yet:)
All the best in 2017 whatever your plans, regards, Chris yale
Chris & Jess's Reply (6th Feb 17)
Hi Chris! So great to hear from you!! Yes we had been following toptotop for a while. We kept bumping into the people that had met them as we sailed in Alaska! An amazing and inspiring family!! We have a few business ventures on the go at the moment and hope to start our family (and get a bigger boat) very soon! Thanks for keeping in touch!
Charts (Marc - 12th Jan 17)
Hello Jess and Chris,
Do you still have your charts for the NWP and the easter coast to Canada? Planning a similar trip.
Chris & Jess's Reply (12th Jan 17)
Thanks for your message. Yes we still have the charts - some of them might be at home and some on the boat. We are home during the first week of Feb if you want to email me firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll see what ones we have at home.
Sunday Night TV Interview (David Edson - 24th Dec 16)
Chris and Jess,
Enjoyed the profile video from Australian TV you recently posted. What an excellent adventure! Thanks so much for sharing this part of your lives. your videos continue to inspire as I work away on my 28' sail boat, a project briefly profiled in Letters to the Editor in the November 2016 issue of SAIL Magazine. Keeping the dream alive! Blessing to you both.
Hello and thank you (Michael Stask - 7th Dec 16)
Hello, My name is Michael, my girlfriend Phoebe and I just started watching your videos last week. We are sailors from Vancouver, BC. We love sailing the west coast and look forward to sailing to Alaska soon and one day the north west passage. Your videos are inspiring and just amazing. So I wanted to say thank you both. We are sad to hear you are selling Teleport but understand. Have fun on your next adventures and we hope you keep up the videos.
Michael and Phoebe
Chris & Jess's Reply (7th Dec 16)
Thanks so much for your message!! We are really glad that you enjoyed our videos! Thanks so much for watching and also for taking the time out to write to us! It's awesome to hear that you have your own boat and are thinking of taking it up to Alaska and beyond - best decision you'll ever make!! Keep in touch. Jess & Chris
Inspired (Shane Magill - 3rd Dec 16)
I have just binged watched every youtube vlog of your saling adventure. Wow. I have always wanted to visit Canada and Alaska but after watching your vlogs, now more than ever. So, I am now on the hunt for a yacht(a little bigger than Teleport) to do exactly what you guys have done with one or should I say 2 small differences....I am a single dad of Lily 8 and Lachie 5. I will be packing them up with me, home schooling them on board and the 3 of us will be sailing off on the adventure of a lifetime. Thank you for sharing your adventure. Truly inspirational.
Chris & Jess's Reply (3rd Dec 16)
Hi Shane! Thanks so much for writing to us! We were so happy to read your message last night and super excited for you and your family's adventures!! We can't wait to start our own family and purchase a bigger yacht so we can take them sailing! Chris grew up on a sailing boat - best lifestyle for the kids!! Just so excited for you!! All the best!
Where are you (Steve Tilborghs - 1st Dec 16)
I followed your updates with a lot of interests and respect !
The last year you did not showed up on you tube but now i know why !
Thanx for sharing your sailtrips and I wish you a lot of succes and hapiness in the future !
Greetings from belgium
Chris & Jess's Reply (1st Dec 16)
Thanks so much for your message and for following our journey! Yes, sadly our boat is up for sale! Life has taken over, but we are planning / dreaming about our next stronger boat! So stay tuned!
I\m originally from Halifax and remember Teleport at AYC. Thank you for giving her love and the adventure she so deserved. Wishing her another fantastic new home. Wish I could bring her to Denmark and sail her back to Nova Scotia. Looking forward to you new adventures.
Chris & Jess's Reply (17th Nov 16)
Hi! Thanks so much for following our journey, right from the very beginning! Teleport has come a long way since Halifax but if it wasn't for all the amazing and very generous people we meet and who helped us in so many different ways in Halifax she would still be there!! We'll be back with a new adventure for sure!
Hi worldtravelers, like the rest, i like to read more about your next adventures..I make a lot of nice video's and perhaps its a idea to let us peak into your lives. Whit or whitout childeren..LOL..All the best for now and hope to see or read something form you both..Have a good live..
Chris & Jess's Reply (14th Nov 16)
Hi!! Thanks so much for your lovely message!! We really should make another video soon with just un update on our lives! We have mostly just been working and trying to sell the yacht (so we can start a family and buy a bigger one!) Cheers,
Greetings from Homer AK! (Caitlin - 6th Nov 16)
Hi Jess & chris!
It has been a few years since I met you during the solstice festival in Seldovia, AK, and this past weekend I was back there working at the school. Upon seeing the harbor I remembered great times in the Teleport on Chris's birthday and wanted to see what you and the Teleport were up to! It seems you are moving on to other adventures, but if you want to return to Alaska, I am in Homer this winter and work deep in Denali National Park in the summers... you could always bike the park road and stay as personal guests of mine at the lodge, or if that wasn't a possibility, camp nearby :) Hope we run into each other again.
Caitlin (&Elliott too I am sure, though we live in different corners of the US now)
Chris & Jess's Reply (6th Nov 16)
So great to hear from you!!! We have such fond memories of Seldovia music festival and we always tell people about the time we had 14 people onboard our 29ft boat!! We even have a photo of that night on our wall!! So much fun and so great to meet so many young and awesome people living life to the full!! So happy to hear that you have work inside Denali!! How cool is that!! We won't be in Alaska till next summer but we'll have to look you up and see if you are Homer or Denali? Would be awesome to visit Denali as a personal guest and not just another tourist!! Thanks for keeping in touch!! Cheers,
sailing (nathan gould - 25th Oct 16)
hay hay. would you baleev it iv only just dicoverd and wached your vids. wow you guys are brave. have you got your eye on a new boat yet? or the typ of boat you may wana go for? my girlfrend and i just got ourselvs are first yacht a little wile ago for sailing north. its a colvic watson. we cant wate to get her in the warter! good luck with your next adventure and if you ever find your way to the uk let us know!!
Chris & Jess's Reply (25th Oct 16)
G'Day Nathan, Thanks so much for writing to us!! I'm really glad to hear that you enjoyed our videos!! We have got our eye on a Boreal 44 - dream boat! Well see what comes of it! Good on you guys for getting a great boat and good luck with the sailing adventures! Hopefully we'll be watching you guys on youtube one day! Cheers,
(Glenn Boxshall - 17th Oct 16) - Re: News item 'TELEPORT still for sale'
Looking forward to seeing more of your adventures in the future.
I was recently introduced to your utube posts only after seeing your ad for Teleport on Gumtree.
I have found your utube posts absolutely wonderful.
Have you been sailing at all this year?
Chris & Jess's Reply (18th Oct 16)
Thanks so much for your message!! We haven't had the chance to go sailing this summer! We hope to sell teleport so we can buy a new / bigger boat. Thanks for watching our videos, we are really glad to hear you enjoyed them! Cheers,
Hey guys, your sailboat looks lovely, but I live in Sydney. How would she be to live-in in a much warmer climate?
Chris & Jess's Reply (9th Oct 16)
Hi David, she's a good live-in boat, if you were to take her to warmer clients you might want to add a vent or two to let cooler air circulate. You can also use the pram-hoods in the mid-cockpit as a funnel for air.
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