February 3rd (USA) Time TBD (likely 5PM - EST) -  Est. Runtime 1.5 hours - $35 USD (Includes Class, PDF & Archived Video link)

During this Zoom Workshop James will explain the basics of anchoring covering scope, ground tackle, reading the landscape, what to do during a storm and more. This will be a live Zoom class with power point slides with brief Q&A during the class and an open floor discussion at the end of the workshop.


James Frederick has more than 15k nautical miles of passage making behind him and has anchored in more than 130 anchorages around the world. From Shore tying in the Marlborough Sounds to bows to the rocks in the Åland islands of Finland. Floating his chain over coral bommies in the Tuamotus to anchoring bow stern in Southern California more times than he can count. He has anchored with 2ft of water under my keel in a river in Opua, NZ and dropped the hook in 70ft at Catalina Island near Los Angeles, from fair weather to cyclones.


This workshop will have something to learn for most mariners and will be especially useful for new sailors or sailors who have not yet ventured outside of their local cruising grounds but plan to sail off into the sunset. 


1.     Understanding Scope

2.     Best Ground Tackle for Your Boat 

3.     Picking a Spot & Anchor Watch 

4.     Dragging anchor; How to Handle It

5.     Overview on Specialty Anchoring

6.     General Discussion


If the class is a success I will hold these workshops about once a month covering subjects such as How to Go Cruising, Route Planning and Foreign Ports, Specialty Anchoring, Passage Making and more. 




On The Wind Podcast

Andy Schell and myself sat down to record my second episode on his On The Wind Podcast while at sea onboard SY Falken while sailing between Greenland and Iceland. 

You can hear the episode here:




Join us for an evening with James Frederick! James is currently circumnavigating the world on his 1965 sloop, SV Triteia and will be presenting on his journey from discovering sailing and slow travel in 2014 to finding his boat in 2017, to finally pushing off in 2021.

We'll have drinks and snacks available as well as a chance-to-win drawing where you can win some Patagonia gear!

Doors will open at 6:30 PM

Presentation will begin at 7 PM

There is limited space so RSVP is required : https://jamesfrederickpresentation.splashthat.com 

Cruising World Article


I have written an article for the May 2023 issue of Cruising World Magazine about my adventures in Kaneohe Bay and its amazing Sandbar on the windward side of Oahu. 

You can find it in print on newstands now or read it online here:


Yachting World Article


I have written an article for the April 2023 issue of Yachting World Magazine about my experience of lossing all steering 1000 nm from the Hawaiian Islands. You can find it in print at your local newstand or marine store or you can find a digital edition at at various distributors: https://www.yachtingworld.com/digital-editions 

You can see the video from the passage the article is about here:


Season 9 : The South Pacific

My latest long format passage video will premere Septmber 12th 2022 that chronicles my 2323nm solo passage from Hawaii to French Polynesia. 

All of the episodes that follow will be of my adventures in the South Pacific.



Out The Gate Sailing Podcast

Ben Shaw of Out The Gate Sailing Podcast was kind enough to invite me to be on the the show. The latest episode is a recording of a conversation we had in Annapolis while we were both there attending the OCC awards dinner. 

You can hear the episode here:



Cruising World Magazine

I am pleased to announce there is a 8 page special feature on Triteia and myself written by Sailor / Writer David Blake Fischer in the June/July 2022 issue of Cruising World Magazine.

Thank you David and Cruising World for telling our story. 


Ocean Cruising Club

I was honored to receive the Ocean Cruising Clubs “Qualifier’s Mug” Award for my passage from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 2021. I flew to Annapolis, Maryland for the awards dinner and had a great pleasure of meeting some remarkable sailors many of whom I have been reading about for years. 


The highlights of the trip were spending time with my older brother David Frederick, who played a crucial role on my shore team during the passage, Meeting up with Ben Shaw and recording an interview for his Out The Gate sailing podcast and meeting / swapping sea stories with Randal Reeves, Matt Rutherford, George Arnison and Ben Shaw. 


Randall Reeves completed his “Figure 8 Voyage” on SV Moli becoming the first person to ever circumnavigate the American and Antarctic continents in a single season (40,000 miles / 385 days) Randall is currently writing a book about the project and preparing for his next adventure. 

Matt Rutherford completed the first ever solo nonstop circumnavigation of the American continent on a 27 foot Albin Vega (SV St. Brenden) a total of 27,000 miles and 309 days and has since spent a lot of time mapping the Arctic Floor with his organization The Ocean Research Project.

George Arnison (SY Good Report) (and Duncan Lougee of SY Minke) received the OCC seamanship award this year for a wild passage where George assisted and sometimes towed, under sail, Ducan Lougee some 400 miles in the Jester Race from Plymouth to the Azores after SY Minke lost its rudder at sea.

Ben Shaw of @outthegatesailing Podcast, Ben sails with his family on the San Francisco Bay on their Hallberg-Rassy with plans to go cruising in the next few years. Ben previously worked for National Geographic and started his career as a journalist in public radio in Washington DC.


Dakota Lithium Blog

A nice blog post on Dakota Lithium's site announcing us as Ambassadors


Profoundly Pointless Podcast Interview

I was invited to be a guest on the Profoundly Pointless Podcast. The episode now available to download or stream on your platforms of choice. 

Apple Podcasts




UNILAD Adventure

UNILAD put together a supercut of my passage video (7.9 Million views currently)

Their post can be seen here: