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Crossing the Pacific Ocean from Bolivar andres on Vimeo.

Like the passages they depict, cruising and delivery videos tend to be boring as hell.  Don’t get us wrong; we love to cruise, but if it’s exciting, you’re probably doing it wrong!

And while the odd moment of terror is something best avoided on passage, long trips at sea provide some of the most memorable and beautiful moments available on the planet.  They create lifelong friendships, make or break relationships, and a real passage teaches each participant something special and new about their inner selves.

This gorgeous, 7-minute clip from Ecuadorian surfer Bolivar Andres is a rare one; managing to capture the relaxed feeling and beauty of a Panama to French Polynesia trip aboard the Swan 76 “Silandra V” while hinting at the moments of terror that are always just ‘round the corner…