We did it! We sailed Las Palmas – Cape Verde – St. Lucia! 7 days + 17 days out on the ocean! Here’s a photo story.
Adventure time! October 9 I hopped on boat ‘Eau Too.’ An 57 foot Black Sea Yacht built in 2007 and refitted by the current owner over the last years. ‘Eau Too’ sets sail for a circumnavigation. We’re seven people on board and have 6 nationalities present: Lebanon, Poland, France, Australia, UK, and me from, Read More
For those curious to learn more about how this whole hitch-sailing thing works. This post can help you going on a island hopping sail adventure in Greece.
The morning routine I hear monkeys, birds, splashes and rolling waves. Where am I? I have no idea. The rocking of the boat helps me sleep like a baby. Or it’s the pure air. Or the absence of a phone signal. With such high quality sleep I only need a few hours and I, Read More
On to plan B: find a sailing boat in South East Asia with whom I can explore, dream, discover the Asian seas. And learn, more about boats, coastal sailing, and the sea.
You probably know that plastic is an issue. At the store around the corner you have to pay 10 cents now for your plastic bag, so you might bring you own. Your municipality might ask you to seperate plastic. Or they even ban it (Hoorah Hawaii!). Perhaps you’ve seen a picture once of some sea creature, Read More
A lighthouse. Beeping phones. Airplane stripes. Fishing boats. The smell of pine trees! We are approaching Cabo Sao Vicente, the most western point of mainland Europe. That’s what struck me most: suddenly having the the smell of pinetrees… after days of ocean breathing. Very special. It’s the start of the most exciting and challenging part, Read More
I’m back on the Atlantic Ocean. Again. Back to blue, breathing sea, stimulus stop, facing the elements, learning ropes! This time in a completely different setting. A boat and crew more than double the size of SeaYa, different route, different weather, different speed! The adventure begins…
WE HAVE ARRIVED! One week ago we set foot in Tobago. Safe and sound we crossed the Atlantic ocean. We = Captain Rudy, Noor and I on the sailing boat Sea-Ya from Breda, Holland. I LOVED the experience and would definitely do it again, the hitchsailing way or maybe on my own boat? I have sooooo many cool photos, videos, tips, Read More
20 Januari 2015. From the Ocean Xploration pen+book diary. 2.AM “Wake up, little Suuuzie, wake up!” Noor sings me awake. Time to start my night watch.