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
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.
By now I’ve spent about five weeks in the harbour of Las Palmas! Who would have thought this 2 months ago? No regrets! Leaving the previous boat was the best decision I have ever made. This change of course has only brought good things. It made me found boat SeaYa with captain Rudy from, Read More
I stepped of the boat, just before taking off for the Atlantic crossing. I just had a strange feeling about it.
No boat, no budget and no real sailing experience but a dream to make a big sailing trip! Does that describe you? Join the club!