We did it! We sailed Las Palmas – Cape Verde – St. Lucia! 7 days + 17 days out on the ocean! Here’s a photo story.
Update: Find an update on this post and much more on boat-hitchhiking, sailing, ocean adventure travel and conservation on theOceanpreneur.com. I’m migrating all my content to a new splashing site. 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, Read More
Update: Find an update on this post and much more on boat-hitchhiking, sailing, ocean adventure travel and conservation on theOceanpreneur.com. I’m migrating all my content to a new splashing site. 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, Read More
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.
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
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.