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We did it! We sailed Las Palmas – Cape Verde – St. Lucia! 7 days + 17 days out on the ocean! Here’s a photo story.

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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

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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.

navigation map- Strait of Gibraltar

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

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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

Atlantic Ocean-Passage Spain - Cabo Verde

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.

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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