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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

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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.

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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

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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

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I stepped of the boat, just before taking off for the Atlantic crossing. I just had a strange feeling about it.

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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. 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!

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I didn’t grow up near the water but in my previous life I may have been a fish. Being in, on or near the ocean feels really really good. I took up diving, kitesurfing, freediving and get excited about basically any watersport. Time to explore bigger waters! I’m dreaming a lot about making a big sailing, Read More