This is an evolving page with all tips on ocean adventure, boat hitch-hiking, sailing and conservation.
Yacht Mollyhawk - A captains perspective on Atlantic Hitch-hikers
Hitch-sailed across the Atlantic? Fill out my survey It will help the next bunch of adventure seekers!
Do you have a hitch-sail question on a certain destination or topic?
Give me a call via Clarify.
Check the shop for useful sailing gear
A few recommendations:
Aquapac Waterproof your clothes, phone, camera, laptop, everything!
Water-to-go Filter waterbottle so you can just drink water safely from the tank. Discountcode: OCEAN
LifeStraw Filter straw. Now plastic-free from stainless steel! Access to clean water. Always.
My LifeProof phonecover have saved me and the planet from having to get 5 new phones. They also have covers for tablets which work well to waterproof navigation equipment.
Marine Debris Tracker - An app to track the trash floating by. Log it (&grab it if you can!) and put the ocean exploration into numbers to contribute to research and awareness raising!
Blue mind - How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected and Better at What You Do
Deep Freediving, Renegade Science and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves
Manual of Freediving – Still the best book out there explaining all the ins and outs about freediving. Written by the superhuman Umberto Pelizzari.
Sailing the farm - THE guide on how to become self-stustainable on a sailing boat. Written in the 80s and more relevant than ever today. Can't wait to apply it!
These licenses are helpful and often required when working on boats
Aurorasailing Max (Dutch) has a beautiful sailing vessel and can host your event or aqua adventure
Aegir Expeditions Paul organizes offshore sail training adventures on the Great Lakes, to give sailors the skills and ability to sail anywhere on their own
Find a sailing boat to charter A trusted database of yachts to charter in Europe
Barbaros Yachting Sailing the Turkish Riviera
OceanConservation.org.uk - Marjo and Edwin bring ocean awareness into action. Join them soon on their new classic vessel Grace!
ByTheOceanWeUnite - Dedicated Dutchies organizing expedition trips in Europe to increase awareness for plastic pollution
Oceanwide Expeditions - Antartica & Artic Expeditions cruises
MakingWavesSailing - Ocean Advocate Monique organizes Ocean Conservation trips in the Caribbean
Pangaea Explore - Exploration, Conservation and Education sailing expeditions
The insPirates - We unite people with a spirit of adventure and a drive for entrepreneurship in sustainable innovations.
Friends from the Ocean
Loic & Kasia Crew mates from the Oberon
SailMakara (Boat - met in Gran Tarajal, Fuerteventura)
Seahawk (Boat -met in Gran Tarajal, Fuerteventura)
ChielVaessen (NL. Sailing hitchhiker - met in Gran Tarajal, Dutchy)
Jan Prahm (met in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria)
SY Antares (NL. Dutch adventure family crossing oceans - met in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria)
Win2Win (Dutch adventure couple crossing the ocean)
S/Y Pangea Ultima (Swedish adventure couple crossing the ocean - neighbours in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria)
Ocean Conservation Edwin & Marjo bring awareness into action supporting local organizations involved in conserving ocean life
OceanForce Poncho as his team are planning an ocean conservation trip in the Americas for end of this year.
Los Correos De La Mar Helping communities in need with clothes, toys, etc. Sailing to Africa or Haiti? Contact them and bring some goods!
Alianza Tiburones Canarias Protecting the Sharks
Nakawe Bringing awareness about the importance of our Ocean
OceanUnite - Uniting and activating powerful voices for the ocean. Good resource to learn about the ocean.
For more ideas on how YOU can make a positive impact check my blog on '70 easy actions for the planet'
Planet Ocean Beautiful footage and learnings about the ocean (Free on Youtube)
Racing Extinction Watch and learn what's happening to our oceans
A Plastic Oceans Shocking truths on plastic and why we need a wave of change
Mission Blue By my ocean hero Sylvia Earl
Cowspiracy The Sustainability Secret. Learn about the impact on the ocean by our food choice.
Patreon People that like your work can support you monthly or per creation. I haven't set up one (yet) but looking into the best way of doing this. Many sailors are on patreon earning money from youtube like this.