Adventure and sailing in times of corona

Adventure and sailing in times of corona

The world of travel and outdoor adventure has come to a complete stop. With this little blog we would like...

You can’t take the well from the water…

Lock down Cape Town. Last week we arrived in Cape Town, but had to anchor because we were not allowed...

Needs must… as the devil drives

Needs must… as the devil drives

Bam Needs must… as the devil drives Not a positive saying, to some maybe offensive, I find it brilliant! Never...

There’s a place called Africa… many miles away

There’s a place called Africa… many miles away

As Lee Scratch Perry blasts through the Wonder Boom, the Scania dully pushes us forward towards this great continent. The...

Under the cover of darkness

Under the cover of darkness

Eleven months and a good 20000nml later the Tecla sails back in to the eastern hemisphere. On her way to...

Trade winds in the Roaring Forties

Trade winds in the Roaring Forties

It seems there is no end to the westerly air flow so far. Sometimes a bit stronger, sometimes a bit...

Humans of Tecla

In 15 years of sailing the Tecla we have met some pretty awesome people. We have sailed with some of...

South Georgia at last

For many years I wanted to visit South Georgia. It did not disappoint! We had trained ourselves for the bio...

Not just beanies…

Not just beanies…

The last years we have been knitting beanies which you can buy on board the Tecla. They are full wool,...

On our way to South Georgia,

When we left the South Shetland Islands 5 days ago we headed north to pick up our rat traps for...