parasol on the aft, cruising long

Hitting the Doldrums? 03:00 UTC 27-2-2013Hitting the Doldrums? 03:00 UTC 27-2-2013

The wind force is getting less as we approach the equator, this afternoon we where still doing 5 knots, right...

Beautiful weather, still some wind. Real ocean sailing 26-2-2013Geweldig mooi weer, nog steeds wind en echt oceaan zeilen 26-2-2013

Beautiful weather, still some wind. Real ocean sailing 26-2-2013Geweldig mooi weer, nog steeds wind en echt oceaan zeilen 26-2-2013

With so many things going on during this crossing there are so many things that just did not get mentioned...

A perfect nightwatch. 02:20 UTC 24-2-2013Een perfecte nachtwacht. 02:20 UTC 24-2-2013

A perfect nightwatch. 02:20 UTC 24-2-2013Een perfecte nachtwacht. 02:20 UTC 24-2-2013

What a perfect night! This is exactly what I had imagined an Ocean crossing would be like. Sam and I...

Topsails up – lets go sailing! 19:37 UTC 22-2-2013Topzeilen erbij en zeilen maar! 19:37 UTC 22-2-2013

Topsails up – lets go sailing! 19:37 UTC 22-2-2013Topzeilen erbij en zeilen maar! 19:37 UTC 22-2-2013

Seccond day out on the Ocean, about 220NM out of Mindelo. We started of with a lot of wind, which...

Cruising around the Cape Verde Islands – 13-2-2013 19:20 local timeZeilen rond de Kaapverdische Eilanden 13-2-2013 19:20 local time

Cruising around the Cape Verde Islands – 13-2-2013 19:20 local timeZeilen rond de Kaapverdische Eilanden 13-2-2013 19:20 local time

We have been cruising around the Cape Verde Islands for the last 3 days. Tarrafal on Soa Nicolau was our...

Sailing to Sao Nicolau – 10-02-2013 19:12 local timeZeilen naar Sao Nicolau – 10-02-2013 19:12 local time

Sailing to Sao Nicolau – 10-02-2013 19:12 local timeZeilen naar Sao Nicolau – 10-02-2013 19:12 local time

This morning we set sail towards Sao Nicolau, one of the other islands of the Cape Verde group. It is...

Cabo Verde – 10-02-2013 01:32 UTC – ON SAL!Cabo Verde – 10-02-2013 01:32 UTC – OP SAL!

Cabo Verde – 10-02-2013 01:32 UTC – ON SAL!Cabo Verde – 10-02-2013 01:32 UTC – OP SAL!

Today we arrived on Sal, most North East Island of the Cabo Verde group. The wind had picked up during...

Fresh tuna for dinner! 8-2-2013 19:19UTC 109 NM from SalVerse tonijn als avondmaal 8-2-2013 19:19UTC 109 NM tot Sal

Fresh tuna for dinner! 8-2-2013 19:19UTC 109 NM from SalVerse tonijn als avondmaal 8-2-2013 19:19UTC 109 NM tot Sal

Yesterday after finishing our daily log much happened! The wind picked up and on radar we could see showers around...

sailing rhythem 7-2-2013 19:14UTC 263NMsailing rhythem 7-2-2013 19:14UTC 263NM

sailing rhythem 7-2-2013 19:14UTC 263NMsailing rhythem 7-2-2013 19:14UTC 263NM

Day 4 at sea and the sea rhythm, the sailing rhythm is settling in. We are getting used to our...

Sailing into the tropical zone 6-2-2013 6.3kn 430NM to SantiagoDe Tropen in zeilen 6-2-2013 6.3kn 430NM to Santiago

Today we sailed into the Tropics. The weather was a bit more tropical today as well. We had sunshine and...