crew on the deck of the tecla

Getting ready to set sail for AdelaideSchip klaar maken om naar Adelaide te zeilen

Harbour days are always busy! So much to do, so much to think about before we have to leave again....

night

Pitch black night 3-7-2013 2:14 board timeGit zwarte nacht 3-7-2013 2:14 board time

Pitch black night 3-7-2013 2:14 board time Outside the night is dark and full of waves. No moon, no stars,...

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...

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...

Message in a bottle found!

On the 16th of November we cast a bottled message in the sea while we were on our way to...