The Atlantic crossing

We set out to cross the Atlantic. The first destination is Cape Verde. We anchored in the bay in front of the harbor last night. We still needed to work for a long time in the evening to get the boat ready to cross. We left this morning. We wanted to go early, but we…

The new genoa and staysail have arrived from Barcelona

12nd of November, 2020 Now we no longer have a self tacking jib, but a large genoa, and a smaller self tacking stay sail has been sewn from the old jib, which is small in area and can be used well in high winds. The remaining material will be used for possible repairs, but there…

La Graciosa

One of our favorite islands is La Graciosa; a volcanic island in the Spanish Canary Islands. Here we reached shore for the first time after sailing out of the Gulf of Gibraltar. Maybe that is why this island captivated us like it did. The view is also stunning, and the whole island suggests very good…

We have completed the first stage of our journey

We have reached the end of the first leg of our journey. The Canary Islands were the goal and here we are. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic we had to start much later and had to shorten our journey, but we still managed to achieve our goal! It reminds me we didn’t even celebrate! It…

Entry Permit

2nd of October, 2020 Yesterday we received the entry permit to the island of Martinique !!!  Long live!!! We planned to have Martinique as our first stop after crossing the Atlantic. According to our latest information, European citizens flying the EU flag can enter the Caribbean islands that belong to the European Community. But yesterday…

Las Palmas, port

24 September 2020 We arrived at midnight on Monday. Beforehand in the afternoon, Domi called the port and we were told to dock the boat behind the reception building, which is in turn behind a large lifeboat, just to the left of the entrance. We docked, then pulled the boat backwards, just in case someone…

Gibraltar – Canary Islands

Most of the work has been completed on the ship, only a few repairs left to do. This means we can start, all that is left is to lift the ship to have the steering gear checked by the factory for the previous fault. We left La Linea early on Tuesday morning, September 8th. At…

Goodbye Mediterranean Sea

It’s Autumn here. The weather is windier, fogger cooler, especially in the morning and evening, however there is summer at noon.Unfortunately, we are still near Gibraltar in Spanish waters. Time will pass and the weather will just become wilder. We hope we can leave on Tuesday, there are encoring signs. The ship had to be…

Palermo

09.07.2020 04:40 We have left for Palermo, the sun is rising, no wind at all and the sea is completely still. 07:34 Dolphins at the tip of the boat! Sometimes they look like a group of synchronised swimmers. You can clearly see them below the calm water too. What an experience to watch them! They…