Circumnavigation # 2

Haparanda: remote, mysterious, alluring… and located at the very top of the Baltic, so best enjoyed with the aid of some friendly sunshine. It’s really all about the journey, as every wise mariner knows, but even so some people need guaranteed sun and warmth to get them out of their bunk and for them a tour of the Med might be more appropriate (although a better relationship with the sun does come at the price of a trickier relationship with the wind, which tends in these lower latitudes to come in just the two sizes: too little and too much). But then every silver lining has its cloud, of course, and with that in mind I would now like to cast a critical eye over the routing options…. continue

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SV Marianne – Sailing Conductors – Ger

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SV Admetus – Belinda+David Sturm AT

Small boat on a long journey, Belinda, David and their SADLER 32 entered the Pacific at the beginning of the year 2014, visiting Polynesia, Tuamotus and other archipelago, tried kite surfing in Maupiti and slowly moving westward. continue to read

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HR 42 Ketch – for sale – occasion – € 88.000

12,93 x 3,98 x 2,05m, OE Design,
Baunummer # 77, Bj 1983,
Totalrefit 2002 – 2004, vast documentation and expertise available
Yanmar 4HJ4-E 56 PS in 2007
Vetus Bow thruster
fully equipped incl. Radar, Plotter, AIS, Dinghy in davids
EU taxes paid Continue reading

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Circumnavigation # 1

Few utterances stir the soul and spirit of a sailor like the word “circumnavigation”, the visible tip of a vast iceberg mighty enough in the mind of most seafaring folk to change careers, restructure financial priorities and fuel any number of dreams (or nightmares, as the case may be). continue

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SV Suditude – Jean Claude Fleuret CH

Hello Peter,
Beautiful your pilot; we are now in Valdivia, all the time performed by your invention!
Perfection even in weak wind and strong ! More finesse than the Windsurf, more beautiful, a lot of positiv points, in addition, all is positiv. Here some pictures of Robinson Crusoe Islands
regards from Valdivia
Jean Claude Continue reading

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SV Wereda – Janusz Abramowicz – USA

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SV NatHape – Nathalie + Hans Peter CH

UnsereReise (164)If websites go travelling
Travelling the world, does not necessarily require to leaving the home. Sometimes it is enough to open an appropriate website to travel thousands of kilometers. This should be a website for this purpose. We want our esteemed visitors show the world as we experience it. Our impressions are far removed from any objectivity. So let me say that our experience very personal – and are no general have “validity” – that is extremely subjective. In addition, we are usually in very remote areas go. CONTINUE

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SV Albatros – Jos Scholten NL

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Windpilot – back to our Roots

The history of Windpilot since the company changed hands in 1976 is quite well-known, largely because of the unusual nature of the transaction: a straight swap, agreed on the spur of the moment while sailing, of a substantial sailing yacht for the contents of a dark workshop by some stables in the woods 25 miles or so from Hamburg. Nobody could quite believe it – me included! My wife did believe it though. And she didn’t like it. I was inspired by the possibilities, she fearful of the new uncertainty. The ensuing discussion opened more cans of worms than we could ever have hoped to close and the inevitable happened. Sometimes in life a nudge to the established order is all it takes to shake loose the veneer of normality and reveal the unstoppable momentum for change acting beneath. We find ourselves recognising what’s happening, why it’s happening and the inevitability of it happening all in the same short thought process. continue here

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