Monthly Archives: December 2010

SV Club, Martin Iut Argentina

BIENVENIDOS, BENVINGUTS Mi nombre es Martin Iut, nací en Buenos Aires, Argentina. Soy tecnico de sonido y en estos momentos estoy viviendo en Barcelona. En este blog encontraras un dia mis pensamientos, otro dia una narracion de un viaje y … Continue reading

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SV Lida, Ruben Lehmann GER on her way to the Canaries

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SV Mon Amie, Christa Scheidegg+Simon Züger CH

Schweizer Pärchen, beide professionell im Bereich Charter und Brokerage international tätig, fassen einen Entschluss in 2003: Das unaufhörlich brodelnde Abenteuer Weltumsegelung im Bauch ist stärker. Die Gier nach seglerischen Erkenntnissen und Erlebnissen ungebremst. Also: kurz bevor die Karriere verbindliche Formen … Continue reading

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SV Proximity, Elisabeth Lehmberg, Rod Lambert US

Swan 41 originally built for a German owner moved her way West over the years. Her todays owner wants to show her the way back to European waters, where Elisabeth once has been born. So the plan?? We leave San … Continue reading

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SV Cariad, Tony Meakin UK

Sadler 34 sailing with his singlehand skipper around the world alone, supported by a Windpilot Pacific shouldering quite a bit of the steering job. Tony wrote this message just recently after starting for new adventures: Dear Peter Am in Jacere … Continue reading

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SV King of Bavaria, Wolfgang-Gangerl-Clemens GER

SY King of Bavaria I was a German steelyacht selfbuilt by Wolfgang Clemens during 12 years starting 1975 – 1987 crossing the seven oceans during 20 years, shouldering about 100.000nm before she got lost in the Seychelles in 2007 due … Continue reading

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SV Shalom, Bernard Hoekendijk NL

cruising report for Peter Foerthmann: Dutch Victoire 933 sails to Spitsbergen (Svalbard) The Dutch author of many books on sailing Ben Hoekendijk celebrated his 70th birtday and boarded his Koopmans designed Shalom IV, a Victoire 933, to sail single handed … Continue reading

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SV Honningpupp, Thomas Witso-Bjolmer NOR

Norwegian built Confort 32 with young family and son left Norway in summer 2010 for a sabbatical year, participating the ARC 2010 a Windpilot Pacific at her transom. Please read about their adventures in their blog here Incoming message from … Continue reading

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Swan 39 Ron Holland, Rainer Woehl GER

This beautiful Ron Holland Swan 39 – left picture – has been destroyed by collision some years ago. The owners family purchased a brandnew Beneteau First 40.7 immidiately, after an Atlantic crossing decided however to resell the boat and change … Continue reading

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The ARC – cause and effect

Gone are the days when carefree sailors drew together in the autumn in Las Palmas to make new friends, pay a consideration to Jimmy and allow themselves to be swept up in his idea of an Atlantic Rally, a fun … Continue reading

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SV Iron Lady, Michael Wnuk GER, currently in Uruguay

This is the report of Michael about “Daisy” his female iron helmsman, you can follow Michaels adventures here The video is being published at the vimeo platform DAISY! Peter & Ich! Wer Peter Förthmann ein bisschen kennt oder schon mal … Continue reading

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SV Gabber, Tineke+Jimmy Lengkeeg NL

Dutch steel built canoe stern Gabber has been sailed around by Tineke and Jimmy for many years – a Windpilot Pacific Plus fitted since about 20 years. The boat has been sold to another couple proceeding the way round the … Continue reading

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SV Tangaroa, Wierd, Carolien, Suze en Tamar NL

HR 38 started her Worldtrip sometime in 2009, actually is in Australian waters. “Hoe gaat het nu echt met jullie daar in Sydney?” Die vraag heb ik de laatste tijd meerdere keren langs horen komen. “Ja, tussen de regels door … Continue reading

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Moai – we of Windpilot making our dreams to come true – like you!

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SEX outside the City, desperate dreams of singlehanded yachtsmen

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SV Ramatoa, Dominique + Benoit FRA

LE RÊVE… Voyager à la voile… c’est concrétiser mon rêve de gamin qui préférait dévorer des récits de navigateurs : “le voyage de Damien” et “la Longue route” – plutôt que de travailler correctement au lycée. Aujourd’hui, jeune retraité, le … Continue reading

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SV Cercamon, Doris et Régis, dits les Cercamonieux FRA

Bienvenue sur le blog de CERCAMON relatant notre VOYAGE EN VOILIER, avec nos récits, photos, et quelques conseils pratiques. Ci-dessous, vous trouverez un rapide descriptif de notre escale actuelle, suivi d’une présentation générale de notre parcours et de l’agencement de … Continue reading

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SV Equinox, Alexander Eipel GER

World travelling Doctor always around to supporting people in need, In Sri Lanka, Uganda, Myanmar, now preparing for some extended cruising with his aluminium van de Stadt 40 Caribbean, departing from her homeport in Germany in summer 2011. Please have … Continue reading

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SV Miranda, Thomas Ruest CH via sailmail

15.December 2010, position: 13-03 Nord und 48-40 West, erhalten wir diese Sailmail: Lieber Peter Foerthmann, haben Sie vielen Dank für Ihre guten Ratschläge in den letzten zwei Tagen. Dass der Hersteller von sich selbst sagt, er sei immer nur ein … Continue reading

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SV Witte Raaf, Petra+Jan Willem Versol NL

You can’t miss St.Lucia if appoaching from the south; the two Pitonsare the island’s national trademark and even the beer is named after them. We anchored in Marigot Bay and suffered from a complete culture shock. This is the first … Continue reading

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