Monthly Archives: August 2011

SV Johanna, Douwe Fokkema NED

Hello Peter, I have just completed my circumnavigation and am back home again. After my Atlantic circuit (10.000 miles) I sailed 30.000 miles round the world. Only failure on the windpilot was the worm wheel which was replaced in Oman. … Continue reading

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SV Otter II, Jean+Mario Lumaye BE

HANS CHRISTIAN 43 ON HER WAY TO THE AZORES

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Jimmy Cornell´s comment about Peter Förthmann

The first ARC, in November 1986, attracted a lot of nice people but also some strange ones. Among them was this tall German guy going around the marina dragging behind him a large tool box on wheels and doing maintenance … Continue reading

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Susanne Huber Curphey + Tony Curphey, married but solo sailors at sea

Durban South Africa November / Dezember 1998. Ich war für ein paar Wochen im Land, um die Einhand Reise meines Freundes GEOFFREY HILTON BARBER vorzubereiten – keine einfache Sache, denn Geoff war blind – wollte dennoch einhand mit seiner Yacht … Continue reading

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SV Anni Nad, Rita+Ulfried Pusch GER

30 year old steelboat SV Anni Nad started from her homeport in Germany sometime in 2009, heading West and currently staying in caribbean waters. Here is their blog

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SV Sea Beryl, Bertus Buys NED

Standfast 40 successfully made circumnavigation during 2006 – 2011- Here is the blog with many pictures and videos

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SV Carina, Méder Aron HUN

SV Carina, YAMAHA 19 finished her 3 years circumnavigation successfully in 2009 here ist the blog

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SV Kira von Celle, Beate+Detlev Schmandt GER

WORK FIRST – GO SAILING AFTERWARDS SV SOLVEIGH IV, a HR 42, Number 77 built in 1983 has been cruising around the world with the famous German Circumnavigator ROLLO GEHARD during 1983 – 1991. Todays owners Beate und Detlev purchased … Continue reading

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SV Symi, Crododiles love affair with Windpilot

Australian Pilot books mentions saltwater crocodiles to be dangerous, advising the following: DO NOT leave the dinghy hanging out of the back, especially at night. In particular a rubber duck. Either tie it alongside or lift it out of the … Continue reading

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SV Pagena, Susanne Toelzel+Joachim Probst GER

Hallo Herr Förthmann, Moin! Ich hoffe, es geht Ihnen gut und Sie genießen den Sommer. Wir sind mittlerweile in Südfrankreich und damit im Mittelmeer angekommen. Der Mast ist gestellt und wir haben auch schon die ersten Tage auf dem Wasser … Continue reading

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MV Wind Horse, Linda+Steve Dashew US

If life time is going – sometimes its worth considering New Paradigms for Cruising. The Dashew family has been developing some perfect sailing boats for bluewater cruising – and after some time and getting older – converted thinking in terms … Continue reading

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SV Fortuna, Salvatore Moreno ITA

Questo sito nasce con l’esigenza da parte dell’autore di raccontare e trasmettere il concetto di viaggio; Inizialmente del vagabondare in barca a vela, microcosmo e casa che si sposta fisicamente, forse la casa ideale. Di seguito ho volutamente inserito argomenti … Continue reading

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SV Delicate Dawn, Rosan van Essen+Mathijs Dijkema NED

RAIDER 35 made a trip around the world and returned safely.They wrote a nice article in Nederlands online ZILT MAGAZIN Their blog containing beautiful pictures

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SV De Ware Jakob, Jaap+Renee van den Broek NED

Starting in their homeport in Nederlands sometime in 2003 and spending their lifetime on a beautiful KOOPMANS 53. Here is the blog

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SV Brancaleone, Roberto Ritossa ITA

Roberto and his family departed from Italy in 2009 and is currently in BRASIL. He is book author of MED WEATHER published by IMRAY. Please visit Robertos blog here

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SV Pagena, Susanne Tölzel + Joachim Probst GER

Ovni 345

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SV Brigo, Eckhard Tiemann GER

Reinke 12m Aluminium gebaut auf der Reise nach Sueden. Hier ist der Bloig

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