Monthly Archives: December 2011

SV Forty Two, Mercedes + Carsten Borchardt GER

Alle Jahre wiieder schickt die forty-two, Euuch Weihnachtsbiildeer und auch Grüße dazuuu. Diese Weihnachten erreichen Euch die Grüße schon das zweite Mal aus dem Pazifik, diesmal aus der Südsee, genauer aus dem Königreich Tonga, genauer aus dem Archipel Vava’u, genauer … Continue reading

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Peter´s biography 1966 – 1975

STORM, STRESS AND COMPULSON – BUT FIRST A LITTLE BIT MORE SCGOOLING Returning home from the sea with my tail between my legs, my first obligation was to keep a rather lower profile around the adults in my life. While … Continue reading

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Peter´s fleet – part 1

I was bitten by the bug at a very tender age. What began with envious looks whenever I happened to pass the waterside quickly advanced to all manner of junior deception and skulduggery as I attempted to ‘charm’ my way … Continue reading

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X-Mas story – special edition

An American decided to write a book about famous churches around the world. So he bought a plane ticket and took a trip to Orlando, thinking that he would start by working his way across the USA from South to … Continue reading

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SV Out of Rosenheim, Werner Haltmeyer GER

AQUATOR – FRONT – AND BACKSIDE

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Swimming with a Whale Shark in Agua Verde, Mexico

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SV De Windhond, Yvonne+Dries Haak NED

SV De WIndhond, a Helmsman 55 – on her trip around the world. Started from her homeport in the Netherlands in summer 2009, passing the Canaries same autumn, they are spending some time in Caribbean waters and are now in … Continue reading

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Windpilot – once upon a time 1969

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SV Tuvalu, Hans Geilinger ES

13.12.11 via SAILMAIL von SV Tuvalu, Dufour 40 Lieber Peter Morgen sind wir in der Mitte des Atlantik. Und meine, unsere Bewunderung fuer Deinen Windpilot waechst immer noch tagelich. Seit ein paar Tagen steuert er uns souveraen uebr 4 Meter … Continue reading

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SV Nicu, Philip Latham UK

Dear Peter Here are the photos of my Windpilot Pacific purchased in 1997 It has just returned from a 29,000ml trip including the Southern Ocean and functioned perfectly.There is a bit of wear in the Delrin joints and worm gear … Continue reading

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SV Tula, Mary Synge+Paul Kinzelmann

Living part time in Puerto Andratx since the nineties, there was no way to come around to meet Mary Synge and Paul Kinzelmann who settled in her old Finca “Es Roses” in ANDRATX de Mallorca. I often met them on … Continue reading

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Be careful – X-Mas time

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Circumnavigator Matt Sponer´s second hobby

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ARC 1997 – Jazz + the policeman

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