Monthly Archives: January 2012

SV Silya, Gerhard Hinrichs GER

Kelt 707 with her Skipper Gerhard just ahead of Helgoland. Gerhard just recently has changed his boat to a slightly larger vessel. He is now owning an AMEL MARAMU and will start his bluewater experiences soon. He just passed some … Continue reading

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Versailles – and its copycat

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The Stuemer family, a sad canadian story

I have been in contact with the Stuemer family some 12 years ago, when they have decided to head for a circumnavigation, as Diane, mother of 2 lovely children has got the bad diagnosis of cancer and wanted to spend … Continue reading

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SV Explore North, Jon Amtrup NOR

STRANDED ON SVALBARD It all got a little tense when the polar bear came strolling towards us while the boat was safely up on the beach. High up on the beach. in fact. The start of our Svalbard adventure was … Continue reading

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SV Olgalou, Inga Beitz + Vassil GER

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SV Guppy, Laura Dekker NZ

Congratulation Laura, that you made it!  SPIEGEL ONLINE ZEILEN INTERVIEW

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SUNREEF YACHTS Polska burnt down last night

SUNREEF YACHTS certainly one of the worlds biggest boat yards for Sailing an Powerboat Catamarans in GDANSK / POLAND has burnt down completely during the night 18th to 20th of january. A huge hall with 5 big cats has been … Continue reading

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SV Rancho Relaxo, Guilermina Ackermann,David Eitzinger AT

SKORPION II on her way crossing the Atlantik Hallo Peter, unser 35jaehriger Windpilot hat uns SENSATIONELL ueber den Atlantik gebracht ! Ich wuensche dir nicht allzu kalte Tage im deutschen Winter, liebe Gruesse von bord der Rancho Relaxo of the … Continue reading

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SV Shalom IV, Ben Hoekendijk NL

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 to the Lofoten and Spitsbergen. … Continue reading

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