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Using all the strenghts of the ship

Door: Jordi Plana Morales

Fitted with 2 engines, 720 hp in total, and all modern equipment  necessary to match modern regulations for safe ocean passages to remote  areas as a sail training vessel, the 100+ years old Europa hull and...

This grand show is eternal

Door: Jordi Plana Morales

This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere. The dew is never dry all at once, a shower is forever falling. Vapour is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset, eternal dawn and glowing, on sea and continents...

juni 2020

The Epic Low is back

Door: Richard Simko

The “Epic Low” is back. The North Atlantic had another surprise in store  for us. As if the ocean wanted to put us through one last test before we  reach our destination. As we were approaching the...

Another week

Door: Richard Simko

Another week has passed. We entered the new one listening to the roaring engines that we finally engaged after a long deliberation. Not even a day passed, exactly 22 hours and we set sails again as winds picked up, and...

Chasing the wind

Door: Richard Simko

Chasing the wind. This could describe my sailing experience during the ninth week of our voyage. Compared to the old days of sailing we have weather reports at our disposal, but we cannot rely on them 100%. After all,...

8 weeks at sea

Door: Richard Simko

It’s been almost two months since we left Ushuaia. Eight weeks on the sea, seeing only the vast ocean around, no land, no lush green grass or forests, no buildings, no other human beings. And also no Internet, which has...

mei 2020

Casa Blanca

Door: Emma Swannack

A few afternoons ago, our beloved Bosun Krista, gifted Gjalt and I with a door key. A beautiful bright green paper key with the words ‘Casa Blanca’ emblazoned upon it. Over the past 8 weeks the crew have been...

The new normality

Door: Jordi Plana Morales

As all over the world it seems times are approaching for a gradual return to what many say “new normality”, maybe half way back to how it was before, here we find ourselves approximately at half of the length of...