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april 2017

Almost there

Door: Jordi

Early in the morning we are back to sailing downwind on a 080º course, as the light winds have been veering, coming now more from a westerly direction. As the breeze came down to around 10-20kn our speed also diminished...

Sunday at sea

Door: Jordi

After the splendid run we did yesterday, it seems like today, despite enjoying another day of great sailing, it will not happen that we can beat the 240nm sailed during the last 24h. The wind started to ease down a bit,...

On watch

Door: Jan

Nights, those dark companions and all the stories which they bear with pockets full of stars, a planet fog, rain and coldness too they bring or breathe a lazy warmth and damp They act as if they´re kings of time but...


Door: Jordi and Eduardo

Overnight, we sailed towards Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, reaching the bay that marks the entrance to the unique settlement of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas at Tristan. We reached the proximity of the harbour at 03:35, time at...

maart 2017

Closer to South Africa (Cape Town)

Door: Jordi

From yesterday the wind had eased to between 10-15kn, becoming SW. Europa sails downwind with the three starboard studding sails set plus the topgallant studding sail on port side. All squares are set but the main Course, and...

Laatste etappe

Door: Peer

Tijdens de eerste landing op Tristan da Cunha gaat in de namiddag de scheepshoorn van de Europa. De mensen moeten terug naar het haventje lopen want de swells worden te hoog. Het schip deint als een opblaaseendje in een ligbad...