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December 2021

Scientific update

By: Regitze Andersen

I have finally embarked Bark Europa and started my journey from Scheveningen, the Netherlands and then crossing the Atlantic ocean to Montevideo, Uruguay crossing. The first couple of weeks conducting the research project has...

September 2021

The new normality

By: 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...

May 2020

A day's work

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Combining the whole of the crew are the hands, muscles and brains sailing the Europa across the oceans.  From galley to captain, all are working for the common goal of crossing from South to North Atlantic....

Our journey

By: Jordi Plana Morales

"When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion—when you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing—when you see that money is flowing to...

April 2020

Stillness and calm

By: Richard Simko

Stillness and calm. Almost for the whole week we are stuck at 21° latitude. “Epic slow” says Krista, our bosun, paraphrasing the title of Eric’s post from two weeks ago about an epic low...

In the groove

By: Richard Simko

We are almost one week into our journey. It feels like we left Ushuaia  quite a while ago but we are still only at the very beginning. The  Falkland Islands are behind us now. After an initial slow start and...

Shock to the system

By: Eric Kesteloo

After our slow start on the first two days, with winds topping out at  just 2 Bft, we finally started moving for real on the early morning of  the 29th. The morning also brought clear skies, so that was a...

Hoist the sails!

By: Maria Intxaustegi

Extraordinary situations demands extraordinary measures and sacrifices. We are leaving. We are sailing back to the Netherlands. Europa embarks on what will be its most unique journey. From Ushuaia, we will cross the...

March 2020