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Boreas doing the dogwatch

By: Klaas Gaastra

12:00 Shipstime = UT+ 1 19-05S : 001-09W Yesterday evening we passed the Greenwich-meridian so we are now in the  Western Hemisphere and it will take a while when we come back to the  Eastern one, in the...

May 2022

Fin whales spotted

By: Klaas Gaastra

12:00 Shipstime = UT+ 1 20-51S : 000-54E, Moderate sea with a long S-ly swell gives us a heavy roll once in a  while. Partly cloudy skies. Making around 6 knots in the direction of 305 degrees. The SE...

May 2022

Out to sea. Finally

By: Valentin

A quick word about myself: Stemming from the Bavarian Alps where I completed a carpenter's apprenticeship I stumbled across the world of tall ships in 2016 and, as our Australian second mate Penny puts it, I have...

May 2022

Cape Town

By: Matti

Cape Town is a beautiful city, placed neatly between the Atlantic ocean and the broad slopes of Table Mountain. I have been staying in an apartment near the Bo-Kaap, an area famed for its colourful houses, the bright paints...

May 2022

Preparing for the voyage

By: Matti

Once this reaches social media, I will probably have arrived in Cape Town, or perhaps be on my way, but at the time of writing I am in my bedroom packing some final items. Tempting as it is to see friends in the days before...

April 2022

CapeTown Shipyard update

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Two weeks have passed in Cape Town since the last Voyage-crew left the ship and and she went on dry dock for her customary South African maintenance period. Since then, a play of riddles and puzzles. Shipyard, dry dock,...

Shipyard update CapeTown

By: Jordii Plana Morales

After a successful voyage across the South Atlantic that started about a couple of months ago, Antarctica, South Georgia and the rough seas around them all the way to South Africa, now lie behind us. Sailing and visiting...

April 2022