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Research update

By: Fran

After a week and a half of conducting my research into the abundance of  bioluminescence in the English Channel and Bay of Biscay, I have made a  few scientific discoveries. Equally, as with any scientific...

Choices

By: Joop

We human beings make our choices on the basis of what we know. In hindsight probably there will be regret if a decision could or should have been made differently. But what we know now very often is now what we knew when the...

Patience, or taking it as it comes

By: Janke

Pos: 46 38 N 008 37 W COG 250 Speed 1,6 kts   Patience, or just taking it as it comes. For the moment I choose the last. All sails are set. Yesterday we left the English channel and said   goodbye to...

Windshift

By: Joop

The signaling of dolphins becomes more regular. The   first ones in the middle of the night, mainly because of the trail of light they leave behind. The top layers of the ocean contain organisms that are capable...

Coiling Party

By: Joop

Several cellphones receive messages from their provider: You are in UK   now… A few hours later one of the people on board says to me: “It looks like we are having English weather as well.” Some...

September 2021

Warmth

By: Joop

Over a period of 24 hours temeratures change quite a bit. In the open  air at sea the feel of temperature is dependent on the wind. A canvas  over the main deck is sometimes necessary to provide some cool...

Ocean swell

By: Joop

For the greater part of my life I have been sailing. Lakes, canals and also, as the weather forecast calls them:'coastal waters and estuaries'. Moving water causes waves and wherever there are waves there is a...

Birds dancing in the sky

By: Bram

“There might be nothing” I said to my buddy on the foredeck. It's a week ago since we set sail and for the first time, there was   literally nothing to be seen all around the horizon. With the sun...

Cauliflower

By: Joop

Winds have been quite modest up to now. There has been plenty of time   for storytelling. Some stories contain the truth, some half the truth and some are nothing like the truth. It’s up to you to to decide...

Outta this place

By: Joop

“I wanna get outta this place, if it’s the last thing I’ll ever do” the radio shouts a little louder than it sounded a few minutes ago. The people doing the dishes sing along, they sing their...