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This grand show is eternal

By: 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...

June 2020

Another week

By: 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

By: 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

By: 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...

Sargassum and Neptune

By: Jordi Plana Morales

For days we tried to pass through the well-known sailors nightmare of the calms and squalls of the Doldrums. Though windless seas and good weather invited for continuing maintenance works while gently drifting seemingly...

May 2020

Casa Blanca

By: 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

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...

Progress

By: Richard Simko

As we are coming to the end of the 7th week on the sea, Europa is firmly piercing the waves of the Atlantic Ocean in the Northern Hemisphere. After a couple of slow days in the Doldrums, we are on our way North again, although...