Nog 10 dagen en dan willen we vertrekken. Terug naar huis. Nog 7 dagen en dan wonen we weer op de boot. Dat alles is voldoende voor dikke vette stress. Ja, rond de wereld zeilen kan stressvol zijn…
Nog 10 dagen en dan willen we vertrekken. Terug naar huis. Nog 7 dagen en dan wonen we weer...Lees verder
Goed nieuws en slecht nieuws. En nog slechter nieuws. Het goede nieuws is: een aantal probleemgevallen zijn opgelost. Zo hebben we onze digitale kaarten voor de komende 6 maanden kunnen krijgen, ligt de boot weer in het water en ziet ze er weer pico bello uit en is, na wat vertraging via DHL ex...Lees verder
For our trip up to Fiji we’ll be posting in English so the Davies family, for the first time can actually understand what is posted. A quick update. Washing machine, although dented, works like a dream. Today, with a little stomach ache, we bought a new fifteen horse Yamaha. It is beautiful and d...Lees verder
Yesterday was a beautiful day. The sun was shining and we got everything sorted in the boat. We had fish and chips with Tegan and her family and Sharon and Jon came by to discuss the last details about food and such. This morning when we woke up rain was pouring down. Today we'll be shopping for ...Lees verder
The plan was to leave the docks this morning at 5.45 am to meet customs at 6.00 am. After a long evening of final preparations we were officially ready to leave for Fiji. We set the alarms for 05:30 this morning and tucked in for a short night.
The plan was to leave the docks this morning at 0...Lees verder
We are clearing customs at 18:00 tonight. It looks like a nice quick sail through the night, and an awesome sail the coming days. On the "positie" page on the website you can follow our progress. Twice a day there will be a position update.
The good news is that Kent and Nathan are back to normal again. The bad news is that Sharon hasn't recovered from her seasickness yet. She is doing miles better than yesterday, but is not back to normal yet. This morning Mees threw up totally unexpected. Strangely enough, that was all it took, af...Lees verder
We have been flying the past night and day. The wind just over a 90 degree angle, moderate seas and around 20-30 knots of breeze are enough to send Elena racing off the waves (and sometimes through). We managed a 193nm run in 24 hours and that is in Elena's top 10 quickest days until now. We ...Lees verder
We are still making good progress towards Fiji. We have covered 388 miles in the past 48 hours. The waves have been building and we were healing over quite a bit. Nobody slept very well and life on board was a bit of a challenge today. Opening the fridge door was an event, which required careful ...Lees verder
Since we got to Fiji, we've had thunderstorms every night in every direction, but mostly far off. Last night and the night before we had some squalls with up to 38 knots of wind. The anchor alarm went off once (thankfully false alarm) and Adam and I got out of bed several times to check that our ...Lees verder