Our World Trip - a THIRD short snack from Tahiti

Als gevolg van het Coronavirus COVID-19 mochten we niet aan land gaan in de Marquesas eilanden en werden we de facto bevolen om langs de Tuomotu eilandengroep door te varen naar Papeete op Tahiti om daar aan land te gaan. Om te voorkomen dat het coronavirus zich uitbreidt leeft Tahiti onder een strenge avondklok. Ook […]

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Our World Trip - a SECOND short break from the Pacific Ocean

With the Corona virus we live in eventful times. Every day we receive a new update via the World Cruising Club which supports the World ARC trip. And every day the news gets a bit more gloomy than the day before. In the meantime we have received "Update N° 11" and it is really not a cheerful literature. Not [...].

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Our World Trip - a short snack from the Pacific Ocean

For almost two weeks now we have been sailing in grey and rainy weather from the Galapagos to the Marquesas Islands. Is this tropical sailing? It could just as well have been the English Channel, so gloomy day and night during this stage of our world trip! However, it started very nicely at our departure from [...].

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Our world trip part 9: World ARC 2020-21 - Galapagos

We all know the Galapagos Islands from Jacques Cousteau's documentaries or from the National Geographic. We can't add anything new to those impressive images! It's a fantastic travel destination where an HRC house flag now flies in our mast. The first HRC house flag in the southern hemisphere? Between the Panama Canal and the Galapagos [...].

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Morgan or Sark still on its way, part 3 Germany and Denmark

German Bight It has been a while since we last sailed through the German Bight. Before 2012 we often went on holiday in the direction of Scandinavia; Denmark, Western Sweden and the East and South-West coast of Norway... Our previous boat (HR42E) we "hibernated" from 2010-2012 in Augustenborg, Denmark. We have a lot in Denmark [...]

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Our world trip part 5: For the third time across the Atlantic Ocean

The ARC organisation had devised two nice excursions for us on the Cape Verde Islands: the first was a tour of Sao Miguel to get to know the island of which Mindelo is the capital. The second was a day trip to the neighbouring island of Santo Antao, which in contrast to the dry Sao Miguel is very [...].

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Morgane or Sark on the way, but not really gone yet... part 2

Boat: Morgane of Sark HR 46 Crew: Herco and Elvira Tibboel and Dachshund Evy. Daughters Mila and Merel also regularly moor. Destination: Eastern Baltic, Stockholm, Helsinki and maybe Tallinn We had stayed in Muiden... It's been a while since we left, but we're picking up the thread. It was mid-April [...]

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