The Canaries, the islands of everlasting spring. Finally it is warm again! And we finally are at a place that has great sailing infrastructure. We hauled Seefalke and got her zincs replaced, provisioned for the big crossing and enjoyed three weeks of Lanzarote. A beautiful island of volcanic origin. We first intended to do some island hopping and I was especially interested in seeing Tenerife and climbing Pico del Teide, Spain’s highest mountain. But I needed to fly to Germany to take care of some business and we wanted to wait for our new friends we spent some time with in Rabat who arrived shortly before Christmas, later the weather turned bad so we ended up staying in Arrecife, which wasn’t too bad.Read More
Maik's Navigation Corner - How to Skipper a Boat
For the more experienced sailor, Maik’s logbook contains excerpts from our real log book. In addition, he presents how-to instruction of the deeper, more technical details of sailing using our real-life data as a basis for discussion.
This is valuable information by sailors for sailors. Be sure and check out Maik’s Navigation Corner videos!
Whereas we had only light winds in the past days today during the approach the wind has picked up and made the approach a little challenging. Also we need to run under genoa only to arrive in Arrecife in daylight.Read More