Today we set sail to cross the Atlantic Ocean! We have been preparing for this day for more than a year, and we are so excited! We leave Mindelo, São Vicente, Cape Verde today and will sail approximately 1,580 nautical miles to Cabadelo, Brazil. On our way, we will sail cross the Equator and make a stop at Ilha de Fernando de Noronha, a remote island about 200 nautical miles off the Brazilian Coast. Follow this link to watch the passage briefing with all the details.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!
We continue our downwind passage around Cape S. Vicente and chart a direct course towards Rabat, Morocco. With good winds we are making good time, but the swells are high and are hitting us from an uncomfortable angle.Read More
After a foggy departure we take on fuel and head out of Rio Tejo into the open ocean. At the estuary of Rio Tejo we sight the US aircraft carrier USS Harry Truman. With a good downwind course we head towards Cape S. Vicente.Read More