How to Approach Mindelo, Cape Verde - Maik's Navigation Corner Ep. 06

Release Date: February 13, 2019

How to Approach Mindelo, Cape Verde on a Sailboat

Marina Mindelo is the first and so far only marina in the Cape Verde islands. It is a great opportunity to break down a transatlantic crossing from the Canaries to the Caribbean or South America and enjoy the Capeverdean lifestyle: No stress! In this video we want to guide you step-by-step through the approach into Marina Mindelo using drone footage of the area.

Passage Briefing - Canary Islands to Cape Verde

December 25, 2018

We had a delay in our departure and a change in our destination. As you will see in the video, strong winds and unfavorable conditions delayed our departure to Tenerife. So instead, we set sail today for Cape Verde. In this video, our captain, Maik, describes the passage plan for the voyage that will cover 970 nautical miles and take us about 8 or 9 days.