In 2013, the German Yacht magazine featured a story of a young couple sailing the North-West passage on a little wooden 29 foot junk-rig yacht called ‘Teleport’. The Magazine only covered the first part of their journey. Ever since I wondered what happened to them.
I created a video featuring our Seascape 27 story from the start. I had planned to do a narrated video for a while now. The first part of video sequence is about the pick-up of Norðri from the yard in Slovenia and our cold and foggy maiden voyage. I hope you enjoy …
Excited to see boats available on the U.S. market, Sina an I find ourselves leaving Jersey City early last Saturday morning. The skyline of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty laying still at dawn; the sun slowly coming up. We are driving on the NJ Turnpike and later on merging onto different memorial highways and bridges towards Annapolis, Maryland. Only 3.5 hours away from our home. In U.S. terms – in the neighborhood.
The annual Annapolis Sail Boat Show is on. What’s the difference, what’s the same, what’s the news?
I’d like to spread the word about a project I just came across. Is The Ocean Cleanup. Young Boyan Slat from the Netherlands and his team are developing a unconventional method to clean our Ocean from all the plastic debris with minimal impact on the environment. A solution to a problem that was deemed unsolvable.
They got my utmost respect for their out-of-the-box thinking, resilience and cause. In addition to minding your plastic in day to day life, they offer different opportunities to support them. Just browse through their website. If you consider a donation, be aware the site seems to switch to dutch language inevitably. You need to push “verder” wich means continue in order to process.
What … on earth is he taking? If you can’t make sense of it, keep on reading … Continue reading Short Bus, Full Moon and an Eagles Nest.
I looked at two options for transporting my Seascape 27 from Germany to the U.S.. Traditional shipping on board another ship vs shipping her in a container. Neither was really attractive. Here’s why…