Time for a new boat has come… If we had all the money in the world, we’d currently get an Allures 39.9 a 12,65m aluminium offshore cruiser. Since we don’t …. we’ll start looking elsewhere 😉
Being in the middle of an ocean for couple of days or even weeks, cut off from any help or medical support we’re so accustomed to in our civilized world, could be worrisome. With the right preparation and medical equipment the worry could be turned into a manageable risk. Better safe then sorry!
But what’s right, what’s helpful and what is all that stuff anyways …?
Save money on the transport by sailing her from Europe to the U.S. or vice versa? Why not, for sure the most adventurous option of all. I’ve recently had a very informative FaceTime call with Andraž Mihelin, owner of the Seascape Yard and professional Mini Transat Sailor, about the safety requirements and preparations for such a journey on a Seascape 27.
All rainy over Germany. Hurricane warning out for the north (vital). Winds up to 75 knots, water level 2,5 m over mean high water. With only 50 km/h on our Autobahn and the wipers at full throttle, I can barely see the road in front of me. I’m on my way to Hamburg to meet with Jochen and Rainer to kick-off our Atlantic crossing in May.