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Arrivee

Sao Miguel, Acores. Thank you for following our blog. Hope you enjoyed it. This picture shows our grabbag you take when you have to abandon ship. Wouter & JanKees

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blue water cruising

Wind. Sun. Slight sea. We’ve been outside all day. Flown the drone again. Spectaculair views. Photos. Dolphins around the boat. Sunbathing on deck and thus burned. :-(( Two nights and then arrival in Ponta Delgada. Close reach and 8.5sog direct … Continue reading

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Fourty one

… species of whales live around the Acores. That is what I learned during my first visit in 2000. And at the whale research institute we visited in 2018 with the family. This morning we had one of these species … Continue reading

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Fourty one

… species of whales live around the Acores. That is what I learned during my first visit in 2000. And at the whale research institute we visited in 2018 with the family. This morning we had one of these species … Continue reading

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Say hi

Sailing into Acores high. No sun yet but bentle breeze, sky covered. Expect to tack towards islands this end of day. 41.52n 36.28w

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Portuguese pirates

…… take over the boat. These jellyfish have their (inflated) body above the waterline so that it works like a mainsail and move them wherever the wind goes. Their long dark blue tentacles are nasty. If touched you’ll remember this … Continue reading

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Portuguese pirates

…… take over the boat. These jellyfish have their (inflated) body above the waterline so that it works like a mainsail and move them wherever the wind goes. Their long dark blue tentacles are nasty. If touched you’ll remember this … Continue reading

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Another day at the office

38.53n 45.14w Average sog 10.8 kts Now doing steady 11. We have three categories: damp, wet, soken wet. Longing for a beer and fresh fish. But a couple of days ahead. Spirit and atmosphere are good. Wouter & JanKees

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surfin

We clocked 23.8 kts boatspeed in another surf. Three reefs and genoa, awa125. Brutal. Brutal. Rough sea. High seas. Warm rain from the warmfront. Be happy if this could just come down a little bit. 38.11n 51.45w

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Colgate

We brushed our teeth, mama! Don’t you worry! Showers, showers, showers. Submarine. Everything is wet or damp. But we are in a good mood. A bit of sunshine and a little less rough sea are welcome. Haribo helps. It is … Continue reading

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