Wake up call

“Go, go, go!”, just 3 seconds later I signal Jonas to slow down. I am standing on my foil board for the first time. It is made for kitesurfing but we are practicing behind a dinghy. To get a feeling for the board and the lift it is giving first, before also have to pay attention to manoeuvring the flying kite. A foil is connected to the bottom of a board, and the airplane style wings lift your board out of the water…

Dolphins in the mooringfield.

Trrrrrr, Trrrr. I hear my phone vibrating on our steel deck. “Dolphins just 50 meters away from your boat!?!” I read in my whatsapp and scream to Suus. We are running to the front of the boat when a group of the most magnificent fishes are swimming by. Friends of us already jumped in their dinghy and are swimming next to them.

Going to Bonaire, or aren’t we?

While rocking and dancing on the waves, we pass the lighthouse of Curacao. A moderate breeze is healing Yndeleau and we tack every half hour to stay as close to Curacao as possible. We left 2 hours later than planned because we had to do ‘just a few things’ before...

Wow, it has been 10 months!

"Wow darling, we haven't written anything in a long, long time” I say to Suus surprised while I am opening our website and see our latest post. It is in Dutch and titled “We are landlubbers''. It throws me back to our time in Curacao, when we were living in an...

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Wake up call

Wake up call

“Go, go, go!”, just 3 seconds later I signal Jonas to slow down. I am standing on my foil board for the first time. It is made for kitesurfing but we are practicing behind a dinghy. To get a feeling for the board and the lift it is giving first, before also have to pay attention to manoeuvring the flying kite. A foil is connected to the bottom of a board, and the airplane style wings lift your board out of the water…

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Dolphins in the mooringfield.

Dolphins in the mooringfield.

Trrrrrr, Trrrr. I hear my phone vibrating on our steel deck. “Dolphins just 50 meters away from your boat!?!” I read in my whatsapp and scream to Suus. We are running to the front of the boat when a group of the most magnificent fishes are swimming by. Friends of us already jumped in their dinghy and are swimming next to them.

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Wow, it has been 10 months!

Wow, it has been 10 months!

"Wow darling, we haven't written anything in a long, long time” I say to Suus surprised while I am opening our website and see our latest post. It...

read more
Little Red Head Riding Squalls

Little Red Head Riding Squalls

Seriously, the minute after I finished my PredictWind update with a notion of ‘our first drops of rain’, we were racing upwind and I had to sprint...

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Stranger Things at Sea

Stranger Things at Sea

Stranger Things at Sea: absolute nothingness You’ve seen it in films. The Matrix, or Black Mirror, or Stranger Things. The main character stands in...

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Gratefull

Gratefull

Quicky it shoots towards us. Strong small lights with an arrow of glowing water following the dark head. The light is playing in the water. With a...

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Fish? Wait. No fish…

Fish? Wait. No fish…

"Trrrrrrrr. Rrrrrrr." The fishing rod almost produces smoke. When Suus rushes towards it, it stops as sudden as it appeared. A disappointed and...

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But first… a new engine

But first… a new engine

From kiteboard to a 44 footer On September 1st 2018, we were featured in the magazine Waterkampioen by the ANWB. We've translated the article so...

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How it all started…

How it all started…

Jurre and I, Suzanne, had our first date on a sailboat. During that first date, Jurre shared his dream about sailing the world. Solo. I immediately...

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Wake up call

Wake up call

“Go, go, go!”, just 3 seconds later I signal Jonas to slow down. I am standing on my foil board for the first time. It is made for kitesurfing but we are practicing behind a dinghy. To get a feeling for the board and the lift it is giving first, before also have to pay attention to manoeuvring the flying kite. A foil is connected to the bottom of a board, and the airplane style wings lift your board out of the water…

read more
Dolphins in the mooringfield.

Dolphins in the mooringfield.

Trrrrrr, Trrrr. I hear my phone vibrating on our steel deck. “Dolphins just 50 meters away from your boat!?!” I read in my whatsapp and scream to Suus. We are running to the front of the boat when a group of the most magnificent fishes are swimming by. Friends of us already jumped in their dinghy and are swimming next to them.

read more

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