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...

FAQ about crossing an ocean; part two

Good morning! We have passed our last timezone yesterday and are now 5 hours behind Amsterdam. Local time is 01.51. Only 300 nautical miles to go. Yesterday was a great day again. Only one squal (an episode of heavy rain and a lot of wind, out of the blue) hit us...

FAQ about crossing an ocean! Part 1

We have almost sailed 2500 nautical miles, 4500 km, from Tenerife towards Barbados. Champagne sailing is clearly over and it is rough now. We expect another 4 days until white beaches will welcome us in the Caribbean. Looking back over the past few months, we decided...

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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...

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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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