Category Archive: Our first tour in the Atlantic

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I just arrived home in Brussels after eight months of travel, Rocio will be in Bilbao tonight. We finally stopped in a Coruna after sailing 1100 NM with 35 knots grib in the… Continue reading

Bye bye Horta at last!

Very short message we are leaving Horta this evening!   The piece we were waiting fr did not arrive yet but in an excess of frustration Gaspar went up the mast of Zebulon,… Continue reading

Technical stop in Faial

We are still stuck in the Azores, waiting for a sheave box to arrive. Indeed without this little plastic piece we cannot use the staysail halyard which enables to hoist a stormjib or a… Continue reading

From Guadaloupe to the Azores

We sailed away from Guadeloupe on the 6th of April at 13h UT.  Des Mers d´Arts, the sistership of our Epok´sea, left in the same time as us. Zebulon the third boat of… Continue reading

Safe and happy

Very short message without picture: we arrived safe and happy in Horta (Açores) on the 29th at 05h00 UT. The RM brought us safely here although we got a couple things to fix… Continue reading

Martinique and 150 NM later

We write on the blog and yes we should be at sea now. No, the Iridium did not improve, we don’t write from the middle of the Atlantic but from Guadeloupe… We left… Continue reading

C’est parti!

And our time in the warm Caribbean came to an end… We will be setting sails today towards Paimpol, Brittany, onboard Epoksea, an RM 10.5 of the Glénans. The boat is ready after… Continue reading

St. Maarten with a touch of the BVIs and The Story of the Crab

Since I haven’t written in a long time because I didn’t have a computer with me (yeah… right) I am getting back to you with an explosive, fascinating, amazing combo of all the… Continue reading

la Ma´tinik

Hello dear fellows! Ma´tinik, that is how the locals call the island, or her old name, Madinina. The island differs from Antigua and St Lucia as it still belongs to France, when the… Continue reading