Half Way

We have done half way last night. About 1000nm left until Martinique. The wind is steadely blowing from behind so no need to change the sailing setup. The day before yesterday we changed the setup from main/genua to two head sails. That was very disapointing as Leonora started to roll a lot faster. After a […]

First Day of Atlantic Crossing

After the well-deserved one-week long break from the boat (Larissa and Christoph on the beach in Boa Vista and Cata in London) we joined up again on Monday and eventually set the sails on ‘Tuesday early on. Right now, we’re about 27 hours into our trip, sailing constantly with about 7 knots/hour and enjoying the […]

Zeitblase Kapverden

Am 28.12. hat Leonora ein neues Crewmitglied bekommen. Cata ist von London eingeflogen. Nach einer kurzen Einführungsphase wollten wir eigentlich am 5.1. die Segel setzen und die Karibik ansteuern, allerdings hat uns in letzter Minute die Wettervorhersage davon abgehalten: bis 5m Welle war Mitten auf dem Atlantik voraus gesagt. Für uns Greenhorns zu viel. Also […]