"over de mooie wereld die er nog is
maar alleen omdat zij er was."
exploring the world
a story of a family who chooses to live a free and alternative lifestyle
in love with the world
The sentence we quoted is from a dutch poem called "oude gezichten" written by Rutger Kopland. Translated to English the sentence means: "about the beautiful world that is still here, but only because she was already there." To us, this sentence stands for the changing world and the destructions by men. We want to see all the wonders of nature before they change for the worst and want to be part of the change for the better. This is one of the reasons why we travel around the world.
march 2019 - Valencia
Valencia - Sant Antoni de Portmany,
First long crossing as a sailing family
Start 07:08 AM
Arrival 05:22 PM
Wind 18-26 kts
Average peed 7,6 kts
Distance 87 NM
Portinax, Ibiza - Calla Egos, Mallorca
First night sail as a sailing family
Start 05:44 PM
Arrival 08:24 AM
Wind 11-26 kts
Average peed 6,2 kts
Distance 57 NM
Mahone, Menorca - Alghero, Sardinia
Currently our fastest crossing as a sailing family
Start 05:56 PM
Arrival 05:39 PM
Wind 19-28 kts
Average peed 8,7 kts
Distance 207 NM
Olbia, Sardinia - Ponza, Ponza
First 2 nighter crossing as a sailing family
Start 09:44 PM
Arrival 06:21 AM
Wind 11--42 kts
Average peed 6,2 kts
Distance 198 NM
Amalfi, Amalfi Coast- Stromboli, Stromboli
First crossing with wind stops as a sailing family
Start 04:33 PM
Arrival 03:21 PM
Wind 0,0-14 kts
Average peed 2,9 kts
Distance 71 NM
Street of Messina, Sicily - xxx, Greece
First multiple day crossing as a sailing family
Start xx:xx AM
Arrival xx:xx PM
Wind xx-xx kts
Average peed xx,x kts
Distance xx NM
but never know where the wind
will blow us in the end
2019 - MED
In the first week of September we are off to Greece.
Last year we fell in love with the amazing Islands we visited and especially Nisyros and the people who live there. During September & October we wil further explore all the Islands of Greece ones we have and ones we haven't seen yet.
We will visit Turkey and her beautiful west southern coast along the way and have planned to stay the winter in Israel.
We are making the rough planning coming days with also the longer passage. You are welcome to join as all these amazing people in our Guestbook who have been part of our journey around the world already.
THE MAP - FEEL THE BREEZE
this was the plan for 2019
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched -- they must be felt with the heart."
2019 - the Mediterranean
Our journey starts in the Mediterranean, more specifically in Valencia. During the year we will sail and discover the beautiful countries, coastlands and islands around the Mediterranean sea. We don't have a set agenda and only a rough route, we just have to see where the wind will blow us.
First stops were: Ibiza & Formentera
Currently: Greek Islands
Plan end of 2020: Atlantic crossing to the Caribbean