Bikinis, Piña Coladas and white sandy beaches are not his class. At least not when it comes to sailing. Aptly named the "Viking of the high seas", Erik is a sailor through and through. Although not living full time on his sailing boat, "Tessie”, a Contessa 35, he takes her regul…
Bluewater cruising during Covid times has its challenges as any skipper currently underway will tell you. Combine this with daily changing policies and…
Hi, ho new and old subscribers. I am back online. As many of you know I was posting from my blog page lars.vc for the last 3 years. The blog was hosted…
Next to the catamaran vs. monohull discussion, the debate about old school navigation skills vs. electronic chart plotters and digital weather predicti…
Safety first. A Mayday card should be on anyone’s boat. Preferably right next to your VHF. When you are in trouble you will have forgotten everything y…
One tiny bit I am missing in sailing is innovation. What I mean is that other than some different sail and hull materials not much has happened in sail…
Rianne, Gerben and Jr. Captain Benjamin set sail to explore the world and feel the breeze on their Beneteau 57 “Perfect Sense” Rianne and Gerben are fr…
After a sailing holiday in 2013 Audrie and Seathan decided that quitting the rat race and going full time sailing with their kids made perfect sense. T…
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