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  • After all the festivities of the Ocean Race in Mindelo, we are now on our way for the 2nd island hopping trip in Cape Verde. Early in the night...

  • After our stop in Mindelo we set course for São Nicolau. The first few hours after leaving Mindelo are often a bit rough. We have...

  • After the guests of our first Island-Hopping trip disembarked in Palmeira, the Oosterschelde sailed to Mindelo, with only our...

  • We have started the first round of our island-hopping trips in Cape Verde. The Oosterschelde and her crew have...

  • The last day at sea was also beautiful. A long ocean swell and a backstay wind, force 4. The tropical sun gives everyone...

  • And we also got those few quiet days! The wind continued to die down and the ocean became calmer and calmer....

  • After a heady start to the journey, the weather is now beautiful! The sun is shining, the sea is flat and there is just...

  • The low-pressure area that caused so much wind in the Canary Islands is slowly moving south and filling. Because we are also moving...

  • We couldn't have planned our visit to Tenerife better. The past few days it was very windy, it rained and we were even surprised...

  • We are in Marina Santa Cruz. A nice place near the city center. We arrived the 24th after an early departure from La Gomera....

  • I didn't know that so many people travel to Madeira! About 5 planes per hour land at the airport near the town of Machico, ...

  • After going on engine for a day and a half because the wind was completely gone, we are now sailing again on our way to Madeira....

  • How is it to sleep in a washing machine? Well, the answer to this question is easy: it is quite a challenge, sleeping on a...

  • There was a day ashore in the lovely harbour town of Muxia for those that fancied it. A short dinghy ride inside the harbour, followed...

  • After crossing Biscay quickly, we were just in time to find a sheltered bay to anchor before the expected depression came over us. ...