News

News

  • The situation around covid-19 is changing rapidly and so are our plans. Our plan was to set sail for Kiel in June ...

  • The restoration of the HELENA was completed 17 years ago. At the time the ship was given two leeboards made of oak....

  • This Thursday at 19:00hrs our sailor Timo will give a presentation in Swiss about his work on board the OOSTERSCHELDE. Please click...

  • But what I especially miss is the holiday feeling while cooking, which I always get due to the presence of the mixed group of people...

  • Marjolein and I bought a sailboat 2 years ago that had quite some overdue maintenance and I have been busy with that last year....

  • Last season started for me with many plans, including of course a period on the OOSTERSCHELDE. When the first lock-down came, ...

  • Thanks to all the donations, new friends and new share holders we were able to start with our first project: a new ...

  • My first thought was that I could not have chosen a worse time to end my permanent contract and continue as a freelancer....

  • Last week I was busy painting all kinds of separate parts of the HELENA. A perfect job in a heated workshop while it was frosty...

  • Snow blizzard, ice on deck and a rough sea. Thinking back of boarding “our” OOSTERSCHELDE. Already nine years...

  • Often I joke that in between sailing trips I am retired in Portugal. I have been enjoying the Portuguese retirement life ...

  • I miss working on board the OOSTERSCHELDE a lot. I can't wait until we can welcome our guests back on board our beautiful ship. ...

  • I am checking in from our cosy saloon onboard the OOSTERSCHELDE, fire on and a steaming mug of hot chocolate to...

  • While writing this (Thursday 4th of February) I am in Concarneau on the west coast of Brittany where my girlfriend Sinda...

  • We also want to give you an update about them so we asked all our crew members to give us an update and we will share ...