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Kite Sailing Prototype Nr. 1 Early 2021 I build my first Kite Proa. The design evolved while building this first kite sailboat of mine. It provided me with great learning opurtunieites and allowed me to test the basic question of stearing a boat by moving the kite attachment point. Also I could compare the different hull shapes. Further, I learned…Continue reading 2021 Kite Proa
I will probably not be the only one to say oh shit 2020! What a waste of my lifetime. Yes Covid did affect this year for me but it had only been one minor spice to my unhealthy cocktail. Had Covid not happened, I could have run. My father whom I never had a good relation with invited me to…Continue reading 2020 Oh shit! A year with no boat.
It’s been a great chance for me to sail with my friends whom I had sailed alongside for some month before, but now on their boat Tore a (Beneteau Oceanis 43). First I joined them across the Bay of Biscay from Falmouth to A Coruna as my little Fantasia been sitting on the hard in Plymouth waiting to be fixed…Continue reading Atlantic Crossing and crewing on Tore 2019
Juniper. Impressive like no other boat I have seen or sailed on. She looks light and elegant but when facing her from the front she looks sturdy like a bull racing towards you. She is puristic but very functional. She is old some 40 years but by the look, she’s been as fine as if relatively new. She has stories…Continue reading Juniper! Sailing on Trimaran Juniper 2019
There had been only a little time to rest and clean up the boat before my friends arrived. It had been a happy reunion – as I had not seen them for long and they not jet seen my little boat. Leaving Milford Haven, I thought it might get a bit windy. While sailing out of the long sound the…Continue reading UK to Ireland and the Bay of Biscay 2019