sailing across the Atlantic Ocean as crew

Las Palmas Atlantic Sailing Guide

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Las Palmas, a city on the northern side of Gran Canaria, is the capital of the Canary Islands. This is where Columbus left Europe to discover what is now the Americas! ‘Muelle Deportivo de Las Palmas’ is the most popular harbour and a central…

Sailing across the Strait of Gibraltar - into the Atlantic Ocean

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SV Eau Too - October 17, 2016. I’m 8 days at sea now. I open my eyes and see the reflection of water moving on the ceiling. I sit up (which is a luxury on board!) and look outside. All I see is water. That’s a change of scenery from the…

Sailing back into Europe: The Strait of Gib!

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A lighthouse. Beeping phones. Airplane stripes. Fishing boats. The smell of pine trees! We are approaching Cabo Sao Vicente, the most western point of mainland Europe. That’s what struck me most: suddenly having the smell of pinetrees……

Eating tuna, responsible or not? | Ruta Del Atun | Tarifa

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Photo:  Tuna statue indicating the direction of the wind. Placed in different places along the 'Costa de la Luz' in 2013, when the first 'Ruta del Atun' took place. Eating tuna, responsible or not? This weekend is the 3rd edition of ‘Ruta…
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Day 6. Sailing Canary Islands - Cape Verde

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S/V Sea Ya - 20 Januari 2015. Somewhere along the West African Coast. From the pen+book diary.  2.AM “Wake up, little Suzie, wake up!” Noor sings me awake. It’s time to start my night watch.  I’m used to this rhythm by now. I had…

El Medano Tenerife: a kitesurf & adventure travel guide

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Southern Tenerife seems for many adventure seekers a 'no-go' because of the big tourism developments and touristic crowd. Don’t let this hold you back from visiting the south coast. Costa del Silencio in particular: the south-east coast.…

Mountain Warehouse review of budget outdoor gear

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Mountain Warehouse review of camping gear To escape from the peak holiday invasion of the Spanish, Italians and Portuguese into Tarifa, I moved out of town in summer. I went camping equipped with Mountain Warehouse review camping items. So…
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Adventure & Kitesurf Travel Guide of Tarifa | Spain

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Thinking Tarifa for an active holiday or long term stay? Great minds think alike! After three years of intense exploration of the outdoor playground of Europe, I surely have some useful tips for you. You can use this little Tarifa travel guide…