QUARANTINING TAKE-AWAYS! HOW IS LOCKDOWN LIKE SAILING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC?

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How quarantining is like sailing across the Atlantic? We aren’t on a boat now in the middle of the Atlantic. But many of us in quarantine because of COVID 19 are experiencing aspects of what it’s like to sail across an ocean. You may…

Citizen science for sailors | How/Where can you contribute?

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There is so much we don't know yet about the ocean. Especially outside coastal zones, it's logistically and economically challenging to collect data for research. As sailors, we are already out there, and we can reach places far away from civilisation.…

Tips on Seasickness

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Tips on seasickness Most people, including captains and professional crew, get seasick, some more severely than others. It’s quite normal, especially during the first few days of an ocean passage. Here are some tips on seasickness and considerations…

What can you do? The 7 R's: Rethink-Refuse-Reduce-Re-choose-Repair-Reuse-Recycle

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Rethink—Refuse—Reduce—Re-choose—Repair-Reuse-Recycle Rethink “We are living in an interminable succession of absurdities imposed by the myopic logic of short-term thinking.”  — Jacques Yves Cousteau People often say ‘you…

How to Find a Sailboat Ride? | Boat-hitchhiking Tips

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You want to travel simple, sustainable and the adventurous way so you've decided to catch a sailboat ride! Awesome plan. Your life will never be the same ;) Sailing is not only for the rich and famous. Sailing can be done on a budget and without…

Adventure & Impact Sailing Opportunities for August and September | 2019

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Here are the latest sailing opportunities I have (co) - created to connect you to the sea, yourself, and to others like you. We’re all on similar journeys, dreaming and doing about ocean adventures and to make a positive impact around us.…

Offshore Sailing Crew Tips: How to prepare, assess safety and minimize risk?

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How to prepare, assess safety and minimize risk as crew before sailing an ocean? Even in this era of satellite phones, safety and rescue technology, and communication systems, the nearest help on an offshore sailing passage can still be hundreds…

How to make DIY Natural Sunscreen | Simple, Quick & Easy

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One ocean solution option against the use of chemical sunscreens is to make your own DIY mineral-based sunscreen. It's fun. It's easy and so far as the research and testing goes, a better option for your own and the ocean's health than chemical-based…
environmental friendly sunscreen