Atlantic Sailing: seven crew websites to find a boat (or Crew)

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Seven websites to find a boat to sail across the Atlantic - as crew, or to find crew! Christopher Columbus needed to convince the Queen of Spain to sail across the Atlantic. Nowadays, we have the internet: one of the three methods to find a…
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…
Photo by Karim

Sailing across the Atlantic Ocean: What's it like?

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What's it like sailing across the Atlantic What's it like? Here's a snapshot from one of my 4 Atlantic Ocean sailing experiences: “Someone is pinching me. ‘Suzanne Suzanne' Watch time! Wow, I come out of a deep sleep. It takes me some moments…
Hitch-sailing in Langkawi Malaysia

A typical day of hitch-sailing: fun + making a difference

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HitchSailing: spontaneous crewing on a strangers’ sailboat. Whether you have sailing experience or not, whether you contribute money or not, whether you found the boat in advance online or locally in the harbour. Some call it boathitchiking,…

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 in Greece: island-hopping the adventurous way

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Looking to go sailing in Greece? Great choice! Here's how to explore the Greek Island under sail, adventure-style! Everyday I see sailboats passing by. I just have to be on one. Not looking at one and not only writing about one. I'm getting…
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Catching a Sailboat Ride in South East Asia

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On to plan B: find a sailing boat in South East Asia with whom I can explore, dream, discover the Asian seas. And learn, more about boats, coastal sailing, and the sea. About plan A...   I landed my dreamjob to sail and change the world…

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……