Last Miles to Panama

A new sailing adventure beginns on the beautifull island Providencia. Sleeping on the beach at night – hanging out in the hostel-restaurant – one day I meet Luigi philosophying over his coffee. The Italian captain wants to sail with me, his German first mate, in his small Danish Sagitta 30, under the American flag, from…

Carribean Island Providencia

This cute little island is a jewel of the Carribeans.  Blue, clear water and white beaches surround Providencia. Only 5000 people live here. Politically it belongs to Colombia even though it lays much closer to Nicaragua. A huge, quite ok protected anchoring bay is located in the north-west. It is easy to sail in but make sure to anchor without blocking the channel for…

Caribbean Dreams – Lonely Islands, Lobster, Lagerfeuer

In the harbour of Cienfuegos I met the Swedish Captn Fredrik and his crew of the sailing yacht “Fairwinds“. A young group of seven cool travellers who sail around  the Carribean Islands on the 57feet steel ketch. Their next trip leads to Jamaica and they will leave the next morning. Fredrik offers to queeze me…

S*** happens

I lost my credit card in an ATM on Tortola…

Foodstop in the Caribbeans – Tortola

Four weeks on the sea – an exhausting and amazing journey. Craving for sleep, fresh food and a cold beer we finally arrive in Road Town, Tortola a harbour bay in the British Virgin Islands. We have to stop here because we almost ran out of food. The crossing took longer than we had exspected!…