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|27-07-2002 GMT 13:00 Esbjerg|
|Exactly 13:00 GMT Dream sailed into Esbjerg harbour, her hometown. About 300 people were gathered to celebrate this great event. Firecrackers, conwoysailing and lots of hugs and kisses and a huge partytent was built on the harbourside. What a party ;o)|
|14-07-2002 GMT 09:24 Scotland|
WhiskyLand (Scotland) Passed the first lock and the next days we will pass the
All well on board - and now breakfast!
|12-07-2002 GMT 09:14 Dublin - heading for Scotland|
Real Nice Place - And Good Beers
Are Going North, Direction Scotland Maybe A Few Stops
|07-07-2002 GMT 09:14 Cork|
|We have just
arrived in Crosshaven Marina by Cork, Ireland. So now we are back in Europe
again ! We had a great sail and a very beautifull entrance to Ireland.
Pos: 51.48N 8.18W
|03-07-2002 GMT 12:05 Azores - Cork|
|We have just
passed a very very low low ;o) Plenty of wind the last 36 hours. Everything
OK and the speed is excellent. Expected arrival in Ireland the upcomming
|29-06-2002 GMT 17:22 Azores - Cork|
|Calm - calm and
calm, so the engine is doing overtime now. We expect to leave the high
pressure behind us by tomorrow. We spotted 2 big sperm whales and a big gang of
|28-06-2002 GMT 13:09 Azores - Cork|
|We departed from
the Azores and are now heading for Cork in Ireland. 1167 Miles to go.
Beatifull to be blue water sailing again. Everything OK.
|17-06-2002 GMT 21:54 Antigua - Azores|
|Skipjack Tuna - a
big green wastebin and a buye caught by surprise ;o) The weather is fine.
200 miles to go.
|15-06-2002 GMT 14:13 Antigua - Azores|
|We have 490 Miles to go. The weather is fine and with a fair westerly wind. Yesterday we discovered that a huge fishingnet was stucked under the boat - we wonder for how long it has been there! Everything OK.|
|11-06-2002 GMT 13:47 Antigua - Azores|
|The wind is very
fine and westerly so the old lady is jumping the waves like a dream ;o) Our
spinaker is blown to pieces but the weather is fine and it looks stabil.
Pos: 31.00N 46.27W (Its getting f....... cold!)
|08-06-2002 GMT 19:34 Antigua - Azores|
|Everything OK out
here. Allmost halfway by now. Though we had to make an emergency repair on
the Bowsprit - a minor but necessary repair! Everything under control and
the sun is shining again ;o)
|06-06-2002 GMT 23:00 Freatings from Craig|
|Double click here to listen and to see a greating from Craig the Kiwihunter|
|04-06-2002 GMT 19:34 Antigua - Azores|
We caught a Spanish Macrell and a wild Barracuda. Everything Fine on board.
1700 Miles to go.
|01-06-2002 GMT 18:17 Antigua|
|So - now we are ready for the next leg - the azores. We have been diving a lot around Antigua. Everything is now ready. Its going to be nice to sail in blue water again!|
|30-05-2002 GMT 21:05 Antigua|
|We arrived on
Antigua. We caught a giant Tuna. We swallowed it raw! Craig ripped the warm
and still beating heart out and swallowed it too - a real Kiwi-hunter!
Everything OK - except the price tags ;o)
|25-05-2002 GMT 22:37 Martinique|
|We arrived on St.
Pierre, Martinique. Craig has arrived. We will probably stay for a couple of
days to explore "the Deep Blue"
|19-05-2002 GMT 14:11 Martinique|
|We arrived on
Martinique after a no-pleasent-at-all-voyage!
Maiken returned to Denmark from Tobago. We are now anchoring outside Fort de France.
|08-05-2002 GMT 20:45 Tobago|
|We arrived on
Tobago after a incredible sail! Now we are going to celebrate with a few
pints and a Pina Colada or seven. We have now circumnavigated the world.
Tobago is the first place where we have been before. We sailed from one end
of Tobago to the other with the largest possible detour !!!
Many friendly regards
|06-05-2002 GMT 18:06 Cayenne - Tobago|
|We have a nothing
but perfect sail and are rushing towards Tobago. Still 300 Miles to go. We
expect arrival 09-05-2002. Everything OK.
|04-05-2002 GMT 17:49 Cayenne - Tobago|
|Our departure was
posponed because of an invitation to a rocket launch here in French Guyana.
The Launch was a great success. Anchors away from the muddy ground around
Cayenne. We are now heading for Tobago, 600 Nm to go.
|28-04-2002 GMT 16:55 Cayenne|
|We just returned
from a jungle-ride-in-an-indian-canoe deep into Frensh Guyana - whoouw what
It is very hard to get Internet access around here!
|23-04-2002 GMT 16:35 Fortaleza - Cayenne|
at Kourou, 30 NM Norht of Cayenne. We had a very good trip. The last part of
the trip we were forced to minimize our sails just to keep the speed below 9
Knots! Just to avoyd arrival during nighttime. Everything OK here.
|19-04-2002 GMT 22:58 Fortaleza - Cayenne|
|Now we hit our
homerun - the nothern hemisphere. We crossed the Equator. We had a ceremony.
A big tuna caught.
|16-04-2002 GMT 22:03 Fortaleza - Cayenne|
|We have departed from Fortaleza a couple of hours ago. Heading for Cayenne. Everyone is very tired and "outworn" from a great sambaparty last night. Everything OK onboard. We expect to be at sea for about 8 days.|
|11-04-2002 GMT 14:33 Fortaleza|
|Just arrived in Fortaleza. We are anchoring next to a 5 star Hotel. Soon - very soon we will exploit their pool !!!|
|09-04-2002 GMT 20:15 Fernando De Noronha - Brasilian Mainland|
|We just departed
from Fernando now heading for the mainland of Brasil. Just a 362 Miles
|05-04-2002 GMT 12:54 Fernando De Noronha, Brasil|
|We did again.
Anchor away. The water is 29 C. New Trans Atlantic Record - 12 Days and
Nights. Beautifull sailing. Gigantic octopus caught.
Pos: 3.49.938S 32.24.447W
|03-04-2002 GMT 18:10 St. Helena - Fernando De Noronha, Brasilien|
fine. The wind is a bit unsteady today - tropic rain. Still 200 Miles to go.
|01-04-2002 GMT 12:52 St. Helena - Fernando De Noronha, Brasilien|
|The weather is
fine. It is incredible hot. About 500 Miles to go.
|30-03-2002 GMT 15:15 St. Helena - Fernando De Noronha, Brasilien|
|Everything is OK
onboard. The wind is still a steady tradewind. The temperature at 08:00h is
38C and the water 28C - Far out!!! 770 Miles to go before we strike
|27-03-2002 GMT 15:12 St. Helena - Fernando De Noronha, Brasilien|
|The weather is
very good - 36 C in the shade
|25-03-2002 GMT 18:31 St. Helena - Fernando De Noronha, Brasil|
|Cool Sailing -
The wind is steady from SE. The workshop has been active all day with all
kind of practical doings!
|23-03-2002 GMT 18:31 St. Helena - Fernando De Noronha, Brasil|
|We departed St.
Helena. VERY light wind! But the sun is shining and the temperature is
skyhigh. Heading for Fernando De Noronha, Brasil.
|17-03-2002 GMT 17:08 St. Helena|
|Yeahheee - a giant battleship. A GIANT Mantaray (more than 5 meter). A huge turtle. Fish in thousands. You can't hardly kick yourself a path down there!!! St. Helena is just to cool.|
|16-03-2002 GMT 18:37 St. Helena|
|We just arrived
on St. Helena. The wind has been very good to us for the last couple of days.
We just returned after a quick snorkel. The island looks very beautifull.
Pos: 15.55S 5.43W
|14-03-2002 GMT 19:15 Capetown - St. Helena|
|Gently and steady
we are getting closer to St. Helena. Only 220 Miles to go. The wind is very
light. The sun is shining bright and we are "cruissing".
Pos: 18.07S 2.31W (Notice the westerly latitude)
|12-03-2002 GMT 18:30 Capetown - St. Helena|
|A lot of fish has
been caught and eaten! The genaker is up. Soon we will cross the Greenwich
POS: 20.16S 0.36E
|10-03-2002 GMT 11:46 Capetown - St. Helena|
|We are getting
closer to St. Helena. 738 Miles to go. We are catching Tunas and doradoes.
We are just "picking the menu". Every sail is up.
|08-03-2002 GMT 13:32 Capetown - St. Helena|
|We made it! Now
we have in fact sailed around the world. We are on the same longitude as we
started out. But there is still a fair bit of travelling to be made before
we strike the same latitude to - in Esbjerg, Denmark. The sun is shining.
Everyone on board is well. No seasickness. Bath on the foredeck and danish
liquorice - yaaami
|05-03-2002 GMT 16:24 Capetown - St. Helena|
|We think that we
striked the trade wind. We are "rock and rolling". We caught a
giant Tuna. Two big Albatrosse are following us along the trail. Everyone in
good shape and in good spirit.
|Yhaaaaaeeee - Cape of Good Hope is done! Right now we are situated in the Atlantic - again! Very good voyage, plenty of sunshine and the swell has been moderate. We have seen whales and sharks. We expect to arrive in Cape Town in about 5 hours. Congratulations wil be appreeciated ;o)|
|08-01-2002 GMT 11:25 Port Elisabeth - Capetown|
Knysna. We are heading for Cape Aguljas. We have seen more than 100
dolphins and albatross.
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