We underline that the subject is so vast and important that the following notes are by no means fully comprehensive. The LLLL rule. In the old days of sailing, the master of the ship had to know at all times the four L: lead, log, longitude and lookout. Thanks to our modern means we have NO EXCUSE to disrespect it …
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Humble tips for sailors and dreamers First of all, keep in mind that you do not necessarily need a boat. There are thousands of vessels in every corner of the planet where crew is needed, so you can almost sail anywhere you want for free or for a small fee. This is also an excellent test for those planning to …
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Overview: a good example of how tourism can be effectively developed and organized without slaughtering heritage and landscape, the Balearic Islands became an absolute favourite among northerners and Anglo-Saxons… Each island is profoundly different, but all share a very good service for yachts, excellent charter fleets, plenty of anchorages and opportunities for everyone. The top places to visit: Cap Formentor, Ciudadela, Fornells, Port Mahon, …
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When sailing the coast of Belize you’ll have the impression to be like one of those men, sailing in older times, exploring places where few if anyone have been before. Hundreds of miles of pristine reef and desert islands for less than 30 boats. And no marinas. Yes, it’s the Caribbean, so you’ll find lots of Americans, watery beer and …
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Sailing to Lofoten Program: First departures: July 15 2018 Vessel: Swan 44 cadeau Ports: flexible Price: 200 euros per day all inclusive (alcohol not included, you’ll discover why…) Passengers: max 3 Sailing in Norway Norway is commonly famous for endless salmon, endless oil, endless fjords, endless rain and spectacularly large wine bills. After two long cruises in the southern end …
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Alas, they do indeed exist: tell tales, dials, digital arrows, analogic indicators and even mechanical wind finders. Any sailor wondering where the wind comes from on a boat built after the cold war ended would look like a cook unable to mix butter and flour.  And see? After three simple lines the beauty, the passion and the poetry of sailing …
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A cruise between Levitha and Santorini is like a journey through time and between two radically different ways of life. Levitha is a tiny island belonging to a single family who welcomes sailors, and sailors only, opening their house for gorgeous 0-km dinners. One wonders how much they could get for their land and how many times they turned life-changing …
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