My dream: Hitchhiking boats to sail the seven seas. I fell in love with the Atlantic and fulfilled my dream to cross this deep blue ocean only recently. I did not stop there and continued my journey. Currently, I’m in Panama and stuck in the doldrum of Covid-19.
My sailing route to date
I’ve sailed all the way from northern Germany to Panama and have been crew on five sailing vessels along the way. Find out more about my journey in the map and timeline below.
Fifth Boat | Sailing Vessel Nudi, Swan 54, build in 2019 | 5202nm March 13, 2020 – today
3.000nm | Isla Isabela, Galapagos to French Polynesia via Nuku Hiva, Marquesas
880nm | Colon, Panama to Isabella, Galapagos via Panama Channel, Isla de San Cristóbal and Santa Cruz, Galapagos, Ecuador
1322nm | Le Marin, Martinique to Colon, Panama via Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia, and Portsmouth, Dominica
Living on Banana Plantage | Martinique February 9 – March 12, 2020
Fourth Boat | Sailing Vessel Hubbert, Beneteau Oceanis 42ft CC, build in 2006 | 3324nm December 8, 2019 – February 8, 2020 Lanzarote, Canary Islands to Le Marin, Martinique via Puerto del Rosario – Fuerteventura (Canary Islands), Mindelo – São Vencente (Cape Verde Islands), Bridgetown (Barbados)
Third Boat | Sailing Vessel Echo, Beneteau Oceanis 46ft, build in 2008 | approx 736nm October 29 – December 8, 2019 Almerimar, ES to the Lanzarote, Canary Islands via Almuñécar (ES), Fuengirola (ES), Gibraltar (GB), Agadir (MAR)
Living on Land | Stay in Almerimar, Spain October 12 – October 28, 2019
Over to Andalusia | By bus from the Algarve Coast to Sevilla and the Mediterranean Sea October 10 – October 12, 2019
Living on Land | Stay in Abufeira, Portugal October 1 – October 10, 2019
Second Boat | Sailing Vessel Weohgi, Sun Odyssey 42,5ft, build in 2003 | 1221nm September 11 – September 30, 2019 Southampton, UK to Portimão, Portugal via Yarmouth – Isle of Wight (GB), Fallmouth (GB), Camariñas (ES), Muros (ES), Baiona (ES), Lagos (P)
Over to England | A Ferry ride September 10, 2019 Cherbourg, France to Southampton, UK via Poole, UK
Finding a new boat | Stay in Cherbourg, France September 2 – September 9, 2019
First Boat | Sailing Vessel, Tasswell 49ft, build in 1990 | 650nm August 14 – September 1, 2019 Flensburg, Germany to Cherbourg, France vis Kiel (GER), Rendsburg (GER), Cuxhaven (GER), Borkum (GER)
The Beginning | A train ride to the first Boat August 10, 2019 Berlin, Germany to Flensburg, Germany
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