It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Soon the bells will start. And the thing that will make them ring. Is the carol that you sing right within your heart. Oh, sorry for getting lost in this classic Christmas song. But yes I am one of those people who are looking forward to lights … Continue reading 15 Christmas Presents every Sailor will love
Many of you now probably expect Cinque Terre, Capri or Amalfi, but sorry to disappoint, the most beautiful and rarely mentioned place to sail to is Gallipoli. Gallipoli has been named the most beautiful beach by trip advisor in 2019, yet rarely people think about sailing there. As beautiful the beach and water are from … Continue reading The most beautiful place to sail to in Italy
The Strait of Messina, feared by sailors, inhabited by mythological animals and named in greek and roman legends, has made quite a name for himself. But no need to fear we have gathered all the information necessary to sail the strait safely. Discover our 5 steps for sailing the strait of Messina and you will be good to navigate your Sailboat through the strait of Messina
After our 32hour passage from Sardinia to Sicily, the straight of Messina was our next big sailing challenge. But let‘s start from the beginning.
Greta Thunberg sails back to Europe on La Vagabond to be at the climate summit in Madrid - but shortly after leaving the boat heads for a heavy storm. Photocredits: Greta Thunberg Greta Thunberg has taken a taste for it. After crossing the Atlantic from Plymouth (UK) to New York on a latest-generation Imoca (with … Continue reading How risky is Greta Thunberg’s sailing expedition on board of La Vagabond?
Located in the south of Italy, Tropea was not on our original route. But the beauty of living on a sailboat is the freedom in making changes last minute. After visiting the famous Stromboli (for the second time 🙂 ) the wind was more favorable to sail to Tropea than to Sicily, so off we … Continue reading Tropea – 3 reasons why you should sail there
We had just caught a tuna, the first tuna our whole crew, including us, had ever seen. We were all in awe for the shimmering scales and thought we had seen the best of our week. But boy, were we wrong. On this day we were wrong about many things. We were wrong about the … Continue reading When Sailing to Stromboli (log07)
Story about how we fished our first tuna while sailing to Stromboli
The Aeolian Islands are world-famous for their steep cliffs, black and white beaches, and the most active volcano in the world. And what better way is there than to explore an island by sailboat? So here’re our 3 tips for sailing in the Aeolian islands. Plan ahead If you would like to visit the most … Continue reading 3 tips for sailing in the Aeolian Islands
Going to Sicily is better than going to the moon.Gabriel Garcìa Màrquez Well, we had to check for our selves, so after Sailing one month in Sardinia, we took another month to explore Sicily and in specific the Aeolian Islands. Praised in songs and poems, these 7 islands have been on our top list of … Continue reading When Sailing the Aeolian Islands, Sicily (log05)