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Best sailing destinations of 2020 in the Mediterranean Sea

And it seems another 365 days have passed. But this time, we have spent 263 of those days living on a sailboat! We feel more than happy to be able to say that. We are incredibly thankful for all the great opportunities and experiences we were able to have this year, thanks to our decision […]

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15 Christmas Presents every Sailor will love

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 […]

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When it’s all about boatworks (log12)

Ready to start Sailing Season 2020? We have spent the last two months in Herzliya marina close to Tel Aviv, Israel and can not wait to finally set sail again. But before we are able to start sailing season 2020 and set sail for Larnaca, Cyprus, we have still to fix a lot of things on our sailboat ForTuna. Follow along to see how we fix our sail, repair our leaky galley window, reorganise our sailboat storage for longer passages and how get ForTuna ready for sailing season 2020!

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When living in Herzliya Marina – Tel Aviv, Israel (log11)

Living for two months at the Herzliya Marina in Tel Aviv, Israel

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Sailing Itinerary – 2 weeks in Sicily

The perfect sailing itinerary for a one or two week sail in Sicily, Italy

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When Sailing to Greece (log10)

It was time for us to leave Italy and head to Greece. After one last pizza, which we still dream of, we left the most southern tip of Italy’s heel and headed to Korfu. The crossing was luckily very calm, and we managed to sail some hours in very light wind. We arrived with the […]

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Gift Ideas for the eco-friendly traveler 2019

Living sustainably, respecting our earth and the nature surrounding us is a big part of our life. If you read any of the last reports about water pollution, endangered animals or climate change, you know that we need to adapt our lifestyle in order to preserve the planet we live on. The festive season can […]

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When Sailing the South of Italy (log09)

After a month in Sicily, it was time to move on. There was still a lot to explore in Sicily, like the south and the west coast, but we will have enough time next year to do so. So if you have any recommendations about sailing in Sicily, let us know in the comments. Be […]

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The most beautiful place to sail to in Italy

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 […]

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Strait of Messina: a guide for sailors – all you need to know to navigate the strait safely

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