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5 best sailing spots in Sardegna, Italy

We have been cruising in Sardegna for over a month and have been lucky to sail to extremely beautiful spots along the Eastcoast. Sardegna can be pretty hard on sailors due to the Maestrale, a strong wind from the north, which fills your sails and keeps you up at night. Therefore we decided to share […]

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our first crossing – waves, wind and the moon (log04)

The time had arrived for our first crossing. Sardinia to Sicily 180nm, which turned into 200nm due to wind and waves. For our first crossing, we decided to get some crew reinforcement and luckily Greta’s dad is an old sailor and agreed to help us out together with a sailor friend. On Sunday our new […]

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Our first article came out!

Tomorrow we will be finally going back to living on for.tuna. After 4 weeks in our hometown fixing some undone businesses, we are now ready to concentrate on our life on the boat. But before we leave we had the great pleasure to be interviewed by a local magazine who was able to tell all […]

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a new anchor and the eastern coast of Sardinia (log03)

After two weeks in Porto Rotondo it was time for us to go further. But before we could leave we had one last thing to fix – the anchor. When we bought the boat it had a CQR anchor, which theoretically is a good anchor, but each time we tried to anchor we had to […]

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autopilot, waterfilter and lot more (log02)

Week 2. It was a week full of news, installations and wind. But unfortunately still not as much sailing as we would like to. Nevertheless, we really feel now at home on for.tuna. By now we probably know every corner of her, as we had to turn up side down most of the boat to […]

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arriving, unpacking and sailing (log01)

Horray our first week on the boat past in a fly. And we definitely were out in the water less than expected. Getting the boat up to speed like we want takes longer than expected and is still not done. But let’s start from the beginning. Horray, la nostra prima settimana sulla barca é passata […]

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Sailing Destinations

Here you find all the beautiful places we had the chance to visit and tips and tricks to sail them easily. Sign up for our e-mail list to not miss the new sailing destinations we add.

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Sail Tips and Tricks

Here you will find different How To’s regarding sailing, sailboats and an eco-sustainable life. First up will be the refitting of our boat, the fixing of the autopilot and the new anchor. Let us know in the comments, what you would like to see in this category. Any questions you have about sailboats, sailing of […]

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Sailboat log

Here you will find all our sailboat logs from day one: log07 – When Sailing to Stromboli log06 – When Sailing we fished our first tuna log05 – When Sailing the Aeolian Islands, Sicily log04 our first crossing – waves, wind and the moon log03 – new anchor and the east coast of Sardinia log02 […]

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Happy eastern and Happy new life – log00

Welcome to WhenSailing and welcome to our new adventure. About a year ago, Micheal came up with this crazy idea to start living on a boat to allow us to discover the world piece by piece. First it was just this idea flying around and we did not take it seriously. But somehow we could […]