Boatlife 101


  • best pizza dough without oven (sailboat recipes)

    best pizza dough without oven (sailboat recipes)

    Yes, we are Italian, and yes, it’s hard for us to survive without our weekly Pizza, but honestly, who could blame us? Isn’t Pizza just one of the most amazing dishes out there? So figuring out the best pizza dough recipe for boats was a must for us. Unfortunately, its popularity caused the creation of […]


  • Freediving in Cyprus (log15)

    Freediving in Cyprus (log15)

    We continue with our adventure and finish the installation of our new radar. Getting the cables through the mast is quite a tricky thing but we found a way at the end to pull trough three new cables 😉 For now we decided to use our Radar only via WiFi and not install the data […]


  • Installing AIS 700 and a Quantum Radar on our Beneteau Oceanis 393 (log14)

    Installing AIS 700 and a Quantum Radar on our Beneteau Oceanis 393 (log14)

    It is time to prepare our sailboat for the Atlantic crossing! First actions on the list? Installing AIS and Radar.


  • Losing the boom at sea (log13)

    Losing the boom at sea (log13)

    Not every crossing goes as planned! We finally hoist the sails and leave Israel behind us, but on our sail to Cyprus we encounter our first serious problem.


  • When it’s all about boatworks (log12)

    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!


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

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

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


  • When Sailing to Greece (log10)

    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 […]


  • When Sailing the South of Italy (log09)

    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 […]


  • When Sailing Tropea and the straight of Messina (log08)

    When Sailing Tropea and the straight of Messina (log08)

    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.


  • When Sailing to Stromboli (log07)

    When Sailing to Stromboli (log07)

    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 […]