Status 449 days after departure

Posted on 27.09.2017 Comments Off on Status 449 days after departure
  • Distance sailed: 8014 nautical miles (14842 km)
  • Longest leg: Mindelo, São Vicente (Cape Verde) – Fort-de-France, Martinique; 2184 nautical miles (4045 km)
  • Countries: Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Martinique (France), St. Lucia, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Grenada, Bonaire & Curacao & Aruba (The Netherlands), Colombia, Panama  (= 14 + 4)
  • Crew members: Nina, Mikkel, Maimuna, Kristin, Matias, Preben, Rasmus, Alberthe, Mads, Grete, Andreas, Bo, Tommy, Mikkel (welcome back!), Susanne, Emil, Sabrina, Heidi, Rikke, Kurt, Kristin (welcome back!), Anja, Jannick, Emilie (= 22)
  • Best marina facilities: Renaissance Marina, Oranjestad, Aruba (because of the pool and the flamingo island…)
  • Most simple marina facilities: Nazaré, Portugal (but nonetheless a charming place)
  • Most expensive marina: Port Louis, St. George’s, Grenada (414 DKK/night)
  • Cheapest marina: Fort-de-France, Martinique (101 DKK/night)
  • Most beautiful place: Palm islands in San Blas, Panama
  • Less beautiful place: Curacao (slightly influenced by Henrik’s condition at that time)
  • Best decision: Buying a new anchor
  • Best nature experience: Jungle, waterfall and river trek with Lisa in Panama
  • Best feeling: Henrik on his feet again after his hospitalization
  • Funniest moment: Walking around Niadup in Guna Yala followed by the whole island, who wanted to carry 7 month-year-old Emilie (without asking the parents Jannick and Anja)
  • Most unexpected: Five months in Curacao
  • Other long distance cruisers we keep meeting: Lalamanzi (South Africa), Felicia (Denmark), Panacea (Finland)
  • Best home-made meal: Dorado cakes on the Atlantic
  • Best restaurant: Fort Nassau Restaurant, Willemstad, Curacao (paper wedding anniversary)