Status 652 days after departure

Posted on 20.04.2018 Comments Off on Status 652 days after departure
  • Distance sailed: 13752 nautical miles (25469 km)
  • Longest leg: Puerto Villamil, Isabela (Galapagos) – Hiva Oa (Marquesas, French Polynesia); 3381 nautical miles (6262 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, Costa Rica, Galapagos (Ecuador), French Polynesia (France)  (= 16 + 5)
  • Crew members: Nina, Mikkel, Maimuna, Kristin, Matias, Preben, Rasmus, Alberthe, Mads, Grete, Andreas, Bo, Tommy, Mikkel (welcome back!), Susanne, Emil, Sabrina, Heidi, Rikke P, Kurt, Kristin (welcome back!), Anja, Jannick, Emilie, Anne, Bettina, Helene, Siff, Nicolas, Rikke A, Søren (= 29)
  • Most steady anchorage: Golfito, Costa Rica
  • Most rolly anchorage: Pavones, Costa Rica
  • Most social marina: Shelter Bay Marina, Colon, Panama (it’s so much fun!!)
  • Marina with the most music: Marina Puerto Azul, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Most beautiful place: Hiva Oa, Marquesas, French Polynesia
  • Less beautiful place: Curacao (slightly influenced by Henrik’s condition at that time)
  • Best decision: Buying a new anchor
  • Best nature experience: Rich animal wildlife in Galapagos
  • Best feeling: Smelling the flowers of Hiva Oa after 27 days, 2 hours and 10 minutes at sea
  • Funniest moment: Ella! The fenders! (when we forgot to take out the fenders upon arrival to Marina Puerto Azul)
  • Most unexpected: Five months in Curacao
  • Other long distance cruisers we keep meeting: Alpha Leonis (US), Karma (DK)
  • Best home-made meal: Sushi from freshly caught dorado in Las Perlas
  • Best restaurant: Grano de Oro, San José, Costa Rica