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2nd May 2021

Magical encounter

During the night we start seeing lights on the horizon. They belong to windmills and small towns on the Costa del Norte, the Spanish mainland. Around […]
30th April 2021

Sun and green soup…

On Wednesday Florian got inspired by the cold weather to make a very traditional Dutch winter soup consisting of peas, onions, carrot, and some other healthy […]
28th April 2021

Lazy dolphins under a gray sky

Not much change in the weather, alto today was the first day we actually saw some color in the sky during sunrise. There are a lot […]
26th April 2021

Happy birthday :)

I take another look at the weather, sigh… it’s still not looking great. Lots of headwinds in the prediction, and it does not seem to change anytime […]
23rd April 2021

A hike around the Caldeira and time for the Guppy Games

Our time in Horta has been extended a bit because of a nasty weather system that is coming over and I rather wanted to wait out […]
17th April 2021

A meeting between Guppy and the Johann Smidt (previous Eendracht)

Guppy is rounding the south side of Faial around 5 pm on the 13th of April. We’re being directed to a quarantine dock on which we […]
14th April 2021

Pictures of our crossing

We arrived in the Azores 🙂 Here are some pictures of our crossing. Overall it was a really good crossing. The weather definitely kept us busy […]
13th April 2021

Azores, land ahoy!

It’s 6 am, I am sitting in the cockpit watching a big golden fireball rise above the horizon. It’s casting a beautiful golden glow on the […]
11th April 2021

Getting colder and a slippery floor

The weather has calmed down considerably. No more lightning at night, and just a few squalls with max 40kn of wind. Guppy is sailing along really […]

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