15th June 2010

Solo test sail to England

Last weekend I sailed solo to England with “Guppy”. On Friday at noon, directly after school, I sailed to the Roompot-lock and set course to England. […]
14th June 2010

Best Wishes to Abby

Of course I followed the news about Abby and I´m feeling for her. Shealready had a major setback due to the broken autopilot and now herboat […]
6th June 2010

Main Engine installed

The main-engine is installed!! Last Monday a brand new Volvo engine of 40 hp was lifted on board of my “Guppy” and Thursday we did the […]
27th May 2010

First Aid course & lots of sailing

On Friday I was at Knevel & van den Brink [talkshow]. This was an extraordinary experience. Again something else. But I much prefer sailing alone. I […]
15th May 2010

Congratulations to Jessica Watson

I am happily working on my boat, Now it finally starts looking good especially while we get a bit of sunshine as well. The halyards have […]
8th May 2010

First Sail!

Yesterday I made a lovely sailing trip. Guppy sails fantastic. She is really fast! It is a petty I can’t take her to sea yet. She […]
4th May 2010

Dinghy and Outboard testing :)

Sunday my boat was launched and of course baptized. The weather was very bad, lots of wind and rain, but still some people apparently did not […]
30th April 2010

Sunday my yacht will be launched!!

Sunday my yacht will be launched!! Finally she will go into the water. The Guppy, specially designed for me, is fixed to the boat, as well […]
25th April 2010

Antifoul, skeg and finished painting

This weekend a lot has happened. We have put a black stripe on the cabin and stripes on the waterline. I did the antifouling my self […]
18th April 2010

Lots of Paperwork..

Finally calm weather. We finished to paint the hull. Only the stripes and the Guppy still to be attached. Also the deck has been painted completely […]
10th April 2010

Waiting for court decisions & doing boatwork.

Our appeal has been finished again. Now it is waiting for the decision of the Court. I would love it when this supervision is finished and […]
1st April 2010

First coats of Red are on!

The first layers of paint are on her hull. The yacht is screaming red. All the other boats I had before, except my Optimist, were white, […]
24th March 2010

Boat Delivery, dropped my phone in the ijselmeer..

This weekend I had to do a boat delivery, which I do more often. This time to Friesland in the north of the Netherlands. Unfortunately on […]
17th March 2010

New Sails & Rudder for Guppy

It is getting warmer! Yesterday, we ordered the paint for Guppy. At these times it is not so nice to have a big yacht because you […]
12th March 2010


Ik ga mijn weblog maar eens bijhouden, nu er weer wat gebeurd. Ik heb gemerkt dat ik nog steeds niet uit het nieuws verdwenen ben. Sta […]
27th February 2010

Een nieuwe boot

In het vorige nieuws schreef ik dat ik op zoek ben naar een nieuwe boot.Ik kan nu met zeer veel vreugde melden datik een andere bootgekregen […]
25th August 2009

Hallo Allemaal

Hallo allemaal, Via dit weblog vertel ik je alles over mijn avonturen. Ik moet wel eerst nog even wachten op de uitspraak van de rechter eind […]