In Jan 2022 Moonwave and her crew Sébastien & Sophie have officially finished their first circumnavigation with the return to Sint Maarten in the Caribbeans [22 months in total]. The adventure started in March 2020 with a zero-fuel-used sail of 1200 nm from Martinique to Panama. D
Cape Town, South Africa to Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten Dec 2021 / Jan 2022 Projected Route: 5495 nm – Sailed Route: ~ 6500 nm We really had enjoyed South Africa & Cape Town, but we were also really looking forward to sail the last and longest leg of our sail around the world.
In this time of “reflection” I wanted to use this opportunity to talk a bit about my own “Moonwave Journey”. As the title says: “Time flies by” and it’s now over 8, yes eight years that I have joined Moonwave and her adventures. Luckily both Moonwave and myself have barely
Moonwave Transatlantic Crossing – a bit of celestial navigation Moonwave is equipped with high tech electronics of the latest generation – B&G H5000 as well as MaxSea and Adrena on a laptop computer. And for sure there are a couple of backup GPS receivers and also apps
Moonwave’s second transatlantic crossing is in the books – the first time East to West. We had a good passage but next time if possible will stick to a normal “schedule” with departure from the Canary Islands between Nov to Feb. We left Lanzarote a bit “out of season” for transa
What a great crossing with an amazing boat (Moonwave) and fun crew with also good sailing conditions. And we want to do it again !!! Here some more info about our Atlantic crossing and how we prepared for two weeks at sea. Preparation & Provisioning: Our Preparation went quiet fas