396.22 – 18.04.2022 – Eine Nachtwache der anderen Art  

Törn:   396.22 Datum:   18.04.2022 Mittagsposition:   54° 08 N 007° 52 E Das Wetter:   Sonne und blauer Himmel, Südost 4; 9° Lufttemperatur 7° Wassertemperatur Eine Nachtwache der anderen Art          In den klaren Morgenstunden am frühen Ostermontag begann für 12 Mitsegelnder, ihre 4 anleitenden Matrosen und den Steuermann die 0-4 Wache. Um…...

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396.22 – 17.04.2022 – Ostern auf dem Meer

Törn:   396.22 Datum:   17.04.2022 Mittagsposition:   54.57 N, 07.10  E Das Wetter:    Sonnig, Wind SSE Stärke 3-4 Ostern auf dem Meer Frohe Ostern ihr Landratten! Heute wurde die 0-4 Uhr Wache mit einem strahlend weißen Mond begrüßt, der uns ausreichend Licht fürs Arbeiten gespendet hat – fast…...

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395.22 – 14.04.2022 – Die Maschine schon wieder

Törn:    395.22 Datum:   14.04.2022 Mittagsposition:   Bremerhaven, Fischereihafen, Herwigstraße Das Wetter:   draußen: keine Ahnung Im Betriebsgang Proviantkühlanlage: 20°C, Luftfeuchtigkeit 30%, Lärmpegel an- und abschwellend Die Maschine schon wieder Moin, hier ist mal wieder die netten Maschinenbesatzung. Wir wollen Euch einen kleinen Überblick über die vergangene Ausrüstungszeit in Bremerhaven…...

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02.04.2022 – the last leg of our journey

GOOD MORNING! TODAY WE START THE LAST LEG OF OUR JOURNEY ABOARD THE ALEX-11. WE HAVE 9 DAYS LEFT ON THE SHIP. WAKING UP AT 0630 THIS MORNING IN PREPARATION FOR THE LOCK, WE LOOK BACK ON THE FOND MEMORIES AND ARE DETERMINED TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE TIME…...

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29.03.2022 – back in france

HELLO FAMILY! WE’RE FINALLY BACK IN FRANCE, ONLY A WEEK OF SAILING LEFT TO GO. THAT PART IS SAD BUT THE FRANCE PART IS GREAT!   DATE: 29 MARCH 2022 TIME: 0800 UTC WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY TEMPERATURE: 11° SEA STATE: 0 WIND FORCE: 1 STATUS: DOCKED LATITUDE: 048° 38′ N LONGITUDE:  2° 01′ W DISTANCE TRAVELLED IN…...

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19.03.2022 – an incredible rainbow

THIS MORNING THE 06-08 WATCH GOT SOME COLD SHOWERS, BUT WERE REWARDED WITH AN INCREDIBLE 360° RAINBOW!   DATE: 19 MARCH 2022 TIME: 0800 UTC -01:00 WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY TEMPERATURE: 12° SEA STATE: 4 WIND FORCE: 5 STATUS: SAILING WITH 6 SAILS AT 6 KNOTS LATITUDE: 043° 29′ N LONGITUDE:  21° 25′ W DISTANCE TRAVELLED IN LAST…...

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16.03.2022 – long hike through the levade system

WE HAVE A CLASS DAY TODAY AS WE DEPART FROM HORTA! SOME OF MY FAVORITE MEMORIES FROM THIS PORT INCLUDE AN EXCITING BUT LONG HIKE THROUGH THE LEVADE SYSTEM TO THE CALDERA CRATER, EATING AT PETER’S CAFE, HIKING PICO MOUNTAIN, AND MORNING RUNNING CLUB. WE HAVE TWO WEEKS SET ASIDE…...

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15.03.2022 – Horta, Azoren

DATE: 15 MARCH 2022 TIME: 0800 UTC -01:00 WEATHER: CLOUDY WITH PASSING SHOWERS TEMPERATURE: 15° SEA STATE: 0 WIND FORCE: 1 STATUS: DOCKED LATITUDE: 38° 31′ LONGITUDE:  28° 37′ AVERAGE SPEED: 0 KNOTS TOTAL DISTANCE TRAVELLED: 11,996 NM LOG KEEPER: TILL AND TYLER   Follow the ship at   https://classafloat.com/sail/ship-tracker/   or   https://alex-2.de/schiffsposition/  ...

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14.03.2022 – we picked up 631.9 kilos of trash

IN THE PAST DAY, WE HAVE EXPLORED THE LOVELY HORTA! TO TAKE CARE OF THIS PLACE, WE PICKED UP TRASH ON 9 DIFFERENT BEACHES YESTERDAY. THE ALEX-2 AND THOR HEYERDAHL CREWS RETRIEVED 631.9 KILOS OF TRASH! WHILE SOME OF IT WAS FROM LOCAL FISHERMAN OR PLASTIC WASTE WHICH WAS NEW…...

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05.03.2022 – looking forward to Horta

THIS MORNING, WATCH 3 SAW A SUNRISE, RAINBOW, DOLPHIN AND WHALE! WE ARE SET TO ARRIVE IN THE AZORES IN JUST THREE DAYS AND ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO EXPLORE HORTA, ADDING OUR MURAL TO THE QUAY, AND VISITING THE WHALING MUSEUM. SHOUT OUT TO ALL OF YOU WHO STILL READ…...

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