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22.12.2021 – we began our long journey across the Atlantic!

we began our long journey across the Atlantic!   LAST NIGHT AROUND 1700 WE DEPARTED FROM THE BEAUTIFUL ISLAND OF CABO VERDE AND BEGAN OUR LONG AND EXCITING JOURNEY ACROSS THE ATLANTIC! THE WEATHER HAS BEEN CLEAR AND SUNNY AND THE CREW IS EAGER TO BEGIN THIS EXCITING SAIL  …...

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21.12.2021 – chillen in Cabo Verde

chillen in Cabo Verde   Hey FrIeNdS!! We’ve been #chilling in Cabo Verde the past few days! As our port program, we all took a tour of the city and got to see various local food markets and TONS OF CATS! Some of us even swam with turtles, while others…...

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20.12.2021 – Santo Antao was amazing

Santo Antao was amazing   The sun is shining in Cabo Verde! Yesterday we had the optional port program to the nearby island of Santo Antao and it was amazing. The island is very different to this one with lots of lush vegetation. The guides were really good at answering…...

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19.12.2021 – Mindelo is a really colorful town

Mindelo is a really colorful town   It’s another beautiful morning in Cabo Verde. Yesterday we had a wonderful dinner in town with live music and the best dessert ever. Some of us went on the port program, a guided tour of the city with Jose, a young Cabo Verdean who…...

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18.12.2021 – clean of the ship

clean of the ship   Our first evening in Cabo Verde was amazing. The town of Mindelo is filled with music and some of us even found a capoeira meet where we listened to the drums and watched the dancing. This morning we’re doing the deep clean of the ship…...

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17.12.2021 – We are in Cabo Verde!

We are in Cabo Verde! After a long sail and an even longer night of dancing, the crew is eager to get off the boat. With shore leave in the horizon, the CAF student has a group dinner planned for tonight, causing an early 0600 wake up to accommodate for…...

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16.12.2021 – Arrival Cabo Verde

The last 24 hours were super frunky fresh! We are awesome and speedy, so we arrived in Cabo Verde early! During our morning watch, we were able to see the lights of Mindelo and now, well after sunrise, we can see the entire island. We were just informed that the…...

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15.12.2021 – 4,000 nautical miles

We crossed the 4,000 nautical miles mark! Wir haben die Marke von 4.000 Seemeilen überschritten! LOG KEEPER: ANNIKA LASSEN DATE: 15 DECEMBER 2021 TIME: 0800 HRS UTC TEMPERATURE: 20°C WINDFORCE: 4 SEA STATE: 3 LATITUDE: 17° 53’ N LONGITUDE: 23° 26’ W TOTALE DISTANCE THIS VOYAGE: 4057 NM DISTANCE TO…...

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14.12.2021 – another beautiful morning

It is yet another beautiful morning on the Alexander von Humboldt II! We have continued sailing with no use of our engine since leaving Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. Matilda is getting a well-deserved break! Es ist ein weiterer schöner Morgen auf der Alexander von Humboldt II! Seit wir Las Palmas,…...

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13.12.2021 – Sunday at Sea

Good Morning! Yesterday was Sunday at Sea, which meant SOCO sessions and a day of rest and relaxation. The watch rotation went on as normal and there was plenty of opportunity to get up in the rigging and practice our sail-furling skills in glorious good weather. The SOCO sessions were engaging…...

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