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Certainly not on the itinerary…⛵️🗺

… was to log on to the mobile phone network 📱 of the Faroe Islands… But unfortunately, I can enjoy this convenience today to make a longer phone call 📞


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Sad 😢, but now a certainty!

Due to electrical problems 🔌, skipper Norbert Sedlacek Koch has to abandon the record attempt and will return to Les Sables d’Olonne when on-board and weather conditions will permit it. Despite hours of effort, he has not been able to …

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Grey in grey…

… 8/8 cloudiness☁️, drizzle 🌧, this morning the air temperature 🌡was 12°C and the water temperature 14°C. It’s alternately warm 👕 and cold 🧣🧤 and then warm 👕again. Sometimes it feels like someone is turning on the hairdryer 🔌🔥🌡… Last …

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Life on Board…

After more than a week on board ⛵, I’m getting settled to some degree. Even though life on board is still characterised by “dynamic slips” 🌊. Therefore: if it gets too bumpy 🌊🌊🌊, lie down and rest 😴 for a …

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Next visitors…

… today I’m happy to sail ⛵ with dolphins🐬🐬🐬, which is always a great spectacle, really nice to watch them playing with the boat ⛵! It’s rather cloudy, every here and then the sun comes through a bit 🌥, the …

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My companion 🕊🐥🐦

I’m not the only one who finds the North Atlantic sometimes tiring…😴 After about two hours on board ⛵️, my companion 🕊🐥🐦 continued his way✈, but a bit faster than me 😉!


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Another perfect sailing day ⛵⛅️!

Smooth weather conditions and therefore I was able to make a lot of small jobs on board, because in the near future it will become colder and colder ❄️ and surely also rockier 🌊🌬.


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It’s a great feeling…

… to sail ⛵️north ⬆️under gennaker and main sail along the Irish coast 🇮🇪! Just the speed 🚀 🐢leaves something to be desired, but at the same time it is a good opportunity to get smoothly used to the life …

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Ireland 🇮🇪 I’m coming…

… even if your waters 🌊🌊🌊 have already stopped my project stopped twice 😊🤞!


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After a nervous night…

… with no wind, finally the south-westerly wind 🌬 sets in. I can now sail ⛵ north, being just 230 nm off the south coast of Ireland. The new genua 1 ⛵ is set. I spotted lots of whales 🐋🐳🐋🐳 …

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