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Report 11 – Brazil – Rail – Bananas

Report 11: Brazil – Rail – Bananas Out of four days in Brazil, two were pitch black. Right after our cheerful welcome, all hands were…

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Report 12 – A Pampero is not a tango

Report 12: A Pampero is not a tango    Seven weeks of sailing workout completed in the cold, rain and strong breezes. The ship’s commander…

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Report 13 – Don’t cry for me Argentina – Our song from Bahia Blanca.

Report 13: Don’t cry for me Argentina – Our song from Bahia Blanca. We quickly found out that Bahia Blanca was nothing for sailors. We…

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Report 14 – Riding whales

Report 14: Riding whales The white Bay, surrounded by green Pampa, this has been engraved into my memory because of the song later to become…

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Report 15 – Sailing ballet near St. Helena

Report 15: Sailing ballet near St. Helena In early October 1955, we had caught the southeast trade winds southeast of St. Helena. Exactly 140 years…

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Report 16 – Benny Goodman in Concert – Whistling makes it possible.

Report 16: Benny Goodman in Concert – Whistling makes it possible. NOTE: The full concert by Benny Goodman – Click on 1st image left hand…

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Report 17 – Essential Water

Report 17: Essential Water Some things are obviously understood slowly. Fresh water is essential. After we had packed plenty of pieces of ice on departure,…

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Report 18 – Sky sailing in the Bermuda Triangle

Report 18: Sky sailing in the Bermuda Triangle Until Hamburg, I really did not want to write anymore, because I expected lots of work, making…

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Report 19 – We and The Royal Yacht “Britannia”

Report 19: We and The Royal Yacht “Britannia” Sailing in November in the English Channel, is uncomfortable. For 28 hours, we have been feeling it….

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Report 20 – The Truth from potato sack

Report 20: The Truth from potato sack For this, I must briefly tell the story that started 5 days ago when we were still in…

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