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Report 33 – Mayday for a Troop of Penguins

Report 33: Mayday for a Troop of Penguins With brisk northeast wind blowing, we had left the Rio de La Plata on East Course. Downright…

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Report 34 – Lookout on the forecastle and on the yards

Report 34: Lookout on the forecastle and on the yards Yesterday will be unforgettable to me. There were two events. One just after midnight and…

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Report 35 – Grain feeds the man

 Report 35: Grain feeds the man How that happened is a mystery to us. We had crossed the equator days ago, but were still close…

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Report 36 – A waterspout for the Third

Report 36: A waterspout for the Third The third officer, let’s call him Wotan Streit was when it came to an attack on meteorology, never…

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Report 37 – Movies on widescreen sails

Report 37: Movies on widescreen sails What we did not know was that both of our numerous Christmas guests were pitted against each other. Never…

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Report 38 – Sputnik coming up

Report 38: Sputnik coming up On this trip, we sailed a north-eastern course. The Bermuda Triangle probably still stuck to the captain’s bones. [Report 18]…

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Report 39 – Falmouth

Report 39: Falmouth Today it is quite late, but this day, I have to document immediately, otherwise I might forget something important. We finally got…

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Report 40 – Last leg to Hamburg

Report 40: Last leg to Hamburg After Falmouth, our engine had enough fuel and we had the familiar menu. After two months under sail or…

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Report 7 – Sailing with the trade wind

Report 7: Sailing with the trade wind We had hardly left the colder waters of the North Atlantic behind us when everything had to be…

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Report 1: Here we go!

Report 1: Here we go! No time left to gather any impressions. I had just arrived from Bremen when standing on the teak deck of…

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