Heavy reading section 🙂

Blog 4: Knockdown. by Rick van Engelshoven.

Roraova, on the atol of Fakarava. Yesterday we moored up under sail at the capital of this island. We check out the city and walked all the way up to the old lighthouse to clear our heads on the beach and for the first time in two weeks we ate something not prepared out of a can.  Read on ....

Blog 3 : A day in French Polynesia. by Rick van Engelshoven.

I’ve set the alarm for 8 am, but a noise in the anchor fairleads wakes me up. I have a look at my clock: 7:14, I get up and put the kettle on. Remco is turning in his sleep and will probably soon wake up, from Jennifer’s cabin I can still hear a soft snore. I have a look outside, the first rays of the sun stumble into the bay and delicately land on the coconut plantation that edges baie d'Anaho in Nuku Hiva. Read on ....

Blog 2 : Crossing the Atlantic Ocean - From years of preparations to actually doing it !  by Remco Vos

Foxy Lady log 11.01.2017 "Donald Trump takes office today in the United States so we remove ourselves from civilization and set off for the high seas. Three weeks on the ocean... Hopefully the world still exists when we arrive on the other side. At 1900 local time we cast off the mooring lines and leave Santa Cruz Marina (Tenerife) and set a course towards Cape Verde, the only possible stop on our way to the Caribean. Hopefully we don't have to stop there. The boat is topped up with fresh fruits, veggies, canned food, drinking water, diesel, beer, rum and whiskey. We feel good with a healthy portion of excitement."

Sitting in the cockpit and enjoying our first sundowner Rick and me look at each other and are both struck with the exact same feeling. After years of dreaming and preparations the moment is finally here, we are actually going to cross the Atlantic Ocean! Read on ....

Blog 1 : The Foxy Lady in Bits and Pieces. by Rick van Engelshoven.

This is a bit about the boat, how I got her and what we did to get her in shape. For you more salty readers I will put some more detail in here. I know these sort of blogs helped us a lot when we were making our preparations. My sincere apologies for boring our more land-bound friends. I’ll put down a complete list of jobs completed and an equipment list at the end of this blog but here is the main info. Read on ....