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TO gathering in Cherbourg

SY malwieder, SY Colette, SY Dawn, SY Maupiti, SY Jan van Gent, SY Rare Breed and SY Hullu Poro met for a very nice casual sundowner today in Cherbourg. It is one of the more than 100 TO support points around the world.

Another night impression

SY Colette with Wolfgang, Lukas and 🐕‍🦺 Lucky sailing alongside SY Hullu Poro passing Zeebrugge.

So sad…🙁

Unfortunately this is part of the adventure. You meet lovely people, spend quality time with them and all of a sudden you have to separate. The other aspect is that technical issues are part of boat life. We were all ready to throw the lines when Ralf stepped next to our boat…”it looks like our journey stops here…”. A serious engine issue which needs further investigation. We brainstormed and concluded, this will not take hours to fix but rather days/weeks. It could happen anytime to anyone but lucky here it was in the port and not at sea. Very sad and puzzled we had to leave SY “malwieder” with Inge & Ralf behind and headed out to the sea. As Inge and Ralf are able to fix literally anything and everything on their amazing boat, I am confident that we will see these great couple again in near future somewhere further South. Fair winds…  

Antipasti party…

Antipasti party with Lukas, Wolfgang, Inge and Ralf on ⛵️ Colette.

TO ⛵️ squadron…

TO ⛵️ squadron on its way to Helgoland: SY Malwieder, SY Colette & SY Hullu Poro

TO navigation pencil…

During my visit to the TO Cuxhaven office, the symbolic navigation pencil has been handed over to me today. Another clear sign that the journey has started.

Cuxhaven next stop !

TO ship La Chunga II
4-5 kts tide running.
Mooring for the night.

TO Meet – SY Rare Breed

Nice chat with Biggi & Jan from SY Rare Breed heading out to the world.

TO Meet – SY Colette ⛵️

TO meet with Wolfgang, Lukas and 🐕‍🦺 Lucky from SY Colette. We are both heading South but at different pace. Good long chat last night! Fair winds and see you again!

☝️ Fair winds from TO

This photo was taken today by Johannes at KM 86 in the Kiel Canal. Johannes is the head of the TO Rolling Home Team and he is just returning with his SY Magic Cloud to Kiel from Cuxhaven, where he got awarded the TO Ocean Award. Congratulation! I also received this wonderfull photo and “Fair Winds and Following Seas” for my journey while the ships were passing along.

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