A Quick Stop in Sao Jorge

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The 22 nm sail to Velas on the island Sao Jorge was quick even in light winds. The marina is small and a bit narrow to enter, but there are always helping hands and the atmosphere is great. Jose, the harbor master, is very welcoming and helpful. We knew some boats from Horta and even […]

Fajal – a Green Paradise in the Big Blue

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In the midst of the Atlantic, there is a little green paradise called the Azores. It felt so good to arrive here. After 24 days of blue blue blue and shaky shaky shaky we spot the volcano of Pico on the horizon. Even from the distance we see what a lush green place this is. […]

Atlantic Crossing St. Maarten-Azores, Days 13-25

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We arrived in Horta on the Azores safe and sound on the 27th of June after 24 days at sea. The second part of our trip back from the Caribbean was definitely more interesting weather-wise. Every day we would look at the weather files and find a whole new picture. I guess the biggest surprise […]