Our great special on blue water and circumnavigation with the following topics provides suggestions for dreaming and instructions for imitating:
Out and about in Indonesia
The German-Austrian crew Franziskund Peter Haberler explored the Indonesian islands with their children on a catamaran. They report on the most beautiful places on the trip, give tips for the trip through the area with 17,500 islands and tell of their participation in the "Sail2Indonesia" rally from Australia to Indonesia. On the way they are on a 14 meter long Philocat.
Equipment for the Atlantic
Many yachts set out in autumn to sail alone or in a flotilla from Europaus to the Caribbean. The preparation of the crew and ship for the ocean crossing is the focus in the time before and raises many questions. The YACHT was on site on Gran Canari before the departure of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers 2018 and asked various crews about equipment and preparation.
From school to adventure
Many have been dreaming of a great voyage for years or decades and yet never get away. However, a few crews release the lines immediately after school is over and the supposed seriousness of life begins. But how does it work; Where do the boat, the equipment, the financial resources and also the sailing know-how come from? Four young crews from Germany between the ages of 18 and 20 reveal how they did it.
ABC of amateur radio
SSB and amateur radio are important channels for global communication for long-distance drivers. For the beginner, the systems are complex at first glance and raise many questions about handling, frequencies, required technology, costs and licenses. We provide answers to the most important questions. Also: List of receiving stations with web access.