Travel 2023, October

Friesland: New App Opens Bridges

This was already known by radio, telephone or the push of a button, now 16 bridges in Friesland can be opened by app. And it can do even more

Italy's Unknown Islands

The Egadi archipelago off the west coast of Sicily is rarely visited by sailors. The islands are worth a trip. The portrait in PDF download

Around Wismar: Ripe For The Bay

There is a varied micro-area in front of Wismar. There are small and larger harbors as well as great anchorages to discover. The portrait in PDF download

Bay Of Lübeck: Fresh Fish And Sweet Temptations

In loose succession we present Germany's most beautiful inland and coastal areas. In issue 3: the Bay of Lübeck. The report as a PDF download

The Most Beautiful Harbors And Anchorages In Strelasund

Between the mainland and Rügen, sailors will find a perfectly protected and natural area for relaxed short trips. We present it - now as a PDF download

Update 2: Schleibrücke Lindaunis Closed For Longer

Anyone who has to move their boat on the Schlei stands in front of a locked bridge in Lindaunis. The train announces that there will be no getting through until Tuesday

The Sea Border Between Greece And Turkey Is Tight

The season starts earlier in the eastern Mediterranean, but the popular border traffic for owners and charter crews is currently still flat due to Corona

What You Need To Know At The Start Of The Season Under Corona

The water police let the first crew leave a port in Großenbrode under threat of punishment of 2000 euros. An overview

England's Crown Jewels

The Channel Islands of Guernsey, Jersey or Sark are a challenging destination. If that's too tricky for you, you can go as a berth charterer. The report in PDF download

“Ianos” Sinks Yachts In Harbors

With an announcement, the Medicane attacked the southern islands of the Ionian Sea last night and today. Yachts sank in Efimia and Zakynthos

Bridge Opening Times For Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 2021

Many crews will probably stay on the German coast this year as well. If you are planning to sail around Rügen and in the Bodden, you will pass various bridges

Sunsail And The Moorings: Virtual Boat Show

At the beginning of March, the charter providers invite you to the online fair including personal charter advice for crews who are planning their next boating vacation

New Travel Warnings For Europe

In France, Croatia and the Netherlands, increasing numbers of cases mean that risk areas are further classified according to the RKI criteria

Medicane Faces Greece Today

In the Ionian Sea, a huge storm bottom with gust potential beyond 65 knots and waves 5 to 10 meters is approaching from the west. Crews should seek shelter

Travel Warning For Parts Of Croatia

The Robert Koch Institute puts the Croatian administrative regions Sibenik-Knin and Split-Dalmatia on the list of corona risk zones

Côte D'Azur Is Declared A Risk Area

So now France too: The Foreign Office warns against traveling to the greater Paris area and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region

Travel Warning For Mallorca Hits The Charter Industry Hard

The somewhat surprising decision of the RKI to also put the Balearic Islands on the list of risk areas puts many customers in a difficult position

Sweden Without Quarantine, Norway Opens

Falling corona numbers in Sweden ensure that crews no longer have to be quarantined in Germany after a trip there

Croatia: Tourist Tax Now Cheaper And Payable Digitally

The fee can now be paid via a new website, there is no need to go to the port authority. For 2020, the fee was reduced by 20 percent due to corona

Croatia And The Balearic Islands Tighten Corona Rules

The number of cases is increasing in Croatia, while tourists on Mallorca celebrate on the Ballermann. The authorities are now reacting with different mask requirements

Entry To Mallorca Is Now Only Possible With A QR Code

Similar to Greece, the Spanish authorities are now also requiring tourists to register before traveling via app or website

Entry To Greece Only With QR Code

Since yesterday, crews have also been allowed to fly to the islands. However, all those entering the country must fill out a form, preferably before they travel, and show a QR code

New Marina In The BVIs

On Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands there is a new destination for crews at the east end of the island: the Oil Nut Bay Marina with restaurant and hotel complex

Greece: Ionian Sea With A Difference

Instead of always sailing south from Corfu, it is worth going around the island in an anti-clockwise direction. The travel report as a PDF download

Hiddensee: That Should Be Länneken

On the "sweet little country", sailors will find what has become rare: peace and relaxation in a natural paradise. The area portrait as a PDF download

Trips On The Doorstep: Elbe

Old country and marshes, half-timbered villages and big city flair: along the Lower Elbe and its tributaries to the North Sea. The area report as a PDF download

Trips On The Doorstep: East Frisia

Sandbanks, creeks, prick paths: the areas on the German North Sea coast offer some special features that are worth discovering. The report as a PDF download

Croatia In Times Of Corona

Wherever there is a crowd, there is plenty of space in summer 2020. Trip report from an area where a lot is different this summer. Now in PDF download

Anchor Tips For The German Coast

In the Corona summer it is full in the ports, many crews stay in their own country. Anchoring is a good alternative. We say where - now in the PDF download

Sweden: Loneliness Guaranteed

If you don't feel like full harbors and bays in summer, you can sail north. There is hardly anything going on on the Höga Kusten beyond Stockholm, even in high season

Croatia: Trip Around The Peljesac Peninsula

At the start of the season on the Mediterranean, a very special trip tip away from the main charter routes. The trip report is now available as a PDF download

England Trip: About Whalers, Vikings And Vampires

The British east coast from Yorkshire to Scotland is rarely visited by sailors. It is not only rich in maritime history. Now in PDF download

Turkey Charter: Lonely In Paradise

After a deep crisis, bookings are picking up again in the dream region of Turkey. But there are too few yachts. The consequences for charterers - the report in PDF download

Montenegro: Sailing In The Black Mountains

A trip in Montenegro promises great variety - historic old towns and ultra-modern mega-yacht marinas and the rugged Adriatic coast. Now in PDF download

30 Years Since The Fall Of The Berlin Wall: What Has Happened In The East?

An anniversary that is worth a closer look. We visited the former brown coal fields. The report as a PDF download

Covid-19 Consequences: Charter Market In A State Of Emergency

Blocked ports, cancellations, booking freezes - the charter industry is struggling with the virus. What customers now need to know and can do

1st Class Yachts Expand Presence In Croatia

At the start of the season, the Heiligenhafen fleet operators are opening a new station in the Marina Punat on the island of Krk in the north of the country

Croatia Corrects Fees For Yachts In

The annual fees for resident berths with larger yachts are sometimes significantly cheaper, but owners of smaller ships have to pay extra

Croatia, Italy, Slovenia: Alternatives On The Adriatic

Many people equate sailing on the Adriatic Sea with a trip in Croatia. The neighboring countries are also attractive. The report as a PDF download

Croatia In The Adriatic Special: Portrait Of The Island Of Vis

An article in our Adria special section is dedicated to the area around the island of Vis, with all its small bays and neighboring islands. The report as a PDF download