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Next leg…the voyage home

Captain Jan, my son David and I are about to sail Davali to Stamford, Ct. We’re going to check out the Bahamas, stop off in Florida, and then head up the coast. The past few months in St. Martin were lots … Continue reading

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Video Tour of Davali

When Davali was docked in La Grande Motte, France, her birth place,  Matthieu Rougevin-Baville filmed an in-depth tour of Davali. I’m sure you’ll enjoy Matthieu’s tour of this beautifully designed 2014 Outremer 45. By the way, there were a few minor issues we encountered on … Continue reading

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Videos of Trans-Atlantic crossing

Several short videos are posted on youtube which can be accessed from this link: Happy Holidays!!!

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I’ve dreamed of sailing across the Atlantic Ocean (and/or circumnavigating) since reading the book Dove as a teenager. It’s about a 16 year old boy from California that circumnavigated the globe on a 20 something foot sail boat. It’s something … Continue reading

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“Let’s get cracking on the crossing”

“Let’s get cracking on the crossing,” Captain Jan Cluistra, Sunday morning 10am, 11/23/14. After impatiently waiting for the Westerlies to turn North, we are ready to rip. And check out Davali…a bucking bronco about to tear the cleats off the dock. … Continue reading

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Lanzarote and Atlantic Crossing preparation

So many exciting moments, not least of which was the arrival in 40 knots of apparent wind to Lanzarote (Canary Islands) and docking in 30 knots of wind. After deciding the strong winds were going to continue, we committed to … Continue reading

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The Gibraltar gateway

The western Mediterranean has strong prevailing westerly winds which means headwinds and pounding seas when heading west into them. Last year, a captain told me they were “stuck” in a Spanish harbor for 11 days waiting for favorable winds and weather. We were pleased … Continue reading

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