Davali’s Atlantic CrossingDeparted from La Grande Motte, FranceNovember 5, 2014
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I have been getting to know Davali better and better over the past two summers. Enjoying Davali with friends and family, but also loving singlehanded sailing. Kent Grimbeek of Just Catamarans and I sailed to the show. Kent is not just an … Continue reading
Some videos of beautiful islands, Davali sailing and clear water. Davali Videos Enjoy!
On the first leg, from Le Grande Motte, France to St. Martin, I remember feeling blissful. Days and nights filled with sailing, reading, eating, sleeping, playing guitar, sharing stories. I loved it. On the second leg, from St. Martin to … Continue reading
A big title. First we sailed really fast, up to 13 knots, in 18 knots of true wind speed to Conception Cay. We were hoping for a special place and we were not disappointed. Thanks to Crewmate Joe, also a fine … Continue reading
We enjoyed a couple of days cruising the south side of Turks & Caicos. We sailed to Big Fish Cay, then crossed the Caicos Bank, with an average depth of 10 feet of the most beautiful luminescent turquoise water I’ve seen. It was … Continue reading
It was great to return to the BVI’s, especially on Davali.
After 4 months of fun and preparing Davali for the second leg, we’re off. We slept outside the bridge on Saturday, May 2nd, and at 2 am, set off for the British Virgin Islands. We had 10-15 knots from the … Continue reading
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
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
“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