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1 day ago
We had a fantastic roadtrip through Morocco and we have received several messages from other sailors wishing to visit Morocco and asking where we’ve been and how we’ve arranged our road trip. http://www.svbluepearl.com/how-do-we-do-this/what-to-do-and-where-to-go-in-morocco-our-full-two-week-itinerary/
1 day ago
We had a fantastic roadtrip through Morocco and we have received several messages from other sailors wishing to visit Morocco and asking where we’ve been and how we’ve arranged our road trip. http://www.svbluepearl.com/how-do-we-do-this/what-to-do-and-where-to-go-in-morocco-our-full-two-week-itinerary/
4 days ago
Although the distance between Europe and North Africa is not that big, Morocco feels like a whole new world (pun intended). Longing to experience new sounds, smells and tastes, we explore the bustling streets of the medinas in Rabat and Sale. We witness a royal airshow in honor of the …
4 days ago
Although the distance between Europe and North Africa is not that big, Morocco feels like a whole new world (pun intended). Longing to experience new sounds, smells and tastes, we explore the bustling streets of the medinas in Rabat and Sale. We witness a royal airshow in honor of the King's birthday and we get treated to an extravagant fireworks show.
7 days ago
We are getting ready to leave Europe and sail to Africa ! Smooth sailing along the African coast , and then we meet Pira…. ermm.. fishermen Unbelievable how far they get off shore in those little boats , the first one we saw we were 50 miles off shore , …
7 days ago
We are getting ready to leave Europe and sail to Africa ! first we needed to service our prop so a quick in and out of the water , a music festival , Smooth sailing along the African coast , and then we meet Pira.... ermm.. fishermen Unbelievable how far they get off shore in those little boats , the first one we saw we were 35-40 miles off shore , the 2nd some 10-12 miles We hope you enjoy
8 days ago
Still in Mallorca we moor in the marina of Porto Christo for an annual procession or boats in honor of the Saint of the Sea. We also visit the Dragon Cave, attend an underground concert and get a scare when we find out about a tsunami before heading back to Almerimar.
9 days ago
Still in Mallorca we moor in the marina of Porto Christo for an annual procession or boats in honor of the Saint of the Sea. We also visit the Dragon Cave, attend an underground concert and get a scare when we find out about a tsunami before heading back to …
9 days ago
One of the upsides of being cooped up in a marina with wifi during a lockdown is that we’ve finally taken up the task of working through our huge backlog of video materials. We’re working hard on editing and uploading as we speak. Our goal is to make the best …
9 days ago
Join us as we enjoy what Mallorca has to offer. Aquariums, nature reserves, beaches and…. a weird incident with a helicopter at night?
9 days ago
Join us as we enjoy what Mallorca has to offer. Aquariums, nature reserves, beaches and.... a weird incident with a helicopter at night?
2 months ago
Even though the yellow flag is called the ‘quarantine flag’ I do not believe it has been used in its official capacity for a long long time, normally we fly the yellow flag when we arrive in a new country to signal that we have not yet officially checked in …
2 months ago
Unless you have been asleep for a week or so you will have noticed things have changed in this world of ours. A Pandemic is upon us . A virus unlike anything we have seen for literally a 100 (one hundred!) years is now steadily making its way across countries  …
2 months ago
At the end of the year we are selling our beloved Blue Pearl Why !?!? short answer : Because we are not done yet ! 😉 Towards the end of this year we are sailing to Tonga , New Caledonia or New Zealand most likely to St Martin via Colombia …
2 months ago
The last 2 months , since our friends Marc, Erwin and Luka left , have been hectic and wonderful . We spend a lot of time in the San Blas winding down , meeting the local Kuna people , buying fresh produce off the boats that come by and the …
4 months ago
At the tail end of November three friends came to visit and stay aboard Blue Pearl. A small aircraft took them from Panama city to Playon Chico, where they landed on a small and short airstrip just on the outskirts of the mangroves of mainland Panama. Right at the start …
5 months ago
The horseshoe bay at Puerto Perme is a perfect anchorage, just find any good spot in the middle and you have 5 meter depth  , the breeze is soothing , waves are non existent and the depth is adequate even when the wind shifts 180 degrees and the tranquility is …
5 months ago
We left Santa Marta , after first watching Max , together with our friends from Zouterik and Askari , win the Brazilian F1 race ,  around 3:30 pm. A quick fuel stop and last goodbyes to Zouterik crew Mariska and Linde that came alongside at the fuel dock and we were on our way. …
6 months ago
Dancing with Gaia Cruising maybe is like dancing and there are so many ways to do it
It makes little sense to judge a ballerina on their hip hop skills

or a line dancer for their ability to freestyle For me, I think, sailing is like a tango

Slow, quick, quick, slow

Slow, quick, …
6 months ago
part 1 and part 2 The last boring lifepo4 post 😉 After having sent the 2,5 ‘boat bucks’ to China the long waiting game started and finally received my Fedex tracking number from GBS after a few days . Impatient as I am I checked every day to see when …
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