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21° 21.0' N
37° 00.7' O
Khor Shinab, Sudan, Rotes Meer
17:30 UTC+3
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16.04.2019 10:40 UTC+3
88 °F
Gentle breeze from East

Bluewater Sailing and Circumnavigation

Island in the south pacific After our decision to go long distance cruising, I asked myself a lot of questions e.g.:

  • How to prepare for blue water sailing?
  • What type of boat is most suitable for circumnavigation?
  • What nautical equipment is required, what is nice-to-have and what is not neccessary?

I would have been glad if someone explained to me not only the needs of a blue water yacht but also preparations at home for long distance cruising.

There are a variety of books available and also information can be found online, but nevertheless it was difficult to find what I was looking for. Thus we report our experience and considerations to the following subjects:

Additionally, our experience across cruising related topics can also be found here: