Archive Monthly Archives: February 2020

Summer(feeling) at last!

We left the marina in Lisbon at dawn to get out of the Tejo with the ebb tide. At the mouth of the river, there was hardly any wind, but a good 4 meters of swell from the northwest, which was caused by winter storm Sabine on the North Atlantic. The same swell that caused […]


Porto to Lisbon

After three and a half wonderful months in Porto I headed out at sea again on February 4th 2020! As with my arrival in Porto, I was not alone on board on this part of the trip: Tania, an acquaintance from Freiburg, signed on as “First Mate”. She was spontaneous enough to book a flight […]


Tchao Porto

A German proverb says: You should leave when it is at its best. According to this motto, I planned to continue my journey from Porto to the south. Yet, the farewell was not so easy. After three and a half months in the port of Matosinhos, I got to know a lot of wonderful people. […]