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The Peculiar Boatbums from Matosinhos

A short story about the community of liveaboards in a small marina on the Atlantic coast of Portugal. Dear friends, family and readers of this blog, the last post was a while ago. This is because I took a longer break in Porto to concentrate a little on my work. Sometimes, being in one place […]

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Fisterra to Porto

On Tuesday evening, the Ahora crew (i.e. me) got reinforcements once more: Nienke, who I met two months ago in Friesland in the Netherlands, came to join me on board for a week. We wouldn’t have thought that we would see each other again so early and were looking forward to a few nice days […]

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Along the Death Coast to the End of the World

Okay, I admit: The title sounds rather sensational. Especially because the last week was marked by sunshine and lack of wind. But in fact the coast here is called “Costa da morte” (Death Coast) and Ahora is currently moored in the harbour behind Cabo Fisterra (Fisterra = End of the World). The name is a […]

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Around Estaca de Bares and Cabo Ortegal

After a few days at anchor in the Rías Altas, I sailed Ahora to the port of Viveiro for two nights to cure my salad poisoning and to top up on supplies. In addition, after more than a week of body care with only salt water, it was nice to enjoy a freshwater shower again…. […]

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Finally: We are heading out!

After countless hours of working on the boat the time has come: Ahora and me are heading out to sea! I will try to more or less regularly report about the journey. If you want to know about updates, sign up for my newsletter: Newsletter Anmeldung * indicates required Email-Adresse * Vorname Nachname

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