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Weekly Photo Challenge – Converge

Butterfly Sailing One of my favorite exercises to teach my sailing pupils after a long day training is ‘Butterfly sailing’. Not an official technique, and certainly not something you want to do with beginners, it requirers a good sail trim and balance in the boat. The boats are tied together and have their sails set before the wind. However, the boats are connected bow to … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Converge

Adventure - weekly photo challenge

Weekly photo challenge – Adventure

A decisive moment I left my employer in 2011 after 17 years to start my own company. But before becoming an entrepreneur I sailed offshore races with some friends. Leaving Amsterdam you follow the North-Sea channel in order to reach the North-Sea. Between Amsterdam and Zaandam, Kunstdrukkeriij Mercurius is situated on the waterfront. Sailing by I could not resist, laughing, to toast to their health. In retrospect … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Adventure

Kind of Blue sailing |witchwithaview

Gouda in 52 photo’s – Reeuwijkse plassen

Ok, I like to show off. Let me introduce my boat and my wife. First things first: my boat. Kind of Blue a is 6.40 metres dinghy class Randmeer. A Dutch national class 50 years old this summer. T he Randmeer class is the largest class in Holland with almost 2.000 boats build. We have number 946. Kind of Blue is one of the fastests … Continue reading Gouda in 52 photo’s – Reeuwijkse plassen