Skipper: Oliver, 189cm, 92 – 95 kg :o)

 

Miles sailed since purchase of first boat in 2014: ca. 12.450 NM x 1,852 KM/NM = 23.057 KM 

Miles sailed on current trip: ca. 6.450 NM. (as of April 2020

 

Current trip in numbers:

 

Start end of march 2019 in Greifswald Germany moving onto new Hanse 388 „Plan B“

Until June th 2019 testsailing on the Baltic Sea and Elbe River 

Miles sailed in "test phase" : 850 NM

 

Total distance from Warnemünde (Germany) via Lanzarote to the middle of the Atlantic: 4.100 NM

On Friday 13th 2019 abandoned SY "Plan B" and boarded 55m Sailing-Yacht "Elena of London" to continue on to Antigua!

Mid-Atlantic to Antigua: 1.500 NM

 

Roadtrip in Campervan "The Beast" starting in mid january 2020 until mid march 2020

Trip from Hamburg/Germany to Lagos/Portugal and back: 10.000 km

 

On 15th of march 2020 move onto Catamaran "Indigo Moon" in Lagos/Portugal

 

Next trip: Lagos - Lanzarote

Distance: approx. 600 NM

Duration: approx. 4 days

 

Specs of the boat: 

Lagoon 421

Commissioned: 2014

Length over all: 12,64 Meter (41 feet)

Beam: 7,53 Meter

Draught: 1,22 Meter

Hight of mast over water: 19,73 Meter

Weight (empty): 12,3 Tonnen

Watertank: 700 Liter

Dieseltank:   600 Liter

 

Sail & Rig:

Mainsail 3 Reefs and Lazybag

Headsail on furler

Gennaker

 

Safety- and Emergency-Equipment:

AIS Class B

Radar

EPIRB  2x

VHF - Radio

Satellitephone Iridium Extreme (for Grabbag)

Satellitephone Iridium GO (as "network" on boat)

Lifevests (2xSecumar 275 3D with AIS  / 2xSecumar 275 D without AIS)

VIKING Liferaft 8 Person 

Signaltorches and -flares 

SeaDoc Medical Bag for bluewater cruising 

Wooden plugs for leaks 

Leak Hero "paste" for sealing leaks 

Axe and crowbar

Wood for sealing leaks of different sizes

Fire-Extinguisher

Backup"systems": Handheld-GPS, Compass, Windspeed

Foghorn

Diverse handheld lights / flashlights

Backup Anchor

basic medicine (needs to be stocked up before major crossing)

 

 

Additional equipment on board:

9KV Generator 

Watermaker 60Liter/hour

2x Fridge and 60L Freezer

Mikrowave