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Newsletter November 2018

Wintertime The Anne-Margaretha is wintering in Spaarndam along the shore until she starts up again on May 1 with trips to the High North!  Apart from a few remaining chores, the ship is ready for the new season. We look back on a great year which ended with the exciting Race of the Classics for […]

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aankomst ijmuiden 2018

Newsletter – September 2018

Anne-Margaretha Completes her Fourth World Trip! On August 23, the Anne-Margaretha re-entered Spaarndam harbor in the Netherlands to a wonderful welcoming party, bringing her almost year-long voyage to a close. Heinz and the crew look back on the many highlights, such as the extraordinary nature and delightful conversations, along with more challenging moments like the […]

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Sailing from Alderney to IJmuiden!

Last leg: to IJmuiden! (nr.25) From St.Malo tot the Channel Islands Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney Anne-Margaretha sails to the Netherlands! The planning will be Thursday morning through the locks of IJmuiden! She will be at home than since almost one year sailing her world trip! Heinz (photo: Anne-Margaretha on her own jetty… Just a pitty […]

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uitzicht S.Jorge

Newsletter July 2018

The Anne-Margaretha is Heading for Spain If you think it’s hot here in the Netherlands, ah, we look back to steamy Panama and Cuba for the quintessential tropical heat. It was hard to sleep on board with scanty wind in the harbor and night temperatures of > 30˚C …. We experienced such wonderful adventures these […]

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Galapagos 2018

Newsletter May 2018

To the Panama Canal In just a little while, the Anne-Margaretha will cross the Central America isthmus on the great Panama Canal, a passage of only one day! We hope that the authorities go through all the procedures quickly…. There are webcams posted on both the Pacific and the Atlantic side locks, and with a […]

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Anne-margaretha anchoring

Patagonia trip: looking back

8-04-2018 Impression Patagonia trip! For 3,5 weeks we sailed the channels in Patagonia. This uninhabitated wilderness was fascinating. Patagonian winds showed us their power and taught us to wait for a good weatherwindow. We started in Ushuaia (Argentina) and via a stop over in Puerto Williams (Chile) we sailed West through the Beagle channel. Via […]

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Glacier Patagonia (3)

Newsletter March 2018

The trips to Antarctica The three beautiful trips to Antarctica are now finished. The 500+ mile Drake Passage crossing comes with its challenges…, but being in Antarctica has always made the crossing worthwhile. We enjoyed being in pristine nature, its extraordinary scenery, wildlife-watching, celebrating the Christmas and New Year in this beautiful setting, learning from […]

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Sunset Atlantic Ocean

Beagle Channel!

In the end… We arrived in the Beagle Channel!! After the 2nd heavy storm on the Drake, we are longing for some sheltered water! Tomorrow morning ( March 9) we will arrive in Ushuaia! Heinz

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storm op zee met anne-margaretha

.. Drake-waves-wind-patience …

Message from Heinz: We are now in the not-to-avoid-storm ..! Regardless of how we counted, we would end up in a (strong) storm with this crossing over the Drake Passage to Ushuaia. The Anne-Margaretha is built on this! We have a storm jib and the 3x reefed mizze as support sail she then lies like […]

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Deception and Enterprise Island

Enterprise Island After a rather rough Drake Passage we arrived Monday at Deception Island. Some “stout” guests and crew were swimming in the vulcanic Pendulum Cove..! Thursday we’ve arrived at Enterprise Island. Follow the ship: Since we make/made 3 trips to Antarctica with about the same route, the co-ordinates (points) are about the same, so […]

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