Newsletter November 2018

23 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 Young Professionals; we actually went home with a trophy for 3rd Place, shared with Team KPN! We even won the second race from England!  The Anne-Margaretha was wonderfully loose (= nice sloping) and along with the crew’s excellent team spirit, we did very well.

The 2019 Season
Next year, our program offers 11 sailing trips.  On  May 1 we leave for beautiful Norway, then continue via Bearisland to Spitsbergen in the Arctic.  In Spitsbergen we will make 3 wonderful trips and then upon our return via Tromsø, we strike out to Iceland, a new destination for us!
From there, we will explore the east coast of Greenland with a group, sailing back to Iceland together.  Finally, we’ll sail for a few days via the Icelandic east coast to the Faeroe Islands / Shetlands/ Orkneys (?), returning to the Netherlands on October 1st.

Places May Still be Available
Some trips are already fully booked, but on the following routes we currently have some availabilities:
G1: Spaarndam-Bergen
G2: Bergen-Bodø (1 woman)
G5: 1st Spitsbergen trip
G8: Spitsbergen-Tromsø
G9. Tromsø- Iceland
G11. Iceland-the Netherlands

For more information about these trips, click here.  Further details about the G11 trip from Iceland to the Netherlands will soon on our website!

We wish you all lovely Christmas days and holidays, and a happy and healthy 2019!

Greetings,

Greet and Heinz

Our new address beginning December 6:
Wielewaal 10
1722DG Zuid Scharwoude
The Netherlands

Mobile Greet: 0653847381
Mobile Heinz: 0612663742

Photo: Anne-Margaretha from Dutch sailingvessel Urania

 

 

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