Newsletter

Articles from this Category

Swartizen 2019

Newsletter May 2019

To the High North! Nature had finally awakened in Europe, while the Anne-Margaretha was sailing towards the Arctic, and a different kind of Springtime. The strong northern winds forced us to wait for a while at Terschelling (an island north of the Netherlands), but finally the wind gods welcomed us and we made the crossing […]

Read more
Anchoring Ofoten Norway

Newsletter March 2019

  Springtime! Last week we smelled Spring in the air, which felt very good! The warmer weather prompted many requests for our trips. While many are fully booked … people are signing up on a waiting list, just in case a spot opens up. Still some weeks away… Before the Anne-Margaretha leaves the Netherlands once […]

Read more
DSC_0167

Newsletter January 2019

Best wishes for 2019! We hope that 2019 will be a beautiful and healthy year for everyone! For us it means new travel destinations, a different home and more ..! Traveling with the Anne-Margaretha We are very excited about the new travel destinations this year: Iceland, Greenland, Faeroer Islands, perhaps the Shetland Islands. Fellow sailors […]

Read more
Race of TCYP

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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
ijs bikken van ijsberg antarctica

Newsletter January 2018

  Looking Back The Anne-Margaretha is now enjoying her second trip to Antarctica this season! The 1st trip went well: on the voyage out, we experienced an occasionally rather windy Drake Passage (read> 55 knots wind), and on the return trip there were moments of calm and unreal mirror-smooth water, followed by turbulent swells due […]

Read more
Heinz ties up the ropes

From the Netherlands to Brazil!

ANNE-MARGARETHA ON HER WORLD TRIP From the Netherlands to Brazil After a beautiful 2-month trip, the Anne-Margaretha arrived in Brazil (Salvador de Bahía). The first week on the North Sea was an immediate “baptism by fire” for some: one storm after another pulled over our sturdy ship. Fortunately, everyone has been well and, as we […]

Read more
Go top