Sailing KIRLANA

Welcome to Ibiza

Welcome to Ibiza

After we had come from Almerimar to Cartagena and then with new rudder bearings to Mar Menor, the passage to Ibiza was meant to follow. Unfortunately, our navigation lights did not work anymore. Without that we could not do a crossing (with night sail) to Ibiza. Tom...

Ibiza

Ibiza

After 25 hours we made it on August 10th from mainland Spain to Ibiza. The sea was very restless so we could hardly rest on the day we arrived. But our journey around Ibiza and Formentera could begin. Cala d’Hort On August 11th, after the hard work of the last...

First long sailing trip

First long sailing trip

Now we have been on board the KIRLANA for more than a month. Time flew by and yet it seems like forever. So much has happened that once again I hardly had time to write down the experience. In this article I tell you about our first long sailing trip. In the port of...

Unplanned tasks

Unplanned tasks

The start on a boat is tedious. Much must be bought, cleaned, cared for or repaired. This has been communicated to us in the past, but nonetheless unplanned tasks are constantly added. That’s what happened right at the beginning on board. We have two e-scooters,...

Goodbye Germany

Goodbye Germany

Finally the time has come. Summer holidays are starting and our adventure can begin! Goodbye Germany – welcome aboard the KIRLANA. We had to say goodbye to some of our friends earlier before we left, as they started their vacation on the first day of summer...

Our first visit aboard KIRLANA

Our first visit aboard KIRLANA

On Easter holidays 2019 it was finally time. Our first visit aboard KIRLANA was imminent. After Tom had visited the boat and also accompanied the survey, the children and I could now convince ourselves that Tom had made the right decision. After our deal with Frank...

Takeover of your own catamaran

Takeover of your own catamaran

At the beginning of March 2019 we finally found our catamaran! A reason to celebrate… 🎉 …but also a lot of work, which came with the takeover of the own catamaran! What has to be organized? First, of course, the purchase contracts had to be signed. The old...

The seemingly endless search

The seemingly endless search

In autumn 2018 it was clear: We want to buy a catamaran. Now the seemingly endless search for the right boat continued. Many catamarans came into question. We still did not know which size was suitable. 36 feet, 38 or 39 feet? 40 feet? The offer is huge! How old may...

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