Tag Archive: Sailing

Ice Navigation in the North Atlantic

Bonavista is one of the oldest towns in Newfoundland and home of the Atlantic Puffin. Before spotting the vibrant  orange and yellow parrot-like beak, I quickly mistook it for a penguin diving beneath… Continue reading

St John’s

It was quite the shock when we sailed into the the busy commercial harbour of St John’s, hosting cruise ships, large commercial fishing vessels and small boat tour operators. I had become so… Continue reading

Where France meets North America

Following Windjammers extraordinary welcoming to Newfoundland, we headed south-east to where North America meets France. With Brie, baguettes and Bordeaux in mind, we set sail for St Pierre, one of the last two… Continue reading

NEWFOUNDLAND

The shiny green topsides and raking masts shined flawlessly in an otherwise dull morning as Windjammer took to its name as a “floating curiosity”. Despite the long journey and early arrival from the… Continue reading

Sailing the wooden boat festival Geelong

Wooden Boat Festival from Maggie on Vimeo.

SAILING TO THE MAXI ABOARD THE MIGHTY BOOMERANG

Boomerang (1) , an iconic Australian curved wooden device that returns to the thrower when thrown, used for hunting and sport. Boomerang (2) , an Iconic Australian maxi sailing yacht that hosts the… Continue reading

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