Here’s an overview of media coverage about Sailors for Sustainability (in reverse chronological order).

  • 20 September 2017: In our blog for Dutch sailing magazine Zeilen.nl we describe our hunt for sustainably produced whisky in Scotland (in Dutch).Sailors for Sustainability on Zeilen.nl about sustainable whisky
  • 15 September 2017: Floris is interviewed by German Radio WDR Cosmo about our travels and sustainable solutions found in Sardinia, Calabria and Greece (in German).Sailors for Sustainability at WDR Cosmo 3
  • 11 September 2017: In Porto with encountered sailing cargo vessel “Tres Hombres” and its crew. Our story about emission-free sea transport by shipping company Fair Transport is published on our partner ABN AMRO’s site (in Dutch and English).
    Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO about Fair Transport

    Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO about Fair Transport

  • 10 September 2017: The Dutch website “Mobiliteit Centraal” is launched, aiming to guide the public through the fascinating world of transportation. Our blogs are featured on a regular basis.
  • 6 September 2017: The Albanian paper “The Tirana Times” quotes us in an article about the sustainable tourism hiking path we visited.
  • 27 August 2017: Following our pleasant encounter with Falk Viczian and crew on their 100% solar powered catamaran, our story is included in the Solar Wave blog (in German).
  • 25 August 2017: The September 2017 issue of Dutch sailing magazine Zeilen features our article on how we crossed the treacherous Bay of Biscay in the fall.
  • 23 August 2017: Zeilen.nl publishes our blog about the secret of a low environmental footprint in the Scottish Findhorn Ecovillage (in Dutch).
  • 21 August 2017: During the summer, we continued our search for sustainable solutions. Ivar discusses the sustainable aspects of Sardinia’s local currency “Sardex” on radio with Harm Edens in BNR Duurzaam interview #20 (in Dutch, from minute 09:20 – 12:40).
  • 9 August 2017: Elsevier’s Juist Magazine headlines a (Dutch) overview of our travels and mission on their website (in Dutch).
  • 1 August 2017: Our story about Social sustainability at Mondragon is published on our partner ABN AMRO’s site (in Dutch and English). Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO about Mondragon
  • 26 July 2017: Zeilen.nl publishes our blog about the challenges of sailing in the Orkneys and the opportunities for marine energy there (in Dutch).Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen over hernieuwbare energie uit zee
  • 14 July 2017: Our mission is featured in Goede Reis, the Arriva magazine for trains and buses in The Netherlands (in Dutch).
  • 5 July 2017: Sustainable Tourism World features a second article on us on their website.
  • 1 July 2017: Our sustainable solution “insulation” is featured in Het Bestek, the club magazine of sailing association WSV Haringvliet in Hellevoetsluis (in Dutch). Sailors for Sustainability in Het Bestek 184
  • 28 June 2017: Dutch sailing magazine Zeilen features our blog on Norwegian hydropower and electric transport on their website (in Dutch).
  • 22 June 2017: Dutch daily Het Parool publishes an interview with us, our first in a national newspaper (in Dutch).
  • 13 June 2017: Tekstwerf goes the extra mile to continuously improve our blogs for ABN AMRO. They wrote a lovely article about us for our 1-year anniversary (in Dutch).
  • 13 June 2017: Our partner Vandebron features our 1-year anniversary with an article and the video they made with us when we sailed from Amsterdam to Enkhuizen (in Dutch).
  • 12 June 2017: We are one year into our sailing trip around the world in search of sustainable solutions. Ivar discusses some of the many positive examples of sustainable change to date on radio with Harm Edens in BNR Duurzaam interview #19 (in Dutch, from minute 11:30 – 14:22).
  • 31 May 2017: Dutch sailing magazine Zeilen features our blog on permaculture on their website (in  Dutch).Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about permaculture
  • 27 May 2017: Floris gave an update to German radio Cosmo and explained which sustainable solutions we visited in Spain and Italy. On their page you can read a summary and listen to the interview (in German).Sailors for Sustainability at Cosmo2
  • 23 May 2017: Our story about Transition Town Totnes is published on our partner ABN AMRO’s site (in Dutch and English).
    Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO about Totnes
  • 21 May 2017: Sustainable Tourism World features an article on us on their website.
  • 16 May 2017: We’re honored to be the subject of an article by Liguria Nautica, a leading Italian nautical online magazine.
  • 11 May 2017: Can business help to solve the plastic soup? The Dutch plastic soup solutions we visited Plastic Whale and Grondstofjutters – Het Circulaire Strand feature in the newsletter of our partner Finch & Beak! As does adidas Originals, Parley for the Oceans.
  • 8 May 2017: Following our visit to Slow Food restaurant Somorrostro in Barcelona, Slow Food International and the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy, Ivar explains the eco-gastronomy concept and sustainable features of Slow Food to Harm Edens in BNR Duurzaam interview #18. (In Dutch, from minute 8:00 – 12:08)
  • 3 May 2017: Dutch sailing magazine “Zeilen” publishes our fifth blog on their website. The article explains why sailing in Sweden is so beautiful; partially because the Swedes lead the way in nature protection.
  • 27 April 2017: Our partner ABN AMRO has grouped all our blogs on sustainable solutions so far (in Dutch and English)
  • 24 April 2017: At interview #17 for BNR Duurzaam, Ivar explains what we found in our search for sustainable wine in Southern France and Northern Italy (in Dutch, from minute 8:58 – 12:40)
  • 23 April 2017: Ivar is interviewed by Dutch national public radio station NPO Radio 2 and as Sailors for Sustainability we are added to the station’s Hopeful 100. Here’s the fragement (in Dutch, 4 minutes).Sailors for Sustainability at NPO Radio 2
  • 20 April 2017: More than a year ago we started writing for Dutch sailing magazine “Zeilen”. Our first two articles are now publicly available for reading online! Here’s is our report of sailing to and in Norway “Verslavende Bestemming” and here’s the story of our preparations “Duurzaam duurt het langst“.Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201501Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201502
  • 15 April 2017: We are featured in the club magazine of WSV Haringvliet, Het Bestek. Read the article (in Dutch) here.Sailors for Sustainability in Het Bestek 183 (201704)
  • 13 April 2017: Dutch Intermediair magazine publishes an article about our mission.
  • 5 April 2017: Dutch sailing magazine “Zeilen” publishes our fourth blog on their website. The article explains the world-leading climate policies of Copenhagen, the world’s first capital city that is well underway to becoming carbon neutral in 2025.Zeilen blog #4- Sailors for Sustainability in Copenhagen
  • 4 April 2017: Our story about ecovillage Findhorn in Scotland is published on our partner ABN AMRO’s site (in Dutch and English)
    Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO about Findhorn
  • 1 April 2017: Floris was interviewed by German radio “Deutschland Radio” for their early bird programme on the environment. You can listen to the full interview by clicking on “Hören” on DRadio Wissen’s website.Sailors for Sustainability at DRadio Wissen
  • 21 March 2017: We went sailing with Chris Dews and Cubanito from Casita Verde as well as Giada Forneris from Ibiland (Entonces Ibiza), who wrote a blog about our day together. Sailors for Sustainability at Ibiland (Entonces Ibiza)
  • 13 March 2017: It was Ivar’s turn to give a radio interview again! Live from Ibiza, he discussed the unique ecology and education center “Casita Verde” from Greenheart Ibiza with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #16. (in Dutch, from min. 08:30- 11:20).
  • 13 March 2017: Dutch sailing magazine “Zeilen” publishes our third blog on their website. The article explains the energy revolution on the Danish island Samsø, which became independent with renewable energy.Media - Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen.nl
  • 9 March 2017: Our story about marine energy on Orkney is published on our partner ABN AMRO’s site (in Dutch and English). Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO about Marine Energy
  • 1 March 2017: We were nominated as “Challengers & Go-Getters” (Uitdagers en Aanpakkers) of Dutch television programme Backlight (VPRO Tegenlicht) and received 257 votes. Sailors for Sustainability at VPRO Tegenlicht
  • 14 February 2017: Our partner Finch and Beak included our story on how Copenhagen is realizing its ambitious climate goals in their newsletter and on their website.Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak 3
  • 8 February 2017: Dutch sailing magazine “Zeilen” publishes our second blog on their website. About our shopping experience at Germany’s first packaging-free shop, Unverpackt Kiel.Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen 2
  • 7 February 2017: ABN AMRO publishes our story about hydropower and electric transport in Norway (in Dutch and English).Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO about Electrified Norway
  • 30 January 2017: Ivar is interviewed on Dutch radio BNR Duurzaam about solar energy in Spain (from minute 11:25 – 13:45, in Dutch).
  • 26 January 2017: Maastricht University publishes the story of our mission in the news section of their website.Sailors for Sustainability at Maastricht University
  • 19 January 2017: Our journey from Kiel to Falmouth via Scandinavia and the Irish Sea is featured in the February 2017 issue of Zeilen! In Dutch, available in hard and soft copy.zeilen-02-2017
  • 13 January 2017: Bedrock published their interview with us on their website (in Dutch).Sailors for Sustainability at Bedrock
  • 12 January 2017: Our article about permaculture in Sweden is online at our partner ABN AMRO’s website (in Dutch and English).abn-amro-permaculture-sweden
  • 11 January 2017: Our first weblog for sailing magazine “Zeilen” about us and our mission was published. Read it here (in Dutch)zeilen-sfs-11012017
  • 9 January 2017: It was Ivar’s turn to give a radio interview again! Live from Portugal, he discussed our findings on the sustainable qualities of cork with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #14. (in Dutch, from min. 09:57- 13:02)
  • 7 January 2017: Floris gives a radio interview to German radio station Cosmo about our trip so far and the sustainable solution we found in Portugal, cork. Listen to the entire interview here (in German)Sailors for Sustainability at Cosmo
  • 25 December 2016: Windpilot, the supplier of “Herbie” our indispensable windvane, has added our articles on his blog. Many thanks Peter Foerthmann!windpilot-blog-25122016
  • 19 December 2016: Ivar discussed our meeting in Porto with “Tres Hombres”, the sailing cargo vessel from sustainable shipping company Fairtransport with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #13. (in Dutch, from minute 09:58 – 12:40)
  • 13 December 2016: We issued a Press Release (English and Dutch) with a summary of our sustainable solutions and adventures during the first half year.sailors-for-sustainability-six-months-press-release
  • 10 December 2016: Nauticlink wrote about us (in Dutch) on their website updatenauticlink-sailors-for-sustainability-zes-maanden
  • 5 December 2016: Ivar discussed our visit to Santiago de Compostela – Europe’s hiking capital – and the key insights from our first six months with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #12. (in Dutch, from minute 09:00 – 11:57)
  • 26 November 2016: An article (in Dutch) about us in “Het Bestek”, club magazine from WSV Haringvliet in Hellevoetsluis.Sailors for Sustainability in Het Bestek 201601
  • 22 November 2016: Our article about nature conservation and the role of education is online at our partner ABN AMRO’s website (in Dutch and English).Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO homepage on Nature Conservation
  • 21 November 2016: Ivar discussed our visit to the Mondragon cooperatives with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #11. (in Dutch, from minute 19:40 – 22:21)
  • 7 November 2016: Ivar discussed our meeting with “Earth lawyer” Polly Higgins on Ecocide Law with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #10. (in Dutch, from minute 9:44 – 13:27)
  • 25 October 2016: Our partner ABN AMRO publishes our story on insulation and the benefits of energy efficiency (in Dutch and English).ABN AMRO insulation
  • 24 October 2016: Despite the poor phone connection, Ivar gave another update to Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about our visit to “Transition Town” Totnes in radio update #9. (in Dutch, from minute 8:58 – 12:00)
  • 10 October 2016: Our partner Finch and Beak dedicated their newsletter to World Food Day and included our story on CSA on their website.SfS at Finch & Beak
  • 10 October 2016: Ivar gave another update to Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about our time in Scotland and quest for sustainable whisky in radio update #8. (in Dutch, from minute 16:05 – 19:05)
  • 10 October 2016: Our mediapartner Winq.nl shared our story about the energy revolution on the Danish island of Samsø:
    Winq Samso
  • 27 September 2016: ABN AMRO publishes our article on how Copenhagen addresses the climate crisis (in Dutch and English)abn-amro-copenhagen
  • 26 September 2016: Ivar tells Jan Postma of BNR Nieuwsradio about our visit to Findhorn EcoVillage in Scotland in radio update #7. (in Dutch, from minute 09:52 to 13:25)
  • 23 September 2016: Dutch magazine Winq features us in their October issue. You can read the Dutch article in their magazine or here on our website.SfS at Winq
  • 12 September 2016: Ivar tells Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about electric transport solutions in Norway and marine energy development in Orkney in radio update #6. (in Dutch, from minute 07:17 to 11:43)
  • 1 September 2016: ABN AMRO publishes our article on Samsø and how the island became independent with renewable energy (in Dutch and English).ABN AMRO article Samsø sustainable energy
  • 29 August 2016: Ivar tells Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio which solutions we discovered in Copenhagen and Sweden in radio update #5. (in Dutch, from min. 09:40 to 14:00)
  • 25 August 2016: The September 2016 edition of Dutch sailing magazine “Zeilen” features the story of our departure and first leg to Kiel.SfS at Zeilen 9/2016
  • 24 August 2016: Elsevier Juist headlines a (Dutch) overview of our travels and mission on their website.SfS at Elsevier Juist
  • 24 August 2016: Our story on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) features on ABN AMRO’s homepage (English).SfS at ABN AMRO
  • 16 August 2016: Dutch renewable energy company Vandebron posted a video about Samsø made from our footage:
  • 15 August 2016: Ivar gives update #4 to Harm Edens in BNR Duurzaam radio programme (in Dutch, from 16:42min onwards).
  • 8 August 2016: Our article about Community Supported Agriculture and our visit to the Kattendorfer Hof in Germany is online at our partner ABN AMRO’s site (in Dutch and English).SfS at ABN AMRO 3 NL
  • 19 July 2016: Our partner ABN AMRO published our story about Zero Waste and our visit to Unverpackt in Kiel (in Dutch and English).SfS at ABN AMRO 2 NL
  • 11 July 2016: Recruitment agency Techers wrote an article about us on their blog (in Dutch).SfS at Techers
  • 4 July 2016: Ivar gives update #3 to Harm Edens in BNR Nieuwsradio a day after our arrival in Samsø. Tune in from minute 12:50 – 17:06 (in Dutch).
  • 30 June 2016: We are featured in the July edition of Elsevier Juist. You can now read the full (Dutch) article by clicking on the picture below or here: Sailors for Sustainability at Elsevier Juist

SfS in Elsevier Juist July 2016

  • 30 June 2016: OneWorld features our (Dutch) video as #5 in their mini-documentary series “Groen Doen” on their website:Groen Doen
  • 29 June 2016: Vandebron & OneWorld made a (Dutch) video about us and the first leg of our journey:
  • 20 June 2016: Our second appearance with Harm Edens in BNR Nieuwsradio! Tune in from minute 10:18 to 13:07 (in Dutch)
  • 14 June 2016: Our partner ABN AMRO published a story about our preparations and plans on their website (in Dutch and English).SfS at ABN AMRO 1 NL
  • 12 June 2016: Our Vimeo video channel is online:
  • 8 June 2016: Finch & Beak, a Dutch sustainable business consultancy and our partner, wrote about us in the Events section of their website.SfS at Finch & Beak
  • 6 June 2016: Ivar is interviewed for Business News Radio. In their weekly sustainability program (BNR Duurzaam), Ivar explains our drive to visit and spread sustainable solutions and answers questions about the boat, the route and our respective roles on the boat. Listen to it here (in Dutch).
  • 1 June 2016: Nauticlink wrote about us (in Dutch) for their June newsletter and website update.SfS at Nauticlink
  • 17 May 2016: We are featured in Vandebron’s video about Plastic Whale, as plastic fishers and helmsman.
  • 22 January 2016: We are one of the cover stories in Dutch sailing magazine Zeilen, edition 2 of 2016. Ivar reveals his love-at-first sight purchase of Luci and how the renovation challenges unfolded over the next ten years. In the article we also describe our Sailors for Sustainability project. The magazine is available at newsstands and online at Tijdschriftnu.Zeilen201602-1
  • 17 December 2015: We are featured (twice) in Dutch sailing magazine Zeilen, edition 1 of 2016: as “leavers” who partook in a day organised by the Dutch association of touring sailors and Zeilen (find us in the picture!) and in the vacation special, where we recount our summer trip to Norway. The magazine can be bought online at Tijdschriftnu.
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