Welcome to Our Video Collection
You can find all of our published logbook, sustainable solution and impressions videos here in reverse chronological order.
17 January 2018: Banana Logic – On the Canary Island of La Palma in Spain, we discover that the logical way to grow bananas is with butterflies instead of poison. Fran GarLaz of Ecofinca PlátanoLógico explains why and how.[Exclusively available on Patreon]
31 December 2018: From Rio de Janeiro we sail south to Rio Grande, visiting scenic Ilha Grande and Ilhabela on the way. We leave the tropics, and the weather gets more violent, as we notice in Florianópolis.
21 December 2018: In Greece we research olive oil to find out how we will still be able to enjoy the “Greek Gold” for years to come.
2 November 2018: Humpback whales put on a spectacular show as we sail south along the Brazilian coast to Rio de Janeiro. After some sightseeing, we travel inland to learn from prof. Irene Cardoso how agroecology can help tackle issues of deforestation, soil degradation, poverty, and human health.
17 October 2018: Have you heard of rewilding? It’s a form of ecosystem regeneration that we learn about on the Greek Island of Kalamos. Terra Sylvestris is working towards reintroducing lost species to achieve more biodiversity, while also taking into account human needs.
4 October 2018: After an unexpected mast repair, we leave Salvador and sail south along the stunning coast of Bahía. We’re sad to learn that 90% of the Atlantic forest has been cleared, mostly for timber and farm land. Yet a visit to farmer Ernst Götsch inspires us. He proves that it is possible to farm in harmony with the forest.
21 September 2018: In Albania, we get to know Pitupi. The young company makes children’s clothing from “people-to-people”, in an environmentally friendly and socially fair way.
7 September 2018: Are the motor boats of the future solar-powered? We experience the benefits when we sail on the SolarWave in Corfu, Greece.
21 August 2018: Relive our 22-day Atlantic crossing from Cape Verde to Brazil, via Fernando de Noronha!
8 August 2018: Goosewinged we leave Europe and sail with the trade winds to Cape Verde, Africa. On Sal we learn how the NGO Project Biodiversity is working towards ecosystem restoration and turtle conservation. We dive with Nuno of Manta Diving Centre, who has sunk two ships to create artificial reefs. On São Vicente we meet the Molenaar family, who built a resort with the Beerens family using recycled materials, including plastic tiles from neighbouring Santo Antão.
27 July 2018: Reforestation restores ecosystems and helps to fight climate disruption, drought and wildfires. We visit Land Life Company in Amsterdam and witness how their COCOON is boosting reforestation in Calabria, Italy.
18 July 2018: After hauling Luci back into the water, we sail to La Palma. We visit PlatanoLógico, a jungle-like banana plantation inside is a balanced ecosystem. On El Hierro, our last European destination, we meet Javier Morales, who shows us some of the islands sustainable solutions, its natural beauty and culture.
23 June 2018: Let’s talk money! You might wonder what a currency has to do with sustainability. We visited Sardex, a digital currency that can only be used on Sardinia.
12 June 2018: We leave our boat behind in Tenerife to visit family and friends and give presentations in Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands. We also learn about a start-up electric car manufacturer (Sono Motors) and an initiative to grow more food locally (Eetbaar Soest).
10 June 2018: Relive our 32h sailing trip from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Tazacorte (La Palma) in 3 minutes!
12 May 2018: What is slow food? We visit a slow food restaurant in Barcelona, Somorrostro, and taste locally produced food and drinks. At the Slow Food organisation’s headquarters in Italy we learn that it promotes biodiversity by supporting small-scale producers and by educating consumers about artisanal products. And did you know that there is a university inspired by the slow food philosophy?
27 April 2018: With our first trainee, Ziggy, we sail from Morocco to the Canary Islands. Lanzarote offers an otherworldly landscape, courtesy of its volcanic origins. We discover this island, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and Tenerife with our friends of the Wind Expedition, Court, Rafa and Gabe. We’re spoiled on Tenerife by friends Susanne and Falk, and later by Ivar’s parents. They support us while we do maintenance on Lucipara.
31 March 2018: We go from festival to festival as we leave Spain, but not before we visit the Solar Wave 62, the first serial production catamaran that runs on solar power. A road trip in Morocco reveals a beautiful country to us, full of friendly and interesting people. In the marina we re-unite with fellow sailing instructor Tim and his family, make new friends from the Wind Expedition and get a trainee, Ziggy.
5 March 2018: In Southern France we look for sustainable wine. Join us on a trip to nuns, a family-run traditional vineyard, a château and the Italian Permaculture Institute.
14 February 2018: It’s time to Go West! From Crete we depart on our longest non-stop trip so far. Showers, very light winds, strong headwinds and an encounter with the American Navy mark our nine-day trip to Malta. We then sail to a different world – Tunisia – and from there via Sardinia to our Christmas destination, Palma de Mallorca.
31 January 2018: On Ibiza, known for its party scene, we visit Casita Verde and find another side of the island, the eco-side. Casita Verde is run by Greenheart Ibiza and its director Chris Dews explains to us what’s eco about it. The eco-educational centre serves as a model of ecoliving techniques and encourages visitors to employ these techniques at home. Yet there is much more…
29 December 2017: From Croatia we sail back to Greece, where we reunite with friends, research sustainable olive oil and learn about “rewilding”. We also find time to explore beautiful nature.
9 December 2017: On our trip up and down the Adriatic coast we anchor in scenic bays, join reunions with family, friends and classmates, and relieve the beach and seabed of plastic waste.
2 December 2017: Solar energy even at night!? It’s possible in Spain.
19 November 2017: We leave Italy and sail to the Greek Island of Corfu, where we meet the SolarWave. This catamaran is fully powered by solar energy. In Albania we witness the opening of tourist facilities at a hiking path to promote sustainable tourism and meet the young people behind sustainable clothing brand Pitupi.
5 November 2017: Cork is the quintessential sustainable material, as we find out in the Algarve in Portugal. It’s natural, renewable and biodegradable. And it’s not only perfect as wine stopper…
23 October 2017: Islands, fires, vulcanoes and trees – Sicily and Calabria show us natural beauty, the forces of fire and the importance of reforestation. In Calabria we discover that young trees can survive thanks to Land Life Company’s COCOON, even in barren and hot conditions.
3 October 2017: We interview Fair Transport co-founder and Tres Hombres captain Andreas Lackner and learn that his company is about much more than shipping.
24 September 2017: What’s good for the mind, body and environment, yet addictive?
17 September 2017: Sardinia marked the beginning of our second year on the water in search of sustainable solutions. Friends and family visit us and we reunite with friends who are from Sardinia. They all spoil us rotten!
3 September 2017: In the Spanish Basque Country we visit the Mondragon Group, which is made up of 101 cooperatives. Their employees are owners, salaries and profits are fairly distributed, there is solidarity among cooperatives and education is held in high esteem. A model of social sustainability?!
29 August 2017: Meet Herbie, our windvane autopilot. And discover how it tirelessly steers our boat using wind energy.
14 August 2017: Elba, Corsica, Sardinia – three beautiful, yet different, islands. The summer has definitely arrived and we swim and hike a lot. We celebrate the completion of the first year of our world trip with a new flag.
1 August 2017: After her expedition to the North Pole and her trip with Dutch captains of industry to Svalbard, polar explorer and climate journalist Bernice Notenboom visits us in Sardinia. She has an inspiring and important message for the world.
27 July 2017: We sail from Nice to Le Grazie. Very slowly. We visit the Slow Food movement, and enjoy the beauty of Italy’s Ligurian coast. And we surely prefer water to be outside of the boat…
4 July 2017: For our sustainable solution “Eradicating Ecocide” we interview Polly Higgins, Lawyer for the Earth.
21 June 2017: We sail to Barcelona, where we meet family and get a taste of Slow Food. In France and Italy we research possibilities to grow grapes sustainably.
29 May 2017: We launched our Patreon page and made this video to explain what Patreon is and how you can become our patron!
6 May 2017: In England we visited Totnes, the home of the Transition Town movement. Find out how the community is growing food locally, reducing its carbon emissions and strengthening the local economy.
2 May 2017: A video impression of our stay on Ibiza
6 April 2017: In Scotland we learn how love and understanding in an “ecovillage” have built a community built on sustainability.
5 April 2017: From Málaga we sail along the Costa del Sol to Cartagena and from there to Ibiza.
17 March 2017: We sail from the Portuguese border via Gibraltar to Málaga.
8 March 2017: Marine Energy in Orkney.
19 February 2017: Winter sun in the Algarve.
2 February 2017: Norway gets 99% of its electricity from hydropower and stimulates electric transport. We drove in an electric car to the world’s first fully electric car ferry.
21 January 2017: Schurftplatting, or how to make “Baggy Wrinkles”
19 January 2017: The Portuguese West Coast
5 January 2017: Permaculture
16 December 2016: The Spanish Rías.
20 November 2016: Our Bay of Biscay crossing via France and Bilbao.
19 November 2016: Sweden was Europe’s first country to designate land as national parks. We visited its youngest national park, Kosterhavet.
2 November 2016: Insulation as a sustainable solution. We visit the world leader in stone wool insulation outside Rockwool and learn about the benefits of insulation and Danish building requirements.
31 October 2016: We visit friends on the Isle of Man, then sail to Cornwall and visit Totnes by train.
23 October 2016: Dolphins!
6 October 2016: Relive our month in Scotland!
5 October 2016: How is Copenhagen going to achieve its ambitious climate target to become carbon neutral by 2025? Check out our discovery tour of the Danish capital city, including our interview with Emil Damgaard Grann of Sustainia.
28 September 2016: An impression of the last part of our trip on the Caledonian Canal. We go down eight locks (Neptune’s Staircase), pass two bridges and two more locks to Corpach Basin.
13 September 2016: We are three months into our trip! Here’s the video of our time on the West Coast of Norway. Friends Mirjam & Jelle and Katherine joined us for different parts of the journey.
11 September 2016: A video impression of our sailing trip along the Norwegian South Coast, from Larvik to Mandal.
1 September 2016: In Denmark we visit the island of Samsø. Through engagement of the community and local ownership, the islanders managed to become energy independent with renewable energy. How did they achieve that and which challenges lie ahead?
26 August 2016: Our logbook update about our trip from Copenhagen to Larvik via the Swedish West Coast.
11 August 2016: Our excursion to the Kattendorfer Hof, Europe’s largest Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm.
2 August 2016: Our time in Germany and trip to Copenhagen via Samsø.
21 July 2016: Our shopping experience at Unverpackt in Kiel (Germany) and the message from founder Marie Delaperrière to you all.
26 June 2016: Our farewell party, departure from Amsterdam on 13 June 2016 (with Dutch renewable energy company Vandebron) and trip to Kiel (Germany):
23 June 2016: Our third video is about our own preparations.
19 June 2016: We published our second video, about the boat preparations.
12 June 2016: Our introductory video.