27 December 2016 – The Portuguese West Coast

From the Islas Cíes in Spain we sail south to Porto, where we meet sailing cargo ship Tres Hombres. They have no engine, so we help them move upriver and moor next to them in central Porto. We also go on a port wine expedition in the Douro valley before heading further south via Aveiro and Nazaré to Cascais and Lisbon.

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11 August 2016 – The Norwegian Riviera Revisited
Welcome by Marianne and Ragnar

11 August 2016 – The Norwegian Riviera Revisited

From Thor Heyerdahl's and Colin Archer's hometown Larvik we take a train to visit Oslo, then sail to Sandøya to spend time with new friends. They spoil us with delicious food and fishing instructions. Further down the coast, friends we made last year, Marianne and Ragnar, welcome us again. After a wonderful time there we head to Mandal for birthday celebrations.

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29 July 2016 – Danish Ambitions and Swedish Nature

In Copenhagen, Denmark, we research the city's climate ambitions and visit Rockwool to learn about insulation and energy reduction. We sail along the West Coast of Sweden and visit Kosterhavet National Park and Kosters Trädgården, where co-founder Helena von Bottmer explains permaculture to us.

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8 July 2016 – German Food and Danish Energy
Danish roadside stall

8 July 2016 – German Food and Danish Energy

In Germany we visit Unverpackt Kiel, a packaging-free store, and the Kattendorfer Hof, one of Europe's largest Community Supported Agriculture farms. We then sail to Samsø to learn about their energy transition, before heading to Copenhagen.

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13 June 2016 – Our Departure!
Heppies at Goodbye Party

13 June 2016 – Our Departure!

Amsterdam – Enkhuizen (NL) Sleepless in Sixhaven We cannot sleep. The adrenaline from our farewell party and the excitement about the imminent departure for our trip around the…

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