We promote the sustainable solutions we visit by writing, vlogging, and talking about them. You can find them all on our website under “Sustainable Solutions“.

On this page, you can find various external articles and blogs about sustainable solutions and our project, radio interviews and other media appearances.     

Videos – Patreon

Our videos are first made available exclusively to our patrons on Patreon. Please consider becoming our patron to support our mission and view the videos first.

Videos – YouTube

Two weeks after posting on Patreon the videos can be found on our YouTube Channel (please subscribe!). There are over 100 for you to enjoy! Below are links to three playlists: Sustainable Solution videos, Logbook videos, and Impressions videos.

Blogs for zeilen.nl (in Dutch)

Each month we write a blog about our latest adventures and sustainable solutions for the website of the Dutch sailing magazine Zeilen. You can find all of our blogs, from the first in 2017 until the most recent one here.

Our most recent blogs

Articles for Sailing Magazine Zeilen (in Dutch)

Read articles that are older than six months by clicking on the image.

Article 18: In Zeilen 12/2023 about sailing across the Indian Ocean
Article 18: In Zeilen 12/2023 about sailing across the Indian Ocean
Article 17 - Sail aorund NZ in Zeilen 05/2023
Article 17: In Zeilen 05/2023 about Sailing around New Zealand
Article 16: In Zeilen 2/2023 about Sustainability Challenges and Solutions
Article 15: in Zeilen 12/2022 about Final Destination NZ
Sailors for Sustainability In Zeilen 5/2022 about Maintenance Lessons
Article 14: In Zeilen 5/2022 about Maintenance Lessons
Article 13: in Zeilen 04/2021 about being stuck in French Polynesia
Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen Magazine 202003 about Patagonia
Article 12: In Zeilen 3/2020 about Sailing through Patagonia
Article 11: in Zeilen 2019/10 about Patagonia
Article 11: in Zeilen 2019/10 about Patagonia
Article 10 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201907 about Brazil
Article 10: in Zeilen 2019/07 about Brazil
Article 9 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201904 about Malta
Article 9: in Zeilen 2019/04 about Malta
Article 8 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201901 about Food Foraging
Article 8: in Zeilen 2019/01 about Food Foraging
Article 7: in Zeilen 2018/06 about the Long Mediterranean Summer
Article 6 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201801 about Winter Sailing
Article 6: Zeilen 2018/01 about Winter Sailing
Article 5 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201709 about Bay of Biscay
Article 5: in Zeilen 2017/09 about Bay of Biscay
Article 4 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201702 about Irish Sea
Article 4: in Zeilen 2017/02 about the Irish Sea
Article 3 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201609 about Our Departure
Article 3: in Zeilen 2016/09 about Our Departure
Article 2 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201502 about Preparations
Article 2: in Zeilen 2015/02 about Our Preparations
Article 1 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201501 Norway
Article 1: in Zeilen 2015/01 about Norway

Articles for Yachting Monthly (in English)

Yachting Monthly - Sailors for Sustainability Coral Gardening in FP
Yachting Monthly January 2024 - Coral Gardening
Yachting Monthly - Sailors for Sustainability Easter Island Pitcairn
Yachting Monthly December 2023 - Easter Island & Pitcairn
Yachting Monthly - Sailors for Sustainability Patagonia
Yachting Monthly March 2023 - Sailing in Patagonia
Yachting Monthly June 2021 - Breathtaking Brazil
Yachting Monthly Dec 2021 - Breathtaking Brazil
Sailors for Sustainability in Yachting Monthly June 2021 about sailing in Italy
Yachting Monthly (June 2021) about sailing in Italy in summer

Newsletter Articles for Sustainability Consultancy Finch & Beak (in English)

Sailors for Sustainability at Finch Beak about Circular Materials 20231026
Newsletter 11 - Circular Materials
Sailors for Sustainability at Finch & Beak about Geothermal Energy 20231009
Newsletter 10 - Geothermal Energy
Sailors for Sustainability at Finch Beak about Seaweed AgriSea
Newsletter 9: AgriSea
Sailors for Sustainability at Finch Beak about Algramo 20200710
Newsletter 8: Algramo
Newsletter 7 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about Cork 20191016
Newsletter 7: Cork
Newsletter 6 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about El Hierro
Newsletter 6: El Hierro
Newsletter 5 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about Sardex
Newsletter 5: Sardex
Newsletter 4 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about Plastic
Newsletter 4: Plastic
Newsletter 3: Copenhagen's Climate Actions
Newsletter 2 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about CSA
Newsletter 2: Community Supported Agriculture
Newsletter 1 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about Our Mission
Newsletter 1: Our Mission

Radio Interviews (in Dutch, German, English)

In Boston, Stephanie, aka Mama Minimalist, interviewed us for her Sustainable Minimalism podcast. The result? A great conversation about consumerism, community, indigenous views on life and nature, and leading by example. 

We give an extensive interview to The Good Dirt Podcast about sustainability challenges & solutions and life on board.

Sailing magazine Zeilen interviews us. Why are we sailing around the world in search of sustainable solutions? Are we hopeful? Where do we go next? (in Dutch, 23 min, Feb 2023)

For Germany's Cosmo radio, we give an update on sustainable solutions in New Zealand.
For Germany's Cosmo radio, we give an update on sustainable solutions in New Zealand. (Mit freundlicher Genehmigung von Radio Bremen, Produktion 2021)
Sailors for Sustainability on RNZ
We are interviewed on Radio New Zealand (RNZ) about our trip, mission, and solutions we have documented. (23 min)

The Green Team of Delft University in the Netherlands (Green TU Delft) interviews about our mission and tips we have for a career in sustainability.

On Wellington access radio, a community radio station, we explain how we got started, what motivates us and which great solutions we have documented. (25 min)
Sailors for Sustainability at WDR Cosmo 3
Floris gives an interview to German radio station WDR Cosmo (in German). He tells them about Pitupi, the sustainable children’s clothing company, rewilding efforts on Kalamos by Terra Sylvestris, and organic olive oil pioneers in Greece.
Sailors for Sustainability at BNR Sardinia
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).
Sailors for Sustainability at BNR 1 Year
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).
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)
Sailors for Sustainability at BNR Sustainable Wine
In 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)
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 (in Dutch, 4 minutes).
Floris was interviewed by German radio “Deutschland Radio” for their early bird programme on the environment.
Ivar discusses 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).
Sailors for Sustainability at BNR Solar Energy
Ivar is interviewed on Dutch radio BNR Duurzaam about solar energy in Spain (from minute 11:25 – 13:45, in Dutch).
BNR Duurzaam interview Cork
Ivar discusses our findings on the sustainable qualities of cork with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio (in Dutch, from min. 09:57- 13:02).
WDR Cosmo interview Floris
Floris gives a radio interview to German radio station Cosmo about our trip so far and the sustainable solution we found in Portugal, cork.
BNR Duurzaam interview Fair Transport
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 Dutch, from minute 09:58 - 12:40).
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 Dutch, from minute 09:00 - 11:57).
BNR Duurzaam interview Mondragon cooperatives
Ivar discussed our visit to the Mondragon cooperatives with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio (in Dutch, from minute 19:40 - 22:21).
Ivar discussed our meeting with “Earth lawyer” Polly Higgins on Ecocide Law with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio (in Dutch, from minute 9:44 - 13:27).
WDR Cosmo interview Floris
Floris gives a radio interview to German radio station Cosmo about our trip so far and the sustainable solution we found in Portugal, cork.
BNR Duurzaam interview about Transition Town Totnes
Ivar talks to Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about our visit to “Transition Town” Totnes (in Dutch, from minute 8:58 - 12:00).
BNR Duurzaam interview sustainable whisky
Ivar talks to Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about our quest for sustainable whisky (in Dutch, from minute 16:05 - 19:05).
Ivar tells Jan Postma of BNR Nieuwsradio about our visit to Ecovillage Findhorn (in Dutch, from minute 09:52 to 13:25).
BNR Duurzaam interview electric transport and marine energy
Ivar tells Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about electric transport solutions and marine energy (in Dutch, from minute 07:17 to 11:43).
BNR Duurzaam interview about climate action and nature protection
Ivar tells Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio which solutions we discovered in Copenhagen and Sweden (in Dutch, from min. 09:40 to 14:00).
Ivar talks to Harm Edens of BNR Duurzaam about Samso (in Dutch, from min. 16:42 onwards).
BNR Duurzaam interview Zero Waste and CSA
Ivar talks to Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about Zero Waste and CSA (in Dutch, from minute 12:50 - 17:06).
BNR Duurzaam interview about our departure
We tell Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about our departure (in Dutch, from minute 10:18 to 13:07).
BNR Duurzaam first interview about our mission
Ivar is interviewed for Business News Radio (BNR Duurzaam) about our mission (in Dutch).

Articles and Interviews for Newspapers, Magazines, and Blogs (in Dutch, English, German)

Boataround - Sailing in Portugal
Boataround - Sailing in Portugal
Boataround - Sailing in Malta
Boataround - Sailing in Malta
Boataround - Set Sail in the Netherlands
Boataround - Set Sail in the Netherlands
Sailors for Sustainability at NoForeignLand with Top 10 ways to sail more sustainably
Top 10 ways to sail more sustainably - blog for NoForeignLand
Sailors for Sustainability Interview in Unsustainable Magazine 20230520
Interview in Unsustainable Magazine
Sailors for Sustainability at Conscious Connection Magazine about Legal Rights for Nature
Conscious Connection Magazine: Legal Rights for Nature
Sailors for Sustainability at Tekstwerf
Our editor Tekstwerf about Sailors for Sustainability
Boataround - Sailing license in the Netherlands
Boataround - Sailing Requirements in the Netherlands
Boataround: Sailing in Greece
Vruchtbare Aarde 1/2022
Boataround - Sustainability Tips
Sailors for Sustainability in NRC 20211112
NRC Handelsblad
Sailors for Sustainability at Parool 20210909
Column in Het Parool
Clean Sailors Interview
Noonsite INSIGHTS: Coral Gardening Gives Reefs a Helping Hand
Sailors for Sustainability at Noonsite Insights Top 10 Sustainable Sailing
Noonsite: Top 10 Sustainable Cruising Tips
Sailors for Sustainability in The Blue Book Copernicus 20191113
The Blue Book Copernicus features us as World Citizens who connect communities
Sailors for Sustainability in Turkish Magazine Haber
Turkish sailing magazine Motor Boat & Sailing features Sailors for Sustainability in their November 2019 issue.
Sailors for Sustainability in Yacht 18-2019
German sailing magazine Yacht features us in their story about sailors doing something for the environment (hardcopy, 18/2019)
Sailors for Sustainability at King Goya 201908
Travel Blog King Goya writes about our mission
Sailors for Sustainability at Sueddeutsche Zeitung 201811
German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reports about our collaboration with the Munich International School's sixth graders, which helped the school being awarded the label "Umweltschule".
Sailors for Sustainability at Citynieuws 201807
Amsterdam News Blog City Nieuws about our mission
Sailors for Sustainability at Ecoreizen 201807
Travel Blog Ecoreizen writes about sustainable travelers
Sustainability Consultancy Sea Going Green interviews us
Sailors for Sustainability at Eetbaar Soest 201804
Ngo Eetbaar Soest reports about our visit
Sailors for Sustainability in Het Parool 201706
Dutch newspaper Het Parool writes about our mission
Sailors for Sustainability at GRN United 201704
News blog GRN United writes about our mission
Sailors for Sustainability at Winq magazine 201608
Winq features an interview with us in its hardcopy magazine
Sailors for Sustainability at Elsevier Juist 201607
Elsevier Juist writes about our mission (hardcopy)
Maastricht University about Sailors for Sustainability
Maastricht University publishes the story of our mission in the news section of their website.
Sailors for Sustainability at SolarWave
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).
Sustainable Tourism World features our mission and selected sustainable solutions in five posts
Sailors for Sustainability at Noonsite Portrait of a Cruiser
We feature on noonsite.com - the reference site for sailors.
We were nominated as “Challengers & Go-Getters” (Uitdagers en Aanpakkers) of Dutch television programme Backlight (VPRO Tegenlicht).
Nauticlink about Sailors for Sustainability
Nauticlink wrote about us on its website (in Dutch).
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