Monthly Archives: April 2019

Crossing from Cabedelo to the island Lencois

On the 10thApril we left Cabedelo in the morning with down streaming water, heading north. We had 800nm (1600 kilometres) at the South Atlantic before us to reach the island “Isla da Lencois”. We were told that this is the last stop in Brazil which is safe to stay. In between there is “No-go-area” where…
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A fantastic week at Lencois

Lencois is a small sandy island with a small village. About 100 people live there, the houses are built very simple. But the people are very friendly and it is a safe place, not like Cabedelo or Belem. Nothing is locked, no big metal fences, no police. We found 3 small minimarkets and a house…
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How Charly got lost in a supermarket…

We have several supermarkets around Joao Pessoa/ Jacaré. We like to buy in the supermarket "Carrefour" because it has a huge variety of food. That's the reason why it is a bit bigger than the local ones.                                    …
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Going for anchor on a sandbank

Before we could continue going north we had to do an oil change. When Dieter had done it on the starboard side he detected water in the oil. This promised nothing good. It meant that we had a leak in the sail drive. We suspected it came from the happening with the parasailor that was…
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