One of those experiences we never expected to have in a million years. It was super fun though to spend a full day of adventure with a professional tv crew onboard our boat and home. Most importantly for us, we also got the chance to highlight the issue of marine plastic, which a little cameo … Continue reading Our first TV appearance!
Do you ever feel scared when you’re out at sea? Every now and again somebody asks us “do you ever feel scared when you’re out at sea?”. It’s not necessarily a straightforward question to answer – of course we’ve had moments of heightened discomfort and feeling anxious, but have we ever felt actual fear? No. … Continue reading Sailing into the refugee crisis
We have learned that when you call yourself “green” in any shape or form and you talk about environmental issues, you may inadvertently give the impression that you put yourself on a pedestal. So here are our GREEN (or rather BLACK) CONFESSIONS (in no particular order): We eat a primarily vegetarian diet, but we also … Continue reading Our green (black) confessions
Sailing is a more sustainable way of travel – guess that’s correct when assuming one exclusively use the sails. But we were surprised, or rather gobsmacked, to learn the carbon footprint of our engine use so far. We thought we’d actually been relatively good at minimising our motor sailing (especially recently after we experienced engine … Continue reading A Green Heading with a Black Trail
Growing up in a coastal fishing village in Greece, fishing was always something natural for me and my friends, some of whom came from fishing families and have actually become fishermen themselves. Our family sailing vacations evolved mostly around some sort of fishing or underwater exploring – and sailing which as a matter of fact … Continue reading Harvesting from the Sea – the Great debate