‘HanseSail’ – off to Rostock

‘HanseSail’ – off to Rostock

As in past years, tall ships from all over gathered in Rostock on the second weekend in August for the HanseSail Event. The Kruzenstern and the Sedov were there from Russia, Stand Amsterdam from Holland, the Gorch Fock and of course a number of the tall ships that usually sail the Baltic Sea. For us, all the more reason to take a short break from our Mediterranean excursions and come back to Rostock for the first time in two years. This time is wasn’t on Pippilotta, the tall ship I learned to sail…continue reading →
Sailing Croatia

Sailing Croatia

The last four weeks took Join the Crew to central Dalmatia. Our trip started in Trogir, with its narrow winding streets and beautiful Old Town, from which I didn’t get to see much of since each Saturday we were on land, in our day was jam-packed with greeting new crew and skippers, organizing the shopping for provisions, check-in and planning the upcoming weeks’ tour. At least we had time to enjoy a relaxed dinner and a cocktail or two in some of Trogir’s numerous bars. Saturday evening we cast off with the new…continue reading →