Web friends
 
Friend boats that we met during our trips


Our long trip around the Atlantic: http://le-voyage-de-saltimbanque.fr
Our journey from Netherlands to Senegal, French Guyana, Antilles, and back via the Azores (2011 - 2012)

Jingle (previously Traou-Mad) : http://catamaran-jingle.blogspot.com formerly spiritoftraoumad.blogspot.com
Sandrine and Eric, travelling for good on an Idylle 11,50 then a Fountaine Pajot 45. In French only.
Met in Porto Santo in 2011, and still sailing.

Cirrus:
http://cirrus-en-voyage.com/cirrus
Maud and Jeremy travelled on a Brise de mer 31 and wrote a fantastic blog entirely sketched. They are about to leave again onboard their new Daru Cirrus. In French only, but drawings are international ;o)

Very first trip of Saltimbanque :
http://saltimbanque.chez-alice.fr
The first journey of our boat Saltimbanque, from Brittany to Brazil and back via the Antilles. 3 year trip  (2004 - 20017). In French only.



Useful sites for navigation


Free numerical charts (yes we are not kidding):   http://www.gulesider.no
Online free charts for Norway, Sweden and Finland. Ideal for Smartphone or tablet with a GPS.

A great site for weather: http://www.passageweather.com
Wind, swell and pressure charts, perfect for any crossing.

Weather in Norway: http://www.yr.no
Wind and current for 24h. Mainly from a computer, the mobile app is a bit limited.

Weather in Sweden: http://smhi.se
Wind and current charts in Swedish waters. Heavy to download though.

Weather in Denmark: http://www.dmi.dk
Wind and current charts in Danish waters. 

Infrastructures in Finland: http://www.visitsaaristo.net/en
Where to find a harbour, a supermarket or a coffee shop in Finland.

Sailing school les Glénans : http://www.glenans.asso.fr/
An internationally known sailing school, in beautiful places (choose Paimpol !!!)




Party time with world sailor friends, Mindelo, December 2011.

 
 
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