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Ready, Set, and Finally … Sail

Corina IV, carrying the flag of Sint Maarten proudly around the world

With months of preparation and many postponed departures the young St. Maarteners who are attempting to sail around the world have set sail. In February 2013 Kippy Gilders, Alex Nebe, Maria Merckens, Laura Bijnsdorp and I came up with the …

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The Most Challenging…

Two circumnavigations later and still Lagoonies at heart

The Gods did not want us to go to Sint Maarten. They sent gales and headwinds and adverse currents—and did everything possible to force us into Barbados with all our other transatlantic friends. But I’m both stubborn and stupid in …

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