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Who are we and why do we do this

Peter

Responsible for engineering onboard S/Y Tina. Head navigator and trouble shooter when Eva is meeting a nice mixture of barges, dredgers and sorts out strange lanterns in the middle of the night.

Eva

Main chef for vegetables and pasta.  Also the one responsible for stowing goods and stock up of food. Second in command regarding navigation and first in command for line handling and fenders.

We both have joint custody of our cultivation of herbs and sprouts onboard Tina and we love sailing, bird watching and just chill out at a nice anchorage and enjoy the sunset. We are really looking forward to exploring new countries, cultures and food markets.

How did we get here

18 years ago we were fully occupied with work, golf, sailing and everything else that goes into normal life. We decided that in order to get more time for sailing and enjoying the nice nature in Scandinavia, we needed some change. During 5 months 1996 we rented out our apartment, stored most of our stuff, bought a sailing boat, found a harbor that allowed year around living and went from LANDLUBBERS to LIVEABOARDS.

A year later we found the life onboard perfect for us, nice friends and fantastic environment. The apartment went for sale and we gave away or sold most of our things. Sailing in Scandinavian waters changed to longer trips to Scotland, Ireland, France, Poland etc. We developed as sailors, with some help from navigation courses and are today enjoy winter and summer on sea. After 6 weeks sailing trip around Great Britain we bought the ship we now have, a HR 49 with hard top.  We decided to plan for an early departure from working life and to go sailing. Now we are there!

P&E
S/Y Tina Princess:

HF: SA6BRS
VHF: SBWU
MMSI: 265671950

Mobile phone: 0046-761 391725 (Primary)
Mobile phone: +39-345 3403849 (usually not in use)

Satellite Phone: 00870776310253 (primary)
Satellite Phone: 00881632648576 (usually only used for mail exchange)
Warning: Charges for caller to sat phone is extremely expensive. Text messaging though is free of charge

Email: sy.tinaprincess(at)gmail.com

7 Comments
  1. Looking forward to following your adventures!

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  2. Kul att ni kom iväg!!! Tusen kramar från Gustaf, Tina, Lovisa och Karin

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  3. Nice to read about your background!

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