seɪlɪŋ employs the wind in order to navigate the ship on large surfaces of water. The forces transmitted via the sails are resisted by forces from the hull, keel, and rudder of a sailing craft, to allow steering the course.
I consist of more than 80% water.
Océans cover more than 80% of the earth's surface.
Water is a source of life.
The desire to discover, in search of knowledge and experience pushes me forward.
Sailing allows me to introspect: making time, planning, defying, anticipating, calculating, enjoying, laughing, cursing, ...
Life reduced to its essence on a few square meters.
BELGIUM - YACHTING I 2004 > 2016
Channel Sailing offers Yachting courses in Oostende for sailing novices. Don't forget to master your theoretical knowlegde with Naviclass to become a RYA certified skipper.
MERCATOR - 3 MAST BARK I 2008
reality tv gaming
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9 weeks of sailing on a 63 m long 3 mast bark sailing vessel. Mercator was a reality game with 14 candidates for Belgium national TV VRT where culture, knowledge and sportivity could meet. This adventure was a 1915 miles long loop sailing trip heading for Scandinavian waters.
BARTER - LE GRAND BLEU I 2011
Starting with a 3 mast bark scale model of 40 cm, I finally bartered her for a 8,5 m sailing vessel to be renovated. The project took me 1,5 years and the Grand Bleu was launched in Eeklo.
CROATIA - KORNATI I 2017
Elan Impression 51,4 Ft
Euronautic offers Yachting charters all over Euopa. In the Adriatic near Zadar, we boarded a 51,4 ft yacht that took u during 7 days along the Kornati island in low wind - 2/3 bft
BELGIUM - PASSENGER LICENSE
Next to the RYA yacht master, SRC and ICC stuurbrevet, a certificate for commercial yachting by FOD Belgium was acquired.