Welcome to the Ocean Nomads Blog where we feature our members, write about the latest, and share some ocean adventure and impact inspiration and information.
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This is Frans Veldstra. Captain of Expedition ON Leg 1,2 and several Caribbean legs. Frans grew up in a seafarer family, both boat builders and seamen. He started racing at a young age sailing regatta’s in Europe and has done many deliveries and captain jobs throughout his life. At a young age he also explored
A bit more background on how we go about connecting you to the ocean, each other, and support in accelerating sail boat travel dreams and ambitions. Spontaneous Ocean Nomads Meet-ups Yesterday we rather spontaneous united a boatload full with ocean nomads. All of us about to go on big ocean adventures! But on different
A few words from Suzy about how Ocean Nomads is bringing transformation and excitement for an ocean minded lifestyle | Logbook update
Photo: Sailing into Madeira from the Netherlands with SV Twister. Few things are more exciting than travelling by sail into a country A little update about the latest.. I just got off the phone with Paula. Finally we managed to connect after both living a lot in no signal world. Inspired by her mum,
Call for local environmental conservation people and projects around the Atlantic and Eastern Caribbean | Team up with Ocean Nomads for positive impact
As sailors, and especially as a community of sailors, we revisit places, we have a unique skillset, and unique opportunity to support with our tools, skills, hands, eyes, and cargo sailing possibilities. We can build connections between places that do not exist in any other way. And very often we are privilidged living the lifestyle we are living, and drives us to be more giving. We are expanding and updating our database on local collaborative ocean projects and positive change – driven destination representatives, tourguide, ocean companies. For our upcoming Expedition ON, but also for all ocean nomads sooner or later sailing the Atlantic circle.
This September we dedicate the full month knowledge sharing about travelling by sail as newby. We have lots of members who started from zero and are now a sailing hero, and lots of members who are looking to get started. We can learn a lot from each other. Join the conversation, absorb the information, ask your questions, share your ideas, stories, curiosities and experiences in relation to getting started on travelling by sail
Adventure, Impact and community focused sailing possibilities to get the ocean in your veins and jump on board to experience travelling by sail boat. A snapshot of crewing opportunities later Summer and autumn 2022.
A brief resume of my sailing life so far… And exciting ocean adventures ahead! 7 years ago I sailed the first time across the Atlantic as crew. I figured if I can cross an ocean, I may pursue the sailing lifestyle. I had no idea about anything sailing. I learned how (and how not) to ‘hitchhike’ on
Join the Ocean Nomads ‘Sail across the Atlantic’ Theme month for more fun, knowledge, and connections
This August we dedicate the full month knowledge sharing about Sailing Across the Atlantic. We have lots of members who have sailed across, and lots of members who are looking to do so. We can learn a lot from each other. Join the conversation, absorb the information, ask your questions, share your ideas, stories, curiosities and experiences in relation to sailing the Atlantic.
Travelling an Atlantic Crossing on someone else’s sailing boat is not a straightforward endeavour and an adventure to be taken lightly. Finding a boat is one thing, finding the right boat, crew and captain match is what makes all the difference. There are some things to be mindful of. Here are some tips to get your Atlantic ocean sailing dream started.
Mission accomplished, and to be continued… Sailing 400 Nautical Miles for Ocean Impact, Adventure, and Community with Mission Atlantis | Portugal
From the last new moon until the June super full moon we have been sailing the coast of Portugal to raise awareness and act for ocean regeneration. We joined the team up with Oceans and Flow Portugal and sailed over 400 Nautical Miles to experience, celebrate, and activate ocean love, adventure, impact, and community.
Mission Atlantis: Creating a wave of regenerative change Only one more week until the next ocean adventure and impact gathering: Mission Atlantis! From the next new moon at the end of May until full moon we’ll be sailing the coast of Portugal in a beautiful team-up with the Portuguese ocean community, to celebrate and activate
I’m super excited to introduce you to not only your new Ocean Nomads Community Captain, but CAPTAINSSS! The ocean nomads community keeps growing organically all across the world. It’s exciting and inspiring to connect ocean souls with each other and to nature. This is at the core of what Ocean Nomads does. To level up