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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.

Join the Ocean Nomads Community if you’re ready to connect, explore, and make impact !

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Your Captain for Expedition ON Leg 1, 2 and several Caribbean legs

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

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a group of people on a sailboat with a dog.

3 Ways to find YOUR sailboat ride with Ocean Nomads

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

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a beach with a lot of trash on it.

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.

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a woman is standing on the bow of a sailboat in the ocean.

Travel the world by sail! Newbies, start here.

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

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three people on a sailboat giving thumbs up.

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.

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a group of sailboats sailing in the ocean.

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.

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introducing ocean nomads community captains.

Introducing new Ocean Nomads Community CaptainS: Jacky & Brianna

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

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