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Born to Sail: Benjamin Bergsma

Born to sail is a range of interviews with people who love boating and sailing. You will discover about their first experience on the boat, favorite sailing  locations, tips and suggestions. In this interview, Benjamin Bergsma tells us what he loves about sailing. Please introduce yourself. My name is Benjamin. A few weeks ago I started to work as a…

Azores: 2 Weeks Sailing Trip

Sailing around the Azores has so much to offer. We did all work for. Here is an itinerary for 2 weeks sailing holiday between the central & western group of islands. Just copy and paste to your agenda, pack your suitcase, book a boat and take photos to remember the holiday of your lifetime. Day 1: Sail to Flores Island, 138 miles…

Girls for Sail

Many of us think that sailing is only for men with lots of money. Girls for Sail entered the sailing industry to teach women to become good sailing partners. I contacted Karen from Girls for Sail to learn more about their concept, sail training and reasons why women should try sailing. Here is what I found out: What do you…

Checklist for Sailors

So, you have done your research on where you want to head for your first time sailing adventure, you’ve convinced your group of closest friends to go along with you, and with it happening just around the corner you could not be more excited. Now, what? With it being your first time heading out on this type of adventure, there…

Born to Sail: Ron Spoelstra about Favourite Locations and Tips for Sailing

Born to sail is a range of interviews with people who love boating and sailing. You will discover about their first experience on a boat, favorite sailing locations, tips, and suggestions. I interviewed Ron Spoelstra in order to learn about his passion for sailing which started 40 years ago. What is your favorite type of boat? Catamaran. How many days do you sail per year? Approximately…

Born to Sail: Anne de Vries about His First Boating Experience

Born to sail is a range of interviews with people who love boating and sailing. You will discover about their first experience on the boat, popular sailing locations, tips, and suggestions. I interviewed Anne de Vries to learn why he loves sailing so much. What is your favorite type of boat? Sailing boat or sailing yacht. How many days do you sail per year? Throughout…

Tubber is Not Your “Standard Startup”

Tubber co-founder, Ron Spoelstra, tells about the developing process behind Tubber, his vision for the future of the company and why Tubber is not a “standard startup”. What inspired you for this Startup? I saw that there was a need for a new way to go boating. People don’t want to own boats any more, they only want to sail…

Azores: 1 Week Sailing Trip

Why the Azores is a perfect destination for one week sailing holiday in summer 2016? If you find sailing to historically protected cities by UNESCO, visiting beautiful vineyards, watching whales and dolphins in the open water and admiring the Caldeira Volcano enjoyable, than this post is for you. It is full of activities suitable for a one-week boating trip around the Azores. Take notes and enjoy…

Tubber Founder Shares His Journey

Tubber founder, Anne de Vries, shares his journey of creating a new boat rental platform, thoughts on sharing economy trend and his future plans. Discover what tips does he provide to boat owners and renters. What inspired you to start Tubber? I already own a good working charter company, Nationale Watersportbank, where a lot of older people book their sailing holidays….

Where Can I Go Sailing?

Often we receive this question; “Where can I go sailing?” If you have not chosen your destination for your upcoming sailing holiday or you would like to discover more locations, we can help. We offer yachts all around the world, and for everyone, there is “that” perfect place! Your sailing holiday probably depends on your preferred period and distance. Do…

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