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Coboat Combines Remote Working and Sailing

Coboat project brings collaboration, co-working, remote working and sailing together. As simple as it sounds, as powerful it turns out to be. If you combine exotic environments and inspiring situations with the collaborative mindset of our community, this can lead to pretty amazing results. Co-founder, Gerald Schömbs, has been a creative and adventurous entrepreneur all his life, as well as a…

Born to Sail: René Tiemessen

Please, introduce yourself. I’m René Tiemessen, lifetime sailor, living on board of our Classic Alondra for 10 years, sailing and racing all over the world and the proud owner of Flaka Sailing Cruises in Bodrum. What inspired you to start sailing? I come from a family of sailors and consequently started to sail when I was 5 years old. After…

Born to Sail: Interview with SolarTeam Lindenborg

Born to sail is a range of interviews with people who love boating and sailing.  I interviewed SolarTeam Lindenborg in order to find out about their journey of building their own solar-powered carbon boat. They also shared their future plans about the Dutch Solar Challenge and how they met King Willem-Alexander. Tell us what do you do? We are the…

The Fastest Carbon Catamaran on Tubber

Carbon catamaran Le Breton SIG 45 is one of the fastest catamarans available on the market. If you are curious to know more about this fast design boat, then keep reading my interview with its lucky owner Edmond Hilhorst. He shares his story of falling in love with this catamaran and his favorite sailing places in Greece. What is your first memory of…

Born to Sail: Brigita Dirziute

Born to sail is a range of interviews with people who love boating and sailing. You will discover her first sailing experience and favorite sailing destination. I interviewed Brigita Dirziute to find out about her experience on board. Please introduce yourself. My name is Brigita, and a few weeks ago I joined Tubber’s marketing team. How would I describe my ideal…

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…

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…

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…

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