Vela Nautica goes lithium

We are going to switch Vela Nautica to lithium power! There are some very obvious points that convinced us to switch Vela Nautica to lithium power and abandon our old lead acid batterie system. charging efficency is near 100%significant reduction o ...

Visit welding workshop

finaly our sternarch project comes close to its end. Today, Bruno our welder, called and asked us to join him in his workshop to discuss final aspects of the sternarch design. After many month of waiting and delays we got something to lay our hand ...

Sailor´s LED lamp project

It is time to switch Vela Nauticas light to green energy efficient LED technik, most lights are still Hallogen bulb versions, running on 24 Volts. Thats very inefficient nowadays. There are nice advanced LED technologies out there. Therefore that we hold ...

Sunset over Faro

This evening I like to show you the usual most fabulous sunsets we enjoy here at the Algarve. Therefore we are rewarded every evening since month with the brightes colored sunsets ever. just watch it yourself: Good Night ♥ ♥ ♥ LIKED IT? Please help ...

endless work in the shipyard

Since 6 weeks  are we working on Vela nautica at the shipyard. We got a bit lazy the very hot days in July and August when the heat stroke us and moving ended in extreme sweatfolow. There where only some early morning hours usable to work and some ni ...

Leaving for the free

Back to the boat, cross europe travel from one end to the other by car. Finally we moved out from our apartment when we finished, more or less, updating our paperworks and setting up for the free. Our car and camping tent is our home until we arrive at Ve ...