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Global Satellite Internet

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KVH TracPhone Global Satellite Internet

The KVH TracPhone is the perfect solution for Around the world sailors who desire or require the same Internet experience at sea that they enjoy at home and in the office. The compact, low-profile antenna will bring lightning-fast broadband connections and simultaneous, reliable telephone service at an affordable rate. Airtime Vouchers available at The Satphonestore.

This system provides easy, Global Satellite Internet, email, and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), as well as telephone services, creating an “office at sea” that can travel with you wherever you go. With the TracPhone you will enjoy Internet and telephone connections just like the ones you have at home.

Global coverage, connecting you virtually anywhere you cruise!

Inmarsat’s I-4 network uses the most powerful mobile communications satellites ever launched. From these orbital locations high above the equator, they provide global coverage for Fleet Broadband service.

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FleetBr oadband coverage: Worldwide, Americas, EMEA, Asia Pasific

 


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Free Satellite Messages With inReach Explorer

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DeLorme inReach Explorer

inReach Explorer

Wordwide Free Satellite Messages With Home Front

From LOL to SOS and every message in between, DeLorme inReach Explorer makes any adventure better. With inReach Explorer, you can both send and receive text messages at the ends of the earth and everywhere in between with the handy color screen and virtual keyboard.

When you’re off the grid and out of cell phone range, you can quickly and easily share your journey with family and friends, let them ping and message you, and always receive a delivery confirmation that your message was sent — all thanks to the Iridium satellite network with 100% global coverage. And in the event of an emergency, you can trigger an SOS, receive delivery confirmation, and then have a two-way text conversation with the search and rescue monitoring center until help arrives.

PairinReach Explorer for the Complete Experience

The inReach Explorer can be used in conjunction with DeLorme’s Earthmate app on a mobile device and our Explore web portal. When paired with your mobile device, the capabilities of either inReach product is enhanced. Previously downloaded map data is only accessible during paired mode. Pairing inReach allows you to use your mobile device to send messages from the Earthmate app.
* inReach Earthmate application currently requires paired devices to have an internal GPS chip.

Earthmate App

  • Transform your smartphone or tablet into a global satellite communication and navigation tool with our free Earthmate app:
  •  Worry-free navigation and journey tracking.
  • Unlimited access to downloadable topographic maps and NOAA charts on your paired mobile device.
  • Automatically syncs with your mobile device’s address book for easy texting.
  • Pairs via Bluetooth.

Explore Web Portal

  • Prepare and share your journey with family and friends with our Explore web portal:
  • Share your location and trip details with MapShare, including tracking and GPS information.
  • Invite others to “ping” your inReach to see your location, activate tracking and exchange messages.
  • Load preset messages to your inReach.
  • Link to your social media accounts.
  • View all your previous trips and messages.
  • Manage your account and settings, including emergency contacts.

Every boat is equipped with an inReach Explorer. This is a shared device! If you want to buy or rent your personal one click here? Contact us


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Sailing Around the World Cruise

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Sailing Around the World Cruise

30.000Nm, 22 Countries in 450 days!

The route of the Sailing Around the World Cruise takes us from Saint Lucia to Columbia, the Panama Canal, and across the Pacific to end up in Australia. Then it takes us to the north of Australia, across Indonesia, and into the Indian Ocean to South Africa. From there we sail to Brazil and back to the Caribbean. After 15 months and 30.000nm of adventure we will arrive in Saint Lucia where everything begone. An adventure for young and old, single, couples and families. Yes children are welcome.

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Accommodation:

During the Sailing Around the World Cruise we offered different types of accommodation with 4, 6 and 8 guest a boat, depending on your desires. Would you like to have a boat for your family/friends “private”, yes this is possible.

Sailing Around the World Cruise Accomodation

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Fleet:

We will sail in a fleet of 3-5 boats a mixture of Hanse 575 and Bavaria 50 cruisers. And about 10-15 self skippered boats who will enjoy our fleet during the voyage. Our experienced skippers will guide you when you need it and you will be free when you want to be. We  will not be holding your hand and we are not a sailing school, but we are ready to assist when you need it.

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Experience:

To participate you don’t need sailing experience, if you are in good physical and mental condition, and you are ready to live in a confined space for a long time, then you are eligible to apply! During the weeks before departure a team of professionals will prepare you for the voyage.

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Safety:

Safety is very important for us. All boats are equipped with the latest technology safety gear electronics and communication equipment. During our trip we will travel  through the most remote places on earth, therefore we need to be self-supporting. Every boat will carry his share in the huge amount of spare parts necessary to maintenance and repair the boats. On every boat you will find a extended medical kit and emergency gear.

Assistance:

At your service a fleet doctor, dentist and mechanic to keep us and the boats in a good condition.

Goal:

The Sailing Around The World cruise is a mix of cruising, exploring and social engagement. As a responsible traveller we take care of the environment and the local economies. The Sailing Around The World cruise isn’t a race, speed and winning aren’t our biggest goals. The Exploring Factor is dominant. All our boats are equipped with a dinghy and 9.9hp outboard motor, to explore the shallow waters and to go on land.

Training:

During the weeks before departure a team of professionals will prepare you for the voyage. Level (RYA) competence crew, medic first aid, safe and rescue, VHF.

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Benefits of sailing with us:

  • Sailing in sea worthy yachts.
  • The boats are more then fully equipped.
  • Safety of sailing in a fleet.
  • Professional Skipper (Yachtmaster Ocean).
  • Professional 1 Mate ( Yachtmaster Offshore).
  • Medical professional in the fleet (dentist, doctor).
  • We take care of the complete organisation.
  • Coordination team (tracking, Weather forecast)
  • Fixed price “No hidden extras”
  • No sailing experience required.

Included in the price:

  • Fuel expenses
  • Marina and docking fees
  • Passage of the Panama Canal
  • Team T-shirts
  • Sail training before departure

Not Included in the price:

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Visa and customs
  • Excursions on land
  • Food and drinks on board
  • Internet (pre-paid vouchers)

We will assess applications on a first come first served basis. Go to the Apply button below to fill in the application form, and we will send you your application form as soon as we can.

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Health and Nutrition Guru

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Your health and nutrician guru natalia

Your Health and Nutrition Guru

We proudly present our newest team member Natalia. Natalia will be your host on the Blueocean2 and is responsible for your well-being during your stay on board. After years of travelling she is settling down on our boat. Natalia loves sailing, water sport, yoga and is a gifted photographer. As tradition want, Natalia now how to prepare a delicious meal! If you are interested in Sunrise Beach Yoga, SUP Yoga, Beach fitness or just a stroll along the beach, one name Natalia.


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