Sailing around the world

Blog & Useful Information

Welcome to Sailing Kerguelen. This is a blog that talks about sailing around the world and shares our life on board, the discoveries made during the stopovers, our tips and our travel photos. It is also a blog that includes practical advice and useful information to start a trip around the world, establish a travel budget, understand the formalities to be carried out when arriving in a new country, and share the technical adaptations made on board our sailboat.

La randonnée PR8 Punta de Sao Lourenço

PR8 Ponta de São Lourenço – The complete hiking guide

The PR8 Ponta de São Lourenço hike allows you to discover the only semi-arid part of Madeira. Here you will discover the steep cliffs drawn by the wind and the sea. You will observe simultaneously the north and the south coast of the island. You will plunge your eyes and your mind in the clear waters that border the cliffs. In short, it deserves to be one of the island’s must-sees!

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Cascades PR6 Levada das 25 Fontes

PR6 Levada das 25 Fontes – The complete hiking guide

The PR6 Levada das 25 Fontes is one of the most popular hikes on Madeira Island. It follows a levada, that particular irrigation system, and plunges into the heart of the Rabaçal valley covered by the primary forest of Madeira. As a bonus, it offers a breathtaking view when you reach the source of the levada.

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PR11 Vereda dos Balcoes : quand il fait beau

PR11 Vereda dos Balcões – The complete hiking guide

The PR11 Vereda dos Balcões hike is undeniably the easiest hike on Madeira Island. You will follow a levada, the irrigation system so specific to the island, for a very short distance before enjoying a breathtaking panorama. And if, like us, you feel adventurous, we suggest you to follow an alternative and more sportive path for the return.

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Comment connecter l'AIS et Navionics sur tablette
Technical corner

How to receive AIS targets on your tablet with Navionics ?

Navionics (Garmin Group) is known to be one of the best navigational aid tools. Whether on iPad or Android tablets, everyone agrees on the ease of use of the maps and the functionalities of this application. However, a question was remaining: how is it possible to connect AIS to Navionics?

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