CLIMATE…

A “classical” trade-wind circumnavigation takes place almost entirely within the Tropics, therefore in rather hot climates. So hot in fact that the extreme evaporation of the warmer months may generate depressions of explosive violence, the tropical storms or hurricanes. To avoid the risk of meeting these nasty beasts, the classical strategy is to sail in each hemisphere for 6 months … Continua a leggere

SECURITY…

Another frequent question we get concerns security: are there risks of theft or, worse, violent attack in the visited places? What precautions should be taken? Is it advisable to carry firearms on board? (a very touchy subject!) Obviously, as relatively rich tourists visiting poor Countries, we are potential targets for the local hoodlums. Thieves do not care if they harm … Continua a leggere