Take time off, quit the apartment, set the household goods and move onto a sailboat to sail across the oceans and head for unknown shores. Cruising in the Caribbeans, something for dreamers? Maybe. We are such dreamers. In April 2022 we bought a sailboat in the Caribbean and named her Mabul. Over the past few months, we have sailed northward from Grenada down the string of pearls and along the Greater Antilles toward Guatemala, where we are currently spending the hurricane season. Here we are preparing Mabul in the boatyard for the next big voyage: Crossing the Pacific next year. If you want to hear what we experience and who we meet on our journey, listen to our podcast “BoatCast Mabul” or read our blog. You can find the latest pictures in the gallery. Nice, you sail a little bit with us!

Caribbean greetings from Mabul!

Karin and Alex


  • On the hard II
    It’s finally time to reassemble and the screws are turned clockwise. However, there are still many jobs to be done. The entire deck has to be sprayed with gelcoat and… Continue reading
  • On the hard I
    For more than four months, from August to early December 2023, Guatemala is our chosen home. This is where we spend the hurricane season and where we get our Mabul… Continue reading
  • Against the current
    When a year comes to an end, we celebrate with fireworks and champagne. If a sailing season comes to an end, that’s also a reason to celebrate. After all, our… Continue reading

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  • Gallery – Panama
    There are different places one can go cruising in Panama. We visit San Blas and Portobelo and dock Mabul in the marinas of Linton Bay and Turtle Cay. Preparations for the Pacific are in full swing. Together with the crew of SV My Motu we rent a car to make various trips to Colon. In… Continue reading
  • Gallery – San Blas II
    After all the jobs in Linton Bay Marina and Colon, are done, Mabul is equipped with a new 80 metre long anchor chain, six brand new AGM batteries with a capacity of 630AH and an incredible amount of food. Karin returns from Switzerland with not only some boat parts, but also her father Georges. We… Continue reading
  • Gallery – San Blas I
    The next leg from Providencia will take us together with SV My Motu to Panama, or to be more precise, to San Blas. We heard a lot people saying, cruising in San Blas is a must, so we want to spend a few more nice weeks at anchor here and then sail through the canal… Continue reading

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