SHIPPING NEWS | OCTOBER 2022
VOYAGE 10 IN FULL SAIL! The AVONTUUR has been sailing across the Atlantic towards the French Antilles for a week now. Last Friday, she set sail from Santa… SHIPPING NEWS | OCTOBER 2022
VOYAGE 10 IN FULL SAIL! The AVONTUUR has been sailing across the Atlantic towards the French Antilles for a week now. Last Friday, she set sail from Santa… SHIPPING NEWS | OCTOBER 2022
VOYAGE 10 AHEAD! On the 9th of September 2022, we cast off at 11 am local time in Harburg’s Binnenhafen to set sail on our 10th cargo sailing… SHIPPING NEWS | September 2022
HOMECOMING AVONTUUR RETURNS TO HAMBURG On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, the AVONTUUR set sail on her final leg of what is now our 9th sailing voyage for clean sea… SHIPPING NEWS | June 2022
SHIPPING NEWS FEBRUARY 2022 CONTENTS Update from aboard AVONTUUR | Let’s go on Voyage 9 From our LOGBOOK | This was our 8th cargo sailing voyage Call for CREW… SHIPPING NEWS | February 2022
📷 Christoph Bogner A reason to celebrate. Ahoy! The New Year is already in full sail, and so the AVONTUUR also set sail again on Thursday after a few… Shipping News January 2022
Photo: Cornelius Bockermann Arriving. Ahoy! For us, the Advent season has come faster than we thought: And suddenly the first candle is burning! But we don’t feel much like Christmastime,… Shipping News November 2021
Greetings from Rotterdam! What a first leg! After the seemingly endless days of westerly headwinds and a sailing route that looks like a cat chasing a ball of… Shipping News September 2021
Finally back again! Together with us, you have endured an odyssey and a dry spell that was roughly the size of our entire Voyage 6. After months without sailed products… Newsletter July 2021
This is an article of our former shipmate Christiaan De Beukelaer reflecting the challenging experiences of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic: “The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has impacted virtually everyone on… COVID-19 at sea: ‘the world as you know it no longer exists’
The AVONTUUR comes clean: Unloading-EVENT on 18th of June in Hamburg On June 18, our cargo ship AVONTUUR will return from its sixth voyage. The ship is expected in Harburg… Newsletter June 2021 – AVONTUUR UNLOADED
Here, out in the big blue it never gets boring and luckily in Timbercoast and on board AVONTUUR we count with a highly motivated and competent crew to handle all… Sailing is pretty much an on-going maintenance process
We are back! (or at least on our way there 😉) For a long time there were little news from us, as the COVID-19 pandemic did not leave Timbercoast unscathed. … Newsletter Mai 2021
On October 14th, the cargo sailing vessel AVONTUUR will start its sixth voyage. The 100-year-old gaff schooner was a guest in Hamburg for refit work. Now the AVONTUUR under Captain… Cargo under sail – The AVONTUUR departs from Hamburg
While we are still busy with the refit on board our AVONTUUR, the plans for the upcoming voyage continue to flourish. If the sea gods continue to favor us, we… Voyage 6 – Update
Those who follow the position of our sailing cargo vessel AVONTUUR (https://timbercoast.com/en/shiptracker/) know that we are currently close to the most northern point of our Voyage 5 and will be… From Horta back Home!
“The pessimist complains about the wind, the optimist hopes it will turn, the realist straightens the sail.” (S.W.Ward) Humans drink two billion cups of coffee every day. I… MY AVONTUUR – PART 2 – SHIPMATE PEGGY
28.02.2020 0730 27* 06,9N – 016* 08,8W; COG 135*; SOG 1,5knots, NNE 1, clear sky, slight to moderate swell 0736 Lookout reports “small boat with people, whistle sounds” 0742 Take… Refugee Rescue Operation Time Sheet
BREAKING NEWS – 28.02.2020 10:46 On her way to the Caribbean AVONTUUR has picked up 15 boat people this morning about 80nm south of Gran Canaria. AVONTUUR has changed… Breaking News – Refugee boat rescued
AVONTUUR is on a ‘mission zero‘ which means on our sail cargo voyages we are trying to tread on earth’s surface as lightly as possible to avoid emissions by all… Immediate crew vacancy
Weigh anchor! “ Yes” our long pause had an end, finally on the morning of January 3rd, a gap opened up between low-pressure systems. A morning workout for everyone on… My AVONTUUR – PART 2 – Matthias
In the darkness we had set off from the port of Elsfleth with mixed expectations. We have now been sailing for exactly one month. The Avontuur carries us along the… My AVONTUUR – Shipmate Peggy
La Bretagne, ca te gagne! Il etait une fois… once upon a time… There was a sailing ship called Avontuur escaping the cold German winter to head South with its… Voyage 5 – La Bretagne, ca te gagne! – Giulia & Athena
* Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of mine alone and do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of TIMBERCOAST. Well friends, life… This is not a GOODBYE – Curly Ben
Through the North Sea and the English Channel, we sailed in just a week! For now, we wait at anchor in Brittany as we wait for a major storm to… My AVONTUUR – Matthias
As the winter storm “Gerlinde” passes, a weather window has opened up for the AVONTUUR to sets sail on Voyage 5 to the Caribbean tomorrow morning. There our beautiful white schooner will celebrate… The AVONTUUR’s 100th Anniversary – Voyage 5 begins!
AVONTUUR – Voyage 5 Updates How do you manage to get the AVONTUUR prepared for her next voyage in just three weeks to be ready before Christmas? Very simple: You… November 2019 – Newsletter
Captains & Officers Call for Professional Cargo Sailing Ship Crew Next voyage to the Caribbean Sea and Central America – Voyage 5 We want you! Professional positions to… Call for Professional Crew
New Schedule!!! Let’s go sailing cargo again! Together with our incredible cargo partners, we will be embarking on our Voyage 5 beginning January 2020 with Captain Cornelius at the helm. … October 2019 – Newsletter
TIMBERCOAST is nested in the cargo shipping system, which is in turn nested in the global transportation system. Currently, 90 percent of world trade is carried out by the shipping… Climate Friendly Shipping
The Avontuur and our Mission Zero Yesterday’s freight sailing for tomorrow’s climate Starting today begins the Global Climate Strike (September 20 – 27) where millions of people from all across… September 2019 – Newsletter
We are preparing for the next voyage now! The AVONTUUR, the crew, and our cargo partners want nothing more than to sail to the Caribbean again! As we don… Call for Westbound Cargo!
Voyage 4 / Week 41 – The Hamburg Arrival! Concluding Voyage 4, the AVONTUUR returned to Germany with a full cargo hold of the finest sailed goods. Captain Joachim and… July 2019 – Newsletter
What an incredible day! We could not have welcomed the crew home with a better arrival. Thank you to everyone who came out to support the offloading despite the bad… Arrival Photo Gallery by Felix Klabe
The AVONTUUR has returned to Hamburg on Saturday morning July 6th. A very big day indeed at the harbour museum in Hamburg. After nine months of sailing and completing our… The AVONTUUR returns!
Voyage 4 / Week 36 – The Atlantic Crossing Captain Joachim and crew began the great Atlantic crossing on May 20th from Halifax, Canada destined for Horta in the… June 2019 – Newsletter
The only German freighter AVONTUUR is on her way back to Hamburg! Save the date: Arrival event is on July 6th at the Hafenmuseum Hamburg. The only German freighter AVONTUUR… Save The Date: The AVONTUUR returns!
Veracruz – Halifax in 3 weeks according to plan. This seems only possible in with good luck. We provision for 6 weeks… so the different opinions shortly before the departure… My Avontuur – Shipmate Antje
On our return to Hamburg! The AVONTUUR departed the Port of Halifax on May 18th destined for Horta in the Azores! Originally planned to take 14 days, Captain Joachim and… The AVONTUUR has arrived in Horta!
AVONTUUR VOYAGE 4 / WEEK 32 – The Gulf Stream Captain Joachim and crew have arrived in Halifax, Canada! After 30 days of sailing cargo into two sets of heavy… May 2019 – Newsletter
Welcome aboard the ANNY VON HAMBURG! Visit the second cargo sailing ship from Timbercoast at the Seestadtfest Bremerhaven located directly opposite the Radio Bremen stage in the new harbour. The… SeeStadtFest Bremerhaven 23. – 26. May 2019
My name is Thomas, I am 35 years old and I come from Germany. A friend of mine gave me the idea to sail the seas. Finally, I discovered the… MY AVONTUUR – SHIPMATE THOMAS
Voyage 4 / Week 25 The AVONTUUR is currently sailing pass the Yucatan and headed into the Gulf of Mexico towards Veracruz! The AVONTUUR has benefited from terrific winds since… April 2019 – Newsletter
Jan, 52 – Shipmate aboard the AVONTUUR Where do you come from? The Olympic Harbor of Schilksee, Kiel How do you about being… Q & A with Shipmate Jan
My name is Joachim, I’m 56 years old and work as a chief officer on board the S/V AVONTUUR. Before I worked as a captain on commercial ships carrying… My Avontuur – Chief Mate Joachim
Today like everyday we salute the world-class women around us and throughout the Sail Cargo movement who are trailblazing this shift towards cargo under sail. From our female Captains,… INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
Voyage 4 – Photo Journal by Verena Brüning The AVONTUUR is currently at anchor in the bay of Grand Case, Saint Martin. In what’s termed “Make and Mend” days, the… Voyage 4 – Photo Journal 3 by Verena Brüning
Voyage 4/Week 20 and the Caribbean Arrival! Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight, cargo news,… FEBRUARY 2019 – NEWSLETTER
Being on the AVONTUUR gave me the opportunity to get to know something about traditional freight sailing. The warm and familiar atmosphere in the crew immediately took me in… MY AVONTUUR – SHIPMATE SANDRO
What I learnt on board the Avontuur. For two months I have been sailing on board the Avontuur and I have since learnt a lot of lessons. As I haven’t… My Avontuur – Shipmate Manuela
10 days of sailing on board the Avontuur! How does it feel? – It feels like a real adventure! The first positive experience is that I cannot believe ten days… MY AVONTUUR – SHIPMATE Herman
Voyage 4/Week 16, South America Arrival, Sailor Farmer exchange, and the Rum Secret! Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices has its many introductions and news… January 2019 – Newsletter
After 18 years of travelling around the world, the long-term adventure of the Zapp family of six will soon draw to a close with a last trip across the Atlantic. … Globetrotting Family on Board the AVONTUUR
For me, there are two different experiences to travelling on board the Avontuur: On one hand, we’re busy all the time with cleaning floors, walls, toilets or fridges in tiny… My AVONTUUR – Shipmate Piet
The plan for Tenerife is to prepare the AVONTUUR for the upcoming transatlantic voyage. The crew will be mendins sails, building a new foch boom, and provisioning for the estimated… Tenerife & The Zapp Family
Voyage 4/Week 9, Tenerife, Christmas in Elsfleth, and the Caribbean Rum Collection! Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices has its many introductions and news worthy… DECEMBER 2018 – NEWSLETTER
Shipmate Christoph who is also a member of the Teikei Coffee team recounts his recent time onboard the AVONTUUR.
This article was published by Varsity which is Cambridge University’s independent student newspaper. All photos in this article are property of Varsity. You can read the original article HERE. 22.11.2018 Published by… Sailing the seas sustainably – Published in Varsity Newspaper
VOYAGE 4 – PHOTO JOURNAL #2 23.11.2018 Yesterday the AVONTUUR arrived in Funchal, Madeira after 19 days at Sea. This leg of voyage 4 was a demanding one for our… VOYAGE 4 – PHOTO JOURNAL #2
Nach der „Avontuur“ ist bereits der Neubau eines weiteren Frachtseglers geplant. Denn Bockermann hat es eilig – er will nicht warten, bis Visionäre aus dem Ausland auf ökologische Seetransporte setzen.… Plädoyer für einen sauberen Handel – Nordwest-Zeitung
Voyage 4, Anny Von Hamburg, NEW WEBSHOP, and more! Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer… NOVEMBER 2018 – NEWSLETTER
The crew of the AVONTUUR has been at sea for nearly a month on it’s 4th voyage. From Elsfleth to Douarnenez then to Blaye in France. Now sailing their way… Voyage 4 – Photo Journal
The only German commercial cargo sailing vessel releases the lines! For the fourth time, the AVONTUUR will transport ecofair products. On 11 October at 4:30 p.m. the AVONTUUR crew… AVONTUUR Voyage 4 Begins!
AVONTUUR Signature Rum – Voyage 3 Rhum Agricole Marke: Ron Aldea 8-10 Jahre Destilliert: Destilerias Aldea S.L., La Palma 4 Monate & 10.000 Seemeilen gesegelt auf der AVONTUUR im Rotweinfass… NEW RELEASE – Voyage 3 AVONTUUR Signature Rum
NEW NDR Docomentary, Schedule 2018/19, AVONTUUR Coffee and more. Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer… August 2018 – Newsletter
Offloading Hamburg Harbor – from blogsupporter Jörg Nitzsche Jörg Nitzsche is a northern German photographer who loves the city Hamburg and its harbor. On his website http://www.joergnitzsche.de/en/cocoa.html he presents information and photos… Offloading Hamburg Harbor – Jörg Nitzsche
Past Bremen Mayor Henning Scherf supports sailed organic coffee from Nicaragua! Clean transport from Hamburg to Bremen on Friday, 20.07.18 at 10 am to Lloyd Caffee, Fabrikenufer 115, 28217 Bremen… Clean land Transport
Einer muss ja den Überblick behalten! Bei unserer letzten Reise war das Eric. Der Heidelberger ist zu Begin unserer dritten Frachtsegelreise, die im Januar diesen Jahres in La Rochelle startete,… My AVONTUUR – Shipmate Eric
Introducing Marco What a legend! We couldn’t have been happier with Marco and his camera talents. AVONTUUR voyage 3 was a milestone trip for our crew. For the first time… My AVONTUUR – Shipmate/Photographer Marco
Where would we be without Paul and his camera? Paul has been a strong supporter of our project since he got involved in early 2017. All the sailing videos on… “Fair Winds” – Short Film by Paul Bentzen
Home, sweet home! On Monday, May 28th, our AVONTUUR returned home to Elsfleth . Warmly greeted by friends and family, the AVONTUUR arrived from her five-month cargo voyage from the… Zurück im Heimathafen!
A OH-SO-SWEET kind of day! Nearly 30 tons of AVONTUUR sailed goods from Nicaragua, Honduras, and Mexico was unloaded on Monday, May 14, 2018 in the bright sunshine… Lösch-Event Hamburg
Heidi Hello, I am Heidi and I have sailed on AVONTUUR as chief mate since La Rochelle in December 2017. Next to sailing the vessel, I try to keep the… MEET THE CREW – HAMBURG HAFENGEBURTSTAG – PART 3
Martin, 31 How long have you been onboard? 2 months – Havana to Hamburg How much experience do you have sailing? I’ve sailed on traditionally rigged sailing vessels since… MEET THE CREW – HAMBURG HAFENGEBURTSTAG – PART 2
Rosa, 30 How long have you been onboard? 2 months – Havana to Hamburg What is your position onboard? Shipmate What has been your best experience onboard so… Meet the Crew – Hamburg Hafengeburtstag – Part 1
Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight, cargo news, voyage announcements,… May 2018 – NEWSLETTER
After 48 days at sea, our AVONTUUR and her crew have arrived in Le Havre, France. In the process we burnt zero bunker fuels while transporting the 8 tonnes… Bonjour Le Havre, France!
Sanft schaukelt die Avontuur auf der langen, ruhigen Atlantiküberquerung. Mit jedem Heben und Senken schieben wir uns beständig vorwäts – dem Ziel ein Stück näher: Horta auf der Azoreninsel Faial.… Mein „AVONTUUR“ mit TIMBERCOAST – Shipmate Martin Gutsch
Our very first guest article but really this is no guest. Captain Michael has sailed with us on a number of occasions and most recently on the most “adventurous” voyage… “The way of a wanderer of the seas” by Capt Michael
Verantwortung, Leben und Lernen an Bord Nach beinahe drei Monaten an Bord, kurz vor meinem Ausstieg in Kuba, ist es Zeit für eine Sammlung meiner Erlebnisse und vor Allem… Mein „AVONTUUR“ mit TIMBERCOAST – Second Mate Andreas
Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight, cargo news, voyage announcements,… March 2018 – Newsletter
If knot now then when? Commercial sail transport begins with the basics. Our Deckhand Mircea explains. Cargo under sail? How does that work? These are some of the questions we… How to…. sail cargo – Deckhand Mircea – Part 2
Cargo under sail? How does that work? These are some of the questions we get asked in our pursuance for clean sea transport. Our good ship the AVONTUUR is a… How to…. sail cargo – Deckhand Mircea – Part 1
Das erste Mal über den Atlantik an Bord des Frachtsegelschiffes Avontuur – aus dem Tagebuch unseres Shipmate Eric. Samstag, den 6. Januar, Tag der heiligen drei Könige Um… Mein „AVONTUUR“ mit TIMBERCOAST – Shipmate Eric
It’s celebration time in Guadeloupe! Our three good reasons to celebrate in the Caribbean: 1. We have never been so fast! In only 17 days, the AVONTUUR and her crew… Guadeloupe Arrival!
93 Tage auf See Umweltschonend und ein klein wenig romantisch ist der Transport von Waren mit Hilfe von Segelschiffen. Sebastian Grna aus dem Vogtland überquerte in 93 Tagen den Atlantik,… MDR – 93 Tage auf See
Praktikum (mind. 3 Monate) im Bereich Kommunikation und Event bei Timbercoast – cargo under sail Standort: Elsfleth, Niedersachsen Wer wir sind: Wir sind eine außergewöhnliche Gruppe von leidenschaftlichen Individuen und… Praktikum Position
Email Log Santa Cruz De La Palma – Guadeloupe PART 2 Noon Report 31.01.2018 Position 25-16.1N 027-15.7W Course 265 Speed 7.2/day 6.0/voyage Wind E5 ROB 2140 AVONTUUR 31.01.18… Email Log Santa Cruz De La Palma – Guadeloupe PART 2
Voyage email Log. Santa Cruz de la Palma – Guadeloupe Noon Report 27.01.2018 Position 28-37.2N 017-42.9W Course 180 Speed 4.0 Wind NE6 ROB 2190 Departure La Palma 1100LT … Email Log Santa Cruz De La Palma – Guadeloupe PART 1
Dear All, My time aboard the AVONTUUR comes to an end. I am getting off here in Santa Cruz de La Palma and once again take with me some fine… Farewell AVONTUUR – Captain Michael
Avontuur Water Games Can a safety maneuver be made fun? Hell yes! Secretly talked about only glimpses of what is to happen is reaching the crew. The excitement is… AVONTUUR Water Games…. For Safety
JANUARY 2018 – NEWSLETTER Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight,… January 2018 – Newsletter
Dutch Ben sailed with the AVONTUUR recently from Horta to La Rochelle. Furthermore, he was a volunteer on our rebuild for over a year from 2014-16. Through his experience working… My AVONTUUR with TIMBERCOAST – Dutch Ben
Beyond Sailing – Deckhand Benjamin has now been published This is the 4th video in our Beyond Sailing series. If you haven’t seen this series, we’d suggest you do. Those… NEW VIDEO⛵ Beyond Sailing – Deckhand Benjamin
And so begins our second Caribbean transatlantic voyage! From the AVONTUUR, Captain Michael reports: Good morning dear All, We are underway as planned. Last line off this morning (06/01) at… Au revoir La Rochelle
Good day dear all, and a very happy new year! It’s about time for another update, sorry for my late. Arriving in La Rochelle on the 25th of December meant for… Capt. Michael tells it like it is…
The AVONTUUR has arrived! After 68 days at sea, Captain Michael and crew have arrived in La Rochelle. The Canadian goods coupled with Rum, sea salt, and korn will be… Bonjour La Rochelle!
Here’s a sneak peak into the TEDx MÜNCHEN talk given by Ben Decosse. The full video will available early in the New Year. We are excited to share with you the… The TEDxMÜNCHEN teaser video
Good evening dear all, Last line off 20:18 (UTC -1). The bets are on and they vary substantial. Some are preparing for celebrating Xmas and New Year at sea. My… “It feels good to know we are not alone out here.” – Cpt. Michael
Dear All, The AVONTUUR came alongside at 10:00 this morning in Horta. We do have a force 7 again and it is a bit rocky in the harbour… Anyway, all… We’ve arrived in Horta!
Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight, cargo news, voyage announcements,… Azores Arrival & Happy Holidays
Message from our captain Michael: Dear All, Why do such a voyage? Anyone sane would choose palm trees, beaches, Trade Winds and pleasant temperatures, or not? That’s where I came… A Message from Onboard – “Why do such a voyage?”
Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight, cargo news, voyage announcements,… November Newsletter
Meet Cameron, a member of the Canada Crew and listen to his thoughts, wishes, and hopes for a clean future. Do you have what it takes? Join us for an… Beyond Sailing – Shipmate Cameron
Meet Asma, a member of the Canada Crew and listen to her thoughts, wishes, and hopes for a clean future. Do you have what it takes? Join us for an… Beyond Sailing – Deckhand Asma
September Newsletter Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind/solar powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight, cargo news,… Waves, winds, and Canadian waters – AVONTUUR
Meet Jonas, a member of the Canada Crew and listen to his thoughts, wishes, and hopes for a clean future. Do you have what it takes? Join us for an… Beyond Sailing – Shipmate Jonas
Last week AVONTUUR had been caught in a calm in mid Atlantic but ever since they have progressed in a fresh northerly wind at an average of close to 6… Canadian waters here we come!
You can read the RUM Announcement here. Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We… The AVONTUUR Spirit – Rum Newsletter
Als mich Ben von TIMBERCOAST am Freitag anrief und mir einen Platz auf der AVONTUUR von Brake bis La Rochelle anbot, war ich sofort begeistert. Segelerfahrung hatte ich nicht wirklich,… My AVONTUUR with TIMBERCOAST – Shipmate Johanna
To Captain Michael and crew, I wish you and all of the crew a safe and very pleasant journey. No matter whether you have been on board from Germany or… Farewell La Rochelle!
Good day everybody, Being underway at sea for several days now we finally made the passage through the famous Strait of Dover. Even though, we did not always made miles… “Calms and near gale force winds” Cpt. Thade reports – 25.07
The AVONTUUR’s every move! We are thrilled to announce that Herberg Systems GmbH, headquartered in Hamburg, has kindly sponsored their innovative Fleettracker software solution to us and everyone who follows… TIMBERCOAST announces sponsorship deal with Herberg Systems
The AVONTUUR and her crew embarks for CANADA. Watch as she leaves Brake, German courtesy of Nordwest Zeitung. Our community AVONTUUR will connect with both electric trains and trucks… The AVONTUUR embarks!
Sail voyage GIVEAWAY for you and a friend! Head over to our Facebook page. LIKE and COMMENT our new video on Facebook to win the chance to experience life as… Sail Voyage GIVEAWAY – Join the mission
JUNE NEWSLETTER Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind/solar powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight, cargo news, voyage… 30,000+ Miles Under Sail – June Newsletter
We are thrilled to announce that Sebastian Lauber and the team at Global Cargo Service GmbH (GCS) will be sponsoring items off our AVONTUUR wishlist in support of our mission… TIMBERCOAST announces sponsorship deal with Global Cargo Service GmbH
We were pleased to present Cargo Under Sail to Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President of the European Commission and the project lead for the EU Energy Union. The meeting was a… An invitation to the EU Commission
Nach langem Warten, einer Menge Geld, vielen Schriftwechseln und einer Menge Bürokratie, sind wir froh endlich die AVONTUUR unter deutscher Flagge zu haben. Unser Heimathafen ist jetzt offiziell Elsfleth. Dort… Sailing Cargo under the German Flag!
May Newsletter Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind/solar powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight, cargo news,… Oh Canada – Eh major Announcement & call for pro crew – Newsletter
What a moment in time! We began sailing the AVONTUUR on July 29th, 2016 with the aim to deliver goods by wind. The goal was simple but would businesses and… Thank you Bremen, Thank you Elsfleth
Am 29.04.17 kehrt die AVONTUUR heim. Am Samstag wird der Frachtsegler AVONTUUR, der Waren klimafreundlich über den Seeweg transportiert zurück nach Elsfleth kehren – dort wo seine erste große Reise… Die Heimkehr der AVONTUUR
Are you losing hope in humanity? Don’t as the world is filled with examples of a better tomorrow. THANK YOU BREMEN, THANK YOU AVONTUUR CREW, THANK YOU BREMEN BIKE IT,… Vielen Dank Bremen! Unforgettable.
The AVONTUUR has arrived in Helgoland, Germany. The international crew has completed the first ever transatlantic cargo crossing signalling a new frontier in Cargo Under Sail. All is… The AVONTUUR arrives in Helgoland, Germany
Ahoi Bremen – der 22.04.17 wird ein Tag, der dein Bewusstsein verändert! Hauptprogramm: 11:00 Beginn 11:30 Ankunft der AVONTUUR 12-13 Open Ship 13-17 Kaffee löschen 17:00 Open Ship Rahmenprogramm: 11:00… AVONTUUR Arrival Festival – Volles Programm
Captain Cornelius Bockermann’s reports from the past week aboard the AVONTUUR as she makes her way from the Azores, quick stop in Brixham then to Bremen to celebrate at the… Captain Cornelius Sail Logs – Azores to the English Channel!
This isn’t about the AVONTUUR, this about individuals coming together to be heard! Those that have contributed to TIMBERCOAST are raising awareness about the unsustainable world of global shipping. It’s… TIMBERCOAST makes GLOBAL NEWS
March Newsletter Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind/solar powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight, cargo news,… Azores ARRIVAL! – March Newsletter
Ahoi AVONTUUR! Ahoi Slokoffie! Save the Date: Samstag, den 22.April 2017 im Europahafen Bremen. Sei dabei wenn unser Segelschiff AVONTUUR in den Hafen einläuft und der erste gesegelte Kaffee gelöscht… Save the Date: AVONTUUR Arrivalfestival 22.04.2017
Lane signed on as a trainee in Freeport, Bahamas and will be sailing with us all the way to Bremen, Germany ETA 22.04! We couldn’t be happier to have such… My AVONTUUR with TIMBERCOAST – Shipmate Lane Atmore
Captain Cornelius Bockermann’s reports from the past week aboard the AVONTUUR as she makes her way across the Atlantic Ocean, ETA Horta, Azores 22.03 Noon report 13.03.17, 1200LT,… The Capt’s Sail Journal – 19.03
Noon report 12.03.17, 1200LT, 1500UTC lat 36-13N, long 052-52W WNW 7, 18C, b/c, 1028hp day’s run 128nm After a busy night under a bright starry moonlit sky with strong winds,… The Capt’s Sail Journal – 12.03
Der nachhaltigste Kaffee der Welt? SLOKOFFIE! *Scroll down a little further for English. Deutsch Film Nicht nur reden, sondern wirklich etwas tun! Mit gesegeltem Kaffee! Wir freuen uns besonders,… The WORLD’S most sustainable coffee? SLOKOFFIE.
Our North Atlantic Crew! We are in constant contact with our hard working merchant crew made up of individuals from all around the world that have come together to make… The Capt’s Sail Journal
February Newsletter – Honduras Coffee Loading, Horta to Bremen, Film Contest Winners, Caribbean Sailing and more. Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind/solar powered shipping practices to much of the world… February Newsletter
We are always looking for experienced professional seamen and -women to support our project. This is not your ordinary ship and not your ordinary job. Cargo Under Sail does not… Call for Crew 2017
They said it couldn’t be done. We are proud to be loading Slokoffie in Puerto Cortes, Honduras! The next level in responsible shipping has arrived. Congratulations to Captain Björn and… Next Level Sustainability Has Arrived!
To all our supporters, A very exciting year is drawing to a close and its time for us to send you a big thank you! From the cold days of… Happy New Year – A message from the Bockermann’s
2700 Nautical Miles + 32 days later, the AVONTUUR has returned to the Caribbean!!! Captain Fabian and crew have arrived safely and are currently at anchor in picturesque Martinique. In… We’ve crossed the Atlantic Ocean!
Putting Cargo Under Sail and introducing wind/solar powered shipping practices to much of the world has its many introductions and news worthy mentions. We offer insight, cargo news, voyage announcements, promotions… December Newsletter -Schedules, Cargo, Promotions
By Charlotte Strauss, Trainee We have had very little wind over the last 9 days. Every time the wind picked up, everyone was got really exited and it seemed… “An amazing sky full of stars” AVONTUUR Journal #5
By Alex Crowe, Trainee The morning half broken Being on the 4-8 watch affords my watch mates and I a real treat, the morning. There is no better time of… “The morning half broken” AVONTUUR Journal #4
By Wiebe Radstake 1st mate Middle of the Atlantic Ocean The ocean has many ways to show her size. Times goes slower when there is no wind, we are now… “In these moments it’s like time is standing still” – AVONTUUR Journal #3
Weblog Ernesto Lazo Lopez (Trainee) With two hands I’m holding the line, looking at Lotte who’s holding it on the other side of the pin and together we wait for… “Pull the peak halyard!” – AVONTUUR Journal #2
My AVONTUUR with TIMBERCOAST – Ulrich Stelzner – 69 Jahre, aus Berlin. VIDEOS -> 1. CARGO UNDER SAIL 2. My AVONTUUR 3. The CREW Kann Conni, wie Jesus, übers Wasser laufen? Das geht, wenn er… My AVONTUUR with TIMBERCOAST – Shipmate Ulrich Stelzner
Weblog by Wiebe Radstake (1st mate) It’s 5:00 on the 12th of November and on this night we reached the good old tradewinds. After some good times in Tenerife it… “Who’s the President of the USA?” – AVONTUUR Journal #1
“Alone you can go faster, together you can go further.” November 11th – 13th, 2016 Douarnenez, France There is so much to be said for sharing experiences, insights, and successes.… The Sailing Cargo Alliance is…
Thank you Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) and professor Valeriano Esteban for hosting Captain Cornelius and our crew for an evening about Cargo Under Sail. We enjoyed meeting the… Cpt. Cornelius presents at UNED Tenerife
Christophe’s story Christophe was passing by the ship in Cherbourg at a very opportune time, it was just before morning coffee break and some of the guys were coming down… My AVONTUUR with TIMBERCOAST – Shipmate Christophe David
From Captain Cornelius. As we loaded a barrel of our own. The first well aged rum from LA PALMA has been LOADED aboard our AVONTUUR. This will be… The Captain’s Words
Shinning Stars of Europe Contest A couple of weeks ago, we submitted a slightly edited version of our Join Us! Video to the Shining Stars of Europe Contest. The guidelines… Shinning Stars of Europe Contest
Our cook, more often referred to as Lazer, has been involved with our project since late 2014. He has a kind heart, thirst for adventure and is an absolute talent… My AVONTUUR with TIMBERCOAST – Cook Lasse Schwarz
And they’re off! New trainees onboard, more barrels, and more supporters for a clean shipping alternative. Thank you city of Cherbourg for your hospitality and interest. Next scheduled embarkation is… Au Revoir Cherbourg
Conference on the Future – #OurWorld2030 We are so excited for this week’s “Conference on the Future” presented by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. The Brief… Conference On The Future – #OurWorld2030
This was taken from our August NEWSLETTER, sign up here for all the info. We’ve arrived in Rostock for the Hanse Sail! Our refit AVONTUUR performed outstandingly on her… AVONTUUR bei Hanse Sail Rostock
We have fought, we all have sacrificed, we work hard and on July 1st we SAILED!!! No words necessary. The Sea Trial was a success and complete euphoria. The team… It was a Successful Seatrial!
We’re so so close… Some big dates coming up including our first Sea Trial with a team that refuses to quit and is making this AVONTUUR so very special. CARGO… Preparing for Sea Trials
SPIRITS ARE HIGH!! Our one of a kind volunteers alongside our friends from Hannover Gin loaded our first barrel yesterday at the Elsflether Werft. Special thanks to Biten for the… Timbercoast’s First Cargo
Moin, Ich bin Lotte und lebe seit 10 Monaten in Elsfleth. Seit ich hier bin hat sich mein Leben sehr verändert. Ich bin dabei, all das auszuleben, was ich mir immer während… My TIMBERCOAST Experience – Lotte’s
Humbled Thank you for the outpouring of support this past weekend at the Elsflether Seefahrtstage. All the kind words, donations, purchased shirts and new shareholders gives us the energy and… Elsflether Seefahrstage
Hey Leute! Wir suchen für unser TIMBERCOAST-Projekt ab sofort wieder DRINGEND Helfer mit handwerklichen Fähigkeiten!!! Vor allem Zimmerleute, Schreiner, Bootsbauer, aber auch Metallarbeiter oder Elektroinstallateure! Wir wollen mit unserem geliebten… WIR BRAUCHEN FREIWILLIGE HELFER!
NEWSLETTER May 17th, 2016 AVONTUUR refit update, Maiden Voyage, Elsflether Seefahrtstage and a Couple guys in our Shirts.
As landlubber to the ship project Actually, I never had a particular fondness for water, and for ships and sailing certainly not. He grew up in the Central German Uplands and… My TIMBERCOAST Experience by Sina Harthaus
Low interest rates!!! Cheap money!!! Prices are rising, the best time to buy is now, now, now… Seriously hurry your happiness is tied to what you own and your stature… Ownership Is Everything
Paris, 4 December 2015 – The frustration over crackdowns on rallies and limited public questioning boils over at the COP21. Alex Crowe, an Australian volunteer with the sail cargo company… Press Release – From One Australian To Another, You’re An Emarrasment To Our Country Mr Environmental Minister
As it turns out Denton, Texas is an epicenter for radness. Erin joined the team on the 4th July and the fireworks ensued. She gifted the house with a strong… My TIMBERCOAST Experience by Erin Thornton
Andrew, the love and effort you injected not only into our darling AVONTUUR, but into our little community is something that will be sorely missed. Everything from the high kicks… My TIMBERCOAST Experience by Andrew Sharpe
Thank you to Sail Bremerhaven and everyone who came to say hello. We had an absolute blast telling everyone who we are and what we are doing. Your words of… Sail Bremerhaven 2015 – TIMBERCOAST Style
Get this, so you can do that. When you get that, do this. You earned that, so now do this. This is good, but you want that. Living, working and… #itcanbedone
Oh Laura, what will we do without your zest for memory making, questionable gingerness and irrefutable business savviness. We are continually appreciative of all our volunteers and their willingness to… My TIMBERCOAST Experience by Laura Bryne
One good man and his sweet van. Tim rolled onto the TIMBERCOAST lot 2 weeeks ago ready to volunteer. Since then, his carpentry skills have been a real asset to… My TIMBERCOAST Experience by Tim Gardner
Taking part in rallies and signing petitions it’s not enough, we need to do something physically. We will start a shipping company carrying cargo down the Queensland coast and along… The TIMBERCOAST Philosophy
Computers, am I right? We labour, produce, learn and converse on them. We tell them what to do and if they do otherwise we get angry, frustrated and threaten them… Tired Of Sleep
We’re sitting in the office, it’s a sunny day at the Elsfleth shipyard, our vessel high on the dry dock, resting, overlooking the yard. The banging of hammers on the old… Longing For The Sea
I know little about chalk, what it is made from, who found it or the market forecast for its longevity. I’ve learned a lot from chalk and I’ve been utterly… Chalk It Up
Our very first guest blog couldn’t have come from a more genuine guy. Three months ago, Alex the Aussie came cycling onto TIMBERCOAST turf rugged, hungry and looking for shelter. … A Matter For Questioning
Eyes down, ear plugs blaring, screens screening, allowing your interest to be anywhere but present. All strangers are weird, dangerous and uninteresting. Travel in twos and buy what you already… Strangers Are Communities In Waiting
I wasn’t the most attentive student in grade school but whenever the topic switched over to explorers and merchant traders, I’d be fully engaged. Wow, I’d think, here are a… Organizing one of the Oldest New Industries
I wasn’t the most attentive student in grade school but whenever the topic switched over to explorers and merchant traders, I’d be fully engaged. Wow, I’d think, here are a… The Oldest New Marine Industry
It’s a test the hull kind of day. This morning began with Alex, our Australian volunteer, joining Captain Cornelius at the Bremen Institute for Materials Testing (MPA). The MPA are… Testing Testing 1,2,3