Sailing trip Marretje Adriaanse from Kaapstad to Montevideo

29-09-2023: Marretje left again as a biologist on a trip from Kaapstad to Monteviodeo.

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Follow-the-ship link: 


Meet the crew (Marretje):


Some pictures from Marretje of this trip:


Turtle Jonathan on Sint Helana is 190 years of age!


For the previous trip see: Marretje-2022


The barque "Europa" 

In Greek mythology, Europa was a Phoenician princess of Argive Greek origin, and the mother of King Minos of Crete. In the story by Ovidius Zeus (in the form of a white bull) abducted Europa and swom to the island Crete. After Zeus revealed his true identity, Europa became the first queen of Crete.  Europa and Zeus are depicted on the figurehead of the ship (see photo).