We went through the design thinking loop for several iterations, adapting our boat homeschooling technique to our needs. After some iterations, we would like to share with you what is working for us
agile4life event in Las Palmas
3 weeks ago, I gave my first conference about Agile4Life. What an opportunity to inspire others sharing our journey! I really enjoy sharing some of my passions: family, agility and sailing.
Are we ready for an Atlantic crossing?
Last months, we had two funny passages: one from Rabat to Graciosa Island and other from Lanzarote to Las Palmas. During the last weeks we have been wondering about crossing the Atlantic. After thinking and discussing about it, we agreed that we are not ready yet - at least not in a way that would make us confident about it. The other conclusion is that we want to be ready to cross the Atlantic ocean by the end of 2018.
Mixed feelings in Morocco
It took me a while to start writing about our Morocco journey, because I do not know from where I could start writing. We would never forget our Morocco trip. Morocco is so close but so different to Spain or France. We have French friends who have been living in Morocco, we have Moroccans friends living in Morocco and we have friends with Morocco ancestors. All of them gave us valuable tips for the trip that made us to have a wonderful Morocco tour.
How to get into Rabat with a sail boat
Let me share with you some information about how to get into Rabat with a sailing boat. Enjoy the read!
Our agile mindset took us to Portugal and Morocco
From Puerto Sherry (Spain), we went to Portimão (Portugal). Our goal was to ensure that the boat was working well after all work that had been done - especially on the steering gear, before going to the Canaries Islands. Everything worked good and after some hopefully final tuning in Portimão, we would leave Europe behind and reach Rabat in Morocco.
Preparing the boat at Puerto Sherry
We were glad to spend some time with our families and friends who took great care of us. We were very excited to see that our journey is inspiring them and we are really happy to share about it.
Our first experience sailing on the Atlantic Ocean
We crossed Gibraltar strait last week and we are proud of it! It might be something casual for some but sailing in the Atlantic ocean is something new for us. We are loving the constant wind speed, being in the big ocean is giving us a bigger sense of freedom.
We loved Cartagena with all its small museums and people from Cartagena have proved many times to be really friendly. We spent more time in the marina than we initially anticipated but it has been a great opportunity for us to explore a city rich in culture.
Balearic Islands and positive discipline
We spent a very nice time in the Balearic Islands, sailing in Majorca was a pleasure, we saw lots of beautiful sailing boats, winds were just perfect during the day. The island is beautiful and clean and people are very nice. We also had family and friends on board that were delighted with the behaviour of the crew! Positive discipline is working for us! On top of all of this, what a great pleasure it is to be back home, in Spain.