Additional information on the canals, rivers, tunnels, locks, the weather, the ports and ‘halte nautiques’ and the surroundings you will see or pass during your inland sailing journey in France. This will give you a better idea on what to expect. Enjoy!
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Our inland journey through France pt.2
69 days through France on 7 canals, 2 rivers, 230 locks and 6 tunnels. We had to empty our strainer 12 times, called the VNF 17 times and ran aground 5 times. Sun, wind, snow, ice, hail, rain, we’ve seen almost every weather scenario. This is our sailing adventure in France. Read the full story here.
Our inland journey through France pt.1
Sailing in France. Also planning a trip via the inland French waterways to end up in the Mediterranean Sea? Not sure how to start or which route to take?
Then read all about how we prepared our trip in our latest blog. Find out which sources we consulted, which route we took with our 1.60 meters depth and more insights on what is actually required to travel via the inland waterways through France.
El Burro’s Electricity System
As we use more and more electrical devices on a boat, it’s very important to have a dependable setup. Generating energy is one of the most important but also limited factors on a boat.
How do we charge our stuff aboard?
Read more about our setup here.
Belgium – Travel Blog (EN)
This is a recap of all the blogs posted on our Polarsteps account during our journey in Belgium.
Belgium – Travel Blog (NL)
Dit is een samenvatting van alle blogs die tijdens onze reis in België op onze Polarsteps account zijn geplaatst.
The Netherlands – Travel Blog (EN)
This is a recap of all the blogs posted on our Polarsteps account during our journey in The Netherlands .
One month afloat
We have been living aboard for one month now. At times it feels like we have just started our adventure while on other days our previous life seems so far away.
It wasn’t before I saw my first humpback whale in Iceland that I became (let’s say) ‘obsessed’ with marine mammals. How those big creatures move around in that enormous pool of water is quite mesmerizing. After Iceland, my first encounter with orcas happened in Canada. Those three big fins sticking out, a family swimming freelyMeer lezen over “Awaiting Freedom”