Message from Jac: “It was in August when I first read about the ‘Oosterschelde’ and her journeys. Traveling to all corners of the world. The films that were put online gave me an impression of life on board the ship. It seemed like a big challenge to me to be part of that some day.

Good begin

Update from first mate Jan: “After a maintenance period of 8 weeks in Rotterdam and Stellendam, we sail on a perfectly mint ship on the English Channel. The start of the voyage was not so nice, since the Erasmus Bridge was closed and would not open until 8 o’clock in the evening. But since then,

Off we go!

This morning we were ready to go. The ship was clean, the crew, guests and all stores arrived on board on time. Nobody had anticipated that today the Erasmus bridge would not open due to construction work. The alternative route via Dordrecht also seemed impossible as the Van Brienenoord bridge does not want to open