Articles by Guest Author

Mollymawk: A escola da vida

This article is also available in English. Estou tentando escrever esse artigo à quase três anos. E mesmo agora não tenho certeza do que escrever. E a razão disso é que algum tempo atrás conheci uma família incrível; e eles me ensinaram muita coisa, me motivaram a fazer muitas coisas e em variados assuntos. Me influenciaram na maneira de pensar, me ajudaram a ver o mundo de uma forma diferente. Desde que conheci essa família, muita coisa mudou, passamos muito…

Mollymawk: The School of Life

This article was written by our Brazilian friend, Gean Monteiro. Gean has spent many months sailing aboard Mollymawk over the course of the past five years. In fact, it’s high time we got round to giving him a place on our Crew page. I’ve often suggested that he might like to put together some words which describe our adventures together. What I wasn’t expecting was something which would make us blush to the tips of our toes…!

First Crossing (Part II)

I have always wanted to sail, but I never knew what sailing would be like... One day a friend wrote to me saying that he had sailed with a family who were going to sail from Cape Verde to Brazil, and there was a chance that I could join them... and after two days I was already on the plane to Cape Verde!

Diary of a Hitch-hiker on Mollymawk

The following article was penned by Adam Ziv, a young Israeli musician who hitched a ride with us for the passage from La Gomera to the Cape Verdes. We always said that we would never take hitch-hikers – but Adam was… Well, he was different. Without exerting any effort at all this young man charmed his way into our lives, so that we actually WANTED to take him sailing! I can’t pretend that it isn’t also quite nice to have…