The Tradewinds Blog

Lea de Haas: a life at sea

By Sean Paton "Through fine weather and foul, hurricanes and doldrums, Eleanora de Haas would touch the lives of many with her inspiring determination, courage and overwhelming sense of fairness. Over the years, she would ...
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Fred Copoolse

Sailors that stayed – Fred Copoolse

Fred Copoolse is a man who decided to live by his own rules. After sailing charters in the Caribbean for more than twenty years and moving to a small island like ours, he sticks by ...
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Sean Paton

Sailors that stayed – Sean Paton

Azores Tradewinds starts publishing today a series of articles about the sailors that decided to stay in Faial island. People from many different countries, that sometimes have travelled the four corners of the Earth, decided ...
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Sailing for a cause

Joel Mark, aka Captain Jex isn't your ordinary, everyday sailor. He's sailing for more than the will of feeling the breeze on his face or the waves beneath his feet. He is sailing for a ...
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Keep Going

Christoph Vougessis is in the journey of his life. This 19 year old german born sailor departed Hamburg port in July 2016, to brave the rough Atlantic waves on board of his 22ft. (Yes, you ...
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Sean Paton goes All At Sea

Azores Tradewinds founder, blue-water sailor, writer, broadcaster and environmentalist based in the Azores, Sean Paton, shares his thoughts on being All At Sea. "For me the very phrase ‘All At Sea’ has connotations that are ...
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