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With s/y Veritas on our tentative leg 8-10 eastwards through The Indonesian Sea, Bali, Flores. Sulawesi then eastnortheast towards Moluk, Pulau Bar, Palau, mid and north Phillipines, Borneo, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, South Thailand, Andaman and westwards to North Europe. Look below for details of the route for the different legs. Weather and time decides the final route.



Follow s/y Veritas on https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/SYVeritas and Youtube: Miss Boat Face. (Lines videoes) and Facebook: On Board s/y Veritas 2016 - 20 and http://www.backpackerplanet.dk/vil-du-vaere-gast-paa-langtursbaad-her-er-en-mulighed/











Write a book, your philosophies or poems. Produce a video or a picture collection. Be a painter, look at moons and stars in the night, sunrise and sunsets, dive, fish, visit many harbours and cities or be creative as you like - at the same time as we sail to our destination.


The Journey with s/y Veritas starts from Split 2016 and ends in Denmark.


The basic contribution as crew for the berth and the journey will be the amount of Danish Crowns DKr. 230,00 per. day per person inclusive Dkr. 10 for the crew foundation. Furthermore your share of provisions (food, water) and supplies is approx. Danish Crowns. DKr. 1500-2500 (for food, fuel and beverages etc.)


The vessel is 50 feet Bavaria cruiser with 10 berths 5 cabins, 3 bathrooms with toilet and shower, stern shower, large galley as well as cockpit on upper deck. 3 cabins are double berths and 2 cabin are with bunk berths all with fan. The Vessel is with modern new Raymarine security and navigation equipment, extra sails, new standing and running rig (New Radar Q24C, 2 plotters/sonar c125 and Dragonfly 7 pro, 2 VHF, 2 GPS, AIS, 2 Satellite telephones Isatphone2 and Iridium Go, Free SMS and email exchange, free phone call sometimes, Echo sounder, Auto-pilot, watermaker, etc. The vessel is very safe and automatic. The vessel has a large Volvo Penta engine TMD 22, 78 HP and is in generel well equiped. Among security equipment there is 2 safety rafts for 10-12 persons plus a rubber dinghy with 2 outbound engines, fire/gas/Co2 alarms, aut. fire extinguisher and Epirb. MOBs - all new equipment. (see below for our basic equipment list). Have to be under running maintenace by crew, captains and professionals to keep the standard.





It will be possible to make tours on land. During the journey it will be possible to visit smaller and larger harbours and islands and to take a hike around when its possible. It is not possible to predict accurate where we will go ashore and anchor, but it will be a part of the journey to harbours as often as it is possible. There will also be plentiful night sailings.


Around the world with s/y Veritas:



s/y Veritas tentative voyages:



Leg 8: Start around 25th. Of September 2018: Going from Bali to Lombok, Komodo, Flores, Sulawesi, Ampat, Moluk, Palau Bar, Palau, mid and north Phillipines, Borneo, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, South Thailand, Andaman and back to Phuket - all depending of weather etc. Approx 5 months.



Herafter approx. 10 days maintenance.


Leg 8a: Cosy sailing. Starts around 15th. March touring around south Thailand seas, North Malaysia seas, Sumatra, Similan and Mergui archipelago and back to Phuket for approx. 2-3 months



s/y Veritas:


Leg 9: (4 x 2 months 2019 - 2020)


9A: Cosy sailing. (approx. 2 months – October 14th. – December 19th.) – The Andaman Sea


• Phuket / Phang Bay & Similan Islands (3 weeks) • Langkawi/Penang & Sabang /Sumatra (3 weeks) • Surin & Mergui Islands (3 weeks) >> Option for crew change - Boat sailing break December 20th. - > January 3rd.



9B (Approx. 2 months – January 4th. – February 29th.) – Andaman Islands, Sri Lanka, Maldives & India


• Dep. Phuket Jan. 6th. -> Surin Islands • Andaman Islands (January 12th./14th. -> Dep. January 22th. Port Blair) • Sri Lanka – Trincomalee arrive. Jan. 29th./30th. • (Option for Crew to travel overland to Galle.) • Dep. Galle February 9th. (Option for crew change) • Maldives (February 15th./16th. – Dep. Feb. 25th.) • Cochin (Arrive. February 29th./March 1st.) >> buffer/Boat Sailignbreak / Option for crew change / Repairs March 2rd.- 8th.



9C (Approx. 2 month – March 9th. to May 3rd. ) – India, Sudan & The Red Sea. • Dep. Cochin March 9th. • Gulf of Aden, Dijibouti • Port Galib, Egypt • Hungada or similar, several stops over for diving/sightseeing • Port Said (arrive. end of April)



9D (Approx. 2 months May 4th. -> June 28th.) – The east of the Med. • Cyprus -> Turkey -> Greece • Athens June 28th. >> buffer/Boat sailing break / Option for crew change June 29th. - July 5th.



10 A – The west of the Med. West & Bay of Biscay to Dublin, Ireland (approx. 2 months) Dep. Athens July 6th.: Corinth channel – Italy / Malta - Sardinia - Corsica – Malaga Ceuta (provisions) & Gibraltar (Fuel) Gib. Dep. August 3rd.: Lagos, Porto, Bay of Biscay, Penzance (Land’s End) & Isle of Sicily Arrive. Dublin August 28th./29th. >> Option for crew change <<



10B – In the wake of the Vikings (5 weeks) Dep. Dublin August 31th. Oban – Inverness – Orkney Isle/Shetland Arrive approx. Copenhagen October 3rd. 2020.










Welcome onboard




All places to anchor will be decided finally during the voyage. All times and places are approx. around 1 week have been inserted between all legs for maintenance without crew payments.


Welcome onboard!

Want to be crew:


Contact veritasgast@manntron.com for more info.


Kind regards - Peter Leif Tronborg Petersen, Captain, Copenhagen, Denmark




Further Terms and Crew Information look at the site: "Terms and practical information"


Equipment list:

Sailing yacht: Bavaria 50 Cruiser "s/y Veritas"


>General information


  • length 50 feet, 14.98 m (LOA 15,43)
  • width o.a. 4.55
  • draught 2,30
  • built 2002 and 2004
  • engine: Volvo Penta TMD 22, 78 HP
  • sailsurface 113,00 m2 on new standing rig
  • displacement 13500 kg
  • 10 berths in 5 cabins
  • fuel tank: 270 l
  • air draught: 2.80 m
  • 3 bathrooms with shower and WC
  • fresh water tank: 730 l
  • bowthruster
  • warm air heating
  • water heater
  • 1 waste tank for toilets




  • furling mainsail
  • furling genoa
  • whisker boom
  •  2 extra furling sails for main and genoa


>Deck equipment


  • electric windlass
  • 8 fenders
  • sprayhood
  • bow anchor & 50m chain
  • 3 winsch handles
  • biminitop
  • 2nd anchor & chain & rope
  • boathooks
  • boarding ladder
  • inflatable dinghy & oars & bellows
  • water hose
  • 230 V shore power connection
  • outbordmotor Suzuki 2.5 hp
  • bucket & boat brush
  • cockpit table with icebox
  • 6 mooring lines
  • deck shower
  • cockpit light
  • 50 m floating line
  • gangway
  • cockpit speaker
  • 1 spherical fender
  • cockpit cushions


>Navigation equipment


  • new Raymarine autopilot S3G ACU400 2016 model
  • new marine VHF radio
  • Raymarine AIS
  • 2 satellite phones, Iridium Go, Inmarsat2phone
  • hand bearing compass
  • new Raymarine echosounder I50
  • stereo radio/CD-player
  • nautical squares & dividers
  • new Raymarine log/speedometer/temp I50
  • baro-/hygro-/thermometer
  • harbor handbooks all pilotbooks, sailor library
  • new Raymarine wind gauge I50
  • ships clock
  • list of lights
  • new GPS & and plotter Raymarine e125 plus Dragonfly 5 pro fishfinder/plotter
  • binocular
  • list of maritime radio stations
  • new radar Raymarine quantum q24c wifi
  • sw-receiver Target HF3
  • nautical charts navionics worldwide
  • new handheld GPS and new handheld VHF
  • set of flags


>Safety equipment


  • 2 liferafts ocean and costal in containers
  • 4 fire extinguisher plus automatic fire extinguisher in engine room
  • man overboard light
  • 1 horseshoe life ring
  • foghorn
  • emergency tiller
  • 2 extra lifejackets
  • first aid kit
  • distress flares
  • 2 extra lifelines
  • 2 bosun chairs chair
  • boxes with spareparts
  • new Epirb



    • gas stove with oven
    • 12 plates
    • strainer
    • electric Refrigerator
    • 12 bowls
    • coffee strainer
    • electric water pressure system
    • 12 cups
    • tin opener
    • frying pan
    • 12 glasses
    • cork screw
    • cooking pot
    • 12 sets of cutlery
    • ladle & wooden spoons
    • 2 casseroles
    • kettle
    • bread and kitchen knives
    • 3 salad bowls
    • 2 vacuum jugs
    • garlic press
    • gas lighter


    >Other equipment


    • 1 starter battery
    • 2 gas cylinders
    • blankets & covers
    • 1 set of extra service batteries plus 4 new usage batteries
    • jerrycan with fuel for outboard-motor
    • pillows & covers
    • battery charger
    • fuel funnel
    • sheets
    • cable coil & 2 adapters
    • snorkeling stuff
    • dress-hangers
    • electric automatic bilge pumps
    • toolbox
    • toilet brushs
    • manual bilge pump & lever
    • torch light & portable searchlight and pan lights
    • dust pan & hand brush
    • 230 V inverter 1600 W plus Solar panels and a Windpower unit



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