“May be good things come to those who wait, but the best things come to those who seize the moment and make it their own”  ( “Der Eine wartet bis die Zeit sich wandelt, der Andere packt sie an und handelt”)  Unknown author

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Dona Catharina is a 60′  steel ketch, built for sailing worldwide in safety and comfort.IMG_1079
If you are planing a scientific  or research expedition, just  seeking  a sailing adventure, explore untouched reefs to dive on,  longing for beaches with no footprints, you may want to document foreign cultures and customs ,  beachcombe  uninhabitated islands, or just experience the solitude of an ocean crossing under sail,  then we invite you to join our us on board the Dona Catharina.

Examples of what we have done in the last years

2018 :

Dona Catharina was the  support, saftey  and camera vessel for the Vaka Taumako Project E95B2139-5621-4962-BF8E-0124D22C7775


2017 :

Dona Catharina was involved in the Oma Tafua Whale Reseach Programe in Niue


Little side story https://nypost.com/2017/08/29/sailboat-captain-rescues-shipwrecked-family-from-remote-reef/

2016 :

Dona Catharina was the support vessel for the  making of documentary about Tikopia767083FC-B4CA-4798-BF3E-2282CFA1578C

Enjoy  reading more about what these  projects involved, and  some other adventures of Dona Catharina in the sub menus.


Please don’t hesitate to contact us, if there is a project on your mind and where Dona Catharina could help you to make it a reality.

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