With S/Y Veritas Around Andaman Sea, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives on leg 6 and leg 7-11 eastwards through The Indonesian Sea, Borneo, The Phillpine islands, Solomon and southeast to New Zealand, then northeast through The Pacific to Hawaii, then vest of Mid-Amerika to Southwest-Amerika then to Galapagos, Panama Canal, around Carribean to Madeira where the voyage ends June 2020. Look below for details of the route for the different legs.






ALL JOURNEYS WHERE YOU CAN PARTICIPATE AS CAPTAIN, NAVIGATOR, AND CREW. (follow Veritas on Facebook: On board S/Y Veritas 2016-18. Youtube: Miss Boat Face and on https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/SYVeritas)







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 and from Europe westwards/eastwards over the Atlantic Ocean to Carribean, Pacific Ocean towards Europe/Asia and finally to our destination.


The two journeys will take approx. 17 months (S/Y Mermaid) and 27 months (S/Y Veritas) The journey with S/Y Mermaid will start from Budva, Montenegro 1st. Of September 2019 and ends in Phuket in February 2021. The Journey with S/Y Veritas starts from Phuket 15th. Of March 2018 and ends in Madeira, Portugal June 2020. Before any journey starts the participants/crew will go through a short info on how it is to be on a Bavaria 50 yacht for a longer period and a course in sailing this yacht (if never tried before). The yacht will sail mainly by sails but can pursue by engine keeping the schedule.


The basic contribution as crew for the berth and the journey will be the amount of Danish Crowns DKr. 220,00 per. day per person. Furthermore your share of provisions (food, water) and supplies is approx. Danish Crowns. DKr. 1500-1800 (for food, fuel and beverages etc.)


Both of the vessel is 50 feet Bavaria cruiser with 10 berths 5 cabins, 3 bathrooms, large galley as well as cockpit on upper deck. 3 cabins are double berths and 2 cabin are with bunk berths. The Vessel is with modern security and navigation equipment (New Radar, plotters, VHF, GPS, AIS, Satellite telephone, Echo sounder, Auto-pilot, etc.). The vessels is very safe and automatic. The vessels has a large engine Volvo Penta engine and is in generel well equiped. Among security equipment there is a safety raft for 10-12 persons plus a rubber dinghy with an outbound engine, fire/gas/Co2 alarms, aut. fire extinguisher and Epirb. (see below for our basic equipment list).





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.


Almost around the world with S/Y Veritas and S/Y Mermaid:

S/Y Mermaid voyage:


We are sailing from Budva the 1st. Of September 2019.


Leg 1: Start 1st. Of September 2019: S/Y Mermaid leaves from Budva in Montenegro and then through Mediterranean sea, visiting, Sicily, Malta, Sardinia, Corsica, Ibiza, Spain, Melille, Gilbraltar, North Africa, Ceuta, 2 months..


Leg 2: Start lst. Of November 2019: Out of Mediterranean Sea towards Cape Verde, visiting Madeira, Casablanca, Canary islands, West Africa and Mauretania and Cap Verdes Islands before crossing the Atlantic Ocean, 2,5 months..


Leg 3: Start 15th. Of January 2020: Barbados, Bridgetown, around Caribbean, visiting Saint Vincent, Saint Lucia, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Antigua, St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, Dominican, Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica and then westwards towards Panama city. 3,5 months.


Leg 4: Start 1st. Of May 2020: Goes from Panama city or Shelter Bay, to Archipelago de las Perlas, Isle De Malpelo, Colombia, Ecuador, Galapagos to French Polynesia, Marquesas, Tahiti, 3 months.


Leg 4a: Start 1st. Of August 2020: Goes from Tahiti, French Polynesia and around there then to BoraBora, Cook, Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, Niue etc. and towards Caledonia, Australia. 3 months.


Leg 5: Start 1st. Of November 2020: New Caledonia, Great Barrier reef and up to Coral islands, Torres strait, Papua New Guinea, Celebes, Flores, Lombok, Bali, Java, Borneo, Sumatra, Malaka strait towards Thailand, Phuket arrival February 2021. 3 months.



S/Y Veritas voyage:


Leg 6: Start 15th. Of March 2018: Andaman Sea, Islands in Andaman, India, Sri Lanka and Maldives. 2 months.


Leg 7: Start 15th. Of May 2018: West Indonesien, The Indonesian Sea, to the Phillipines, Guinea, Solomon, Coral Sea, south wards - New Caledonia, Australia and Great Barriere reef, south to Fiji and back to New Caledonia, Noumea. 4 months.


Leg 8: Start around 25th. Of September 2018: Northeast from New Caledonia, Noumea towards Hawaii visiting Pacific islands: Great Barriere, Coral Solomon, Micronesia, Marchall, maybe southeaast towards Samoa - all depending of weather etc. 5 months.


Leg 9: Starts 25th Of February 2019: Hawaii towards Galapagos, West Mid-America, Archipelago de las Perlas, Isle De Malpelo, Colombia, Equador, West Southamerica, Galapagos, then through Panama Canal to Belize/Jamaica etc. 4 months.


Leg 10: Starts 1st. Of July 2019: Around Carribean from north Carribean to South Carribean: Cuba, Haiti, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Antigua, Guardeloupe, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Barbados, Grenada and more south and then back to Barbados, Bridgetown. 6 months.


Leg 11: Starts 1st. Of January 2020, Barbados, Bridgetown: North by the same route towards Domincan and Bahamas, Bermuda and then east over The Atlantic, towards Madeira. 6 months.


All places to anchor will be decided finally during the voyage. Times are approx.


Welcome onboard!

Want to be crew:


Contact veritasgast@manntron.com for more info.


Kind regards - Peter Leif Tronborg Petersen, Copenhagen, Denmark




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


Equipment list:

Sailing yacht: 2 Bavaria 50 Cruiser "S/Y Veritas and S/Y Mermaid"


>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
  • 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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