So began our story
In July 2011, once again ended Alwins parship membership, and he was no longer willing to throw these dating sites on the Internet for even more money into the throat. So he hid his email address in his profile, and let the matter rest. The NEVERLAND sailed in September from Turkey to the Canary Islands to spend there the winter time. On this cruise anchored Ferdinand and Alwin a night in Rethymno, Crete almost on the doorstep of Christine. But Alwin and Christine didn´t knew each other at that time.
In October 2011, Christine was interested in Alwin's profile at parship, but got no response from him logically. So she searched for a while very intensive in Alwin's profile and found the hidden email address, which she contacted immediately. Alwin was very surprised and answered immediately, because he was interested, who had solved his riddle. Thus developed in a lively email exchange. But the distance was something big to drink a coffee together to meet personally.
Eventually won the curiosity, and Christine booked a flight from Chania in Crete, where she lived for over 30 years, according to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where Neverland was with Alwin anchored in the harbour. Christine landed at just the beginning of February 2012 direct in Carnival season and stayed for 10 days.
She fell in love with Alwin, and was pretty fast sure to learn to love at his side this interesting life on a sailing ship also.
They were so intensely in touch, but there was no opportunity for further meetings.
In March the NEVERLAND sailed to Cape Verde, and in April Alwin sailed alone with her across the Atlantic Sea to Martinique. Immediately after arriving Christine booked a flight from Crete to Martinique and landed there in early May 2012. This time she had taken four weeks to Alwin and this unknown life on a ship to know precisely.
Exactly at this time discovered Alwin also the catamaran PEARL, owned by Doris and Jürg toying with the idea to sell the ship. Alwin immediately showed strong interest. Of such a ship he had dreamed in the past few years. Christine also was excited about the ship.
With a very good feeling Christine went back to Crete, announced her apartment and her job at a local TV station, sold or gave away everything that she could not take with and was preparing to move to the Caribbean.
Alwin sailed now with the NEVERLAND to Trinidad / Tobago, where they spent the hurricane season.
Even in July received Alwin of Doris and Jürg the news that they are now determined to sell the PEARL. Instantly via the Internet, a preliminary contract has been completed and the purchase was sealed.
Christine came in late August 2012 with a one-way ticket and their entire film equipment to Tobago, and in November we took over the PEARL in Martinique.
Doris and Jürg helped us often very active in the work of the PEARL, so we could put very soon the boat into the water. The pair plan to travel in the near future Southeast Asia and New Zealand from land. But we would be happy to welcome them again sometime as guests on the PEARL.
The video clip is about our story.
We live what you dream.
Alwin and Christine