Sailing route from Germany to Atlantic Spain

Find below a map of our sailing route from Cuxhaven (Germany) to Cedeira (Galicia, Spain).

We took off from Cuxhaven, Germany, on the 16th July 2016 andimg_0067 arrived to Cedeira, Spain, 40 days later on the 25th of August 2016. The distance between these two locations (following the route we travelled) is 1171 nautical miles or 2108 km.

This stretch from Germany to north Spain includes world famous sailing challenges: the Elbe river delta, the shallow waters and sharp waves of the North Sea, the busy English Channel, strong currents that dictate your schedule near the French coast and finally – the Bay of Biscay known for its’ cross waves.

Looking back, I feel we get our fair share of each of these challenges. Continue reading