Stories from our crew, guests and friend along te way.

  • March 2016

    “"We fell in love with her, the moment she came into view. Monara catches you and will not let go...”

  • April 2016

    “The sound of her engines ... Like two sewing machines competing to be quiet... ”

  • April 2016

    "Ma belle Monara. On aime tes formes généreuses, tes vibrations, ton ame. Merci pour tout."

  • May 4th - 9th,  2016

    Monara drydocked at Moordtgat Antwerp.

    6 hot toxic days - 50 kg of paint - 12 helpful people - 190 kg of anodes  and some cold beers did the job.

    Thank you for the enthousiasm and the help!!

  • July 2nd - August 14th, 2016

    Antwerp - Copenhagen - Stockholm and back.

    On her maiden voyage through Denmark and Sweden Monara proved to be reliable and full of character, making her way in a stubborn manner, as an old sturdy lady should. 

  • April 1st - 9th, 2017

    Antwerp - London - Antwerp

    To visit London by boat, with a berth in St Catherine Dock for a week, is luxury in city tripping land... 

  • July 1st - August 14th, 2017

    Antwerp - Cork - Southern Ireland and back

    The wild unspoilt nature, the rich marine life, the Murphy's and very friendly people make Southern Ireland one of Monara's favourite cruising grounds!

  • July 1st - August 15th, 2018

    Antwerp - Guernsey - Bretagne - La Coruna - Galicia and back

    Pristine beaches, great surfing conditions, marvelous seafood, affordable top wine and unspoilt islands, warm people - that's Galicia.

  • July 1st - August 15th, 2020    

    Antwerp - Holy Island - North Scotland - Inner and Outer Hebrides - Caledonian Canal and back

    What a luxury to travel these beautiful waters just after the first Covid lockdown. We love Scotland, its people, its nature, the ever changing colors, 3 climates a day... 

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