Category Archives: Getting ready in NYC

Quarantine, busier than ever

In the last two weeks we were so busy, we couldn’t believe it. I had to finish up some work for the bank, before leaving and Jolanda got a new exciting client which we think has a lot of potential. … Continue reading

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Atlantic Ocean Crossing

Just before all the COVID-19 craziness brought our lives to a hold, we got the chance to fly to Bermuda to bring back Arabella, a 157-foot mega yacht, to Jersey City. We were concerned that we get in and out … Continue reading

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Minor Surgery before COVID-19 hits

A few years ago Jolanda was diagnosed with high calcium and high PTH. In the long term this condition would be damaging to her bone density. After a 2nd and a 3rd opinion – she finally decided to schedule a … Continue reading

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Generator Project

Last year we started our biggest projects on the boat yet. We wanted to get our generator running again. Unfortunately the survey did not tell us that the generator did not produce any electricity. See (5) on http://marcusandjolanda.com/home-improvement-update/ Thanks to … Continue reading

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Four weeks which feel like an entire year

Have you ever ……. felt that you experience in weeks more than usually in a year? I definitely feel that way as I’m looking back since we got back from our holiday vacation from Germany / Switzerland to visit family … Continue reading

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Reflections 2019

Exciting year with a lot of challenges – and memories we never will forget. Grateful for our experiences and what we have and ready for the changes we want to take on in the new year Rollercoaster year – our … Continue reading

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Celebrating the season, family & friends

The last few months were filled with celebration of the season. A lot of birthdays, thanksgiving and holiday events.

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Autumn Sports Event

The Autumn sports activities started officially in the last week of September with the Half Marathon in the Hamptons. Our Swiss friend Andreas was joining us for a longer weekend and running with us as well. The event was well … Continue reading

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Finally back in the air

I did a quick and dirty cut of the jumps I did last weekend at Skydive the Ranch. Many thanks to my friend Christian who took the video. Can’t wait for more this year.

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First boat day trip – City Island

We were looking forward to our first trip with our boat and Memorial Weekend Monday was the perfect day to visit our friends Alex and Noelva in City Island. There is their friend’s mooring ball right in front of their … Continue reading

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