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Teaching life skills

By |2022-12-19T12:16:14+02:0028th of November 2022|

Teaching life skills At one of the lovely community dinners over at the cultural & environmental collective Makvärket, we met Stine, who coordinates HOME-START, a volunteer organisation, which offers help and care for families with small children. In the conversation, Stine mentioned that she works with a few mothers, who have never learned how to [...]

Bilge stringers are in

By |2023-03-25T13:26:29+02:0030th of October 2022|

Bilge stringers are in This month, after finishing mid-ship framing and beam shelves, the team of German shipwrights left and were replaced by the French team with Ben and Bleuenn, who helped put the forward and mid-ship bilge stringers in. Bilge stringers are large structural timber pieces supporting the inner hull, mid-way [...]

We reap what we saw

By |2022-12-05T19:23:25+02:0030th of October 2022|

We reap what we saw Since our refit started in 2020, we have collaborated with the organic farming collective Svanholm Gods. In exchange for a day of work on the field, we receive their organic, seasonal vegetables, which we turn into healthy meals for our team. Each time we visit, we are greeted [...]

Three ships, one mission!

By |2022-12-05T18:46:23+02:0030th of October 2022|

Three ships, one mission! Following the annual sail cargo alliance meeting hosted by New Dawn Traders in Cornwall, England, our team decided to pass by our friends and partners in the Netherlands on the way back to Denmark. Our busy schedule brought us to Amsterdam, Harlingen and Den Helder. We visited SAILCARGO INC. [...]

Performance art workshops

By |2022-12-05T18:42:11+02:0029th of October 2022|

Performance art workshops   In the last week of October, we held theatre workshops exploring the question: How can we implement environmental issues in creative processes displayed through art and theatre? Through the different exercises, led by Despina Tzemi, Tessa Dening and Anna Ach, the participants engaged with environmental topics through physical movement [...]

Our galley is out!

By |2022-12-05T17:34:41+02:0030th of September 2022|

Our galley is out Lifting out the galley marks a major milestone here at the refit of Hawila. Many memories are connected to the place where the crew not only shared common meals but also dreams and moments of togetherness. Now, with the galley on land, the work will [...]

Beamshelves, the deck and knees

By |2023-03-25T13:25:33+02:0030th of September 2022|

Beamshelves, the deck and knees   Following the end of our summer break, where many of our volunteers were sailing and working on other projects, work has recommenced with fervour, and already after only a couple of weeks, the ship has changed enormously. With a huge hand from a highly skilled team [...]

Environmental issues through creative processes and theatre

By |2023-01-10T17:10:55+02:0030th of September 2022|

How can we work on environmental issues through creative processes and theatre?   On the 27th and 28th of October we organised theatre workshops to explore together how to combine environmental awareness and performance art! On Saturday, the 29th of October we presented the results to the public and informed more about [...]

Sailing Circus Performance “Ripples”

By |2023-01-11T13:39:14+02:0030th of August 2022|

Sailing circus show Ripples Hawila Project continued its collaboration with the circus company Acting for Climate, with the artistic performance Ripples. Ripples is a contemporary circus performance about eco-grief and utopia, which sailed across the Baltic Sea to inspire people to act for a more sustainable future. The performance was played on [...]

Craftship event for gender minorities

By |2022-12-05T19:23:07+02:0029th of August 2022|

Craftship event for gender minorities In the first week of August, a small group of us returned from sailing, cycling, and holidaying to welcome Under Ombygning, a collective of non-binary, trans, and female tradespeople/construction workers for the week. The collective meets once per month in a social setting to provide a space for [...]

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