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  • 57 References 52 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German
  • 72, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Sailing with Zephyr
  • OK
  • From Netherlands
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About Me

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I'm not a free hotel service.
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Without this word, I'm not even reading your message.

I am NOT living in the Netherlands.

I live on a sailing boat in Greece.

Please don't send me friend-requests as I only accept them with people I have met in real life.

I can host you again from end of August in Greece
How long you stay is totally depending on how we get along. Might be forever ;)

I'm living on a sailing boat.


Reduce, Reuse, Recycle


Active, Caring, Curious, Gentle, Friendly, Positive, Living free and uncomplicated and almost vegan, at least mostly vegetarian, life. I appreciate you to feel at home and behave like you are used to, so do I.


You can, until you find out you can't.

I strongly support a naturist (FKK) lifestyle when possible and appropriate.
On board life is 'clothes optional', ONLY wit the consent of ALL on board.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Hosting many travelers, using different ways of transport.
From now on campering in Europe.


After being a host for many, we had our own CS experience in summer 2009, on a bike trip in Holland.

Hosted several with a great feeling. I think CS (and other hospitality websites) is one of the greatest projects in the world. Had only very positive experiences.

Next to couch surfing I have had a lot of people volunteering at my place (a pancake house in Denmark) via WorkAway and HelpX.


My children (the way they grow up and develop)
People (that I share things with, talk with)

  • vegetarian
  • vegan
  • boating
  • cycling
  • camping
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

Classical, Ethnic, World, New Age, Jazz, New Orleans
Well written romans, detectives, travel stories.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Traveled in many countries, partly with my sailing boat.
Crossing from Cameroon to Brasil in 28 days.

Teach, Learn, Share

I like to share my world with other people. Local and international. To learn from their experience and to give them my experience.

What I Can Share with Hosts

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Countries I’ve Visited

Brazil, Cameroon, France, Senegal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

Denmark, Netherlands, Spain

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