Locked inside a single space

"Sailing on the open seas affects people in strange ways. Locked inside a single space, with no way out, you are confronted with the elements, the other and yourself"

- Sailor Story

Half of all the ships sailing the world seas in the 17th century were sailing under the Dutch flag and Amsterdam had the biggest harbour in the world. All the stories I heard when I was a little girl were about sailors, harbours and big ships sailings the seven seas. So you can imagine how excited I was when I found a job as a sailor on a beautiful wooden tall ship. But I was not prepared for the things I was about to encounter…