Sorry, this is impossible to translate for me right now … i give up, as it is an Ocean of metaphors i am drifting in.
Ok, so let me share my latest decision. I am totally aware of the consequences, and the fact, that there will be no way back once i shared it: Not because it is easy, but because it is what feels right, i decided to proceed without any sponsor logos on my boat. A decision made in my guts, not in my head. And to be honest, my head has quite a few problems with figuring out how this would will be possible to do. But my head agrees on that it sounds like the right thing to do, and so there must be a way.
I just explained in an interview, how much the Atlantic rowing had changed my world view, my entire perception of things. How i opened my eyes, went from knowing to understanding. From head to heart to stomach. So if all this is true, how could i proceed with the Pacific project on the same path a begun in 2010? There must be change in how i live this adventure, and not just in how i live my private life. So we will see – but this decision today was a first hint on how i will change direction here in the future. No matter to which one i set course to, where i will walk, sail or kite to – in the end i will choose a direction that can lead me to a island of hope, where i possibly can make the biggest impact with the campaign, my vision and my dreams. And where it matters at least that i am that idealistic.
Of course, i thank all my sponsors from 2011/12. At this time, i never would have been capable of arriving my goal without your help. And as many already agreed to continue a sponsorship, i get the feeling that we really rowed on the same wave. However, the new boat must be dedicated completely to the Ocean Noise campaign and my vision. Because it is important to do this, to remain authentic. I only can remain authentic if i give more room to my guts decisions. That’s all i made.