Less engine use
Everytime we sail, we want to limit the use of our engines as much as possible. We hoist our sails and let the wind take us to the next bay. This is real sailing.
We recommend everyone who is sailing with JTC to find the most sustainable way to each destination. We are also suggesting our customers to support atmosfair. This company supports developing countries create renewable energy. You would donate a certain amount of money based on the amount of CO2 emissions that you use.
While packing, try to bring necessities. Nothing that is not needed for the trip. There is no real need to bring plastic inflatables such as plastic dinghies or doughnuts. They are usually forgotten and thrown out at the end of the trip.
Reducing plastic onboard
After each party or meal that you cook, there is usually lots of plastic waste. To help combat this, it would be great if you can bring your own refillable cups for alcohol beverages ;) and reusable bags for shopping. This will limit the amount of plastic onboard.
Beach clean ups
On some trips, we notice that beaches have been bombarded with rubbish, especially on less touristic beaches. We try to clean beaches when we see rubbish left there and there is also a trip dedicated to this "sail and clean" where you can enter a contest to be eligible for the project.