07/14/2015 02:55

Off into the jungle

We have arrived in Ecuador where we are working on a new film with working title "A Chance for the Rainforest".

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12/24/2014 14:06

Merry Christmas

We wish you a merry Christmas, peaceful and relaxing holidays and a happy new year.

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07/14/2015 02:55 by Thorsten Böhnke

Off into the jungle

We have arrived in Ecuador where we are working on a new film with working title "A Chance for the Rainforest".

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12/24/2014 14:06 by Laura Winter

Merry Christmas

We wish you a merry Christmas, peaceful and relaxing holidays and a happy new year.

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11/25/2014 09:26 by Laura Winter

Youth paddling group in Karlsruhe

We support the youth paddling group of the Naturfreunde Karlsruhe (Nature friends Karlsruhe). Watch the short film, which we helped make, and then vote for the group. Only until tomorrow (Wed) at 3pm PST!

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07/26/2014 17:30 by Laura Winter

We're super excited!

Our newest film "The Wild Windwards - Caribbean encounters" will be shown at the Green Screen International Wildlife Film Festival in Eckernförde, Germany in September.

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01/26/2014 23:25 by Laura Winter

On tour in BC

After 1.5 months in front of the computer, we're looking forward to the next 2 weeks of film screenings in Vancouver and on Vancouver Island.

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06/05/2013 22:30 by Laura Winter

"Running Downwind" website up and running!

Read more about our experiences working on and sailing our boat Corinthian.

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02/06/2013 14:12 by Laura Winter

Film screening this Friday in Parksville

For those who missed our screenings in October/November - one last chance to see "Hitchhiking across the Atlantic" this winter.

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12/28/2012 11:31 by Thorsten Böhnke

Our supporters and sponsors

During our sailing and filming project, we enjoy working together with companies that share our enthusiasm for wildlife and natural places.

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12/10/2012 15:12 by Thorsten Böhnke

Preparation is everything

The preparations for a sailing journey need to be exact. That means: sanding, filling, sanding, filling... the boat should be waterproof from all sides!

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11/06/2012 16:50 by Laura Winter

Radio Appearance

Wake up on Tuesday morning to Laura Winter's interview on 99.9 The Lounge.

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11/03/2012 12:00 by Laura Winter

Successful film night at False Creek Yacht Club

The first screening of “Hitchhiking across the Atlantic” in Vancouver filled the lounge of the False Creek Yacht Club. Thanks to the yacht club for their support and to Zimt Artisan Chocolates for providing a delicious door prize.

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09/30/2012 18:34 by Laura Winter

Autumn film tour

We are currently planning film tours of "Hitchhiking across the Atlantic" in Canada and Germany from Oct. to Dec. 2012.

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09/10/2012 22:55 by Laura Winter

Successful movie night in Trinidad

Last Friday, September 7, we showed "Hitchhiking across the Atlantic" for the second time in Trinidad.

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08/20/2012 17:44 by Laura Winter

Tigersnail Film goes Portuguese

Small and large turtles filmed by Tigersnail Film graced Portuguese TV screens in the program “Minuto Verde” (“Green Minute”) on July 17.

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06/13/2012 17:19 by Laura Winter

Change of date: "Hitchhiking across the Atlantic" in Dominica on Thurs, June 14

The date for our upcoming screening of "Hitchhiking across the Atlantic" at the Anchorage Hotel in Roseau, Dominica has been changed to Thurs, June 14 at 7pm.

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06/04/2012 15:54 by Laura Winter

“Black Out Speak Out” day in Canada

Our current film series focuses on environmental issues and nature conservation along our sailing route. Today, however, we've chosen to highlight a campaign to protect the environment in another location – Canada.

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05/18/2012 14:54 by Laura Winter

Tigersnail Film Facebook page

You can read short updates and view recent photos on our Facebook page - even without logging in.

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04/22/2012 19:27 by Laura Winter

“Hitchhiking across the Atlantic” at the Independent Days 12 Film Festival

The first film in our “Running Downwind” series has been nominated for the Independent Days 12 Film Festival in Karlsruhe, Germany.

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04/17/2012 23:30 by Thorsten Böhnke

A rescued catamaran

How do you catch a 14-meter catamaran that has broken free? Simple – with a kayak.

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04/03/2012 19:35 by Laura Winter

Journey on a Viking ship

We encountered an unusual sight when we arrived in Trinidad - the Viking ship "Drakar." When owner Roberto took the ship on a test sail, we used the opportunity to capture the adventure on film.

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01/05/2012 13:30 by Laura Winter

Dangers posed by fisheries

During our crossing from Charlotteville in Tobago to Trinidad, we got tangled up in fishing nets and lines twice within 36 hours. What was simply a nuisance to us, spells death for hundreds of thousands of marine animals every year.

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12/17/2011 16:44 by Laura Winter

Back in the Caribbean

The second screening of our current film “Into the Blue – Hitchhiking across the Atlantic” entertained an audience of 200 on 17 November 2011. In the meantime, we have returned to the Caribbean and have assumed ownership of our new boat.

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12/16/2011 02:15 by Laura Winter

“Hitchhiking across the Atlantic”: Big cinema in a small town

The premiere of the first part of our “Into the Blue” film series was shown on 21 October 2011. Approximately 220 people filled the community hall in Merching in south Germany.

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09/28/2011 15:36 by Thorsten Böhnke

The boat for the Pacific

After a three-month-long search, at the end of August we found our new floating home, studio and mode of transportation - the Craddock 40.

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09/23/2011 16:28 by Thorsten Böhnke

RSS feed on tigersnail.com

Now it's even easier to stay informed - with our new RSS feed.

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08/08/2011 11:39 by Thorsten Böhnke

Searching for the “perfect boat”

The search for a boat for the Pacific continues. In the past months I have looked at many different boats, from 10 meter production boat, through 14 meter home-built boats to solid 16 meter steel cutters.

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07/13/2011 08:31 by Thorsten Böhnke

Quo vadis “Into the blue” - how will it continue?

Quo vadis is Latin for “Where are you going?” The final 54minute film is finished. Now it's time to think about how things will continue – and not only geographically.

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05/17/2011 02:13 by Thorsten Böhnke

Arrival on Tobago

After more than two weeks on the Caribbean island of Trinidad, I have temporarily moved my headquarters to Bucco Point on the neighbouring island of Tobago.

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05/02/2011 01:05 by Thorsten Böhnke

Tigersnail’s new Facebook page

We have set up a Facebook page to allow us to report directly from the midst of the action.

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04/29/2011 11:08 by Thorsten Böhnke

Wildlife Photography with Roger Neckles

A lot of patience is required to capture animals on film. In addition, you need to be familiar with the animals and their behaviour and know how to find them.

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04/27/2011 02:07 by Thorsten Böhnke

On Trinidad

The journey continues. On April 15 I arrived back on the Caribbean island of Martinique after almost four months.

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03/08/2011 19:08 by Thorsten Böhnke

“Hitchhiking across the Atlantic” wins film competition

A 29-minute spin-off of the first part of our film prevailed against 24 other films from northern Germany on Saturday, March 5, 2011.

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02/08/2011 10:08 by Thorsten Böhnke

Trailer online

A short trailer of our current project "Into the blue 1" is now available online.

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12/18/2010 14:52 by Thorsten Böhnke

A ride through the jungle

Tropical rainforests are disappearing worldwide at alarming rates. On Saint Lucia, we took a ride on the "Aerial Tram" through one of the remaining original forests and marveled at its lush vegetation and animal life from above.

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12/06/2010 12:00 by Thorsten Böhnke

Arrival in the Caribbean

After 15 days and 13 hours we reached the first island in the Caribbean, Barbados.

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12/01/2010 10:54 by Thorsten Böhnke

Electrical outboard motor

A new Torqeedo for the next stages.

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11/30/2010 14:50 by Thorsten Böhnke

Side wind

Our position is 12°50’N, 52°49’W.

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11/27/2010 23:52 by Thorsten Böhnke

Slow progress

Our position is 12°40’N, 45°12’W. The winds continue to be rather weak.

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11/26/2010 22:04 by Thorsten Böhnke

Dolphinfish (mahi-mahi)

We are now at 12°27.5’N, 43°14.5’W, with 973 nautical miles to go to Barbados. Everyone on board is relaxed.

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11/25/2010 18:00 by Thorsten Böhnke

Day 8 on the Atlantic

We’ve been underway across the Atlantic for 8 days by now.

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11/24/2010 13:55 by Holger Böhnke

English site available

Tigersnail Film proudly announces the launch of its English site.

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11/23/2010 12:00 by Thorsten Böhnke

Improvised twin headsails

After our gennaker tore yesterday, we created improvised twin headsails using the drifter and Genoa. Hence, we were able to increase our speed to over 7 knots.

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11/21/2010 12:00 by Thorsten Böhnke

Torn sail

The last two days were marked by the sudden tearing of our gennaker and a visit by rough-toothed dolphins.

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11/19/2010 12:00 by Thorsten Böhnke

Bird rescue on the high sea

On our way towards the Caribbean, we freed a Cory’s Shearwater from a fishing line.

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11/18/2010 11:40 by Thorsten Böhnke

News from the Atlantic

On Nov. 17, 2010 the Ulysses started on its 2025 nautical mile journey across the Atlantic.

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11/17/2010 16:32 by Thorsten Böhnke

On our way across the Atlantic

A milestone of the two projects “Into the Blue” and “Reijs Wagnera” (Wagner’s Journey) is the crossing of the Atlantic.

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11/09/2010 20:57 by Thorsten Böhnke

Crossing to the Cape Verdes

After approximately two months on the Canary Islands, it was time to continue further south.

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