The Story

Hi, I’m s/y Mateńka. A 45ft sailing vessel type Cetus from Poland. I was built by Nikodem Jasiński in 1986 and cruised the oceans with him for over 20 years. When Nikodem passed away in 2008, his daughters took over the steering wheel.

The Crew

Nikodem’s daughter Elisa discovered her own passion for sailing and the boat life in recent years and sails and lives on Mateńka along with her boyfriend Mike. They continue to explore the oceans with Mateńka – keeping the dream alive.

The Boat

Mateńka’s specs, equipment, layout and all the stuff we carry around with us.


Here are some frequently asked questions. Like, what does Mateńka even mean? Or, how’s life on bard?

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We’re currently stationed in Gdańsk, Poland, refitting Mateńka for her next big voyage.

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Atlantic Loop Pictures

From swimming pigs to blackbirds, from bad weather to great views… there was a little bit of everything on our 15 months trip from Poland to the Canary Islands, across the Atlantic, all the way up to the USA and back to Gdańsk. Check out the pictures from our trip in 2017 and 2018!

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Thank you All!

We would not have been able to keep Mateńka afloat without the help of so many wonderful people! People who like to keep the dream alive, who made so many great memories on Mateńka themselves and want for her to keep on sailing!

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