Published Articles:

“Getting Splashed by the Pacuare River”
(Playground Earth)

“Pursuit of the Sloth”

“Life of a Love Bus”
Bus Conversions Magazine – May 2009 issue

Latitudes and Attitudes Magazine – July 2009 issue #110
Lats and Atts July 2009.pdf, pages 78-82

“Barbuda: One of Nature’s Gifts”
Caribbean Compass – July 2010 issue #178
page 16-17

“Dogs and Cats: A Perfect Match”
Latitudes and Attitudes Magazine – May 2011 issue # 131
Page 116

“Cruising the Eastern Caribbean with Your Dog” – Part 1
Caribbean Compass – November 2010 issue # 182
Page 20-23

“Cruising the Eastern Caribbean with Your Dog” – Part 2
Caribbean Compass – December 2010 issue # 183

“It’s Always Something”
Caribbean Compass – January 2011 issue # 184
page 48

“There’s More to Marigot than You Think”
All At Sea – January 2011
Page 61-64

“Antigua Amazes”
Caribbean Compass – April 2011
Page 18-19

“Marie-Galante: Remarkable, Rural and Round”
All At Sea – April 2011
Page 66-67

“Feature Boat Fountaine Pajot “Irie” – Life is “All Good” on This Little Cat”
Latitudes and Attitudes Magazine – June 2011

“Mirabella V: Magnificence, Magnitude and Modernity in St. Maarten”
All At Sea – August 2011
Page 45-49

“Cruisers and Businesses Support the Carriacou Children’s Education Fund: Donations to Date Reach the Magic Number of EC$ 150,000!”
Caribbean Compass – September 2011
Page 17

“Visit Grenada, the Island That Adds Spice”
All At Sea – September 2011
Page 66-69

“Carriacou Children’s Education Fund Raises Record Amount during the Carriacou Regatta”
All At Sea – October 2011
Page 85-88

“Let’s Go Hashing in Grenada!”
All At Sea – November 2011
Page 68-71

“Los Roques: Do They Rock or Not?”
Caribbean Compass – January 2012
Page 21-23

“Nimrod’s Hospitality Shop in Grenada”
Caribbean Compass – February 2012
Page 40-41

“Tips and Costs for Transiting the Panama Canal”
All At Sea – May 2012

“Ten Realities about the San Blas Islands: Know before You Go!”
Caribbean Compass – June 2012
Page 18-19

“Bonaire: Pocket-Sized Beauty and Diversity”
Multihulls Quarterly – November/December 2012

“Why Do We Cruise?”
All At Sea – December 2012
Page 34-36

“What’s on Your Mind: Mutual Respect and Consideration”
Caribbean Compass – January 2013

“Ten Tips for Cruisers in the San Blas Islands”
All At Sea – February 2013
Page 46-49

“Santa Marta: A Pleasant Colombian Surprise!”
All At Sea – June 2014
Page 70-71

“Through the Panama Canal: The Easy Way to Switch Oceans”
Caribbean Compass – March 2013

“Catamaran or Monohull: Cruising Catamaran Sailor Liesbet Collaert Looks at the Pros and Cons”
All At Sea – April 2013
Page 46-48

“There Is a Boat in My Yard! – Haul-out Experiences while Cruising”
All At Sea – September 2013
Page 28-30

“La Blanquilla – A Venezuelan Stop-over on the Track, but off the Beaten Path”
Blue Water Sailing – October 2013
Page 10-14

“Just another Panama Canal Crossing?”
Accepted by Caribbean Beach News and Yachting for a future issue

“Why We Miss the (Eastern) Caribbean”
Caribbean Compass – December 2013

“Bonaire beyond the Bubbles”
All at Sea – February 2014
Page 84-85

“Top Ten Caribbean Islands Countdown”
Islands – for online gallery – March/April 2014

“Top Ten Anchorages in the Caribbean”
All At Sea – May 2014
Page 48-50

“French Racer’s round the World Cruise””
Yachting World – July 2014
Page 92

“The Gambier Islands – Gem of an Archipelago in the South Pacific”
Sailing Today – July 2014
Page 98

“The East Lemmon Cays in Kuna Yala”
All At Sea – October 2014
Page 46-48

“Interview met Yvan Bourgnon: Zeiler Yvan Bourgnon over halfweg rond de wereld en…”
Zeilen – September 2014
Page 80-84

“A High-speed Encounter at Sea with a Lone Adventurer”
Multihull Sailor – September 2014
(Follow-up story by editor Peter Nielsen in Sail on July 16th, 2015:

“Saltwater Nomad”
Sailing Today – November 2014
Page 33

“Solo sailor to rebuild his wrecked yacht”
Yachting World – November 2014
Page 83

“Op zeilavontuur in Kuna Yala – Exotisch en uniek”
Varen – November/December 2014
Page 18-23

“He Sailed His Beach Cat Where?”
Cruising World – January 2015
Page 27-29

“Stille Zuidzee saga – Een serene stunt of een satanische strijd?”
Zeilen – October 2015
Page 42-47

“Caribbean Christmas Afloat: Unforgettable and Unique”
All At Sea – December 2015
Page 40-42

“The Gambier Islands – A Fascinating Corner of the South Pacific”
Multihull Sailor – Summer 2016 edition

Exploring the Gambier Islands of the South Pacific on a Catamaran


“Top Ten Reasons to Cruise in the Caribbean”
All At Sea – November 2016

Page 34-37


“The Spell of Maupiti”
Cruising World – June/July 2017

Page 72-77


“Losing Our Hearts in Annapolis”

SpinSheet Magazine – accepted for the September 2017 issue



“Liesbet Collaert’s Caribbean”
World Reviewer online publication, published October 8th, 2010

Interview with a Cruiser (IWAC) Project
August 2011 – online interview with (long-term) cruisers

Interview in Flemish women’s magazine “Flair”
“Zij heeft Lef” – series
Issue 47 – week of 20 November 2012

Interview in “Infogem”, the bi-monthly information magazine of the town of Berlare, Belgium
July-August 2013 edition
Page 34- 35

Interview with Multihull Sailor
“Multihull Sailors at Home on the Water” series
Fall 2014 issue -page 48

Cruising expert survey for All At Sea
“Cruising as a Way of Life”
December 2014 – page 60 – 63
(Cover photo is mine as well)

Cruising expert survey for Caribbean Compass
“20th Anniversary Contribution”
March 2015 – page 36


Interview with writer/poet/blogger Alistair Lane

Part of the Sunday series “The Dirty Dozen” on the website Alistair Lane Writes


Interview with Modern Day Nomads

“Meet Your Fellow Nomads: Liesbet + Mark from Roaming About

Online publication December 2016


Published Poems:

“A Little Reminder”
Caribbean Compass August 2010 issue # 179
Page 30

“Darwin, the Boat Dog”
Caribbean Compass February 2011 issue # 185
Page 30

Published Walking Tours:

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

Marigot, St. Martin


Personal blog: (since 2007)

Paid blog for XWaters: (December 2010 – March 2012)