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Sailing Summer 2020

Sailing to Hel

After our wonderful stay on the island of Bornholm, we were now set to sail towards a country and a place none of us had ever visited.

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Sailing Summer 2020

Charlotte Meets Cameo

“So, when will Christian come?” O asked for maybe the fifth time in twenty minutes. “I think they are an hour or so away, so soon, very soon!” I replied, knowing that I’d probably have to answer the same question a few more times before they’d actually arrive. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves!

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Sailing Summer 2020

To Rønne

Up and away! We had been in Kårehamn for what seemed like ages, but now, finally, the weather had changed for the better, allowing us to scoot off towards our next destination: happy Denmark and the island of Bornholm.

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Sailing Summer 2020

Five Days in Kårehamn

Having spent a beautiful day on our sunny paradise beach, it was time to sail onwards. The weather forecasts were quite threatening, showing gale-force winds arriving the following day, so we set sail for shelter in the nearby fishing harbor of Kårehamn.

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Sailing Summer 2020

Paradise Beach

After quite a few happy and days on Gotland, it was time to once again take to the seas and sail onward. But where to?

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Summer 2020 Travel

Windy Visby

After two days of sailing from Turku to Visby (our longest non-stop trip yet!), we spent four days ashore. Here are some of the memories from our Gotland visit.

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Sailing Summer 2020

The Adventure Starts Here

It was the first evening of our summer vacation. After having spent a long day getting ourselves and our belongings onto the boat, after casting off from our own harbor and waving farewell to Charlotte’s mother standing on the dock, and then, after just a few hours of relaxed sailing, we were at our first […]

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Summer 2020

First Weekend Out

Finally, it got warm enough to go out for a short weekend trip with the whole crew: Charlotte, the children, and Aiko the dog. It didn’t start out all that well, though.

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Hanse

Fire Hazard

In my previous post I emptied my batteries and discovered that I had a boat problem that I couldn’t safely or legally solve myself.

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Hanse Summer 2020

7.3 Volts

I woke up and (like I often do) opened my app to check that Charlotte (the boat) was where she was supposed to be. Hmm. No data? Weird.