All posts by: nakedsailor

Hanse Yachts in Southampton

Last weekend we had the wonderful opportunity to go for a short trip to England to celebrate Charlotte’s birthday. We stopped by “Britain’s Biggest & Best Boat Festival”, the Southampton... Read More

With Children Aboard a Hanse 388

Matt sent over a good question about what it’s really, honestly like to sail on our Hanse 388 with children aboard (“realistically, how organized can it be?”). I started to... Read More

Wonderful Estonia!

Two days and two nights of sailing, and we were finally at our destination: Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Our boat safely parked in the Pirita neighbourhood, it was now... Read More

Night Sailing to Tallinn

It was a bit before eight in the morning. We were blessed with clear skies and beautiful sunshine. I woke Charlotte up to help me get us politely reversed away... Read More

Fortress Island

After a nice evening of water activities (in quite warm water!) we set off in the morning, once again. This time, though, I was the only one who knew our... Read More

The Hunt for Warm Water

After a few days and nights in Stockholm, it was time to move on. One problem, though: our pre-planning had ended with reaching the capital of Sweden, so now we... Read More

A Few Days in Stockholm

One week and one hundred and seventy miles into our sailing vacation, we had arrived in the capital of Sweden, cool Stockholm. It did feel like an accomplishment of sorts,... Read More

Dancing in the Rain

The Söderarm lighthouse island was a cool touchdown in Sweden. We were all eager to continue toward Stockholm, though, so early next morning, we unhooked ourselves from the pier, set... Read More

Sea of Åland, Island of Birds

It was a Sunday morning, the last day of our first week of sailing, and we were all ready and set to sail from Mariehamn to Sweden. Ahead of us,... Read More

Should We Sail to Sweden?

After a couple of nights in Mariehamn, we were ready to move on. But where to?... Read More