Posts filed under: Hanse

Hanse 388: Deck Storage

Earlier on, I started a series of posts with the intention of describing our Hanse 388 in a bit more detail than what you get from the official marketing documentation.... Read More

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

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

Ten Hours of Downwind

It was Sunday and time to turn back home. We were thirty-five miles from our home harbor and after having done ten-fifteen miles a day the previous days, this was... Read More

Don't Reef the FCL Jib

Last week we found out that 20+ knots of upwind with one reef in the main and a fully rolled out jib equaled too much sail for our newbie family... Read More

Sleepover in a Sailboat

Midsummer is the holiday in June when people flock away from their workplaces and city apartments towards their summer cottages and boats. The weather looked nice so we thought this... Read More

It's a Wrap!

So, just a few weeks after getting our new boat to Finland, it was up on the ground again. We wanted it to “go all the way to eleven”, and... Read More

With Charlotte, Children and a Dog

It looked like the perfect day to try it for the very first time: to go out on a short boat trip with the whole family (including our newly arrived... Read More

From Visby to Turku

Our first weather reports for our last leg, Visby to Turku, showed 30+ knots of headwind, and that looked so very uncomfortable that we were seriously contemplating plans B and... Read More