Posts filed under: Hanse

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

Freezing from Rønne to Visby

From Greifswald to Rønne it was about 75 nautical miles, so we were able to that in just one long day (from morning to sunset) of sailing. Our route from... Read More

Greifswald to Rønne

The evening before the start of our trip, the four of us— Pirjo, Mia, Ben and I— were having dinner at the local restaurant, right next to the marina. It... Read More

Handed Over

A while ago Torbjörn (the dealer’s representative) left and now I’m sitting here alone in our boat. I’m drinking some champagne and eating strawberries while writing this. A moment ago... Read More

Prima Vista

I was standing on the walkway, next to one of the new Hanse yachts in the Greifswald marina, when I saw a man walking in my direction.... Read More

A Lot to Pack!

I’m getting a bit nervous. My flight for Germany is in three days and the todo list keeps getting longer, not shorter! Also, the pile of stuff I have to... Read More

So What's the Weather Like?

In a bit over a week, we should be well on our way, sailing s/y Charlotte on her first leg from Greifswald to Rønne. This means that right now is... Read More

A Few Final Touches

A while back I listed all the stuff we will need in the boat to be able to sail her home. Now, we have placed most of the orders and... Read More