Posts filed under: Sailing

Some Videos

Last weekend, it was still too cold and also a bit too windy to go out sailing with the family. I played around with some other things, though!... Read More

While There Is Wind

So, what do you do with your sailing blog when the whole world— I and our family included, obviously— is in the middle of a pandemic outbreak of a virus?... Read More

That Heeling Feeling

One slightly frustrating part of sailing– at least with monohulls!– is when the boat is deeply tilted over to one side or the other. It looks cool in pictures (“oh... Read More

First Draft of Season Two

Winter is a good time to plan for next summer. It is great fun to make big and daring plans, but the recipe for success, I believe, is to be... Read More

Winter Storage

Where do Finnish sailing yachts go for winter? I’d love to say they (and we, the people on them!) migrate to warmer climates, but no. We all stay here, try... Read More

Will We Sail Again?

So, we got our lovely new Hanse yacht, and we did spend a good part of last summer family sailing together. But how did it go? Was this to be... Read More

The Last Day of Summer

After our July summer vacation, unfortunately we didn’t use our yacht that much. We had a big (and exhausting) moving project in August. September was filled with work. And after... Read More

Back Home

Tallinn and Estonia had been wonderful, but it was time to head back to Finland. We were about one hundred forty nautical miles from our home, and we gathered it... 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