Posts filed under: Travel

So, Did Charlotte like Sailing?

Short recap: a few months ago Charlotte and I took a leap of faith and ordered a new Hanse 388 sailboat for us and the children. It really was a... Read More

41 Days to the Exuma Islands

Our smaller adventure inside the bigger adventure is getting closer.... Read More

We’re Going Sailing!

It’s getting dark and cold over here, and after having agonized for a couple of months about should we or shouldn’t we, we finally decided that life is too short... Read More

Charts and Postcards from Finland

A while back I wrote a new post in the Cruisers Forum (a discussion forum for people who like to talk about boats! a lot!) called Different Cultures of Sailing.... Read More

Cannes Yachting Festival: The Hanse Yachts

I think we decided to visit the Cannes Yachting Festival at the same time as we put in the order for our new boat. We both like sunny places with... Read More

Hello, Cannes Yachting Festival!

Well, actually we didn’t go to the Cannes Yachting Festival today, but we did arrive here this afternoon, had some time to stroll around, eat terrific food, try out our... Read More

If It All Goes Wrong

The sailing part of sailing isn’t what worries me. What worries me is that we’ve bought a new (and crazily expensive by our standards) yacht, created a lot of expectations,... Read More

Hello, Helsinki!

This weekend Charlotte and I visited Helsinki and the Helsinki Boats Afloat Show. There was a Hanse 388 (fireworks! cheers!) but also a couple of other boats that gave us the good vibrations. ... Read More

Visiting Stockholm and a real Hanse 388

This weekend we saw it for the first time! A real Hanse 388! But first some words about how we actually got here, and the quite amazing hotel we’re staying... Read More