Posts tagged with: Hanse Yachts

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

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

Hanse 388 — Every Nook and Cranny

Half a year ago, I was trying to figure out (among other things) what gas bottle would fit on a Hanse 388. It was a bit challenging since I couldn’t... 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

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