Posts tagged with: Sailing

Five Days in Kårehamn

Having spent a beautiful day on our sunny paradise beach, it was time to sail onwards. The weather forecasts were quite threatening, showing gale-force winds arriving the following day, so... Read More

The Adventure Starts Here

It was the first evening of our summer vacation. After having spent a long day getting ourselves and our belongings onto the boat, after casting off from our own harbor... Read More

We’re Flying!

We just came back from two days of (Happy Easter!) sailing with J and O. This time we tried our best to optimize the sailing performance, and the results were... Read More

To Mariehamn

Jellyfish! Lots and lots of small jellyfish next to our boat. I didn’t even know we had those in Finland but we were all very excited to see them. A... Read More

From Turku to Åland — And Uh-Oh Crap

Our sailing vacation finally started! It was a cold and cloudy Monday. We left quite late and had only one objective: to get just a bit away from Turku so... 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

Sailing Is the Most Terrible Thing Ever!!!

Charlotte and I woke up at about four in the morning to the sunrise and the wind changing. We both looked out the window and gasped. Out on the sky,... Read More

Midsummer’s Eve

“Well, this is actually quite a nice place to spend Midsummer!” Charlotte said and smiled at me.... Read More

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

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