Tag Archives: Baltic

Stockholms Skärgård

The stunning Stockholms skärgård is a boater paradise over summer. The chance to explore this region is another memorable time aboard Blue Heeler. Continue reading

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The Finnish line: Archipelago Sea to Åland

From the exquisite city of Helsinki, we navigated west following the southern islands of Finland’s Archipelago Sea – the largest archipelago in the Baltic with around 50,000 islets and islands and 10,000kms of marked channels. Our destination: Åland, located at the … Continue reading

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Friends in High Places: Helsinki, Finland

One of the pleasures of this extraordinary sailing life is the opportunity to meet other like-minded people and learn about other countries and cultures. Even better is the chance to visit them in their home country. Finland is at the … Continue reading

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Baltic nation: Estonia

One of the sailing experiences that I really wanted to tick off the list was to sail overnight during summer in the Baltic. We would have the opportunity over a two-night 200nm sail from Riga to Tallinn. Each evening of … Continue reading

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Baltic nation: Latvia

Over the past two weeks we’ve been fortunate enough to spend time in two of the three Baltic States: Latvia and Estonia. Fortunate as I never imagined we’d manage to get this far north by midsummer. In the Baltic region … Continue reading

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