Tag Archives: Sweden

Sweden and Skaggerak

The Øresund strait between Denmark in Sweden is a busy shipping area and due care needs to be taken. Easterly winds still dominated the forecast, so we motor-sailed east to the Swedish side where we could sail comfortably north along … Continue reading

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Denmark and Kattegat

  In memory of cancer patients dear to our heartswho fought and lost the battle against cancer. Gone too soon but never forgotten.   After five months quietly bobbing around in Flensburg’s harbour, the usual pre-sailing tasks were carried out … Continue reading

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Tack så mycket Vindö !

Six weeks since an unwelcome puncture in Blue Heeler’s hull and the repair work is finished. Blue Heeler no longer has an open wound and the repaired interior woodwork is back in position, thanks to the professional team at Vindö Marin. … Continue reading

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Hallberg-Rassy – Ellös, Sweden

Each year Hallberg-Rassy hosts an Open Yard for sailors and dreamers at Ellös on the island of Orust on the west coast of Sweden. Now in its 25th year, it’s the largest sailboat show in Scandinavia offering the chance to … Continue reading

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A tale of two canals: Göta and Trollhätte

Snaking their way across Sweden via a series of lakes, rivers and mad-made ditches are the impressive waterways: the Göta Canal and the Trollhätte Canal. These two historical constructions connect Stockholm to Göteborg; the fresh water of the Baltic Sea … Continue reading

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