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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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Stylish Stockholm

Stockholm is the most populated city in all of the Nordic countries, with almost two million people. Spread over fourteen islands, and a myriad of connecting bridges, Stockholm is often referred to the ‘Venice of the North’, but this is … Continue reading

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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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