Early morning – Atlantic fishing village

First Morning sun rays and the sea mist starts a new morning for us. Morning stroll in the sand and the smell of fresh fish from the fishing vessels. It could not be better. You have been resting from the past days sailing work and an exciting day is starting for the whole crew. WeContinue reading “Early morning – Atlantic fishing village”

Banner photos of the Sea

First of May publication! Banner photographs of the Sea Lands End in Portugal  –  Finnish icy islet, Airisto  –  Arrifana bay, Atlantic coastline Portugal  –  Dutch sand banks, Friesland  –  Funchal, Madeira  –  La Palma, Macronesian Islands  –  Kökar, An Island in the sun, Åland Archipelago  –  Banco Coral Patch, Atlantic Ocean Feel free toContinue reading “Banner photos of the Sea”

The icy winter period 2016 was very short

The sea was very warm in the autumn and the ice came middle of January. Before the beginning of February it was all over and done with. Now the first week of February it has been some nice spring feelings already. The ice melted as fast as it came, the last weeks winter  storm blewContinue reading “The icy winter period 2016 was very short”

Year 2015 – A year of antithesis

  This year was a year of many contrast in my life. My photographs this year in April – June are mostly from the Atlantic Ocean and of Macaronesian Islands. Winter period in january – february I made some trips in Turku archipelago resulting some beautiful seascapes. The rest of the year has passed withContinue reading “Year 2015 – A year of antithesis”

Macaronesian Islands in the Atlantic Ocean

 Macaronesian islands in the Atlantic ocean are volcanic and high in altitude. The peaks reach easily to 2000 meters and over. The island’s West of Gibraltar as Greeks called them. All islands have almost the same vegetation, only seen here in the Macaronesia. The Portuguese islands (Azores and Madeira) are cooler and more humid, butContinue reading “Macaronesian Islands in the Atlantic Ocean”

The Third Part Of The Journey

Now we start from Nazaré in Portugal. Nazaré is located near Berlenga island and is one day´s sailing distance from Lisboa. We set the sails early this spring after the month of March. It is the month when the wind is blowing from all the directions in Portugal. This is an old saying but it seems toContinue reading “The Third Part Of The Journey”

Photos from Baltic Sea to English Channel 2014

Photo highlights of the year 2014 of the different places of my sailing trip. From the archipelago of Turku in Finland to Nazaré in Portugal. Here are photos from Baltic Sea to Cherbourg in France. We sailed trough Swedish and Danish islands to Germany near Warnemünde. Next harbour for us was Kiel and the Nord-OstseeContinue reading “Photos from Baltic Sea to English Channel 2014”

Year 2014 behind the ocular

Photo highlights of the year 2014. The different places of my sailing trip from the archipelago of Turku in Finland to Nazaré in Portugal. Here are photos from Brest, France to Lisboa, Portugal Sailing trip continued from Cherbourg in France to Brest. Pleasant downwind sailing took nearly two days. We crossed Biscay in late September, autumnContinue reading “Year 2014 behind the ocular”

The Journey goes on

Now we are in october, year 2014. The first third of the JOURNEY is done. Nearly 3000 nautical miles and two and a half months of time is spent in a tight relationship in a small boat with my daughter and our trusted friends plus some extra crew members. Lot of discussions and feelings haveContinue reading “The Journey goes on”

The Journey

Sailing from Turku archipelago to the Canaries We set the sails in the archipelago of Turku 22.07.2014. Sailing from Airisto which have been our home port for the beginning of S/y Naneux sailing eara. The crew has varied during our sailing trips, the skipper and the first mate have always been the same Eva. ThisContinue reading “The Journey”