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”

M/y Silkkiuikku Euroopan vanhoilla vesiteillä, Part 5

Matkan viimeisellä osuudella ajamme Liègestä, Belgiasta – Muideniin, Hollantiin.  Liegè Liegèn teollisuuskaupungista matkaamme ensin Albertkanaalia Hollannin Maastrichtiin ja edelleen Waal jokea historiallisen Utrechtiin. Purjehdimme edelleen vanhaan Muidenin linnoituskaupunkiin Amsterdamin kupeessa. 07.5-96 Liège – Maastricht Albertkanaal Meuse vaihtaa nimeään Maas joeksi Pilvistä +14° Matkaan, Liègen jälkeen teollisuus vain nostaa päätään. Nyt raskasteollisuutta, metallia kemiaa jne. AlbertkanaalContinue reading “M/y Silkkiuikku Euroopan vanhoilla vesiteillä, Part 5”

M / y Silkkiuikku Euroopan vanhoilla vesiteillä, Part 4

Nyt matkaamme Ranskan Toulista Namurin vanhaan linnoituskaupunkiin ja edelleen Liegen teollisuuskaupunkiin joka sijaitsee Belgian puolella. Canal De l’Est – Ardennien kanava – Meuse joki 28.4-96 Toul – Comercy Canal De l’Est Merkillepantavaa on kanavan helakan turkoosi väri, kaunista ihan kuin Maltalla olisi, siellä muistan nähneeni Valletan linnoituksen satamassa samaa väriä. Siirrymme nyt alamäkeen eli virtaukenContinue reading “M / y Silkkiuikku Euroopan vanhoilla vesiteillä, Part 4”

S/y Naneux – Home waters – Airisto

THIS IS MY HARBOR IN THE SUN All the four seasons are great, though the winter is always too damn long for a sailor. The nature is great; deers, white-tailed deers, lynxes, foxes and white tail eagles are all present. The sun dyes the horizon with all the beautiful colors. The calmest summer weather changesContinue reading “S/y Naneux – Home waters – Airisto”

Selected photo´s of the year 2013

This gallery may not be the most fascinating but still represents my thoughts behind the ocular this year. The year has been busy time for me with my other projects not so good for my photo engagement.

Visit my old hometown – Helsinki

Leaving this beautiful sight in Stormälö island for a work trip to the busy city of Helsinki, my old hometown. The photographs are taken with my new street camera Fuji X Pro 1. Many beautiful building projects is to be seen every time I visit Helsinki. Lots of glass is used for the facades and exiting landscapingContinue reading “Visit my old hometown – Helsinki”

Building my old 34 foot boat for The Southern Atlantic

S/y Naneux at home port in Airisto (the documentary photos are taken with a cellphone Nokia N-8 camera) Many unforgettable sailing trips have been made with this sailing yacht. The yacht is nearly 25 years old and was last rebuilt year 2000 for long distance sailing trips. We sailed to German Bight and Dutch watersContinue reading “Building my old 34 foot boat for The Southern Atlantic”