Walking around the Canary islands – a gourmet cruise – summer 2019

This time a very different cruise. Our gourmet cruise started already from the aiport of Stockholm. We had some time to spend when waiting for the connecting flight. We took the opportunity and took one glass of champagne. That is a good starter for a holiday, after that we tasted various kind of beers andContinue reading “Walking around the Canary islands – a gourmet cruise – summer 2019”

Year 2018 – almost a whole year with my LG, G 4 phone. The only camera.

Winter 2018 was mild. Ice period only lasted two months or so. This year was busy with a lot of building work in our premises in Turku in Kipinä yritystalo. I had several trips to the archipelago of Turku to vitsit Eva. February at last we saw the sunshine in the Canaries. A short maintenanceContinue reading “Year 2018 – almost a whole year with my LG, G 4 phone. The only camera.”

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”

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”

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”

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”

S/y Naneux Pohjanmerellä 1999 – 2001

Historian siipien havinaa, Veneellä Pohjanmerellä ja Friisien saaristossa Always with the best crews in The Baltic and North Sea. Sailing down the Baltic has always been the start of an adventure. The Nordic weather is getting warmer the more south you sail. Visby in Gotland and the islands of Christiansö or Bornholm have always givenContinue reading “S/y Naneux Pohjanmerellä 1999 – 2001”

S/y Naneux Pohjanmeri 2002

Historian siipien havinaa, Paluu kotisatamaan Jatkotarinaa S/y Naneuxin purjehdukselle Hollannin Friisien saaristossa 1999 – 2002. Aina on palattava. Tällä kertaa ilmansuuntana on pohjoinen kotisaaristomme. Kotisatama on juuri valmistunut vastaanottamaan aluksemme. S/y Naneux on saanut Lauersoogissa uuden hienon potkurin ja latauslaitteen. Alkukesällä varustelulaiturissa Lauersoogissa on pitänyt kiirettä. Alkumatkalle astuu Kapun vanha mate, Kapteenska sekä hieman kokematonContinue reading “S/y Naneux Pohjanmeri 2002”

The last corner of europe where crusaders left for the “Nueva Continente”

Cape  St. Vincent the  south-westermost corner of europe. The last cliffs of Portugal’s South-West corner are clearly seen from miles away from the ocean. The place is not far away from Rio Guadalquivir where Portugese Ferdinand Magellan left for the circumnavigation in the year 1519. He was portuguese but sailed under the protection of aContinue reading “The last corner of europe where crusaders left for the “Nueva Continente””