This year started for me with a Heavy Heart. my dear passed away.
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”
Some of the photographs are taken with the Fuji X Pro wide angle program, some faults occur. Other photographs are with my Nikon 700 and the new Sigma 15mm fisheye lens. These photos are from my recent trips in Europe.
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”
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”
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”
Building my 34 foot S/y Naneux for the Atlantic Ocean. This is not going to be a Joy Ride although building boats is always fun! I have 60 days to get the Boat ready for the big adventure. 60 days to Rock and 40 demanding tasks to be fulfilled. The spring has just startedContinue reading “A task and a photo a day”
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”
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”
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”