At the mechanic

Discover the engine leaking oil. Fortunately, there is a boat engine workshop a few hundred meters from where we are

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When I get old

After 8 hours of sailing, we ducked Tunø late in the afternoon. The harbor was well stocked but it did

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Self Made

Some time ago, I even decided to do a low service on the engine. Which means

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proficiency

We had talked for a long time that we should have a certificate of proficiency

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Finally

We reached the winter solstice. The almanac now shows that today's length has increased. Well enough only

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Vernal Equinox

Today, the center of the sun will pass the equatorial sky at noon. NUMBER of Danish time. The time is called equinox. It is

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season Start

It is always difficult to sleep at first night in the boat after a long winter. Everything

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Prayer Day Holiday

For a couple of days, the long-term forecast had alerted light winds from the northeast during the day's holiday. Perfect for

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Ven

The weather forecast said wind from the south and southeast. Yet we chose to go to Kyrckbacken, which

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Orlov

In 3 weeks we start a leave of just over a year. The master plan is that

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departure

In the last 2 years, Pia suffered from atrial fibrillation. In early May got

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Car sales

At the start of the week we started selling our Swift. We examined the opportunities

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Quo Vadis?

Tuesday the XNUM. August has Pia time for an ablation against her atrial fibrillation at Gentofte

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Minitur

We woke up this morning - well rested after an eventful Monday. There were covers in

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This is it

After years of planning and months of work, we moved into the boat today. The house on

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Burgtiefe

In the evening we decided to take advantage of the next day's fine weather forecast to sail to Fehmarn

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Neustadt

We agreed that the last longer stretch before we "stood on" the duct system should

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Travemünde

We read the weather forecast for Monday thoroughly and decided to sail to Travemünde on Sunday. Travemünde

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Lübeck

For the last couple of years I have been servicing the engine myself. I am

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Mölln

Friday night we were visited by Daniel & Emilie and Niklas. They had taken one

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Heidanger

Sunday we left Mölln harbor 1 1 / 2 hours later than we had agreed when we

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Hanover

We took good time before the departure from Heidanger. Talked to the harbor officer who runs one

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Continue

Next morning we said goodbye to our nice English neighbors. We sailed the last 12km

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Such

We have had many boat sharks and lost them in different ways. Two are smoked overboard,

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Goodbye

In the evening we did clean the boat on shelter and ordered a taxi to

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New country

Friday we left Bella Sky at. 7, took an HT bus to the main railway and from here bus

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Orange

We left Nijmegen over dinner and embarked on the river Maas (in French Meuse).

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Lanaye

We hadn't sailed long before we came to a lock. On the card it stood

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Vamos ...

Maastricht has over 100.000 inhabitants and is the capital of the province of Limburg. The landscape of the province is

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Homeless people

The trip from Maastricht to Alicante in Spain was completely unproblematic. After 2 hours of flight time, we rose

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Morning

We arrived in Alicante on 19. October. Since then, the days closest are flown away while we

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San Nicolás

In Spain, preparation for Christmas starts at 6. December. It is San Nicolás name day and also Spain's

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Happy New Year

Since the beginning of December, we have had visits from Denmark. First of a couple of friends, then

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Cartagena

Gregorio was right. Cartagena has a very long history. 50.000 years ago, Neanderthal lived

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Pomegranate

Granada is located at the entrance to the Sierra Nevada Natural Park. Here lies Europe's southernmost ski resort and Spain's

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P-guard

Close to the border with Gibraltar was a large parking lot. There was a man in the driveway.

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Gibraltar

Gibraltar has been British overseas since 1713. Queen Elisabeth II is the head. She is

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back

At the end of January, Niklas finished his studies at Aalborg University. The

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Windows

We were busy and on the way out of the door the phone rang. There was an English

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On again

We landed in Kastrup airport the 7. March. In the Arrivals Hall we were received by Daniel.

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Finally

The marina in Namur opened the same day we arrived. There were only two other boats. Rainer

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Champagne-Ardenne

We came to Charleville-Mézières a little over dinner and easily found the entrance to the marina. Since we

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Verdun

The Ponton Bridge at Dun-sur-Meuse is located in the middle of a natural area where people fish, cycle, run or hike

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EPISODE 7

In mid-April we sailed from Maastricht with a course towards the Mediterranean. Watch the movie

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Out of course

The mistral stopped during the night. The next morning, the French weather service warned Meteo lightly

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EPISODE 8

Here is a film about our preparations and debut as Mediterranean sailors

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Horror Story

At the end of September, we landed early in the morning at the airport in Nice and entered

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Ça Va

It was clear that the high season was over. Restaurants and beaches were no longer crowded. there

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Episode 9

After 3 months in Denmark we went back to the boat in late September. We got

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Italy

Shortly after we sailed out of the port of Menton, we crossed the border into Italy.

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Arrivederci

After just under an hour's sailing we passed Capo Noli and got a free view of the bay of Genoa.

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Corsica

There are no more than 30 miles between Corsica and Elba. There was good term

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Back

We walked out the door to the apartment at four in six, seated us in the car

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