At the mechanic

Reading time: 2 minutes 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

Reading time: 1 minute 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

Reading time: 3 minutes Some time ago, I even decided to do a low service on the engine. Which means

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proficiency

Reading time: 1 minute We had talked for a long time that we should have a certificate of proficiency

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Bowthruster

Reading time: 1 minute The bow thruster was weaker during the season. Eventually so weak the bow

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Finally

Reading time: 1 minute We reached the winter solstice. The almanac now shows that today's length has increased. Well enough only

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Vernal Equinox

Reading time: 2 minutes 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

Reading time: 2 minutes It is always difficult to sleep at first night in the boat after a long winter. Everything

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spring tour

Reading time: 5 minutes On a weekend trip we can reach almost half a hundred ports. Over half is

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Prayer Day Holiday

Reading time: 4 minutes 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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Recreation

Reading time: 2 minutes 4 days in total tranquility, then you can slowly start again in it

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Ven

Reading time: 2 minutes The weather forecast said wind from the south and southeast. Yet we chose to go to Kyrckbacken, which

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These shoes

Reading time: 3 minutes The hot weather continued and when we reached Thursday, we decided to sail

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Preparations

Reading time: 2 minutes Last spring, the boat had been in the water for 2 years before we took it on

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Orlov

Reading time: 2 minutes In 3 weeks we start a leave of just over a year. The master plan is that

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Sankt Hans

Reading time: 2 minutes The last couple of weeks we have been busy. The house has been rented from it

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departure

Reading time: 1 minute In the last 2 years, Pia suffered from atrial fibrillation. In early May got

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Clear house

Reading time: 1 minute The last few weeks have been really busy. We have made the house ready for ours

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Car sales

Reading time: 1 minute At the start of the week we started selling our Swift. We examined the opportunities

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Quo Vadis?

Reading time: 1 minute Tuesday the XNUM. August has Pia time for an ablation against her atrial fibrillation at Gentofte

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What a day !!!

Reading time: 3 minutes At 7.00 Carl can't sleep anymore. Stand up and enjoy the quiet start of the day

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Minitur

Reading time: 2 minutes We woke up this morning - well rested after an eventful Monday. There were covers in

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This is it

Reading time: 1 minute After years of planning and months of work, we moved into the boat today. The house on

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Oceans of Hope

Reading time: 1 minute Monday afternoon we spent an hour reviewing the house with our tenants. They must

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Christianshavn

Reading time: 1 minute After 5 days of recreation we went home on the boat. (Actually we say home about the boat

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We are waiting

Reading time: 1 minute We have been in Chr. Harbor channel for 5 days. Have bathed in Copenhagen harbor

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Vordingborg

Reading time: 1 minute Since we moved into the boat the 1. August, we have been visiting every day

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Burgtiefe

Reading time: 1 minute 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

Reading time: 2 minutes We agreed that the last longer stretch before we "stood on" the duct system should

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Travemünde

Reading time: 2 minutes We read the weather forecast for Monday thoroughly and decided to sail to Travemünde on Sunday. Travemünde

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Lübeck

Reading time: 2 minutes For the last couple of years I have been servicing the engine myself. I am

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Mölln

Reading time: 2 minutes Friday night we were visited by Daniel & Emilie and Niklas. They had taken one

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Heidanger

Reading time: 3 minutes Sunday we left Mölln harbor 1 1 / 2 hours later than we had agreed when we

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Hanover

Reading time: 3 minutes We took good time before the departure from Heidanger. Talked to the harbor officer who runs one

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Liegestelle

Reading time: 1 minute We were still shaken when we reached the town of Recke, which we had sailed

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Continue

Reading time: 1 minute Next morning we said goodbye to our nice English neighbors. We sailed the last 12km

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Such

Reading time: 2 minutes We have had many boat sharks and lost them in different ways. Two are smoked overboard,

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Goodbye

Reading time: 1 minute In the evening we did clean the boat on shelter and ordered a taxi to

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New country

Reading time: 3 minutes Friday we left Bella Sky at. 7, took an HT bus to the main railway and from here bus

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Orange

Reading time: 2 minutes We left Nijmegen over dinner and embarked on the river Maas (in French Meuse).

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Lanaye

Reading time: 2 minutes We hadn't sailed long before we came to a lock. On the card it stood

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Full stop

Reading time: 2 minutes In Namur we met the first Danish boat on our journey since Lubeck. It is

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Vamos ...

Reading time: 2 minutes 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

Reading time: 3 minutes The trip from Maastricht to Alicante in Spain was completely unproblematic. After 2 hours of flight time, we rose

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Morning

Reading time: 2 minutes We arrived in Alicante on 19. October. Since then, the days closest are flown away while we

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The weather

Reading time: 1 minute In mid-November suddenly a change occurred. It turned gray, windy,

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San Nicolás

Reading time: 2 minutes 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

Reading time: 3 minutes Since the beginning of December, we have had visits from Denmark. First of a couple of friends, then

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Adiós Alicante

Reading time: 1 minute We have been happy to be in Alicante. Have enjoyed the atmosphere, the climate and the light.

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Centro Historico

Reading time: 1 minute Google maps led us safely out of Alicante to Cartagena and through the narrow streets of the city

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Cartagena

Reading time: 1 minute Gregorio was right. Cartagena has a very long history. 50.000 years ago, Neanderthal lived

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Granada

Reading time: 1 minute 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

Reading time: 1 minute Close to the border with Gibraltar was a large parking lot. There was a man in the driveway.

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Gibraltar

Reading time: 1 minute Gibraltar has been British overseas since 1713. Queen Elisabeth II is the head. She is

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back

Reading time: 2 minutes At the end of January, Niklas finished his studies at Aalborg University. The

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Sandwich

Reading time: 1 minute On the way to the street we thought that it was probably one

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EPISODE 6

Reading time: 1 minute Here is the EPISODE 6 of our trip to the Mediterranean.

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Windows

Reading time: 1 minute We were busy and on the way out of the door the phone rang. There was an English

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On again

Reading time: 4 minutes We landed in Kastrup airport the 7. March. In the Arrivals Hall we were received by Daniel.

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Ready Set …

Reading time: 2 minutes Life in the Marina in Maastricht. In the evening there is light in still

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Two sexes

Reading time: 2 minutes We had spent over 14 days in Maastricht when we said goodbye to Wednesday

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Finally

Reading time: 4 minutes The marina in Namur opened the same day we arrived. There were only two other boats. Rainer

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Champagne-Ardenne

Reading time: 3 minutes We came to Charleville-Mézières a little over dinner and easily found the entrance to the marina. Since we

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Verdun

Reading time: 3 minutes 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

Reading time: 1 minute In mid-April we sailed from Maastricht with a course towards the Mediterranean. Watch the movie

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Mare Nostrum

Reading time: 4 minutes We had poorly joined our high-five before the phone rang. It was Thijs. - "Welcome to

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To the east

Reading time: 5 minutes - “It is so beautiful going east. I wouldn't bother going west, ”said David,

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Out of course

Reading time: 2 minutes The mistral stopped during the night. The next morning, the French weather service warned Meteo lightly

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EPISODE 8

Reading time: 1 minute Here is a film about our preparations and debut as Mediterranean sailors

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Horror Story

Reading time: 3 minutes At the end of September, we landed early in the morning at the airport in Nice and entered

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Ça Va

Reading time: 4 minutes It was clear that the high season was over. Restaurants and beaches were no longer crowded. there

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Episode 9

Reading time: 1 minute After 3 months in Denmark we went back to the boat in late September. We got

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Goodbye Heron

Reading time: 3 minutes In the last week of October, we ventured to Port Garavan in Menton. Heron was here

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Christmas Holiday

Reading time: 5 minutes It got colder and darker. We visited Daniel and Emilie in Cambridge. Stayed at Queens

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Shore leave

Reading time: 1 minute We have been on land leave for almost five months. Here's a movie from them

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Winter holiday

Reading time: 6 minutes After a couple of weeks at home in Denmark we went to Asia. Dubai was the first stop.

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Finally ready

Reading time: 4 minutes In the late afternoon we arrived by train from Nice airport to Port Garavan. We

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Italy

Reading time: 4 minutes Shortly after we sailed out of the port of Menton, we crossed the border into Italy.

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Arrivederci

Reading time: 6 minutes 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

Reading time: 9 minutes There are no more than 30 miles between Corsica and Elba. There was good term

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Back

Reading time: 2 minutes We walked out the door to the apartment at four in six, seated us in the car

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Finally, On

Reading time: 1 minute We wintered in Menton. While we were away, an 10 year came for another

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Sardinia

Reading time: 6 minutes A lot happened while we were home. Our second grandson - Luva - came along

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Siciliam

Reading time: 4 minutes At half past nine we left the moorings and sailed out of the harbor of Villasimius. IN

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Siciliae

Reading time: 9 minutes The marina in Favignana has room for 20 boats. Still, there are two marinas. One on

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On volcanoes

Reading time: 7 minutes Arrivederci PalermoWhen we were getting ready to sail from Palermo, the next one sounded

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