Åland Archipelago 120714-22 It was clear skies when we woke up on Thursday morning. In addition, early marine weather gone out with West 2-7 m / s, possibly veer north and waning. That we did not have summer heat in the air did not so much, perhaps it nice when you are on the beach but it just gets tedious to paddle then. By now it was perfect for a trip along the northern skärdgårdshavet .. (Read more ...)
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Åland Archipelago 120714-22 Tuesday's sea weather forecast sounded much nicer than the last few days rain and wind. Although still dominated lows and we had one just around the corner, across southern Finland. But now promised finally less wind, occidental and just poor visibility associated with bursts. What we immediately interpreted as less risk of general rain. And the thin cloud cover from yesterday actually eased during the morning and was subsequently replaced by clear blue skies! (more ...)
Åland Archipelago 120714-22 After last year's bad luck folds in the Stockholm archipelago , several which directly started talking about Åland again. Although there is a hefty chunk from Malmo then of course the actual mileage really is not that much longer. And because it was so nice last time we were there in 2009, it attracted a record number of participants - about 28 pieces. Not so easy to count up all, someone came straight from Gothenburg and someone else went home after half the time .. (Read more ...)
Stockholm archipelago 110716-24 It came some rain during the night but this time did not really wind up to forecasts. Fog and continued småregn this morning meant that it was time to take a lie-in and bet on the later start. Anders, Jacob and Karl-Johan was a little more impatient and because they also wanted to pass Norröra and check out Saltkråkan, so we ran with dual departures. They paddled away around twelve while Heidi and I came away until some hour later .. (Read more ...)
Stockholm archipelago 110716-24 From Swedish piles is snap a mil to the nearest archipelago but then splice consists of fairly low islands we had nothing to aim at. We were thus forced to go entirely on compass heading, about 20 °. And then the wind in the back came from the south east, we took the course almost due north. The idea that the large drift miss the target attracted not really, next stop had risked becoming Åland. But after just a few kilometers south Kobben suspected that as a white dot on the horizon and we could relax a bit .. (Read more ...)