Almost two years have passed since our last blog upgrade. Then we started to write our blog entries both in Finnish and English. There are already 16 sailing videos about our adventures at Baltic Sea on Suwena’s video channel. Inspired
Yacht Suwena’s Year 2012 Cruising Plan
Web cameras, Google Earth and Navionics sea chart in iPad have now been in heavy use as we are following how the ice is melting at Baltic Sea. We are eagerly looking forward towards the spring and preparing Suwena for
Suwena’s 2012 upgrades
We have anxiously been waiting for the start of the sailing season. It was very refreshing to visit boatyard and check out Suwena. Immediately it felt like the summer is a step closer. We had an agreement with the boatyard
Finally in water
This moment we’ve been waiting for the whole winter finally arrived on Tuesday 15TH of May. We arrived to the railway station of Turku fully loaded with various bags and the countdown showed that we still had 3 hours and
The World Tour of Yacht Suwena Begins 20.5. – 23.5.
On Sunday evening we had Suwena’s first sail of this season. We spent few hours sailing on Airisto and testing Suwena’s rig together with a new propeller. Everything worked flawlessly. Most of all the foldable Flex-o-fold propeller is a great
Via Åland to Stockholm Archipelago 24.5. – 26.5.
There was really peaceful in Verkan. It was a weekday and the marina was not yet open during this season. Only a few yachts arrived in addition to us. We enjoyed ourselves in the tranquility of nature in the beautiful
The Wave is hitting Suwena
While crossing the sea of Åland from Rödhamn to Stockholm archipelago, the wind blew 10 m/s from north (force 5 on beaufort scale). The waves were rolling smoothly. However there can always appear one bigger wave. This happened to us
Idyllic Lagoon of Lådna in Stockholm Archipelago 26.5 – 30.5.
After two weeks of constant hassle and before the Göta canal we wanted to relax and decided to find a nice anchorage. We like to be anchored because the boat swings softly. It feels like the boat is floating freely
The Göta Canal Begins 31.5. – 3.6.
We arrived to Mem from Nynäshamn at the dusk of the Thursday evening. The Göta canal is like mother for Swedish industry and it’s 190 kilometres long and starts in Mem on the Baltic Sea side. There were already a
Twelve locks and six bridges 4.6.
On Monday morning we were again ready for a new lockage day. Ahead were new experiences on a path with 12 locks including a couple of double locks and in addition six bridges. We were already familiar with single locks.