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Sailing to Åland and Finland - 2022

This summer we sailed to Åland and the Finnish archipelago. Our friends joined us on the leg till Åland, from where they took the ferry back home and we continued the journey till Turku (Åbo) and back. Spillersboda The first stop was Spillersboda, which is 50Nm from our home port. The w…

Raymarine EV-200 autopilot installation

The old Raymarine ST4000+ autopilot is still working, even though we don't really trust in it for a longer passage any more. We decided to install a new below deck autopilot, but keep the old one as a backup system too. We considered going for a Garmin Reactor 40 autopilot with a Clas…

Early summer and midsummer sail

The early summer had a few weeks of pretty good weather and one of the hottest and driest midsummer of the recent years. It was above 30 degrees and almost 20 in the water! It was perfect. We sailed to Gällnö / Gränholmen for the Midsummer celebration and also to Grinda to enjoy the turqo…

Revarnishing the foldable cockpit table

The custom made foldable table in the cockpit started to look weary, so it was time to give it a fresh coat of varnish. It's been sanded to bare wood as the old varnish was UV damaged and flaking off.  Then it got 6 layers of Epifanes Clear Varnish, with fine sanding between the coats…