BEST WESTERN PLUS Vasterviks Stadshotell
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... 45 and motored our way eastwards to get into deeper and clearer water and at 10:00 we started sailing out to sea, with a SE wind blowing at a force 2-3. Sixteen miles later and now with a SSE wind blowing at F4, we tacked and started sailing in a SSW direction, back towards the archipelago, our target island being Stora Askö, where there was a marked channel back into the sheltered waters of the archipelago. By now we had a F5 blowing and ...
I think as I get older my system can't take the amount of hot spices that it used to and my pizza was liberally provided with hot green chillis, resulting in my needing some Gaviscon in the middle of the night – that’ll teach me! Anyway, come the dawn it was a bright start but clouds were gathering and indeed that was the formula for the day, mostly cloudy but the sun came out again at the end of ...
... sky but not over us, at least not much of the time.
Ironically, just as we were approaching our chosen anchorage, the breeze kicked in so we could have gone further but as the weather looked like it was deteriorating, we opted to stick to the plan and anchor. We came into the pool from the south, between Bergholmen and Lindholmen without mishap and anchored in 4 metres of water just off Grytsholmen, where the anchor sign is on the chartlet. It ...
... nowadays is paltry, nevertheless it is slightly less paltry in a building society than in a bank's current account, so I spent a frustrating initial hour or so struggling with passwords, failing connections and other incidents designed to tempt one to throw one’s computer into the Baltic but I eventually succeeded and we can look forward to our 3% or whatever it is.
That done and equanimity restored, we started off on our little voyage of adventure. ...
... the bullet.
They do however have a chandlery here and at last, I was able to buy the anchor that I was looking for, a 15kg Bruce. With the fittings that I’d bought previously, I was able to attach it to the pushpit rail and Celtic Warrior now looks like a 'proper’ Baltic yacht!!
The people hereabouts are extremely friendly and chatty and they love to introduce themselves and to ask about CW, and I am of course happy to oblige! One gentleman, Tom, who has ...