Holiday Club Katinkulta
Travel Blogs from Vuokatti
... it was the weekend and it was warm, so we did actually see quite a few boats today, perhaps a couple of dozen or so over the 5 hours it took us to get back.
Getting back meant going to the sailing club called OTPS and it was here that we had arranged to leave the boat, berthing her alongside a nice high wooden pontoon and outside a restaurant. Here she would be nice & secure, with ...
So, with that in mind and given the choices of places and the wind direction (NW, where else?), I opted for a small harbour just a few miles up the coast called Kiviniemi. In order to make the day a bit more interesting, we would head further northwards past a couple of islands and then turn in towards the land before turning south again to Kiviniemi, about 12 miles in all. Given that there wasn’t a great distance to cover and ...
Another wet day but there was not too much for us to do as we were awaiting the arrival of Rosemary and Elaine, due in at around 20:45. After catching up on emails etc in the café we popped up to the supermarket in the pouring rain. There was an Alko next door ( Finland's equivalent to Sweden’s Systembolaget) where Richard wanted to acquire a bottle of Finnish vodka, which later that evening proved to be very smooth indeed.
After lunch ...
There is not much to say about today. It rained, it was cold and the wind blew. We basically filled our time by undertaking little tasks, slowly, to eke things out. We ventured out in the morning to settle our dues in the café that I visited yesterday – despite poor facilities it is the most convenient harbour for our guests so we paid for the next two nights. There was also a decent wifi here, so I could upload my blog and we could catch up on our mail. It is frustrating that here ...
Yesterday I said that we would be following a 'boat route’ again today and that it would be shallower than yesterday and indeed it was, we quite frequently only had 0.6m under the keel – it certainly made me nervous as it wasn’t practicable to slow the boat right down just in case we ran out of water, as we had too far to travel though we did slow down by a knot or two on these occasions. The gods must have been smiling today as we ...
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