BEST WESTERN Hotel Carlia
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... and I feel a bit embarrassed and quite humbled by the hospitality of everyone.
Thank you all so much!
We spent an amazing couple of days in Oslo with Karianne and Tormod, and of course little V, and they were just fantastic hosts, ferrying us around the place, and taking us to restaurants, so we feel quite overwhelmed.
Had a fun night last night when we met-up with their office crew for Friday night drinks and dinner, and we got to meet and chat with ...
... mainland meant that it was basically downwind sailing initially and as such, very pleasant. Speaking of pleasant, we were very taken indeed with the scenery, with forest coming right down to the water’s edge and houses tucked away in unlikely places. The contrast between the bare rocky islands, just a few miles to the west, was very striking.
At Vindön there is a bridge joining Orust to the mainland, a high bridge so no problems there. However, of ...
Well we enjoyed our summer's day. This morning the clouds were back, so that the fjord looked strangely threatening, but beautiful nevertheless.
We only had a few miles to go, 5 to be precise, our next location was the original home of Najad Yachts, the small town of Henån. By 11:00 we were safely in the harbour, with 0.1m under the keel ! We were at the outermost berths so Lord knows what the depths were further in.
The town doesn’t have much, apart ...
After two days of indifferent weather, we woke to a lovely day. Our intention over the coming few days is to travel inland, to circumnavigate Sweden's largest island on the west coast or maybe the largest anyway, the island of Orust, together with its smaller sister to the south, Tjörn. Now we had already spent time on Orust when we were in Mollösund for three days and we caught the bus to Ellös to see the Hallberg-Rassy factory. This time we intended seeing two more famous yachts’ ...
... the miles off, 5 and 6 in the hour. Later, the wind picked up and relative to our direction, it became closer to the nose, which means that speeds tend to fall. However, the increased strength of the wind compensated and we regularly hit speeds of 7.5 knots. The wind by now was hitting the top end of a F5 and as such, we were over-canvassed and we had to reef the genoa to prevent or reduce at least, weather helm ( the tendency for the boat to try to head ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center