Travel Blogs from Vaasa
... if not, cardinals, are positioned at intervals such as to make the forward pair just about visible in good conditions to the naked eye. It would be hard work keeping to the channel if we didn’t have the chart plotter, which tells you at a glance whether you’re headed in the right direction. That and our autopilot, make passage-making so much easier, so much so that without them I doubt that we would be doing this and I admire previous generations for ...
... of fuel, and we wanted to top up the tank. One peculiar feature of this particular fuel station is that it purported to only have 1.5m of water and as we draw 1.5m, I fervently hoped that the rocky bottom (bound to be) had a cushioning covering of mud. To add to the challenge, one thoughtless soul had decided to leave his 40’ power boat in such a position that accessing the pump was difficult, there was just enough room to squeeze in but as ...
... 8217;s sail (not really but we didn’t want to exert ourselves overmuch!) so we decided upon an anchorage called Djupkastet, about 20 miles short of Vaasa, one that is recommended in the ever useful pilot book 'The Baltic Sea’ .
By around 16:00, our course had to change to make our anchorage at Djupkastet so we reluctantly put our chute to bed and used our ‘normal’ ...
... heated up when we got there by Errik. He had a bucket of water there and a ladle. The stove was wood fired with some exposed brick-like stones to retain the heat. Doug splashed a bit of water on the rocks and wow then you really felt the heat. We had a great conversation (what is said in a sauna stays in the sauna). We were really heated up and sweating. Doug said they used to hold a contest somewhere in Finland where they ...
... soon as we started singing, some of the
Chinese Broadcasting group came along and stopped to listen with much
interest. We finished our first song and
we got a thunderous reaction. It was
cool. A traffic jam had now been created
as we started our next (only other) song.
As we sang the tag, the cameras and videos were going and when we
finished, the applause again roared. One
of the other groups who had been singing ...
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