Lysekil Havshotell

Turistgatan 13, West Coast, Sweden | Hotel
Prices starting from $163.00
 

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A Lovely Last Swedish Location

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

12

... will to live and reverts to the engine.

We decided that we would try the small island of Åstol initially, as it was reputed to be a nice harbour and if that didn’t work, we would find an anchorage. We were extremely lucky to find the very last slot, picking up the end lazyline and parking nose onto the land. Moreover, we were within 50 yards of the facilities and to crown it all, the free washing ...

Heading out of Sweden

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

6

... 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 ...

Najad's Turn

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

6

... the shore location of the now extinct Najad Yachts (taken over by a company that services yachts, specialising in Najads, naturally). Then we went back to the boat, I did some more blogging and also, having visited the nearby chandler, I set about trying to repair the leaks in our new windows, using a substance known to most yachties ' Capt. Tolley’s Creeping Crack Cure’. We’ll see if he’s any good! I also bought a hammer and a couple of ...

The home of Malö

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

9

... Brits again! They are based near Falmouth and have many, many years’ sailing experience. Jake is an ex-navy captain and one time, they lived for a couple of years in Annapolis, where he taught navigation in the US navy school there, so quite close to my sister & her family, across the Chesapeake on Kent Island, Maryland.

Later on, once the Backus’ had left, we had a chilli and watched an episode of 'Mrs Brown’s Boys’. Great fun and the end to a lovely ...

No room in Gullholmen

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

3

... 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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