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... we are from a much softer, more privileged one.
Now I said that the route was south and in general, that is the case but islands and rocks are no respecter of man’s desires so of necessity, our journey southwards meandered somewhat. The cruising chute is tolerant of changes in direction within reason but when the channel heads directly into the wind, no sail works. We had this on a couple of occasions, when we used the engine after laboriously ...
... chore to remove. 10 out of 10 then!
After a while we had sufficient breeze to try goosewinging and we gave it an hour but our forward progress was too slow, we wouldn’t have got to Vassa until late afternoon! With the engine on we were approaching our first destination, one of three marinas on Vaskiluoto, the island off Vaasa and adjoined by an embankment. This marina was not the one we would be staying at as it had no facilities with ...
... our way down the buoyed channel to Vaasa before turning left down a lesser but still buoyed channel to our anchorage. It was a marvellous spot, easy to get into and lots of room and with good holding, perfect. Having got the boat well and truly hooked in, all we had to do was get the beers out and sit in the cockpit and enjoy the wonderful warm conditions and absorb the beauty of our surroundings. What a perfect ...
... covered seating area for 2 or maybe 3 people just outside the door. Inside there was a dressing area and beyond that, the sauna. Doug, who married the Finnish girl, said that when he did sauna with his in-laws for the first time he had his swim suit on. His father-in-law pointed to a nail and said to put his suit there and never use it again in the sauna. So, the 3 of us were in the buff sitting on the nice wood bench. The sauna ...
... is not my favorite name but if they continue to sing as they are I
won’t care what their name is.
When the show/dance
was over the Con-Men quartet started looking for someone to sing our songs to. Drew cornered a nice looking blonde from the
Dutch group but she was hurrying to another engagement and couldn’t stop. We decided to go down in the stairway where
we could catch some unsuspecting souls leaving the ...