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We're in Kalmar for a few days, en route to Trelleborg where we'll get the ferry to Rostock in Germany. Kalmar has been a delightful surprise, a lovely town with it's greatest claim to fame being Kalmar Castle, which has been around in some shape or form since 1180. In 1397 the Kalmar Union was signed inside the castle, the Union was the first formal agreement between, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. It was initiated by Queen Margaret whose intention was to ...
... to see whether any one person could carry most of the blame but no such victim was found. Historians now believe that it was a general lack of professionalism that was at the core of the problem.
The Kronan was rediscovered in 1980 by the talented wreck-finder Anders Franzén of Vasa fame (the flagship that sank off Stockholm on her maiden voyage and was salvaged, in its entirety, thanks to Franzén’s efforts) and she has been systematically excavated by teams ...
... were invited over at 18:15 for drinks and had the pleasure of meeting their daughter Alex and their friends Kit & Kathy. We spent a pleasant 90 minutes or so swapping notes and learned that the Halliwells have sold Freya to a friend, done a sort of boat swap for a Nimbus 32, which they will keep near St Malo in France, close to their new holiday home they have acquired there. We wish them well with this new phase in their lives, I’m sure they will enjoy ...
We are anticipating at least a week's worth of unseasonable, windy (from the South West) weather and having experienced a taster yesterday, today brought no surprises. Admittedly it was sunny, at least during the morning but there was a distinct chill in the air and the boat illustrated this chill by having heavy condensation on the windows. Still, at least it was dry and Helen & Dave were able to enjoy their morning’s excursion to ...
... predicted by any of the sites) which is a Force 4 basically, 5 if you push it. We set off at 09:15, successfully missed the rock and got back out into the narrow channel and after 30 minutes, the meandering route through the islands suddenly opened up and we were able to sail, in a F4 from the SW and the boat was clocking along very nicely, nicely that is until an enormous gust came from nowhere and would, I am sure, have caused havoc in a lighter boat. As ...