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We spent the night at the small port of Kullavik and enjoyed a nice sunset and a quiet evening, despite blasting music and other festivities on the traditional Midsommardagen, the longest day of the year.
Day 8: Kerteminde – Grenå, 11 hours, 61 nm, departure: 9:10am Our two stops in Denmark were probably not completely legal. Denmark has just opened its borders and a limited number of ports in a few areas of northern Germany only. We decided to… Continue Reading “Kerteminde to Grenå (DK)”
Day 7: Kiel – Kerteminde, 14.5 hours, 82 nm, departure: 7:30am Today’s sailing was phenomenal – absolutely beautiful and tranquil. Such a day gives me the sheer joy of being on the water. Except for about an hour of sailing, we had to use… Continue Reading “Great Belt – Storebæl DK”
Day 4: Heligoland – Brunsbüttel, 9.5 hours, 55 nm, departure: 9:40am Day 5: Brunsbüttel – Giselau Kanal, 4.5 hours, 40 nm, departure: 9:45am Day 6: Giselau Kanal – Kiel, 8 hours, 60 nm, departure: 9:30am Leaving Germany’s only offshore island Heligoland, we head for… Continue Reading “Crossing the North Baltic Sea Canal”
Day 3, 12 hours, 54 nm, departure: 5am We left the mildly interesting island of Norderney at 5 am, so we would have a better chance to get to Cuxhaven by the end of the day. We soon figured out that our plan was… Continue Reading “Norderney to Heligoland”
Day 1 & 2, 22 hours, 116 nm, Departure: 9am Sailing is driven by wind strength and direction, the state of the sea (i.e. waves, currents), the characteristics of the sailing boat and the crew. Shortly after my arrival, Marius and I sat down… Continue Reading “Makkum to Norderney”