Lanzarote life

By ydalir.nu

Having sailed day and nights from the old continent to the Canaries, we were very happy to meet thee crew of Modesty and Skyline again. The two ships started from Gibraltar at the same time as we from Ayamonte and we had VHF and satellite contact after the second day on the Atlantic. We had…

Costa da Morte

By ydalir.nu

With all our nice memories from Getaria, we continued and sailed 25 hours along the impressive Spanish coast and arrived to Gijon after 145 NM sail on the calm sea. In Gijon we met another Swedish boat, Relief, with Cecilia and Håkan on board and it felt a little bit like home to exchange experiences…

Dieppe

By ydalir.nu

We could sail quite well on beam reach on the starboard tack, but sometimes had to push a little with our “iron Genua” (=nanny engine) against the side tide. The 50NM distance took us 8 hours, from 8-16, a normal working day. It may be that the name Dieppe origins from the Norse language. It…

Scheveningen and Den Haag

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Two calm days in the harbour of Scheveningen was exactly what we needed and we took the chance to see Den Haag and went to “Escher in het Paleis”, a beautiful museum with the graphic artist M.C. Escher, who is famous for his impossible constructions and transformation prints. An extraordinary work of art. Early Monday…