tiistai 19. syyskuuta 2017

14-16th of September Baltic Swan Challenge

We participated the Swan regatta. Final position 14/17. Nice regatta. We really had a lot of work to do because of the complexity of the routes.

Thank You Jaska, Stidi, Pekka, Pauli, Aleksi and Erkki!

Next spring back to Finland. The Yacht stays in Flensburg for the Wintering.

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sunnuntai 10. syyskuuta 2017

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14-16th of September Swan Baltic challenge,

Skipper: Petri
Helmsman: Jaska
Pianoman: Stidi
Spinnaker crew: Erkki and Pekka
Deck crew: Aleksi, Petri and Pauli
Chef: Pauli

sunnuntai 20. elokuuta 2017

15-17th of August Karlskrona - Flensburg





What a trip!

On Tuesday the Skipper and Per arrived to the Yacht, Lotta and Juho went back to Finland. Thank You both!!!

at 10.00 we started sailing towards Flensburg. Fantastic weather. We moved within first 24 hrs 178 nautical miles, with the top speed of 10,5 knots. The average speed was 7,8 knots!

Total distance was in the end 295 nautical miles that was reached within 50 hours!

Nice job Pals.

Next time Swan regatta in Flensburg 14-16th of September.

maanantai 14. elokuuta 2017

14th of August Karlskrona

Early morning/late night AquilaDeux reached Karslkrona. Tomorrow morning the Skipper and henchman Per will arrive to the Yacht to continue race with Petri V.

Lotta and Juho will return to Helsinki Via Kastrup.

keskiviikko 9. elokuuta 2017

tiistai 8. elokuuta 2017

8th of August towards Flensburg

Today the crew collescted to transfer AquilaDeux to Flensburg. The crew includes following people: Lotta - The Skipper
Petri - the 2nd officer and Chief engineer
Juho - Deckmaster

The trip started from Särkkä at 10.00. The plan is to sail via Visby to Flensburg.

Unfortunately the original Skipper cannot take part on this trip. Envy....

One can follow the trip from link http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glld=0zqXIQzbdqEptB0qCCZ45bvqByqETsTxp



maanantai 19. kesäkuuta 2017

18th of June back to Särkkä

Today was not very nice weather. First of all it was cloudy - secondly the wind was absolutely against us. So after nice breakfast we propelled towards Särkkä. In Särkkä we had to wait for a while because the Regatta organized by Merenkävijät was still reserving our homedocks.

Finally we moored.

17th of June setting up the mainsail and towards Kitö

Firs wakie up then we navigated to the City of Porvoo to have Brunch. We found a very nice restaurant called "Posres" where we enjoyed fantastic breakfast. Enough for the whole Day!
 Porvoo is an old charming city that still has a lot of wooden buildings left. Old Porvoo is a colourful place with small artisan boutiques and Restaurants. Worth place to visit to any sailor (Yacht depth about 2 meter maximum).

 After filling ourselves we started to work with the mainsail. Finally we got it on the boom. Then we said goodbye to Mari who had go back to Helsinki.

From Porvoo we sailed to Hamari for Diesel and moreover to Kitö to Juha's&Mari's (a friendly port) - to enjoy summer evening.

16th of June to Porvoo

After work day we started from Särkkä towards Porvoo. It was quite warm evening and we used engine to reach Porvoo. The guest harbor was reached at 22.00.

Nice evening - we got also light dinner and some drinks on the bar in the port.

lauantai 20. toukokuuta 2017

20th of May. Via Sulkaniemi to home docks



After a delicious breakfast and filling some extra fuel to the engine we started towards west. Afyer about two hours we were very close to Sulkaniemi. So we decided to visit there for a w.hile


Sulkaniemie was excellent choice to enjoy the company of other sailor and to trim the mast and connect all the wires (Lightning, radar and meters). 



Finally we set our course to Särkkä where will be an inspection on Monday.