Monthly Archives: June 2013

And so to Poland…

I have finally reached Swinoujscie in Poland, having had a wonderful engine-free sail from my anchorage on the west side of Stettiner Haff (the inland sea that divides Germany and Poland) to the breakwater and eventually the town itself… Marvellous … Continue reading

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Rugen on the wind…

The voyage from Rostock to Stralsund had everything… Over fifty miles of pure sailing in growing adverse conditions and an approach, in a near gale, into the backwater channels to the east of Hiddensee, where the water shallows up to … Continue reading

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The Blue, Blue Baltic

Fortune has smiled on me since leaving the Kiel Canal and I now find myself in the charming little Hanseatic town of Wismar, in the old East Germany, or what used to be laughingly referred to as the Deutsch Democratic … Continue reading

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How Long is a piece of string?

The verdict…. Not guilty!!! This will be the final post for a while now as I have bombarded you all somewhat of late. I thought I should reveal the results of the diving today and tell you all that there … Continue reading

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The Mighty Kiel Canal…

After two days on the Kiel Canal, including an overnight stop at Gieselau, I finally made the huge lock at Holtenau and eased into the Baltic Sea. This has been an incredibly draining few days and as I relax at … Continue reading

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Dawn…

A beautiful sunrise greets the dawn of another day in Brunsbuttel, and over the past few weeks I have grown to like this charming little place with its kind and courteous folk. I have become a feature in the little … Continue reading

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