Category: Video

  • Crossing the Gulf of Bothnia by night (movie #12)

    Crossing the Gulf of Bothnia by night (movie #12)

    After having spent almost two weeks in Örnsköldsvik it was time to set sails again and head out on the open sea. With a favorable weather window we decided to cross the gulf of bothnia and get back south as much as possible with the limited northern winds. It turned out to become a bumpy…

  • Windy sailing towards the North (movie #10)

    Windy sailing towards the North (movie #10)

    Hello hello, We have arrived in Finland now, but we still have some nice videos from our time in Sweden, which we would love to share with you. In this video we are sailing towards the north on some windy days. On one of them we both got quite sea sick and did not manage…

  • Midsommar in the Stockholm archipelago (movie #9)

    Midsommar in the Stockholm archipelago (movie #9)

    Dear everyone, Midsommar is already a month ago, and now we have finally put together some of our videos from around that time. We spent Midsommar in the Stockholm archipelago on the wonderful island of Möja. After that, we explored the islands of the archipelago further and slowly made our way up North. The time…

  • What happened on Mälaren?? (movie #8)

    What happened on Mälaren?? (movie #8)

    Hello hello, We just arrived in Hudiksvall today after a nice and long sailing day taking us here from the island Kusön, about 45 nm south of here. We decided to head for a bigger city again this time, as we need to buy fresh groceries, but luckily this harbour also has WiFi! We haven’t…

  • Sailing on the rocks (movie #7)

    Sailing on the rocks (movie #7)

    Hello again! Yesterday we arrived back at the boat after a weekend away in Copenhagen. The same evening we went through the lock in Södertälje, which means that we have now entered Mälaren, Swedens third biggest fresh water lake just west of Stockholm. As far as we know, this is Désirées first time in fresh…

  • Sailing to Bornholm (movie #6)

    Sailing to Bornholm (movie #6)

    Hello there! A little while ago we spent some wonderful days on the sunny island of Bornholm. We started in Hasle, where we arrived after a nice and speedy crossing from Skillinge in Sweden. From here, we rounded the northern tip and saw the famous Hammershus ruin from the waterside. Our next harbour was Allinge,…

  • Sweden here we come (video #5)

    Sweden here we come (video #5)

    It’s been a while since we posted a video in here, and a lot has happened since! After waiting out the storm for some days, we left Ærø and had a great sail to Omø, where we spent a perfectly calm day enjoying the sunshine and the island. Then we had a slow sail with…

  • First steps of the voyage (video #4)

    First steps of the voyage (video #4)

    Dear friends, we have another video ready for you! Yesterday we could celebrate that we have now been sailing for one week – and what a week! In total we have been sailing 115 nautical miles, which is equivalent to 213 km. We took our dinghy for a first ride, we had a birthday party…

  • Wrapping up the refit and going sailing for the first time (video #3)

    Wrapping up the refit and going sailing for the first time (video #3)

    We haven’t been posting a video for a while – simply because we have been so busy finishing up the refit of Désirée! Last week we finally got her back into the water and yesterday we went on our first sailing trip, leaving Bogense behind and heading south through Lillebælt down to the old harbour…

  • The refit adventure goes on (video #2)

    The refit adventure goes on (video #2)

    Week four of the refit is coming to an end tonight, and although there are still quite some points on our to-do lists, the end is getting very near! We really enjoyed cutting together the last little video we posted here, so we decided to work on another one, which is ready now! We hope…

  • Let the refit begin (video #1)

    Let the refit begin (video #1)

    As sailing is a very scenic sport and hobby, we thought that a good way to share experiences and impressions is through videos. We’ve tried to make some videos while working on Désirée the last weeks, and here is our first little film that we want to share with you. We hope you enjoy it!