Denmark

Gedser, SE Denmark

by Adrian 28th Jul 2012 - baltic

We’ve stopped and left the boat for a couple of weeks in Gedser, which is right on the South Eastern tip of Denmark.

It is notable as a significant headland with a huge huge wind farm just offshore. A very sleepy place, but it has a very pleasant and safe marina.

We’re leaving Vagaris for a couple of weeks whilst we return to the UK for weddings, work and the olympics.

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Running-copenhagen.dk

by Adrian 5th Jun 2012 - baltic

www.running-copenhagen.dkWe’ve just returned from our running tour of Copenhagen. It was a great thing to do and our guide (Lena) was young, fit and gave us a great tour around her city and it’s history.

Parliament Buildings

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The pace was steady, and we covered all the major landmarks, saw the mermaid, the royal palaces, the changing of the guard, the parks and the old and new city.

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Copenhagen

by Adrian 4th Jun 2012 - baltic

We have just arrived in Copenhagen and have moored up right in the middle of the city in the canals. Lots to explore and do for the next couple of days.

Tomorrow morning we’re going on a guided running tour of the city which Jax organised online. Just about an hour, so that sounds a fun way to get our bearings.

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Kiel to Rodby (Denmark).

by Adrian 4th Jun 2012 - baltic

60 long sailing miles north away from Germany over to Denmark. Moderate sea, but very windy when leaving the harbour after struggling to find the fuel berth. German harbours don’t seem to advertise or make fuel readily accessible.

Note, the nearest fuel to the Kiel locks we could find was across the bay to the northern end of Laboe marina.

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Klintholm

by Adrian 3rd Jun 2012 - baltic

A 60 mile day sail along and up the south coast of Denmark to a town called Klintholm.

Quaint little holiday resort with a very sheltered harbour. Quite a narrow entrance, would be tricky in a strong southerly, but probably ok as used by a few fishing vessels. Plenty of visitor mooring places (50+) some boxes, some alongside if you’re early enough.

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Quiet in the North Sea

by Adrian 19th Apr 2011 - baltic

I’ve just completed a 3am – 6 am watch whilst sailing across the North Sea.

I’m 3 days into a 7 day delivery of a new 31′ Halberg Rassy yacht. I’m mate on board a crew of 3.

We’re currently heading south along the Danish coast towards Germany.

It’s first light now, but the past few hours have been wonderful; bright moon, steady force 4 winds, smooth seas, full sails up and hand steering.

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