11/8 Basteviksholmarna – hunnebostrand med Agnes

A bit rainy morning with 7 ms

As we got the message that Agnes will join during the day Anna decided to drive back home to prepare for the Malmo event. While waiting for Agnes I continued preparing the place in the harbour by preparing lines. 

When Agnes joint at lunchtime we had a joint lunch before Anna left with the car and I and Agnes started to sail north, west of Malmon and thereafter via kungshamn, soten to hunnebostrand. We docked with the stern towards the pier with great help from neighbour boats. 

We relaxed for a while and decided to buy pizza for dinner. 

Agnes was tired and went to bed very early – she really needed that.

10/8 Getryggen – Basteviksholmarna

Sunny day with 5 ms South

We had our breakfast and thereafter said goodbye to Hans and Christel. As they had decided to go by engine directly towards Grundsund and as we  planned to make a short stop at bovalstrand we decided to say goodbye. 

We went in shore by engine but realized after a while that a stop at bovalstrand would cause as a big delay and we therefore decided to go straight to basteviksholmarna.

After arrival I took the car and drove to uddevalla to buy fenders, new radio, new engine and ropes before returning back. I started to prepare our pace at the harbour and Anna went to the grocessery shop. 

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10/8 Getryggen – Basteviksholmarna

Sunny day with 5 ms South

We had our breakfast and thereafter said goodbye to Hans and Christel. As they had decided to go by engine directly towards Grundsund and as we  planned to make a short stop at bovalstrand we decided to say goodbye. 

We went in shore by engine but realized after a while that a stop at bovalstrand would cause as a big delay and we therefore decided to go straight to basteviksholmarna.

After arrival I took the car and drove to uddevalla to buy fenders, new radio, new engine and ropes before returning back. I started to prepare our pace at the harbour and Anna went to the grocessery shop. 

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9/8 Ramsö – getryggen

A sunny day with wind from WSW 7-11ms

A perfect start of the day. We had a good breakfast in the cockpit except for Anna who had her breakfast in the bed as usual :-). We managed to cast of perfectly. A spring and bow thruster managed to turn out the boat perfectly. 

We set the genua sail when turning west of Ramso towards Reso and  havstenssund. We had a good speed over the Kosterfjord. In Havstensund we made a short stop to buy some food. Anna helped an old man 97 years old out of his boat. He had a house on an island during summer and otherwise he lived in a house in Saro. He was interesting to talk to so Anna was causing us a small delay 🙂

We continued south after a while. We set sail a started to meet the sea waves towards vacker light house. Hans and Christer who was before us decided to change course to sail the inshore course towards Grebbestad and getteron so we we rolled them even if our boat behaived very well in the rough sea.

We ended up at getryggen were we found a good place a long side the rock. The afternoon was very nice. Anna was baithing …. and we all were relaxing. In the evening we had a barbeque in the boat and finished up the evening with playing …. Guess who won …..

8/8 Sannäsfjorden – Ramsö

Sunny day 8-10 ms

We had an late breakfast before depaturing towards Ramso. We went west of Ramso in pretty rough sea and turned east towards the harbour.

 When entering the harbour it was a bit crowded as the harbour is very small. We could not find a place so we decided to leave but when going out of the harbour a guy in a motorboat said he was leaving so we good take is place. Unfortunately that place belonged to the taxi boat and as there was a wedding on the island we good not stay long on that place. We stopped anyway to find out if more boats were suppose to leave and so it was. We started to help boats to leave so we could support Hans and Chistel to get a parking a along side the pier. We thereafter moved our boat to dock a long side the Vindo. It went perfect even if it was not much room for our boat but as everyone was helping we got a perfect spot.

We got a couple of boat docking outside our boat but it went also good. The boat outside ours did not have any water so we gave the a couple of liters and when they were suppose to pay harbour fee that did not have any cash so we gave the 100kr which them swich back to me. They were nice guys.

In the afternoon we took a walk to the beautiful beach and to the nackros dam. It was a nice walk in the sun. The evening was spend with a joint dinner in our boat. 

7/8 Sannasfjorden 

We got the message that our friends Hans and Christel should join us with their Vindo 45 during the day we decided to use our bikes to Havstensund rather than the rubber boat for buying some food for the dinner. 

We did not do anything the rest of the afternoon until they came at 17.30. It was nice to meet them again as this was the first time this summer. We prepared food together and had a nice evening.

6/8 Grebbestad – Sannäsfjorden

Sunny day with 2ms wind.

We relaxed in the boat for a while discussing were to sail. Before we cast off we walked to Reine and Kia to say goodbye and look in their renovated apartment. Very nice – as suspected. 

We set sail north towards havstenssund and when sailing Reine and Kia came with their motorboat. They took some photos before they continued towards Ramso to meet some friends. 

Anna and I tried to find a place nw of havstenssund where you can find SXK boj or to lay a long side the cliffs. Unfortunately we missed one boy for another boat so we decided to go into Sannasfjorden where we find a place where we have been laying before together with Hans and Christel. 

I spend the afternoon reading Anna’s work to give some feedback on the structure. 

  Later in the afternoon we put the rubber boat into the sea and We started to row towards havstenssund following the inner bays. Interesting journey and we ended up on the east side of Havstenssund where we was forced to walk in mud. Anna was not really pleased…..

We cleaned the feets in the harbour before going to the restaurant for a prawn sandwich, beer and an Irish admiring the view. We rowed back the same way when it started to be a bit dark. 

5/8 Dannemark – Grebbestad

We had a very rainy night but not much wind so we could sleep very well at our boj. I woke up when a motorboat was speeding close by our boat and I thought it might be the boat selling bread. I run up but the boat had already driven to far away 😦 We had a good breakfast any way.

We cast off at approx 11.00 and start sailing north. We went directly towards Grebbestad in good wind 8 ms from SW so we had free wind and good speed.

In Grebbestad we dock alongside the pier outside harbour Office and waited for Thomas, Ulf and Jack to arrive as Johan was suppose to leave back home. We had a cup of coffea together before they left. 

Anna and I met Kia on the pier when that were going towards a restaurant. We decided to order a pizza and eat in the boat. Kia and Reine came back later so we spend some hour talking to pick up what has happend since we last met. A very nice evening.

4/8 hamburgsund – Dannemark

 Cloudy sky and no wind

We had a late morning and breakfast in the cockpit. We took a little walk before we cast off south to discover Hamburgsund. We saw that it was very dark sky north so therefore we decided to go south. 

We did not know were to stop but we needed to plan so Johan can be picked up the 5/8. When passing Dannemark we saw a boat leaving the boj so we decided stop for a while. The weather become better so we decided to stay over night. Johan and I prepared the rubber boat and tried to get the engine to work. We could not manage the engine so we needed to use the oars.

Johan made a bag of 1 beer and one sandwhich and them he went. Into the Island to make a walk while Anna and I had a nice time on the boat. 

The evening was spenat in the cockpit with a lot of gin and discussions. Anna went to ned while Johan and I was discussing various matters. Late IT started to rain and become completely dark. 

3/8 Smögen, Basteviksholmarna to Hamburgsund

The sky was blue and the wind approx 4-5 MS. 

We had a slow start in nice weather before we left Smögen towards Basteviksholmarna. We went west and off shore on our way back while Catrin and David did the steering. We made an extra tour towards Lysekil before going north towards our Harbour were we said farwell to our french friends.

Johan, Thomas and Paula arrived and we showed them the boat and had some coffe before Thomas and Paula left and we cast off. We decided to go west of Hållö heading straigh north. We started to try to find a ”naturhamn” SW of hamburgön but as the the was late they were all buzy. 

Eventually we decided to go to hamburgsund were we were happy to get a place alongside the pier. An old captain said is was ok and at the same time instructed me how to dock at a pier 😉

We had a nice dinner and Johan and Anna stayed up very late discussing politics while I went to bed.