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 Sweden to Blyth 2010

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Back to UK via Copenhagen, the Keil canal and Den Helder (click to enlarge)

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Wrapped up over winter 2009 - 2010 at Sune Carlsson Batvarv near Saltjobaden

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May 2010: left Saltsjobaden for Nynashamn and then to Visby on Gotland.

Nynashamn

Visby

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Visby

Good sail to Kalmar via Byxelkrok (Oland)

Kalmar

Kalmar

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Oland to Kalmar bridge

Sandhamn

After a day of strong winds (36kn) in Sandhamn we had a good sail to Simrishamn. Strong winds again on route to Gislovs Lage.

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Falsterbo canal

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Elidh's sister Frances joined us in Copenhagen for a few days sightseeing.  We then headed for Rodvig and through Smalandsfarvandet and on to the Kiel canal and Cuxhaven.

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Approaching Svanemoller marina Copenhagen

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Rock art Simrishamn

Klintholm cliffs

Klintholm

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Leaving Stubbekobing for Vejro and Bagenkop

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Bagenkop

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British Forces Yacht Club Kiel

Encounter with tall ships leaving the Kiel canal

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Bagenkop

Transporter bridge on the Kiel canal

Rensberg - Kiel canal

Western end of the Kiel canal

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Bagenkop - wild horses

Overnight to Den Helder

Passing the Frisian Islands

Preparing the long fender for escape from Den Helder

Amsterdam

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North Sea nearing UK

Lowestoft Marina

Entering Blyth

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Blyth - end of journey.