Hacking across to Hanko

With a less than ideal forecast for the next few days, we decided that the best approach was to try and get some mileage done towards Helsinki today. So, we headed for Hanko. We started fairly early as with nearly 60 miles to do, we thought we would get on. The …

Verkan to Korpoström

After two days holed up in Verkan on Korpo we were ready to head off. The weather wasn’t quite so sure it was ready to head off and, while it was lovely and sunny, it was still blowing quite hard today. However, it had eased quite a bit from the …

Veering to Verkan

With high winds forecast for a few days from tomorrow, we decided to get some easting today and find a sheltered harbour to sit the weather out for as long as necessary. We chose Verkan on the island of Korpo. While open to the NW (where the winds will be …