Vivacious Vaxholm

Today is Swedish midsummer. This is a big deal in Sweden and everyone celebrates in some way. Judging from the number of boats heading the other way today, the vast majority head out to the islands, but we had decided to book in at Vaxholm and see how midsummer is …

Easing to Ekholmen

Boo is possibly one of the best named Swedish towns. It is sometimes referred to as Saltsjö-Boo, but somehow Boo seems much better. It also seems very appropriate given that Boo is at the start of the Baggensstäket. This is a very narrow channel and as you go through the …

Dawdling to Dalarö

The weather cleared today and so it was sunny. Unfortunately the other half of the equation we want for sailing – wind – wasn’t there so we ended up motoring all morning. From Nynashamn we headed north with our eventual target being Dalarö. On the way, we headed past Älvsnabben. …