Denmark
Ben wasn’t sure about Denmarkto start off with
The stunning cliffs of Møn- and bumpy sea
Up the Øresund at 7 knots or more
...to wonderful Copenhagen
Ben was only moderately impressedby the Little Mermaid...
...but delighted by his     new headphones
Visiting the Queen in the rain
This is her yacht – the Dannebrog
Beautiful Nyhavn
...this is the Lego version
A great spot for smørrebrød
Hippy commune of Christiania
Art is everywhere – evenunderwater
North to Louisiana
Gleaming lights of the souls by Yayoi Kusama
A stunning experience
After Ben left we had a mad day ofshopping in Copenhagen
Heading east
Lady Cressida in Kalvehave
Omø, our favourite island
Faaborg is so bracing
Journey’s end - Augustenborg
Money matters - 1General: Germany is much cheaper thanDenmark/Sweden, especially for booze and otheressentials, including ...
Money matters - 2Overwintering: Book early!  • Our costs: De-rig, haul out, pressure wash,    mast to store (free but € ex...
The three sheds
The numbers• Total of 1107 miles, of which 620 were in the  Baltic• More than 40% under sail (excluding canals)• Fastest p...
The view from easyJet
This summer –Sweden – andthen.....?
Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3
Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3
Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3
Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3
Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3
Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3
Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3
Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3
Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3
Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3
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How we took our Westerly Storm from Suffolk to the Baltic. Part 3: Denmark with and without Ben

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Kalessin of orwell 2011 baltic 3

  1. 1. Denmark
  2. 2. Ben wasn’t sure about Denmarkto start off with
  3. 3. The stunning cliffs of Møn- and bumpy sea
  4. 4. Up the Øresund at 7 knots or more
  5. 5. ...to wonderful Copenhagen
  6. 6. Ben was only moderately impressedby the Little Mermaid...
  7. 7. ...but delighted by his new headphones
  8. 8. Visiting the Queen in the rain
  9. 9. This is her yacht – the Dannebrog
  10. 10. Beautiful Nyhavn
  11. 11. ...this is the Lego version
  12. 12. A great spot for smørrebrød
  13. 13. Hippy commune of Christiania
  14. 14. Art is everywhere – evenunderwater
  15. 15. North to Louisiana
  16. 16. Gleaming lights of the souls by Yayoi Kusama
  17. 17. A stunning experience
  18. 18. After Ben left we had a mad day ofshopping in Copenhagen
  19. 19. Heading east
  20. 20. Lady Cressida in Kalvehave
  21. 21. Omø, our favourite island
  22. 22. Faaborg is so bracing
  23. 23. Journey’s end - Augustenborg
  24. 24. Money matters - 1General: Germany is much cheaper thanDenmark/Sweden, especially for booze and otheressentials, including chandlery. Moms (VAT) inDenmark is 25%.Diesel: (Autumn 2011) similar to UK, around €1.40litre (more expensive on the islands), often cheaperfrom filling stations.Marina fees: (10m boat) varied €15-25 per night(loyalty card from Baltic Sailing can get 20%discount from 30+ marinas). Self-service machinesdispense codes or “loaded” cards for facilities.
  25. 25. Money matters - 2Overwintering: Book early! • Our costs: De-rig, haul out, pressure wash, mast to store (free but € extra for radar) €486 • Indoor storage/cradle rent Oct 1 2011 –April 30 2012 €1,752 • Prices calculated on square metre area (l.o.a+1m x beam+0.5) • Augustenborg lay-up 2012 Indoor €29.12 Heated shed €34.43
  26. 26. The three sheds
  27. 27. The numbers• Total of 1107 miles, of which 620 were in the Baltic• More than 40% under sail (excluding canals)• Fastest passage – Klintholm to Svanemølle, Copenhagen: 56 miles, average 6.4 knots, 60% under sail• Longest passages: • SYH to Ijmuiden 134 miles • Delfzijl to Cuxhaven 123 miles• Total of 172 miles in various canals
  28. 28. The view from easyJet
  29. 29. This summer –Sweden – andthen.....?
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