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Previous Diary Entries

Date Subject Position
2016
Jul 2016
Sun 17 Jul 21:59 Sightseeing Viti Levu
Fri 15 Jul 21:45 Another paradise on Fiji: Bounty Island
Tue 12 Jul 22:29 Back to reality 17:46.00S 177:22.00E
Fri 08 Jul 21:18 The last goodbyes on Musket Cove
Thu 07 Jul 21:24 Partying at Musket Cove
Sun 03 Jul 21:35 The navigation choice that changed our route.... 17:45.00S 177:21.00E
Fri 01 Jul 22:26 Louise's Birthday in Denarau 17:46.00S 177:12.00E
Jun 2016
Thu 30 Jun 20:39 What should not have happened... happened! 17:46.00S 177:12.00E
Wed 29 Jun 20:32 The magical swim with Manta Rays 17:09.00S 177:11.00E
Mon 27 Jun 20:23 Chilling out at Blue Lagoon 16:56.00S 177:22.00E
Sat 25 Jun 20:20 Goodbye Champagne Bay
Fri 24 Jun 20:19 A typical fijian day: invited for lunch by Moses and his village fellows
Fri 24 Jun 20:06 One of the most beautiful beaches: Champagne Bay 16:43.00S 177:33.00E
Mon 20 Jun 08:18 A few catching up days in Savusavu 16:46.00S 179:29.00E
Sat 18 Jun 19:38 Standing in between Yesterday and Today on Taveuni 16:50.00S 179:58.00E
Thu 16 Jun 15:29 The magical Bay of Island 17:10.00S 179:01.00W
Tue 14 Jun 14:27 Helping SeaMercy with the remote village Avea on the remote island Avea 17:11.00S 178:54.00W
Mon 13 Jun 14:26 Inviting Ben's family for dinner on Take Off
Sun 12 Jun 22:17 Back to reality 17:46.00S 177:22.00E
Sun 12 Jun 22:14 Back to reality! 17:46.00S 177:22.00E
Sun 12 Jun 21:55 SeaMercy: amazing people helping remote villages after the Cyclone Winston's disastrous passage
Sun 12 Jun 16:22 Going to church with Ben's family
Sat 11 Jun 14:25 Discovering the disaster after the cyclone Winston's passage on Vanua Balavu, Fiji 17:17.00S 178:59.00W
Wed 08 Jun 11:59 Experiencing more of wonderful Tongan people and traditions 18:39.00S 173:59.00W
Sun 05 Jun 11:11 Total relaxing in Port Maurelle 18:41.00S 174:01.00W
Fri 03 Jun 07:07 A whole day on the island of Neiafu
Wed 01 Jun 03:06 Entering the Kingdom of Tonga and anchoring by the town of Neiafu 18:39.00S 173:59.00W
Wed 01 Jun 02:12 Losing the 31st of May after passing the date line 18:54.00S 172:36.00W
May 2016
Sat 28 May 08:50 The welcoming and partying Niue
Fri 27 May 08:33 Visiting the magical caves of Niue
Thu 26 May 08:30 Coming into the world's smallest self-governing states: Niue 19:02.00S 169:55.00W
Wed 25 May 04:33 Sailing from Suwarrow to Niue 14:57.00S 165:09.00W
Mon 23 May 04:49 Our last day on Suwarrow
Sun 22 May 04:33 The "big danger" on Suwarrow was finally overcome...
Sat 21 May 04:33 BBQ on Suwarrow
Fri 20 May 01:01 Arriving on the deserted and mystic island of Suwarrow 13:14.00S 163:06.00W
Tue 17 May 01:57 Sailing from Raiatea to Suwarrow 15:38.00S 155:01.00W
Sat 14 May 11:21 Rendez-vous in Raiatea and Start of Leg 5&6 to Suwarrow-Niue-Tonga 16:44.00S 151:26.00W
Wed 11 May 10:57 Amazing snorkling in the magic Coral Garden of Tahaa 16:36.00S 151:33.00W
Tue 10 May 05:15 Diving with more Lemon Sharks on Bora Bora finishing the day off with dinner at the famous Bloody Mary's
Mon 09 May 04:44 Lovely days in mystic Bora Bora 16:28.00S 151:54.00W
Fri 06 May 09:20 24-hour visit on Huahine 16:43.00S 151:02.00W
Thu 05 May 04:30 Swimming with dolphins and diving with Lemon Sharks in Moorea 17:29.00S 149:51.00W
Tue 03 May 10:05 The moments of good byes...
Sun 01 May 07:18 Visiting Tahiti for a day with Heidi
Apr 2016
Thu 28 Apr 09:26 Rendez-vous and Price Giving Ceremony for Leg 4 Galapagos - Marquesas
Mon 25 Apr 09:42 The Capital of Papeete on Tahiti
Sat 23 Apr 06:56 Arriving in Papeete on Tahiti opening our well desired package from Sweden! 17:32.00S 149:34.00W
Wed 20 Apr 00:15 Leaving Rangiroa through the difficult Northern pass of Avatoru and coming to Tikehau 15:00.00S 148:15.00W
Mon 18 Apr 00:16 Visiting the Black Pearl Farm in Rangiroa 14:58.00S 147:38.00W
Sat 16 Apr 23:57 Alone in the Blue Lagoon 15:05.00S 147:55.00W
Wed 13 Apr 21:04 Resort relaxing and diving in Rangiroa 14:58.00S 147:38.00W
Sun 10 Apr 00:56 We found Paradise: Fakarava! 16:30.00S 145:27.00W
Thu 07 Apr 09:08 Arriving in the Tuamotu Islands: Takaroa in Les Iles du Roi George 14:29.00S 145:00.00W
Wed 06 Apr 04:21 Our first long distance sailing only the 4 of us from the Marquesas to the Tuamotu Islands 12:43.00S 143:29.00W
Tue 05 Apr 01:17 Pictures taken by Heidi from Las Perlas to the Marquesas
Mon 04 Apr 01:25 The beautiful Bay of Anahoe 8:49.00S 140:03.00W
Sat 02 Apr 22:47 The Rendez-vous in Nuku Hiva
Fri 01 Apr 00:21 Our next destination in the Marquesas - Nuku Hiva 8:55.00S 140:05.00W
Mar 2016
Mon 28 Mar 08:17 Visiting the oldest Tikis in the French Polynesia on Hiva Oa
Mon 28 Mar 05:02 Horseback riding on Hiva Oa 9:48.00S 139:01.00W
Sun 27 Mar 08:54 Celebrating Easter on Tahuata 9:54.00S 139:06.00W
Sat 26 Mar 09:44 Daily life on Hiva Oa
Fri 25 Mar 10:40 Pearl Lodge Hotel became our second home!
Thu 24 Mar 07:54 Alex and Inez going to the local school St Anne
Wed 23 Mar 02:08 Cleaning out the boat after 18 days at sea
Tue 22 Mar 05:01 Our first day on land in Atuona on Hiva Oa 9:48.00S 139:01.00W
Sun 20 Mar 10:22 Land in sight after 18 days at sea! 9:51.00S 138:52.00W
Thu 17 Mar 23:14 Daily routines on board 10:28.00S 127:25.00W
Mon 14 Mar 02:12 Alex and Inez crossing the Pacific 9:51.00S 120:57.00W
Sat 12 Mar 22:05 Halfway!! 9:07.00S 112:49.00W
Thu 10 Mar 02:11 Repairing repairing repairing 8:05.00S 103:98.00W
Mon 07 Mar 00:08 All weathers on the Pacific 7:07.00S 98:55.00W
Sun 06 Mar 09:13 Catching our only fish during the crossing 6:39.00S 96:14.00W
Fri 04 Mar 23:48 Sail motoring with Heidi 4:57.00S 92:17.00W
Tue 01 Mar 23:30 Preparing the crossing of the Pacific. Leg 4 Galapagos - Hiva Ova 0:44.00S 90:18.00W
Feb 2016
Sun 28 Feb 21:09 Snorkelling through Los Tuneles : La Grande Finale of the Galapagos!
Sat 27 Feb 06:22 Discovering the diverse wildlife of the island of Isabela 0:57.00S 90:58.00W
Thu 25 Feb 00:22 On our way to the next island of Isabela: don't miss Raphaël's carrot cake!
Wed 24 Feb 21:50 Diving at North Seymour: the laugh of the year!
Tue 23 Feb 21:50 Tour around Santa Cruz
Sun 21 Feb 21:53 Coming to the next Island of Santa Cruz 0:44.00S 90:18.00W
Sat 20 Feb 20:47 Snorkling day at 3 spots on San Cristobal
Fri 19 Feb 19:33 Diving at Kicker Rock
Thu 18 Feb 01:59 Inez's Birthday and Visiting the Highlands of San Cristobal
Wed 17 Feb 01:19 Arriving in Galapagos, San Cristobal 0:52.00S 89:37.00W
Tue 16 Feb 20:56 Passing the Equator 0:00.00N 87:45.00W
Fri 12 Feb 19:44 Leg 3 Las Perlas - Galapagos 2:57.00N 82:54.00W
Thu 11 Feb 19:09 Inez's Birthday Party in Las Perlas
Sun 07 Feb 03:30 Sailing to Las Perlas 8:37.00N 79:01.00W
Fri 05 Feb 04:15 Panama City 8:54.00N 79:31.00W
Wed 03 Feb 19:18 Pictures of Take Off transiting the Panama Canal
Tue 02 Feb 21:57 Transit through the Panama Canal 9:06.00N 79:41.00W
Mon 01 Feb 22:14 Days in Shelter Bay Marina preparing for the crossing of the Panama Canal
Mon 01 Feb 09:14 Visiting the Embera Indian Village
Jan 2016
Sun 31 Jan 04:24 Visiting the Gatun Locks of the Panama Canal 9:15.00N 79:54.00W
Thu 28 Jan 03:15 Linton Island 9:36.00N 79:35.00W
Wed 27 Jan 04:28 Snorkling on Dog Island and chilling out on Fregate Island 9:33.00N 78:51.00W
Tue 26 Jan 03:18 Snorkling in Chichime
Mon 25 Jan 03:21 A lovely day in Chichime
Sun 24 Jan 19:13 Rendez-vous lunch in Chichime 9:35.00N 78:51.00W
Sun 24 Jan 04:26 San Blas in Panama
Sat 23 Jan 19:13 Arriving in San Blas and Holandes Cays 9:35.00N 78:37.00W
Thu 21 Jan 03:16 Start of Leg 2 Santa Marta to San Blas
Wed 20 Jan 19:35 The start of Leg 2 postponed
Tue 19 Jan 22:09 The broken boom repaired and the fixing of the last minute before departure
Tue 19 Jan 03:09 Prize Giving Dinner Leg 1 St Lucia - Santa Marta
Tue 19 Jan 01:59 Helicopter tour over Santa Marta and the Colombian coast
Sun 17 Jan 21:41 Visiting a local school, taking a swim by the Military base and last farewell dinner with the crew of Leg 1
Sat 16 Jan 13:58 City tour of Santa Marta and BBQ at the Beach in Tyron National Park
Sat 16 Jan 05:41 Colombia
Fri 15 Jan 14:26 Motor and bom fix!
Thu 14 Jan 23:45 Last day in the Caribbean Sea and arrival in Santa Marta, Colombia 11:26.00N 73:55.00W
Wed 13 Jan 12:19 The kid's day with their own games, schooling and showering 12:51.00N 71:05.00W
Tue 12 Jan 12:09 The day after: a normal day in the Caribbean Sea 12:51.00N 68:40.00W
Mon 11 Jan 12:09 All challenges in one day: broken bom and engine down. 13:02.00N 65:32.00W
Sun 10 Jan 12:08 Our first day in the Caribbean Sea 13:14.42N 63:34.67W
Sat 09 Jan 12:11 The World ARC Start 14:04.00N 60:57.00W
Fri 08 Jan 20:15 Last preparations in Rodney Bay, St Lucia 14:04.45N 60:56.94W
Mon 04 Jan 03:42 New Year's Eve at Marigot Bay 13:57.00N 61:01.00W
2015
Dec 2015
Wed 30 Dec 22:06 We are back!
Apr 2015
Fri 17 Apr 13:58 Our routines of the day and some advise!
Thu 16 Apr 10:07 Coming back to Europe!
Tue 14 Apr 09:16 Our final stop: Grenada 12:00.40N 61:45.92W
Wed 08 Apr 09:06 Lunchstop to nightstop at Sandy Island 12:29.05N 61:28.90W
Tue 07 Apr 08:57 Kite surfing watching in Clifton on Union Island 12:35.86N 61:24.87W
Mon 06 Apr 19:33 Easter in beautiful Tobago Cays: swimming with turtles and sting rays 12:37.92N 61:21.42W
Wed 01 Apr 03:14 Another luxury tour on Canouan 12:42.51N 61:19.68W
Mar 2015
Tue 31 Mar 03:43 Luxury tour on Mustique 12:53.43N 61:11.17W
Sun 29 Mar 02:31 Nice coming back to Bequia 13:00.58N 61:13.48W
Sat 28 Mar 04:07 Relaxing days in Marigot Bay on St Lucia 13:57.92N 61:01.43W
Tue 24 Mar 03:37 A short jump in Martinique: Grande Anse d'Arlet 14:31.55N 61:05.52W
Mon 23 Mar 04:08 Back to Dominica and the Sunday BBQ Night! 15:35.02N 61:28.04W
Thu 19 Mar 03:34 The island burried under the ashes: Montserrat 16:48.14N 62:12.45W
Tue 17 Mar 03:35 The little and cool island of Nevis 17:08.61N 62:37.90W
Sun 15 Mar 02:17 Next island: St Christopher (St Kitts) 17:17.56N 62:43.49W
Thu 12 Mar 00:14 Sailing to St Eustatius (Statia) 17:28.74N 62:59.31W
Wed 11 Mar 14:18 Last night with the ARC families in St Maarten
Mon 09 Mar 18:27 Heineken Cup in St Maarten
Feb 2015
Sat 28 Feb 18:03 Last days with Mormor & Morfar in St Maarten and St Martin 18:02.08N 63:05.36W
Fri 27 Feb 23:03 Daytrip and lunch at Ile Fourchue 17:57.38N 62:54.28W
Thu 26 Feb 22:17 Motoring to St Barts & feeling Swedish in St Barts 17:54.02N 62:51.36W
Tue 24 Feb 03:06 Barbuda: the magical island of long empty beaches
Sun 22 Feb 18:24 One day in Barbuda
Sat 21 Feb 19:22 The first impression of the magical island Barbuda 17:33.21N 61:46.85W
Fri 20 Feb 02:21 Nelson's Dockyard at Antigua and sailing off to Deep Bay 17:07.61N 61:53.23W
Thu 19 Feb 21:40 Swimming with stingrays in Antigua
Wed 18 Feb 21:55 Antigua: Inez second Birthday Party and a warm welcome to Mormor & Morfar! 17:00.47N 61:45.85W
Mon 16 Feb 21:42 Anchoring at Le Moule 16:19.93N 61:20.52W
Sun 15 Feb 21:38 Inez first Birthday Party in Marie Galante 15:58.79N 61:18.53W
Fri 13 Feb 16:34 Guadeloupe in one day 16:13.14N 61:31.74W
Tue 10 Feb 16:34 Isles des Saintes and Fort Napoléon 15:51.40N 61:35.02W
Sat 07 Feb 16:34 Last day on Dominica
Fri 06 Feb 16:02 Dominica in one day: the Island of Rainbows
Thu 05 Feb 20:15 BBQ with Morning Haze and 99 Bottles with PAYS
Thu 05 Feb 12:15 Indian River on Dominica
Wed 04 Feb 03:25 Portsmouth on Dominica 15:35.02N 61:28.04W
Tue 03 Feb 22:46 Roseau in Dominica 15:17.67N 61:23.33W
Mon 02 Feb 03:13 North of Martinique in one day
Sun 01 Feb 00:49 Asking for a taxi and ending up at a cock fight!
Jan 2015
Sat 31 Jan 00:28 St Pierre on Martinique 14:44.57N 61:10.64W
Thu 29 Jan 23:52 St Anne on Martinique 14:26.22N 60:52.96W
Mon 26 Jan 21:50 Prize of the Spirit of the ARC: Hotel Landings 14:04.45N 60:56.94W
Fri 23 Jan 21:44 Baleine Waterfalls on St Vincent and Sailing back to St Lucia: The Pitons 13:48.25N 61:04.13W
Fri 23 Jan 10:34 The Baleine Waterfalls 13:17.18N 61:14.25W
Thu 22 Jan 21:39 Wallilabou on St Vincent 13:14.84N 61:16.25W
Thu 22 Jan 02:36 Diving in St Vincent 13:12.90N 61:16.60W
Tue 20 Jan 03:34 Bequia 13:00.58N 61:13.48W
Thu 15 Jan 02:40 Tobago Cays 12:38.03N 61:21.40W
Mon 12 Jan 01:28 Sailing up North: Carriacou and Myreau 12:27.30N 61:29.29W
Sat 10 Jan 19:26 A lovely sight in Port Louis on Grenada: Merengue!
Fri 09 Jan 18:44 Our Farewell Feast with Family Craven on Aretha
Thu 08 Jan 03:20 Grenada in one day
Wed 07 Jan 18:47 Jörgen's Diving Certificate
Sun 04 Jan 14:39 Prickly Bay, George Town and Hogs Island on Grenada 12:00.00N 61:46.00W
Fri 02 Jan 03:55 Sailing to Grenada 11:59.56N 61:45.28W
Thu 01 Jan 03:54 Tyrrel Bay on Carriacou 12:27.20N 61:29.29W
2014
Dec 2014
Wed 31 Dec 03:54 New Year's Eve on Chatham Bay
Tue 30 Dec 03:53 Chatham Bay on Union Island
Thu 25 Dec 23:13 English Christmas at Chatham Bay 12:36.00N 61:27.00W
Wed 24 Dec 23:34 Swedish Christmas in Bequia 13:00.58N 61:13.48W
Mon 22 Dec 16:55 Marigot Bay 13:57.00N 61:01.00W
Mon 22 Dec 12:56 Leaving Rodney Bay
Sat 20 Dec 17:21 The Prize Giving Ceremony of the ARC
Fri 19 Dec 17:20 A day's visit in St Lucia with the Canadian family on Morning Haze
Fri 19 Dec 17:10 The ARC Week in Rodney Bay
Sat 13 Dec 16:29 Celebrating Lucia in St Lucia
Thu 11 Dec 20:18 Our first and only fish and plenty of flyfish
Thu 11 Dec 20:03 2 spinnakers out of service within 12 hours
Thu 11 Dec 19:56 HALFWAY!
Thu 11 Dec 19:49 Första Advent
Thu 11 Dec 19:47 Safety on board and preventing rudder from being out of service
Thu 11 Dec 19:40 Showering on board
Thu 11 Dec 18:59 The kids crossing
Thu 11 Dec 18:15 Sailing at night...
Thu 11 Dec 17:45 Weather, Sailing, Sunsets and Sundawns
Thu 11 Dec 17:03 Empty horizon
Thu 11 Dec 16:23 Crossing the Finishing Line
Thu 11 Dec 03:21 The Start of the ARC
Thu 11 Dec 03:07 The Finishing Line and Arrival in St Lucia 14:04.45N 60:56.94W
Thu 11 Dec 02:22 The Crew
Thu 11 Dec 01:43 Life on board
Thu 11 Dec 01:29 Dolphins!
Wed 10 Dec 01:17 A winning strategic decision! 13:58.46N 59:35.25W
Tue 09 Dec 00:25 Wet and dry
Mon 08 Dec 01:01 A day full of happenings!
Sun 07 Dec 02:08 Second spinnaker out of service
Sun 07 Dec 02:02 Our first squall
Sat 06 Dec 00:23 Full moon
Fri 05 Dec 18:54 Havet är djupt...
Thu 04 Dec 23:37 Entering the tropics
Thu 04 Dec 15:48 Oh what a night
Wed 03 Dec 22:51 Crazy night!
Wed 03 Dec 20:37 Conclusions after 9 days
Tue 02 Dec 23:31 Halfway!!
Tue 02 Dec 23:30 How to handle garbage?
Tue 02 Dec 08:29 Time flies!
Tue 02 Dec 08:24 Fw: Vindvinkel
Nov 2014
Sun 30 Nov 19:17 First Advent 20:50.27N 32:13.32W
Sat 29 Nov 15:16 Långa nätter 24:04.63N 23:14.19W
Sat 29 Nov 13:57 Going south until the butter melts
Wed 26 Nov 19:03 One boat in sight....
Tue 25 Nov 10:13 First day at sea! 26:58.52N 16:39.41W
Sun 23 Nov 23:43 Provisioning, stowing and the very last fixing!
Sun 23 Nov 09:51 AP!
Sat 22 Nov 00:42 The Arrival of Our CREW!!
Sat 22 Nov 00:37 Arabian Night
Sat 22 Nov 00:19 Alex and Inez dagis in the marina
Fri 21 Nov 23:57 Flagg Ceremony
Fri 21 Nov 17:03 Beach Party
Thu 20 Nov 23:09 Welcome Fiesta
Thu 20 Nov 22:54 The ARC Forest
Mon 17 Nov 23:46 Family BBQ
Wed 12 Nov 12:29 The ARC Check-In & Safety Review
Tue 11 Nov 22:36 ARC+ Start 9 november
Tue 11 Nov 18:19 Holiday in Puerto Rico
Oct 2014
Fri 31 Oct 23:19 Halloween on the pontoon
Wed 29 Oct 22:18 Goodbye to our crew / Our new home in Las Palmas
Tue 28 Oct 22:08 Arriving in Las Palmas
Tue 28 Oct 10:04 Arrival: TAKE OFF SWE6222, Port: LAS PALMAS 28:07.70N 15:25.43W
Sun 26 Oct 22:04 To Las Palmas!
Sun 26 Oct 13:00 Mot Las Palmas! 32:36.00N 16:54.00W
Sat 25 Oct 19:50 One day on Madeira
Fri 24 Oct 21:50 Arriving in Madeira Quinta de Lorde da Marina
Fri 24 Oct 18:24 Rich sea life from Porto Santo to Madeira
Fri 24 Oct 13:12 Porto Santo
Thu 23 Oct 20:17 Arriving in Porto Santo
Wed 22 Oct 20:15 No wind
Tue 21 Oct 20:12 Dolphins!
Mon 20 Oct 21:09 The very first day!
Mon 20 Oct 00:06 Alex and Inez's highlights in Cascais
Sun 19 Oct 23:49 The day before the day
Sat 18 Oct 21:27 Preparations in Marina de Cascais
Thu 16 Oct 22:43 Last finish before Take Off
Sun 12 Oct 22:13 And so we took off from Sweden
Sun 12 Oct 21:33 Säsong 2014 med Take Off 1 / 2
Sep 2014
Sun 07 Sep 19:58 Riggning i Portugal! 38:41.44N 9:25.12W