The Voyage of 'S/V Röde Orm' - Sweden

Come on board and take part in our adventures while exploring the world at the slow pace of a sailing boat. We left in June 2009, heading south to escape the northern winter... to start with. Currently in Algarve/Portugal taking it one day at a time.

13 September 2010
11 September 2010 | Nantes, Bretagne-France
07 September 2010 | Bretagne (or Normandie?)
02 September 2010 | still the same...
31 August 2010 | Rezè- Bretagne (boat in Rio Guadiana)
09 August 2010 | Rezé//Bretagne//France
18 July 2010 | Clisson/La Sèvre
15 July 2010 | Nantes/ Brittany
14 July 2010 | Nantes/Bretagne/France
25 June 2010 | Gamleby- Sweden
05 June 2010 | Mértola// Minas San Domingo
27 May 2010 | Alcoutim
24 May 2010 | of the River
21 May 2010 | Alcoutim/Sanlucar
21 May 2010 | Alcoutim/Sanlucar
16 May 2010 | Alcoutim
10 May 2010 | Alcoutim/Sanlucar
30 April 2010 | Alcoutim-PT// Sanlucar- ES
24 April 2010 | Ayamonte - Andalucia - Spain

Stonehenge and back to Portsmouth

04 July 2009 | N 50.48 - W 1.07
Everything has an end, even these ineresting and enjoyable days in the NW part of England. Today a new car drve back to the boat for us, and Dave continuing to London by himself to meet an old friend on his Birthday-

We made a stop at Stonehenge where we spent an hour or two admiring these 'Pyramids of Europe'.

Just before Portsmouth, we had dinner at Pub where the menu was very modern, 'Med Style' and the surrounding countryside as nice as ever.

For myself, I spent the latter part of the evening installing a new harddrive and Win Vista + Nav. software and charts on Isabelle's laptop. The symptoms weere there for some time, but a few days ago the computer could simply not find the Harddrive on start-up.

When it comes to charts, we carry three computers. The work-horse, the backup and then the backup on the backup. Furthermore a couple of external drives plus the installation discs. Additionally we carry some paper charts too, including large scale charts (plotting charts) of the waters we plan to sail the nearest six months or so.
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Vessel Name: Röde Orm
Vessel Make/Model: Laurin 32 ketch built in 1965
Hailing Port: Falsterbo -Sweden
Crew: Magnus & Isabelle
About:
MAGNUS, Swedish skipper. Navigation teacher and a Commercial Yachtmaster. After many years of dreaming, recently sold off his business since over 20 years. Left swedish waters in June 2009 and hasn't yet looked back ISABELLE, Born in Brittany/France & First Mate. [...]
Extra:
During 2008 we cruised during two and a half months in the Baltic Sea as covered in the older posts on this blog together with Magnus's 2007 cruise to 66 degrees North in the Baltic Sea. During this spring of 2009 we completed an extensive exterior refit of Röde Orm, and untied the docking [...]
Home Page: www.sailblogs.com/member/rodeorm
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