09 July 2012
It all started in summer of '88. Father of a very close friend, after being retired, started building aluminium sail yachts. They first built a prototype, a nearly 7 meters long wooden sail boat. One day we went sailing on it and that was the day I decided I certainly wanted a sailboat.
Until 2010 the boat was just a dream. Then I went ahead and purchased my first boat, an IF boat from Sweden. It was a 26 foot long boat built in '76. With no previous sailing experience I went to pick it from Stockholm and sailed to Helsinki single handed in 8 days through the beautiful Finnish archipelago. The most stress free time ever in my whole life.