After very relaxing 3 days, the crew was anxious to get all wet and shaky. Rasmus was so kind throwing in some decent winds. Too much actually. 7 Bft. in a 90° angle with an exit only two times as wide as the boat with some good current, we were stuck in Birkholm. Looked like this was going to be my day off …
With passing of the cold front the wind calmed down to 4 Bft. The looks of the crew where quite explicit: SAILING . NOW!
When we woke up in the morning, none of us would have guessed the excitement ahead of us.
Continuing our trip on day 3 from Bagekop to “Det Sydfynske Øhavn” (South Funen Archipelago in danish). The gate to the archipelago is just 6 miles up north from Bagenkop. We sailed those miles with the main sail only with course set to narrow waterways of Marstal. If we just had a furling jib – un-bagging and bagging the Genoa for 6 miles is just not worth it.
We started our trip Sunday 2nd of June after 4 days of Ascension Day camping and celebration. The wind should lead us to the beautiful islands of the South Funen Archipelago on a 8 days trip worth 223 nautical miles.