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Volvo Photo Locations Part 110 Långedrag is area in the Älvsborg distric in western Göteborg. You can get here by tram from central Göteborg. The area go its name after the so-called Långedragsjullarna – sturdy and seaworthy wooden sailboats in several sizes ( J10, J14, J18, J22 and J26). Långedrag is also the home of […]
Volvo Photo Locations Part 28 Ostindiefararen Götheborg is a sailing replica of an 18th century Swedish East Indiaman. It is the world’s largest operational wooden sailing vessel. The original sank off Gothenburg, Sweden on 12 September 1745 while approaching its home harbour after returning from her third voyage to China. All sailors survived, but the […]
Some nice posters of the saturday started online sailing competition of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Great, the Volvo Ocean Race is going to start soon. For a warmup, its possible to register for the beta game and sail already this weekend: www.volvooceanracegame.com.
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Vaxholms Fästnings Museum
Today it was Skärgårdsbåtens Dag! Skärgårdsbåtens Dag was first celebrated in 1964 with some of Waxholmsbolagets steamboats. Since then, the event has grown to include dozens of ferries and thousands of passengers and spectators, and is organized each year in early June by the Skärgårdens trafikantförening. It is organised to mark the start of the […]
First time out on the water today, picked up at Resarö by friends with their boat. More pictures in my Picasa album.