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2010-07-24

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This blog tells about the sailing trips with AquilaDeux a beautiful Swan 371

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  • Helsinki - Tallin race 2016
    on Aug 21, 2016
    As explained this year crew was a little bit different. Me (Petri, was still the skipper), Janne was a steerman and the rest of the cre were Erkki, Antti, Ipu, Per and Antti.We started at 19.23.30 towards Tallinn. The weather conditions were very var...
  • 19th of august 2016. Helsinki-Taliinn race 2016
    on Aug 19, 2016
    AquilaDeux will start after 19.00 hrs. New crew. Petri (Skipper, lower piano)), Janne (steering), Pekka (lower piano), Erkki (crew officer), Ipu, Per and Antti (deck crew).The regatta will start this year with a parade of Yachts passing Helsinki Cent...
  • More pro photos from Swan 50th anniversary regatta
    on Aug 10, 2016
     Here are some more pro pictures from Oras Swan 50th anniversary regatta (Turku).Photos are taken by Kari Heikkilä www.studiokukka.fi...
  • AquilaDeux In Swan 50th aniiversary regatta -pro pics
    on Aug 4, 2016
    Here are pictures taken by photographer James Robinson Taylor james@jrtphoto.com...
  • 31st of July Parade of Swans on the river Aura - 1st of August back to home docks
    on Aug 2, 2016
    31st of July was the last day of Regatta. Pert of the old crew left. Thanks Annsi, Jaska, Stidi and Erkki. Petri (Skipper) and Aksu stayed and some new crew members arrived.The day started with a parade on the river Aura.. Around 100 the most beautif...
  • 30th of July Swan regatta the second day
    on Aug 2, 2016
    The second Day race went exactly like the first day (274 of Swan 371's that participated on the race). Not so bad....The whole regatta was well organized, not only the races but also the festivities. Thank You Nautor, Thank you Turku, Thank You Spons...
  • 29th of July Swan regatta the first day
    on Aug 2, 2016
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  • Swan 50 th anniversary regatta Turku. 107 Beauties gathered
    on Jul 28, 2016
    Aquiladeux is located in river Aura, ready for tomorrow's regatta.Crew: Petri, Jaska, Stadi ( Sterling and strategia). Erkki, Pekka, Anssi and newcomer Aksu ( the deck team.
  • 12th of July new crew arrived
    on Jul 17, 2016
    12th of June the new crew arrived. I hope they enjoy the summer and AQ2 fully.The blog returns the 28th of July (Turku Swan archipelago regatta)...
  • 11th of July to Mariehamn
    on Jul 11, 2016
     Early mornig we transfered aq2 to Mariehamn. Originally our target was the classic western port, but heavy rain let us decide to stay in the eastern port.Tomorrow comes new crew (bro E and his family), they will sail in the archipelago and tran...
  • 10th of July Tick-alert and to Kastelholm
    on Jul 11, 2016
     The morning was shocking: Skipper was bitten! He checked the wound and there was red ring around it....As always the captain stayed calm and called immediately to the doctor ( thanks Niina) to get all the necessary antibiotics.So we set ou...
  • 9th of July over the Kihtifjärd to Sottunga (in Åland)
    on Jul 11, 2016
     The day started without wind. So we engined over Kihtifkärd to Sottunga. Sottunga is the smallest city in Finland (only 101 inhabitants). There is a small church located near the port. Sottunga is also well kmown for very strong tick-populatio...
  • 8th of July beautiful sailing day to Korpoström
    on Jul 11, 2016
     Finally Sauna and good food!
  • 6-7th of July, Björkö. higher winds and exrea nigt on destination
    on Jul 11, 2016
    The day started with promising winds, that reached higher speed all day long (we managed to break reefed genoa) until  we reached Björkö. We decided to stay an extra day there because of the weather.Björkö is an absolutely interesting a...
  • 10th of July early morning Tick-alert and to Kastelholm
    on Jul 11, 2016
     The morning was shocking: Skipper was bitten! He checked the wound and there was red ring around it....As always the captain stayed calm and called immediately to the doctor ( thanks Niina) to get all the necessary antibiotics.So we set ou...
  • 8th of July an exellent sailing day to Korpoström
    on Jul 11, 2016
     Finally Sauna and good food!
  • 6-7th of July, Björkö. higher winds and extra night in the safe haven
    on Jul 11, 2016
    The day started with promising winds, that reached higher and higher speeds all day long (we managed to break reefed genoa) until  we reached Björkö. We decided to stay an extra day there because of the weather.Björkö is an absolut...
  • 4th of July to Hogsara
    on Jul 6, 2016
     The previous evening was long, so we were able to leave Hanko only at 12.30. The wind was high and unfortunately directly to our face. We had to use engine the whole time (with small help of sails)Near Hiittinen we noticed Sea-Eagles nest...
  • 3rd of July, To Hanko.
    on Jul 6, 2016
     We left Porkkala at 8.00. First the Skipper put Susanna in charge of steering. She did her task more than well. It is possible to use her again for this task. The weather was partly rainy, but we were able to use the sails time after time.
  • 1st -2nd of July Helsinki-Tallinn
    on Jul 6, 2016
    We left Tallinn at 11.00. towards PorkkalaThe day was rainy and quite windy. Perfect sailing wind. We reached top speed of 8,5 knots. Porkkala was approached very fast. We were moored around 18.00. The same time our new  crew (Jaska and Susanna)...

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