Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Dahlias and other flowers in the Sofiero castle garden

The Sofiero castle garden is now full of dahlias and other beautiful summer flowers ... :-)

Monday, 16 July 2018

Yachts in the Höganäs marina

Höganäs in Skåne is the home of a great number of sailing yachts:

A private maritime museum in Viken

Two old buildings in Viken have been beautifully restored in
 order to accommodate a private maritime museum: 

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Friday, 13 July 2018

Pink Gin - the "Sailing Yacht of the Year" - in Öresund

What a pity that Pink Gin was not using its sails last night ...

"The Baltic 175 Pink Gin, the world’s largest carbon fibre sloop, has been voted the Sailing Yacht of the Year at the prestigious World Superyacht Awards 2018.  She also won the Sailing Yachts 50m and Above category making it a glittering achievement for the silver-hulled sloop." (Baltic Yachts home page)

Karen Blixen rose

Karen Blixen rose in the Krapperup castle garden: 

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The brand new Swan 78 in Öresund

Early this morning the brand new Swan 78, Haromi, was on its way southwards in Öresund:

"The Swan 78-001 Haromi and Swan 78-002 Kinina, the two of four Swan 78s already sold, designed by Germán Frers, have just been launched in Pietarsaari.

Haromi will attend the Rolex Swan Cup 2018 in Porto Cervo (9-16 September) and the Genova Boat Show together with Swan 54. Her sistership, Kinina, will be on display at the Cannes Yacht Show (11-16 September)."