From Germany to Finland in numbers

This is how our sailing trip from Lubeck, Germany to Oulu, Finland looks like in numbers:

  • DSCN075041 days away from home
    • 28 days on water
    • 13 days with 0 nm
  • 4 countries
    • 1 night in a hotel
    • 6 nights with family
    • 22 harbours
    • 5 natural harbours
  • 1016.6 nautical miles
    • 56 hours sailing
    • 134 hours motoring or motor sailing
  • 27 legs
    • Longest leg: 178 nm
    • Shortest leg: 7.5 nm
    • Average leg length: 37.7 nm
  • 2 pairs of sunglasses donated to the sea
  • 1 day of rain, thunder and lightening (the last leg!)
  • Countless new experiences and sweet memories


DSCN0427As I found the sailing life to be busier than expected (and just staring the empty horizon very compelling), I refused to take stress about updating this blog section of our website during our journey and focused mainly to keep the logbook up-to-date. It has been nice to hear that so many people have followed our journey from the logbook – thank you!
Along the way we did have adventures, found awesome places and met nice people that I would like to share with you. I will blog about them in the upcoming weeks -stay tuned.

And of course the sailing season is not over yet. S/Y Stella Polaris will continue making short evening sailing trips and weekend trips to local destinations in Bay of Bothnia until late September. If you wish to join us, let us know!


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